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Sr Mgr Global Internal Communications

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Date: May 3, 2022

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  28935  


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, our 7,000+ global associates proud to come to work each day, knowing that what we do impacts the lives of patients around the world.


We make medical devices and related products that are used to collect, separate, manufacture and process various components of blood and cells. With our innovative technologies and service offerings, we touch a patient’s life every second of every day and are committed to continuing to increase the number of patients we serve.


With some of the best and brightest minds in the industry, an unmatched global footprint, comprehensive benefits and a distinct culture, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is a great place to work, grow and be part of a team that is focused on making a difference. Consider joining our team and unlock your potential. 



Plans, leads and executes company internal communications strategy and content, including campaigns, associate events, global awards, community/charitable initiatives and intranet.  Establishes communications strategies, activities and tools utilized to educate, inform and inspire 7,000+ global employee base.  Develops and executes internal communications strategy for global initiatives using multiple channels, including email, video, print, graphics, digital platforms and more. Focus areas include strategy development, campaign planning and execution and collateral development for a range of internal clients.


The successful candidate will be a senior member of the Global Corporate Communications team, experienced working with all leadership levels, who understands how to convert communications strategies into measurable business results. The successful candidate will constantly evaluate and recommend how to use the latest applications and technology to amplify messaging and thought leadership to our global associates. The ability to juggle multiple projects, work on tight deadlines and work occasional flex hours is a must.




  • Plans and implements global internal communications strategies that are aligned with business strategy, key stakeholders, organizational (change) initiatives and global/local requirements 
  • Drives and supports associate engagement strategies
  • Identifies ways to foster connection between our office and manufacturing associates across the globe
  • Partners closely with other communications functions (external, events, brand, marketing) to build and share an aligned and compelling corporate story
  • Develops intranet web strategy & design; ensures content developed is timely, relevant and easily accessible
  • Manages communication channels including intranet, broad audience emails, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies news videos, articles, associate events (virtual and live) and other emerging technologies
  • Plans, supports and/or leads special events, associate celebrations, global awards, Associate Quarterly Meetings and various town halls meetings
  • Serves as representative of the company at associate events, community activities, special events, and professional associations
  • Develops communication strategies and content designed to fully maximize Human Resources strategy and programs
  • Develops an employer brand and talent acquisition communications strategy in conjunction with the Talent Acquisition team
  • Develop and execute communication strategies that support opportunities for internal and external visibility and engagement of key ESG and DEI initiatives and milestones, working closely with the team to define the types of communication deliverables needed
  • Develops executive talking points, presentations, speeches and other materials to support key organizational messages 
  • Coordinates and supports messaging from and to the parent company, Terumo Corporation and sister companies, for associate and community communications
  • Manages and establishes organizational communications best practices, processes, guides, and templates
  • Working cross-functionally to develop and implement effective crisis and issues management communications in coordination with external communications and business unit communications leads, Government Relations, HR, Legal and Regulatory when needed
  • Supports integration activities resulting from mergers, acquisitions and organizational moves
  • Works closely with key functions of the organization to deliver high quality production of materials, ensure consistency in messaging, image, and corporate style guidelines
  • Set and assess success of communications and programs through metrics
  • Developing and executing communications in support for enterprise-wide change management. Anticipating and delivering proactive communications strategies for key business milestones to reinforce business priorities
  • Manages and provides leadership for the functional team’s development, direction, and effectiveness, adhering to organizational policies and processes and supporting overall business and corporate objectives





  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Mass Communications, Marketing or Communication, or equivalent of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job may be considered
  • Master’s degree is preferred



  • Minimum 10 years experience
  • Minimum 5 years experience supporting Internal Communications & HR Programs is preferred
  • Healthcare industry and global working knowledge/experience is preferred


  • Strong business, communications, employee engagement, and change management communications skills
  • Demonstrated success at crafting communications strategy across functions /geographies
  • Experience working directly with and influencing C-suite executives
  • Solve business problems and drive business success with strategic and creative communication campaigns and messaging, strong story-telling and editorial skills
  • Experience translating vision and strategy into actionable goals, priorities, and challenges
  • Strong consulting skills with the ability to quickly assimilate business needs/circumstances and effectively advise and influence senior executives, internal stakeholders and partners on the most strategic, high-level or complex matters
  • Proven ability as a well-organized, detail-oriented manager operating in a fast-changing, demanding environment
  • Plan and create breakthrough executive communications, video scripts, speech writing, presentations, digital content and more
  • Manage multiple project timelines and deliverables
  • Familiarity with the AP Style guide



An equivalent competency level acquired through a variation of these qualifications may be considered.



Typical Office Environment requirements include: reading, speaking, hearing, close vision, walking, bending, sitting, and occasional lifting up to 20 pounds.


Additional Physical Requirements

Travel required (up to 10%)


Target Pay Range:  $120,300.00 to $150,300.00  -  Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data
Target Bonus on Base:  20.0%


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, we provide competitive total reward offerings that consist of compensation, benefits, recognition, along with a wealth of other well-being, work-life and recognition programs which support in unlocking the potential for you and your family. Included in our expansive list of benefits offerings are multiple group medical, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, life insurance and disability coverages, also a variety of voluntary programs such as group accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, pet insurance and much more. To help you save for retirement, we offer a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution and for work-life balance we have vacation and sick time programs for associates. For us, it’s about protecting the personal welfare of our associates and their families, helping to achieve personal goals and offering those extra touches for convenience, security and overall peace of mind.


  • Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is part of Terumo Group, founded in 1921 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
  • In 2019, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies reached $1 billion in revenue.
  • We employ nearly 7,000 associates globally, with global headquarters in Lakewood, CO, U.S., and regional headquarters in Brussels, Buenos Aires, Singapore and Tokyo.
  • We manufacture devices, disposable sets and solutions at our facilities in Belgium, India, Japan, Northern Ireland, the U.S. and Vietnam. Our global presence enables us to serve customers in more than 130 countries.
  • Our core values help set our direction, guide our actions and keep us true to our corporate mission of contributing to society through healthcare.
    • Respect – Appreciative of others
    • Integrity – Guided by our mission
    • Care – Empathetic to patients
    • Quality – Committed to excellence
    • Creativity – Striving for innovation
  • We contribute to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), raising $1.3 million USD since 2007.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.


Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is committed to providing a safe, healthy and secure working environment. Our Colorado campus locations are tobacco-free workplaces and we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and detailed background verification. Absent accommodation permitted by applicable law, as a condition of employment with Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies in the United States you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide valid proof of vaccination to the company.

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