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Surgical Specialties Corporation Senior Manager, Communications - REMOTE in Westwood, Massachusetts

At Corza Medical, our mission is to support surgical providers with remarkable service, trusted performance, and outstanding value by creating an unmatched experience that stems from listening to the surgical experts themselves.

Our product family is the result of years of experience championing surgeons and listening to their expertise. We deliver unmatched value across our line of products and offer a seamless, personalized experience designed around surgeons’ needs. We’re a team of experienced professionals who understand the difference that excellent customer service can make.

We are seeking a Senior Manager, Communications to join our team. We’re looking for a strategic thinker and collaborative team player with proven ability to create and implement outcomes-based communications, proactive strategies, and tactics that advance business initiatives. This dynamic, high energy, results-oriented communications leader will partner with internal & external partners/experts to ensure effective execution of communication programs and initiatives.

What we value

  • Integrity. We do what is right.

  • Accountability. We do what we say.

  • Superior Quality & Service. We deliver extraordinary experiences.

  • One Global Team. We before me, always.

    What you will do

  • Develop overall internal and external communication strategy, via a detailed integrated plan, including themes, messaging, and varied internal and external tools and tactics aligned to the business goals and strategic initiatives.

  • Develop and manage an integrated editorial calendar that outlines important communication activities, and ensures coordination between internal and external communications strategies, messages, and tactics.

  • Provide strategic direction & execute plans to build upon our high performing inclusive culture in line with the Corza Medical’s vision & strategy. Collaborate with HR on internal communication initiatives to enhance employee engagement.

  • Identify creative ways to pull through and amplify messages, using multiple internal and external channels.

  • Establish metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of communication efforts and inform improvements/adjustments to future initiatives.

  • Manage projects, budgets, and vendors to ensure the timely, cost-effective delivery of high-quality, on-brand work.

  • Lead media relations. Design and develop external communications collateral including, press releases, media materials and Q&A documents.

  • Collaborate with peers within Corza Medical to lead integrated communication projects across the business, improve processes, drive new approaches to communications and elevate the value of the function.

  • Develop a strong knowledge of the business, products, markets, competitors, and serve as a key business partner, trusted advisor, and change agent.

  • Develop senior executive communication program in conjunction with Human Resources.

  • Serve as “reporter” on the team to help translate high science into lay-friendly and compelling content.

  • Partner with external communications agencies/vendors, as needed

  • Corporate Marketing and Human Resources are primary partners/leaders for this role to ensure effective strategic internal and external communications capability.

    What you will need

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, business, science or related field.

  • 5+ years of experience creating and implementing successful corporate communications within a complex and heavily matrixed corporate environment. Experience in healthcare medial/PR Relations or in-house experience in pharmaceuticals/biotech preferred.

  • Proactive and forward thinking with a track record of anticipating, and developing plans to address future events, trends, problems and opportunities.

  • Ability to get things done through effective partnering and collaboration; open to trying different, creative ways to deal with business challenges and opportunities to ensure objectives are met.

  • Strong influencer and partner to peers and senior leaders across the organization; ability to leverage relationships to help navigate the complex and ambiguous situations that may arise.

  • Executive gravitas to hold their own with senior leaders internally and with external constituents.

  • Social media experience; Creative thinking with global and entrepreneurial mindset.

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Experience managing multiple projects (timelines, budgets, priorities) simultaneously; flexibility with a results-oriented focus.

    What you will like

    We foster a work environment where all team members are empowered and encouraged to share their opinions and ideas. We encourage robust, fact-based debate. Our highly collaborative work environment results in the best decisions for Corza Medical and a shared mission to execute our plan together, on time and on budget.

    Join our team

    At Corza Medical, we are motivated by enabling our customers’ success. That starts with understanding their needs and developing products that enhance clinical outcomes. Our goal is to provide innovative, high-quality products and service that will ensure the continued success of our company and surgical professionals well into the future.