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Head, Corporate Communications



Marketing & Communications
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Reference No. R2747907

Position Title: Head, Corporate Communications

Department: Canada Communications

Location: Toronto, Ontario

About the job

Are you ready to shape the future of medicine? Join our Sanofi Canada team as Head of Corporate Communications and you’ll lead the development and execution of corporate communications plan and activities aimed at increasing awareness of the company in Canada among key external audiences, that include HCPs, governments, patient groups, and the general public (focus on potential hires), as well as the media.

Main responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain an internal and external communication strategy and plans to engage employees and showcase Sanofi as the employer of choice.

  • Engage with key internal and external stakeholders and create and deploy metrics to continually refine strategies.

  • Promote executive visibility, including conceptualizing, seeking, vetting, and preparing for opportunities, based on audience and communication goals, e.g., speaking engagements, media interviews (in collaboration with relevant regional and Global teams).

  • Generate ideas and identify key moments in time for creative storytelling opportunities to drive engagement across key internal and external groups.

  • Manage relevant external service providers, agencies, and consultants and their budgets to ensure effectiveness, cost-efficiency, and results achieved.

  • Develop and maintain content and assets that effectively communicate our corporate narrative through a variety of communication vehicles internally and externally.

  • Develop and maintain the corporate social media communication strategy and plan.

  • The role also supports other key corporate programs as needed and is not limited to the above responsibilities.

About you

  • 15+ years of corporate communications management experience, preferably in life science or similarly regulated industry.

  • Proven experience in successfully developing and deploying media strategies and maintaining strong relationships with key journalists as well as stakeholders like PAGs, HCPs, governments, and the general public.

  • Understanding of pharmaceutical, commercial, manufacturing, and regulatory environment.

  • Superior writing skills with strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees, including senior management, as well as external audiences.

  • Experience working in fast-paced, matrixed, and highly collaborative environments with minimal supervision.

  • Team player who is self-motivated, entrepreneurial, effective under pressure and flexible.

Why choose us?

  • Bring the miracles of science to life alongside a supportive, future-focused team.

  • Discover endless opportunities to grow your talent and drive your career, whether it’s through a promotion or lateral move, at home or internationally.

  • Enjoy a thoughtful, well-crafted rewards package that recognizes your contribution and amplifies your impact.

  • Take good care of yourself and your family, with a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits including high-quality healthcare, prevention and wellness programs.

  • Sanofi has strong foundations in Canada going back over a century, and operates world-leading R&D and biomanufacturing facilities in Toronto.

  • We employ more than 2,000 people across Canada and contribute to the creation of thousands of associated jobs in many sectors. We also help develop tomorrow’s talents.

Sanofi is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodations for persons with disabilities required during the recruitment process are available upon request.



Pursue progress, discover extraordinary

Better is out there. Better medications, better outcomes, better science. But progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. So, let’s be those people.

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