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McKesson is a global leader that is helping define the future of the healthcare industry and we are looking for a Digital Marketing Manager, reporting to the Senior Manager, Digital Marketing to help strategize and implement social media, blog, and digital advertising strategies within the McKesson Specialty Health and U.S. Pharmaceutical business units. This position will work in a fast-paced environment and will play a vital role in developing digital strategies to drive demand generation, brand management, and social engagement. In addition, this role will assist in developing a digital marketing plan addressing paid, owned, and earned media tactics for both business units, including aggregating all digital marketing activities currently taking place across the business, benchmarking those activities against the other McKesson businesses as well as external best practices, and preparing an annual plan to close gaps and maximize our digital marketing efforts.

Role Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with marketing leaders to understand segment and product priorities, and define the role digital marketing will play in achieving those goals.
  • Curate high quality digital content to maximize opportunities to engage, acquire and retain customers; educate prospects and customers on our products, services, and thought leadership platforms.
  • Collaborate within marketing to develop a holistic a keyword strategy covering SEO, PPC, social media, local and mobile, display and banner ads, video and image search, real-time search, branding, and positioning.
  • Develop keyword research briefs tailored to personas and develop keyword scoring methodologies addressing conversion, nurturing, and branding initiatives.
  • Develop social monitoring and social sentiment analysis methodologies.
  • Collaborate within marketing to develop segmentation techniques tailored to specific digital advertising and social media platforms.
  • Collaborate within marketing to develop digital ad campaigns tailored to mobile, prospecting, remarketing, search, and dynamic search where applicable.
  • Responsible for strategic alignment with social and digital marketing strategies, including social listening and psychographic profile development.
  • Develop a digital content strategy and editorial calendar to help connect the McKesson brand to both customers and prospects on digital and social platforms.
  • Provide training in social media and digital advertising best practices for the business unit, and support executive thought leadership on digital platforms.
  • Collaborate within marketing to optimize digital and social channels to generate leads, acquire share of voice, increase brand loyalty, retain customers, and increase search rankings and site traffic.
  • Generate insights and recommendations based on data to improve our digital presence and strategies.
  • Coordinate with Corporate Digital Marketing on business-unit content for Corporate blog and social media posts.
  • Manage vendors who support digital projects, such as creative agencies and web production firms.


Minimum Requirements

  • 8 years communications experience.

Critical Skills

  • Superior project management skills; execution-focused and able to drive complex projects to completion; detail-oriented with strong time management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to forge highly collaborative cross-BU and cross-functional relationships with both peers and executive stakeholders.
  • Familiarity with digital tools, services and concepts, including social media/monitoring, digital advertising platforms, web analytics, user experience, SEO, and content management systems.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Ability to take direction from more than one leader, work independently or as part of a team, and manage multiple project elements at the same time.
  • B2B knowledge required.

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Thorough knowledge of communications; good written and verbal communications skills.


  • 4-year degree in journalism, communications, business or related field or equivalent experience.

Physical Requirements

  • General Office Demands.

Occasional travel (less than 20%) required.

Locations: United States-California-San Francisco, United States-Arizona-Scottsdale, United States-Texas-Irving.

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.

Internal Number: 18002059
About McKesson
McKesson is the oldest and largest healthcare company in the nation, serving more than 50% of U.S. hospitals and 20% of physicians. We deliver one-third of all medications used daily in North America with operations in more than 16 countries.
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