Associate Specialist, Channels & Analytics

Rahway, NJ

The Associate Specialist, Channels & Analytics supports the Digital Communications (within Corporate Communications Team) and will be responsible for executing internal channel production and publishing. You will work with a contracted production team to ensure flawless execution of enterprise-wide e-mail communications, managing access to distribution lists and coordinating publishing timing across owned channels. This role reports directly to the Director of Global Communications, Corporate Affairs.

Success in this tactical role will require a broad and hands-on understanding of the content development process and related analytics, along with strong collaboration with the content & creative teams, partners in social media, global web site owners, external agencies etc. 


Responsibilities include: 

  • Will serve as a digital advocate, leveraging their production acumen and analytics skills to develop insights for our internal stakeholders.  
  • Deliver and manage high priority enterprise-wide e-mail production, proofing, and distribution, in collaboration with a cross-functional team across the enterprise. 
  • Driving specific, measurable, impactful goals aligned to company strategy.
  • Publish content through the appropriate internal channels. 
  • Supports analysis and reporting on communications effectiveness and impact through accessible, accurate, actionable insights. 
  • Lead the rollout of an email distribution app to the Corporate Communications team. 


Education Minimum Requirement 

A minimum of a high school diploma OR equivalent 2-3 years of experience working within communications, media, and/or military. 



This role is based out of our NJ Headquarter site Rahway.  We offer a Hybrid Work Model (combination of In-office & offsite/remote). This position cannot be 100% remote. 



  • Prior expertise in project management and channel production. 
  • Ability to learn quickly with a demonstrated ability and willingness to continuously acquire new competencies. 
  • Excellent communications skills with the ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels of the organization. 
  • 1 year of content management experience (ex. SharePoint, Word Press). 
  • Proficiency with using MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, OneNote). 
  • Ability to work under pressure with little or no supervision to handle multiple tasks and demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail.  
  • Will be comfortable, willing, and capable of working collaboratively with stakeholders. 

Our Support Functions deliver services and make recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the culture of our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.

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.


In accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.

If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.

Employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as customer-facing commercial, or research-based roles, will be expected to comply not only with Company policy but also with policies established by such external stakeholders (for example, a requirement to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access a facility or meet with stakeholders). Please understand that, as permitted by applicable law, if you have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 and an essential function of your job is to call on external stakeholders who require vaccination to enter their premises or engage in face-to-face meetings, then your employment may pose an undue burden to business operations, in which case you may not be offered employment, or your employment could be terminated. Please also note that, where permitted by applicable law, the Company reserves the right to require COVID-19 vaccinations for positions, such as in Global Employee Health, where the Company determines in its discretion that the nature of the role presents an increased risk of disease transmission.

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Our company is committed to inclusion, ensuring that candidates can engage in a hiring process that exhibits their true capabilities. Please click here if you need an accommodation during the application or hiring process.

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.

Under New York City, Colorado State, Washington State, and California State law, the Company is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the salary range for this job. Final determinations with respect to salary will take into account a number of factors, which may include, but not be limited to the primary work location and the chosen candidate’s relevant skills, experience, and education.

Expected salary range:

$59,920.00 - $94,300.00

Available benefits include bonus eligibility, health care and other insurance benefits (for employee and family), retirement benefits, paid holidays, vacation, and sick days.  For Washington State Jobs, a summary of benefits is listed here.

Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully 

Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC, Rahway, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails. 

Employee Status:



No relocation

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Travel Requirements:

No Travel Required

Flexible Work Arrangements:



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Requisition ID:R239583

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