For the support of our regional EURAM Communications department of the Animal Health division based in Munich, Germany, we are searching for a highly motivated Trainee EURAM Communications (m/f/d). However the department is based in Munich, it is also possible for you to work virtually or from another of our locations in Europe.
The traineeship is designed for 24 months and includes extensive practical experience in external and internal communication (learning-on-the-job) as well as further training opportunities in public relations and digital marketing.
You are part of our EURAM Communications team that works across all organizational levels and also has contact with Global Communications. The position gives you the opportunity to contribute, hone and expand your skills, your knowledge and your experience in many different areas and projects in a large corporation.
Our Policy & Communications team collaborate with governments and policy organizations at local and national levels. We address legislative and regulatory issues that promote and protect the discovery of innovative medicine, vaccines and animal health products while improving and protecting patient access to care. We take great care to monitor and manage the reputation of our company communicating the work we do to improve lives.
Your tasks and learning areas:
Active support of the local communication teams in the EURAM region (Europe, Russia, North Africa, and the Middle East)
Working together with contacts on a global, regional, and national level on communication projects.
Plan/organize, control, and evaluate your own EURAM communication projects
Support with press work
Creative input and implementation of internal communications
Development and maintenance of communication plans
Support in the organization and management of a European, virtual communications department
Cooperation with and control of external PR, marketing and event agencies
You have a university degree or comparable education - preferably in communications or journalism
Ideally, you have already gained your first practical experience, PR agency experience desirable
You like to work in flat hierarchies and with short decision-making paths
You are a real team player and look forward to agile, cross-departmental collaboration
You have good speaking and writing skills in English. Additional European languages desirable
You have a talent for communications, and you are digitally-savvy - preferably a digital native
You want to develop yourself further with us
Willingness to travel across EURAM 10-15% of the time
Our Animal Health Division is a trusted global leader in veterinary medicine, dedicated to preserving and improving health, well-being, and performance of animals and the people who care for them. We are a global team of professionals working together to make a positive difference in animal care and the world’s food supply and have a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society, and our planet.
Through our commitment to The Science of Healthier Animals®, we offer veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and governments one of the widest ranges of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and health management solutions and services as well as an extensive suite of digitally connected identification, traceability and monitoring products. We invest in dynamic and comprehensive R&D resources and a modern, global supply chain. We are present in more than 50 countries, while our products are available in some 150 markets.
Who we are …
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.
What we look for …
Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.
We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.
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Employee Status:Intern/Co-op (Fixed Term)
Flexible Work Arrangements:Remote Work
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