Corporate Communications Specialist

Our Boston-based pharmaceutical client is hiring a Corporate Communications Specialist. This is a hybrid role. The Specialist can work remotely, preferably in the Northeast. All employees are required to work in the office over a three-day period each month. The company will pay travel costs for employees outside of the Boston area.  These three-day programs are jammed packed with loads of exciting activities – town halls, creative outings, team meetings, cross-functional team collaborations, small group sessions with the CEO and other executives – and much more!

This role reports to the Head of Communications. The Specialist will support internal communications throughout the organization and play an integral role in shaping the Company’s internal culture. 

Highlights of the role

  • Lead most internal company-wide communications activities from headquarters in Boston, with a specific focus on its European site, which includes researchers, scientists, drug developers, and operational staff to drive new therapies.  You will localize global communication strategies and operationalize them for the European site.
  • Manage communication strategies for internal communication efforts, with an emphasis on employee engagement. Efforts will focus on promoting company goals and improving employee understanding of our corporate mission, values, and overall business strategy.
  • Manage on-site office “Culture and Collaboration” days.
  • Plan, produce, edit, and/or write content for a variety of mediums, including newsletters, email announcements, presentations, talking points, social media, and videos.
  • Manage and be a strategic owner for the intranet site, including blog posts, company announcements, and general updates to keep employees informed.
  • Build strong relationships with relevant stakeholders in all functions within the organization, including cross-functional collaboration to ensure consistency of messaging.
  • And much more!


  • 5+ years of experience in a communications role from a biotech company or a communications agency where your clients are pharma, biotech and/or other healthcare companies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including editing skills, sense of storytelling
  • Experience with intranet publications, social media, and other e-communication tools
  • Outstanding organizational and planning abilities
  • Ability to demonstrate solution-focused, innovative thinking
  • Knowledge of internal and site communications
  • Prior experience in global or international communications is desirable
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure using sound judgment in decision-making, including setting and managing priorities and meeting competing deadlines
  • Meticulous attention to detail and commitment to high quality and timely work product
  • Interest in developing and growing with a company
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism or relevant field