Corporate Affairs Manager

US - California - Thousand Oaks

Career Category

Corporate Services

Job Description


You’ve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

Corporate Affairs Manager


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will play a meaningful role in delivering against Amgen’s commitment to transform the lives of patients and keep them at the center of everything we do. The role will deliver impactful communications for the U.S. and global corporate affairs strategy across multiple brands.

This role reports to a member of the Portfolio Communications group within Corporate Affairs. The team is fully remote in locations across the U.S.; candidates located near Amgen’s Thousand Oaks, Calif. headquarters are especially encouraged to apply.

  • Support and implement Amgen portfolio Corporate Affairs strategy across multiple brands with high corporate visibility.
  • Support a coordinated approach to achievements, news flow and activity planning to effectively improve opportunities and prepare against issues.
  • Effectively develop and creatively use internal and external communications channels, including earned, social, owned and paid/sponsored media, working with Amgen’s Enterprise teams (e.g. Internal Communications, Media Relations, Social Media and Content teams) as appropriate.
  • Work closely with Legal, Regulatory and Medical on the review and approval of multiple materials/assets through e-Approve and MAC.
  • Effectively work with agency to support clear objectives, critical metrics, continued drive for excellence and innovation in support of the brand/franchise.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The corporate affairs professional we seek is a manager with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Master’s degree and 2 years of communications experience


Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of communications experience


Associate’s degree and 8 years of communications experience


High school diploma / GED and 10 years of communications experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • More than 5 years in a corporate and/or consultant communications environment.
  • Strong knowledge of the biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry or health care
  • Experience and demonstrated skills in managing and delivering communications strategies and plans in a complex organization.
  • Ability to operate and collaborate effectively on large cross-functional teams.
  • Experience in social and digital media, media relations and issues management, especially in support of product marketing communications.
  • Excellent written, spoken, and interpersonal communication skills, with attention to detail.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment, adapt to change and move projects forward quickly.
  • Strong critical thinking, problem-solving and planning skills.
  • Collaboratively works well with a diverse group of people
  • Resourceful self-starter with demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit, enthusiasm and creativity.
  • Ability to combine strategic thinking with hands-on delivery.


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.

The expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.
  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan
  • Stock-based long-term incentives
  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns
  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

Apply now

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Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


Salary Range

98,965.00 USD - 128,768.00 USD Apply

Job Profile


North America


United States


Career development Career development opportunities Financial plans Flexible work models Health and welfare plans Retirement and Savings Plan Total Rewards Plan


Biotechnology Communication Communications Content Strategy Marketing Media Relations Sales Social media Strategy

  • Collaborate with various teams for effective communications
  • Develop and implement communications strategies
  • Manage and deliver communications plans
  • Utilize various communication channels
  • Work with Legal, Regulatory, and Medical teams for material review and approval

5 years


Associate Associates Bachelor's DO Doctorate Doctorate degree GED High school diploma High school diploma/GED Master's


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