Communications Specialist


Communications Specialist
Coventry, Walsgrave Triangle
Permanent position

Basic salary £20-25,000

The life changer. The industry shaper. The healthcare pioneer. Join McKesson, a leading global healthcare company, and you can be all these things and more. Based at our UK Head Office in Coventry, as part of one of the teams shaping our services and improving lives, you’ll have the opportunity to drive your career forward and become more than you ever imagined

About the opportunity

This role would provide an ideal next step for someone looking for a new challenge and to progress their career in engagement, PR or internal communications


As part of the McKesson Corporation we have the scale and resources to make a real change to how healthcare is delivered in the UK. Our people are our differentiator.  Winning the hearts and minds of 24,000 colleagues and helping them to connect their purpose to our story, is key to our success.


You will be part of the communications delivery team that sits within a wider HR function of over 100 colleagues. Supporting the Managers in the PR, Communications and Engagement department you will deliver business communications to a high standard using a variety of channels and to a variety of colleagues across numerous business, locations and roles.


This will be a busy and varied role where each day will be different. You will be confident in managing stakeholder expectations, be clear about outputs and be confident in working to tight deadlines.


About you

You will currently be working in communications with clear understanding of different colleague communication channels.


Excellent writing skills are essential as is the ability to write for different audiences across different media.


Video creation and editing skills are also desirable but not essential.

In return for your hard work, we offer training opportunities and development plans, wide-ranging benefits, flexible holidays and a brilliant work-life balance. We’ll also ensure that you feel empowered to support colleagues and make a real difference in people’s lives.

About McKesson

We’re McKesson – a Fortune Global 500 healthcare company that strives to break boundaries, challenge the status quo and support the changing healthcare industry. Bringing together six companies and 24,000 McKesson UK colleagues across pharmacy, pharmaceutical distribution and homecare services, we’re committed to offering the best advice and healthcare to our patients, customers and colleagues. As part of our Support Centre you’ll be able to use your passion, ambition and drive to build solutions and have experiences that transform lives for the better – starting with your own.


This vacancy is closed to applications.