Internal Communications SpecialistReq ID #: 72111Location: Wilmington, MA, US, 01887For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.Job SummaryWe are seeking aInternal Communications Specialist for our Corporate Communications Group located at ourWilmington, MAlocation.The following are responsibilities related to the Internal Communications Specialist: Develop content and implement internal communication strategies and plans that engage, align and inspire employees with Charles River’s vision and business strategy and drive employees' understanding of and engagement with Charles River’s priorities and key initiatives. Develop and publish content using electronic tools, including Sharepoint, Poppulo, and Digital Signage.The following are minimum qualifications related to the Internal Communications Specialist position:
Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in communications, web technologies, marketing or related discipline.
Two or more years related experience in corporate communications with a focus on internal audiences and content and digital channel development.
Excellent writing and marketing skills required; marketing. Proficiency in creating word-processed documents, spreadsheets and presentations required.SharePoint, PowerPoint and other digital platform skills preferred.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
About Corporate Functions The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.About Charles RiverCharles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.With over 17,000 employees within 80 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62.At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.Equal Employment Opportunity Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet