Senior Manager, NA Communications - Surgical Vision

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Job Description

Johnson & Johnson Surgical Vision is currently recruiting for a Senior Manager, NA Communications. The position is based in Santa Ana, CA.

Position Summary:

As the Senior Manager, North America Communications, you will help to create and implement communication strategies and integrated PR programs to support the business objectives for US Surgical Vision business, protecting and enhancing reputation for Johnson & Johnson Vision and our industry-leading surgical portfolio. This position works closely with regional Commercial, Marketing and Professional Education teams to deliver impactful executive communications and PR programs with trade and consumer media, targeted to surgical employees, eye care professionals and patients in the US. This role reports to the Director, Global Communications & Public Affairs, Surgical Vision.

Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


  • Partner closely with North America marketing teams to develop and integrate communications and PR programs into marketing mix to drive awareness and trial products and services; actively find opportunities for PR to augment existing marketing plans
  • Serve as lead day-to-day contact for product-related communications with North America media, including proactive trade and consumer media outreach and responding to media inquiries
  • Develop and execute communications plans for JJV presence at major industry meetings and conventions, including product and data presentations and social media, and provide communications support for some stage/podium presentations
  • Support development of internal and organizational communications plans in support of the US Commercial Leadership Team, organizational changes and announcements, and M&A activities impacting the U.S. organization, under supervision of the Director
  • Contribute U.S. regional content to corporate digital and social media properties to drive share of voice and achieve business objectives
  • Help manage the reputation and equity of our Surgical Vision product brands (e.g., TECNIS, iDesign, Lipiflow) through the anticipation of issues and appropriate management of them
  • Partner with global communications colleagues, including other regional communicators, global communicators, and internal communications team to highlight and showcase U.S. brand activations, organizational news and leadership communications
  • Collaborate with enterprise, other regional and sector colleagues to drive broad awareness and impact of communications strategies

  • Minimum of a Bachelors’ Degree
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in communications
  • A career with a focus on branded PR campaigns, media relations and issues management
  • Experience working with social media and/or digital
  • Experience in delivering measurable business outcomes for consumer-facing PR programs
  • Experience counseling senior leaders on business opportunities, communications objectives, strategy and message
  • Experience managing branded PR campaigns
  • Experience working in a matrix environment and driving results through influence
  • Demonstrates expert judgment in launching new products and is sought after as an expert
  • Experience managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced and matrix environment
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee agency partners
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate ambiguous situations
  • The position will require up to 10% domestic travel
  • Prior experience in healthcare or  related industry

Do you strive to join an outstanding team that is dynamic and ever-changing? Is career growth and opportunity appealing to you? Apply to this opportunity today.

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Primary Location
United States-California-Santa Ana-
AMO Sales and Services, Inc. (6238)
Job Function
Public Affairs
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