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Be the Next Game Changer

Senior Manager / Director, PR & Communications

United Kingdom, Hammersmith

Medidata: Powering Smarter Treatments and Healthier People

Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, is leading the digital transformation of life sciences, creating hope for millions of people. Medidata helps generate the evidence and insights to help pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostics companies, and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk, and optimize outcomes. More than one million registered users across 2,000+ customers and partners access the world's most trusted platform for clinical development, commercial, and real-world data. Known for its ground-breaking technological innovations, Medidata has supported more than 30,000 clinical trials and 9 million study participants. And Medidata’s ongoing commitment to infusing the patient voice into trial designs and solutions is helping to create a better and more inclusive experience for all participants in clinical studies. Medidata is involved in nearly 40% of company-initiated trial starts globally, with studies conducted in more than 140 countries. More than 70% of novel drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2022 were developed with Medidata software. Medidata is headquartered in New York City and has offices around the world to meet the needs of its customers. Discover more at and follow us @medidata.  

Your Mission:

You will be responsible for driving awareness within the EMEA region of the breadth of our solutions and offerings across the clinical trial spectrum including; Next Generation of Data Management, Innovations in Clinical Operations, Decentralised Trials and Advancing Medical Device Trials. Reporting to the EMEA Marketing Director, you will create and own the regional PR plan and budget, whilst also managing our regional PR agency. Used to working within a matrix organisation you will liaise with key spokespeople based both in EMEA and the US, together with our corporate communications team in New York. Researching, writing and editing press releases, white papers, blogs and other ad hoc coms needs all form part of the role.

Your Competencies:

Are you an experienced manager looking for the next step in your career to a senior manager or director?

We're looking for someone with:

  • Excellent communications skills - both written and verbal, being comfortable collaborating with all levels of internal senior stakeholders within a matrix organisation

  • Strong project management, attention to detail, copywriting, editing and proofing skills

  • Experience of working within Life Sciences/biopharmaceutical (and/or agency) with knowledge of some of the recent transformations and innovations the segment is seeing

  • Demonstrable experience conceptualizing, building and executing integrated communications programs that align with our goals that produce significant results

  • Passionate about PR and embracing opportunities, creating strong thought leadership content

  • Ability to design and produce multi-channel and social content for diverse audiences

  • Attention to detail and quality of writing is critical

  • Good understanding of the coms mix and how to effectively engage with an external audience

  • Ability to problem solve, work independently with a hands-on approach

  • Be agile, think and move fast while being part of a high-performing team

  • A sense of humour who enjoys being a team player!

Your Education & Experience:

  • Proven experience of working either within an external PR agency or in-house within a Life Sciences organisation.

  • B2b life sciences/healthcare preferred




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MEDIDATA generates the evidence and insights to help pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostics companies, and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk, and optimize outcomes.