Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • New York City



The Senior Manager for Internal Medicine Corporate Affairs reports to the Senior Director for Corporate Affairs – Internal Medicine within Pfizer’s Corporate Affairs Function.  The Senior Manager leads the development and management of select strategic public affairs and communications initiatives supporting the broader Corporate Affairs team to achieve the business and reputational objectives of Pfizer’s Internal Medicine business.

- Leads initiatives as directed in support of US and ex-US public affairs and communications strategies to drive the broader work of the IM Corporate Affairs team focused on in-line and pipeline assets.
- Supports work of IM Public Affairs and Communications team as directed in Franchise and Regional initiatives including engaging alliance partners in the planning and execution of advocacy meetings, regional planning meetings, and policy-focused research.

Serves a key thought partner to commercial and cross-functional colleagues in managing risk/opportunities and assessing impact of the external environment on business strategy.


Support the execution of strategic policy-focused public affairs campaigns to support the launch of new products and in-line products

- Executes public affairs initiatives relevant to the businesses in partnership with public affairs leads.  This includes but is not limited to researching relevant policy issues for inline and pipeline products; supporting engagement strategies working cross-functionally with GPIPA, USGR, Policy, Communications and others as appropriate; liaising with public affairs agencies in execution of key tactics, as well as securing approvals for relevant public affairs tools.
- Monitors global policy issues and environment for emerging trends and reports findings and analysis to public affairs leads.

Collaborate with IM Corporate Affairs colleagues to execute communications that contextualize key milestones, advance above brand initiatives, and advance IM internal and external narratives. Specific activities may include:

- Develop key communications documents (including but not limited to press releases, Q&A, standby and reactive media statements)
- Support execution of key meetings including townhalls, Fireside chats, annual meetings, POA,
- Lead communications related projects that include the development and approval of materials and messages that support IM objectives.


- Bachelor’s degree required.  Advanced Degree in health/public policy, international affairs, political science, business, or communications is preferred. 
- Must have 7 to 10 years of experience in public policy, government relations, communications, or public affairs. Experience in both public affairs and communication a plus.  Demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategic initiatives with external stakeholders and with cross-functional colleagues in a complex matrix structure. 
- Demonstrated track record of project management, organization skills and attention to detail.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work effectively across functions and levels across highly matrixed organization and manage multiple projects against tight deadlines.
- Self-starter, able to work independently as well as with teams.


Travel ~30% of time

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations.  These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider’s name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure.  Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act.  Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government.  If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.  Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA.  Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

Other Job Details:

- Last Date to Apply for Job: June 26, 2019

N (Other) (United States of America)

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

About the company

Pfizer, is an American multinational pharmaceutical corporation headquartered in New York City, New York, with its research headquarters in Groton, Connecticut. It is among the world's largest pharmaceutical companies by revenues.

Pfizer develops and produces medicines and vaccines for a wide range of medical disciplines, including immunology, oncology, cardiology, diabetology/endocrinology, and neurology. Pfizer's products include the blockbuster drug Lipitor (atorvastatin), used to lower LDL blood cholesterol; Lyrica (pregabalin for neuropathic pain/fibromyalgia); Diflucan (fluconazole), an oral antifungal medication; Zithromax (azithromycin), an antibiotic; Viagra (sildenafil, for erectile dysfunction); and Celebrex/Celebra (celecoxib), an anti-inflammatory drug.

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