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Amgen Executive Communications Director in Thousand Oaks, California

Amgen is seeking an Executive Communications Director to join our team and work from Amgen’s beautiful Thousand Oaks, CA campus. To learn more about this position:

Duties Include:


Research shows that CEOs are an increasingly strong driver of a company’s overall reputation. Consistent with the Vision of Amgen Corporate Affairs to “proactively shape, drive and enhance the Amgen brand and reputation globally,” the Director, Executive Communications is accountable for building Amgen’s reputation through the internal and external engagement activities of our CEO.


Determine the value of incoming CEO engagement requests (internal and external) and proactively research and secure reputation-building engagements for our CEO.

Determine the appropriate areas of focus for our CEO based on reputation research and Amgen’s own business priorities.

Work with the CEO, the SVP, Corporate Affairs, and the VP, Enterprise & Executive Strategies to create compelling, high-quality content for our CEO – e.g. speeches, presentations, letters, videos.

Amplify our CEO’s engagements via Amgen’s internal and external channels for maximum impact – e.g., Twitter, LinkedIn, MyAmgen (our global intranet site).

Contribute to the planning and execution of Amgen’s twice-a-year Vice Presidents Meetings and annual Executive Directors and Officers Meeting.

10-20% travel time.

Minimum Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree is required.

A minimum of seven years of work experience is required, including experience supporting C-suite executives.

This position will be located in Thousand Oaks, CA.

Preferred Requirements

Experience in the biopharmaceutical industry is preferred.

Experience working in a fast-paced and highly cross-functional organization.

Experience working in a global organization.


Outstanding thinking and writing skills.

Strong executive presence.

Strong collaborative skills.

Attention to detail and deadlines.

Intellectually curious and current on trends in our industry and in the business world more broadly.

Patience, tenacity, and good humor.

Ability to transition from high-level strategic thinking to creative and detailed execution.

Ability to manage time and juggle multiple priorities.

Amgen provides a collaborative and creative culture in a company with a strong track record of innovation. Our culture encourages open dialogue and diverse views to land on the best solutions, and we help ensure our staff are equipped to excel today and tomorrow.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical needs and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people’s lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world’s leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.