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Senior Communications Specialist, Arabian Peninsula States & Emerging Africa

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Global Comms & Corp Marketing
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190009YA Requisition #
Careers that change Lives

An experienced Corporate Communications professional to lead our proactive and reactive projects in Arabian Peninsula States and Emerging Africa. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in corporate, consumer and product communications, crisis management, working with senior executives and will be able to balance handling a combination of breaking news and real time requests with managing strategic corporate projects and product announcements. The ability to combine strategy and flawless execution, ruthlessly prioritize and work on a number of projects at once will be essential.

A Day In the Life
  • Leads strategy development and produces content aimed at external and internal audiences that supports greater business impact.
  • Creates strategic external relations plans to build reputation, thought leadership, and advocacy to drive business impact and results for Medtronic
  • Proactively shapes the company's identity through traditional and new media channels – paid, earned, shared, and owned.
  • Advances the company narrative to media and other external audiences as defined, which may involve the strategic conceptualization and execution of creative (PR) campaigns.
  • Helps lead Communications strategy and response development through issues or crisis to protect the company's reputation.
  • Oversees and executes the writing, editing and approval of event scripts, speeches, key documents and reports, promotional materials, press releases, interviews, FAQs and other external communications vehicles as defined.


Must haves
  • Requires broad management knowledge to lead project teams in one department
  • Requires a University Degree and minimum of 7 years of relevant experience

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.  We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be. 

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future. 

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The mission to improve access to healthcare globally is something we are all very proud to work hard toward achieving. Great people, fun atmosphere, big city salaries. The CEO is fantastic - he is a very clear communicator of the mission and is truly dedicating his life to achieving it.
Smart and committed coworkers. Mission driven. Good benefits. Good long term career opportunities. Company is large enough that you can always find interesting projects to work on.
Knowing that everyday your work helps to save lives makes it great place to work. Training on lean practices, quality and other. Excellent peers.

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