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Director, Communications, Government and Public Affairs
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Horizon Pharma plc is a biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients' lives by identifying, developing, acquiring and commercializing differentiated and accessible medicines that address unmet medical needs. The company markets 11 medicines through its orphan, rheumatology and primary care business units. Horizon seeks candidates who are passionate, experienced and driven to exceed expectations. Horizon offers ambitious compensation, extensive benefits including health, dental and vision, vacation and more.
This position will be responsible for leading third party engagement and communication strategies and plans in support of Horizon’s public policy priorities and corporate presence in Washington, D.C., Illinois and key states; communicating complex policy concepts to broad audiences; partnering with internal stakeholders to ensure consistent messaging; and promoting awareness among key media and influencers of Horizon’s positive impact on patients and communities.
The Director, Communications, Government and Public Affairs reports to the Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Chief Communication Officer, and the Vice President, Government and Public Affairs, and interacts closely, shares goals and partners with colleagues in Horizon Pharma Government Affairs, Corporate Communications, Public Affairs, Legal, Managed Care, Patient Advocacy, Regulatory, Medical Affairs, and orphan, rheumatology, and primary care business units, among other departments.
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