Global External Communications Manager

Date: Apr 8, 2021

Location: Wayne, PA, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 3570 


About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a global provider of clinically effective medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, interventional cardiology, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, interventional urology, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit


Global Functions The Corporate division is the central operating unit of the company; setting strategy and policy and providing business development, finance, human resources, information technology, investor relations and legal support to the businesses. The global Company headquarters is located just outside of Philadelphia in Wayne, PA. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

Teleflex is seeking a highly motivated individual for the newly created position of Global External Communications Manager, reporting to the Senior Director, Global Brand, Digital and Communications. The successful candidate will partner with key stakeholders, business units, functions and colleagues across the organization to engage with customers and external stakeholders and will play a key role in building the company's external brand and customer story. This position acts as the external communications subject matter expert and works in alignment with the department’s Global Corporate Brand Manager, Global Digital Marketing Manager and Global Internal Communications Manager. The role requires strong communication, collaboration, creative and project management skills.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Support the development and execution of an external communications strategy aligned with company goals and objectives that includes corporate and brand positioning, customer engagement, thought leadership, reputation management and crisis planning.
  • Develops external communication strategies designed to enhance company visibility in key business areas, including customer engagement, corporate social responsibility and crisis communications.
  • Develop and support content creation, including messages and talking points, social content and media materials, press releases and other Teleflex external announcements or communications.
  • Create external CEO and executive communications and assist in preparation of internal CEO communications with the Global Internal Communications Manager as required.
  • Liaise with marketing communications teams across the organization to coordinate external messaging, plan strategically and align media strategies.
  • Refine core messaging to ensure organizational consistency in all aspects of external communication including development, organizing and education. Ensure consistent framing of messages.
  • Build and manage sustainable relationships with journalists, media outlets and other stakeholders
  • Actively participate in cross-functional initiatives and build strong partnerships with colleagues and company leaders.
  • Work in accordance with corporate standards, including securing the appropriate executive and legal approvals; follow other company processes as required.
  • Support the overall Global Communications function (corporate brand, digital, internal communications).

Education / Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in journalism, public relations or communications.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a corporate communications, customer communications or public relations agency setting.
  • HealthCare communications experience preferred but not essential.

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with high attention to detail.
  • Ability to design reports, presentations that create understanding.
  • Ability to liaise and foster effective working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to understand the needs of senior leaders.
  • High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.


Teleflex, Inc. is an affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. D/V/M/F. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at: 262-439-1894.

Teleflex is the home of Arrow®, Deknatel®, Hudson RCI®, LMA®, Pilling®, Rüsch®, UroLift® and Weck® – trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose. Teleflex, the Teleflex logo, Arrow, Deknatel, Hudson RCI, LMA, Pilling, Rüsch, UroLift and Weck are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates, in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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