The opportunity: 

We are seeking a Senior Director, External Communications to shape our brand and story – seamlessly - to both external and internal audiences. This is an excellent opportunity to apply your experience in a fast-paced, biotech start-up environment. You will work in close collaboration with our leadership team. This role is based in Cambridge, MA.
 

Your role 

  • As lead storyteller and brand ambassador, you will assist in creating and delivering corporate messaging to the public. This includes investors, analysts, media, and other key stakeholders 
  • Work with executive leadership team to develop and execute a comprehensive, best-in-class corporate communications program, that aligns with company strategy and leverages a strong understanding of the investment and biopharmaceutical communities to enhance the perception and visibility of the organization. 
  • Share market intelligence and investor perceptions of the company’s performance, and make sure investors are represented as a key stakeholder in the formation/execution of program strategy and communications. 
  • Lead development and review of all external communications materials, including corporate announcements, financials, investor presentations, investor inquiries, press releases, conferences, Q&As, media inquiries, spokesperson engagements and backgrounders. 
  • Ensure executive team is up to date on perceptions of the company; recommend and implement any necessary course corrections in messaging and relationship management
  • You own responsibility for creating and keeping up to date critical corporate messaging vehicles including the company website, investor relations decks, and company activities on social media
  • In partnership with the People team, you will design and execute the translation of IR and external communication plans to enhance employee engagement and promote understanding of business priorities and key initiatives
  • You will manage external agencies and vendors  

 Your background 

  • You have 7+ years of progressive communications experience; a combination of agency and in-house experience preferred 
  • You have a bachelor's or higher degree in life sciences or business  
  • You have superior written and verbal communications, especially in translating our story telling into writing and presentations 
  • You have experience working in a scientific or biomedical environment 
  • You are energetic and proactive in creating opportunities, solving problems, and being prepared in an extremely cross-functional role
  • Ability to successfully develop and maintain strong working relationships between both cross-functional internal colleagues and external stakeholders 

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About Relay Therapeutics

Relay Therapeutics is a clinical-stage precision medicines company transforming the drug discovery process with the goal of bringing life-changing therapies to patients. Built on unparalleled insights into protein motion and how this dynamic behavior relates to protein function, we aim to effectively drug protein targets that have previously been intractable, with an initial focus on enhancing small molecule therapeutic discovery in targeted oncology. Our Dynamo platform integrates an array of leading-edge experimental and computational approaches to provide a differentiated understanding of protein structure and motion to drug these targets. We have built a world-class team of leading experts from each of these disciplines, and they are driven by a deep collaboration at every step of our drug discovery process.  

Our team is equal parts fearless and relentless, with a shared passion for working collaboratively in intellectually stimulating environments. If you’re excited by the challenge of putting protein motion at the heart of drug discovery and passionate about making a difference in the lives of patients, join us! 

Company policy requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and all new hires must be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) by the time they start employment. By applying to this position, you are confirming that, if hired, you can satisfy this express condition of employment. The Company will make reasonable accommodations under applicable law for qualified individuals to enable them to perform the essential functions of the job, unless doing so would create an undue hardship for the Company.

 

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