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Bristol Myers Squibb

Senior Manager, Editorial Strategy


Development Manager


Princeton, New Jersey, United States

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

We're seeking a Senior Manager, Editorial Strategy to drive the strategic creation, production and distribution of compelling editorial content that helps bring to life our corporate narrative, enhances our global presence as a leading biopharma and drives affinity for BMS among our key stakeholders. This role reports into the Director, Editorial Strategy.

Key Responsibilities

• Create long- and short-form editorial content for BMS corporate digital and social media platforms (, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram), coordinating with BMS’ Story Studio enterprise content team and the overarching Corporate Affairs teams to ensure alignment with BMS’ core business and communications goals.

• Pitch and create content that translates strategic business messaging into compelling storylines, editorial features, and a variety of content types and packages that reach and engage BMS’ target audiences.

• Research, develop, and analyze new creative editorial approaches with an eye toward increasing audience engagement and retention.

• Collaborate with Business & Insights Analytics team on content performance measurement across platforms and channels to identify actionable and content optimization opportunities.

• Maintain awareness and understanding of industry-leading editorial strategies and share lessons and insights with colleagues across Corporate Affairs to enhance editorial strategy and approach.

• Work cooperatively with agency partners and cross-functional teams to identify content development and integration opportunities to effectively amplify BMS’ story externally.

Qualifications & Experience

• 5-7 years of experience in editorial or content management in a corporate, media, or agency setting.

• Experience in the life sciences, pharmaceutical, or healthcare industries preferred.

• Excellent writing, editing and research skills, with knowledge of AP style and a keen attention to detail.

• Prior experience in establishing editorial plans and developing supporting creative content.

• Proficiency with use of social media platforms in a brand storytelling capacity, preferably with hands-on experience executing and optimizing editorial campaigns across digital channels.

• Robust experience in editorial strategy development spanning platforms, operating systems, and device types.

• Experience working with Content Management Systems (CMS) and project management tools.

• Experience with media taxonomy and content tagging.

• Ability to interact effectively with colleagues and counterparts at all levels of the company, both within the Corporate Communications team and across the larger matrixed organization.

• Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.

• Self-directed with proven ability to meet tight deadlines and balance multiple initiatives with competing priorities.

Solid analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in marketing, communications or related field.

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.

To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application or if you are applying to a role based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico and you believe that you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, during or any part of the recruitment process, please direct your inquiries to Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.

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