Sr Director, Content & Story Telling

Gaithersburg, MD, US
Nov 19, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.


The Director/Senior Director of Content & Storytelling is responsible for leading the creation of best-in-class content and creative strategies across a range of platforms that engages key audiences and moves opinion. S/he will partner with both functional and business leaders to develop long-term content strategies and be responsible for supporting the production of impactful content to meet their needs.

S/he will lead an internal content development team, supported by external consultants, that has the capability to produce high quality video, social, digital and print collateral.

The Director/Senior Director of Content & Storytelling is expected to bring a modern, audience-first storytelling approach to Emergent's communications programs. S/he would not only meet the requested content needs but be expected to seek out and identify areas across the organization where content and storytelling could be better leveraged to both support marketing and business goals as well as build Emergent's reputation with key stakeholders.

S/he oversees all of the company's primary communications channels including the company's website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn presence. Per that oversight, s/he would be expected to create and execute effective, integrated social and digital media strategy.


Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Institute a modern, proactive story-telling approach through our enterprise and business unit communications
  • Oversee the development of impactful content for a range of stakeholders and communications platforms
  • Lead a team of content developers that is capable of producing high-quality video, social, digital, print collateral and experiential content
  • Develop and execute a unified social and digital media strategy
  • Oversee all of our public facing communications channels including our website, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram pages

The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects management's assignment of essential functions.


  • At least 10 years of experience developing content at a corporation, trade association or agency and/or political campaigns.
  • Highly refined written and oral communications skills
  • Political campaign and/or Capitol Hill experience a plus
  • Experienced in creating impactful content across all major external platforms including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter
  • Collaborative style at ease in a fast-paced, matrixed environment
  • A portfolio of successful content-driven communications campaigns
  • Bachelor's degree required

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce. Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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