Communications Associate

Location
San Francisco, CA, United States
Posted
Oct 30, 2020
Ref
1983089620
Hotbed
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Who You Are

We are looking for a driven, creative, collaborative, and highly organized individual passionate about telling stories focused on science, patients, and drug development. Must have strong writing and communication skills.

Responsibilities
  • Work closely with BridgeBio's head of communications to support and enhance communication with patients, scientists and physicians, academic partners, investors, the media, and our employees
  • Collaborate with BridgeBio's network of affiliate companies to develop and execute strategic communication plans that highlight the strides they are making and bring the scientific problems they are working on to life
  • Day to day activities may include developing communication plans, drafting press releases, social media posts, internal emails; organizing company town hall meetings and investor-focused programs, as well as finding compelling stories to share from within BridgeBio's network of affiliate companies

Education, Experience & Skills Requirements
  • 5+ years of experience in communications, journalism, or life sciences field
  • Experience working for or with biotech or pharma companies in a communications capacity
  • Deep understanding of the drug development process
  • A scientific background (academic or professional)
  • Passion for science, patients, and compelling storytelling
  • Self-motivated team player who is deeply organized and effective at project execution and management
  • Effective communicator, oral and written
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and adjust to changing priorities
  • Must be able to manage confidential information with discretion
  • Proficient in PowerPoint and Excel
  • Some travel may be required, but likely minimal if the candidate is based in the Bay Area

What We Offer
  • Patient Days, where we are fortunate enough to learn more about the lives we are looking to impact and a real exchange of ideas as to how we can improve our efforts
  • A culture inspired by our values: put patients first; think independently, be radically transparent; every minute counts, and let the science speak
  • Learning and development training to help employees be the best version of themselves
  • Collaborative business environment
  • Excellent compensation package (Base, Performance Bonus, Stock, RSU programs)
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Flexible PTO
  • With office locations in San Francisco, Boston, New York, and Raleigh, there are ample cross-collaboration opportunities with other BridgeBio Pharma programs
  • A fast-paced, data-driven, work environment with world-class R&D minds and capabilities
  • Work with the most productive groups of R&D operators in the industry
  • Partnerships with leading institutions
  • A platform for meaningful scientific contributions to shine
  • Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion - with initiatives like Women at Bridge, we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where every person feels respected for who they are, empowered to contribute, inspired to lead, and supported in their efforts to do so