Associate Director, Corporate Communications Direct Hire MA
Job ID: 16336 Direct Hire MA
Our Cambridge, MA therapeutics client is innovative and disruptive. They are building a platform to create an almost limitless number of drug candidates in an entirely new class of medicines. The company, which had a record-setting IPO, is building their corporate affairs team. We are looking for an Associate Director, Corporate Communications who will report directly to the Chief Communications Officer.
Is this you?
- Motivated by working in emerging science, medicine and technology?
- Energized by a brisk pace and where priorities shift rapidly?
- Curious and energized by translating information about emerging science, medicine and technology into materials that can be understood by a broad audience?
- Enthused by high volume (i.e., does the thought of working with 20 clinical development programs vs. one or two capture your attention)?
- Unflappable when you encounter small bumps along the way?
In this role, you will
- Play a lead role in communicating R&D and corporate milestones and raise awareness for the company’s platform and pipeline
- Develop materials and messaging to support scientific and clinical disclosures that include press releases, Q&A, blogs and videos for Quarterly calls, data unblindings, scientific publications, regulatory milestones and medical meetings
- Support executive speaking opportunities and presentations
- Work with agency partners to develop communications materials and plans
- Assist with media relations activities
- 8+ years of experience in public relations, either in-house or at an agency working with pharma/biotech clients
- Deep knowledge of drug discovery and development processes
- Excels in writing concisely about R&D strategies and milestones for a general audience
- Follows emerging science, technology and innovation trends and news in the pharma/biotech ecosystem
- Builds relationship with internal and external stakeholders, including at the executive level
- Science or clinical background is a plus
- Bachelor’s Degree