McKesson Communications Assistant in Fort Worth, Texas

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. It starts with the chain of events you initiate when you work with McKesson Pharmaceutical - a chain that extends across the country and results in millions of people getting more from their healthcare.

As the leader in pharmaceutical distribution and supply chain management, McKesson Pharmaceutical delivers vital branded and generic pharmaceuticals, as well as over-the-counter products, to more than 40,000 customers in three primary segments: retail chains, independent retail pharmacies and institutional providers such as hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks and long-term care providers.

We base our distribution excellence on electronic order processing, asset management tools, a commitment to Six Sigma methodology, order accuracy and supply chain safety. We work with our customers on solutions - including supply management technology, world-class marketing programs, managed care and repackaging products and services - that help them meet their business and quality goals. Our entire team works to ensure patients receive their medications efficiently and begin the process of healing.

As the nation’s largest pharmaceutical distributor, US Pharmaceutical is committed to driving total pharmacy health for customers and ensuring that customers receive the right drug at the right time, every time. This commitment is underpinned by McKesson’s focus on providing customers with the industry’s highest product availability, intelligent ordering capabilities and unmatched service accuracy.

Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Current Need: Monday- Friday. Daytime business hours between the hours of 8:00am- 6:00pm

Position Description:

As a Communications Assistant you will report to the Communications Manager for Customer Experience Operations (CxO) supporting internal communication needs of the business and as well as providing administrative and clerical assistance. You will be an integral member of our team working alongside all groups within the organization and across four locations. Your main responsibilities will be to help with internal and marketing-related communications by creating, proofing, editing content for our electronic and print channels.

Tasks will include, but are not limited to:

Create, edit and distribute various internal communications which include printed materials and online publications while ensuring the group adheres to company brand standards.

Execute communication plans and actions to support cross-functional initiatives and special projects as needed. Assist with producing, proofreading, and editing presentations and marketing content or collateral as needed to support business initiatives and projects.

Maintain and refresh content on internal websites. Ensure content representing business on external website is current.

Support company-wide or site events/activities through planning, organization, communication, and implementation.

Support Customer Service Operations specific recognition awards program and Customer Experience Operations job exploration program as needed with process flow, collateral, and promotion. Create and coordinate publishing communication monitor messages and corresponding site signing in three Customer Experience Operations locations.

Perform a variety of clerical and administrative functions including invoice payment processing, coordinating and organizing meetings and events, and adhering to office procedures and brand/marketing protocols.

Minimum Requirements

6 years experience

Critical Skills: Proficient in MS Office, Adobe, Strong communication skills.

Additional Knowledge & Skills:

  • Takes initiative and is a highly organized self-starter

  • Strong writing skills

  • Excellent proofreading skills with attention to detail

  • Strong prioritization skills - Manage multiple tasks with demanding timelines

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interact at all levels within the organization

  • Handle sensitive information with utmost respect and professionalism

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite

  • Sharepoint experience a plus

  • Salesforce experience a plus

  • Be prepared to share examples of writing


HS Diploma, Vocational Training or Equivalent

Associates degree preferred.

Physical Requirements

General Office Demands

Benefits & Company Statement

McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

Agency Statement

No agencies please.

Job: Administrative/Clerical

Organization: McKesson Pharmaceutical

Title: Communications Assistant

Location: Texas-Fort Worth

Requisition ID: 18003168