Senior Manager, Corporate Communications

Hayward, CA
May 14, 2022
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Are you looking for an opportunity to make an impact for people living with cancer while having fun and pursuing personal and professional development? Arcus Biosciences is seeking a Senior Manager of Corporate Communications. This role will contribute to the development and execution of the company’s communication activities across audiences, with specific focus on digital, disease education, advocacy and employee engagement. The position reports to the Vice President and Head of Corporate Communications and can be based out of our Hayward, CA or Brisbane, CA offices with a flexible in-office / remote arrangement.



  • Contribute to the development of communications and culture building programs and events in partnership with cross-functional teams within Arcus
  • Partner with the Head of Corporate Communications on PR activities around clinical milestones for our investigational medicines; support disease and product education in partnership with medical affairs, marketing and third-party partners
  • Contribute to the strategy and management of all digital channels including .com, intranet and social, including content creation, updates and digital campaigns
  • Partner with HR to execute programs and activities that make Arcus a great place to work, including activities to educate and inspire current and potential employees and foster engagement with the local and extended cancer community, e.g. All Hands meetings, Lunch and Learn series, employee events, volunteering activities and corporate awards
  • Participate in engagement and relationship building with the patient advocacy community to advance awareness of Arcus and it’s investigational medicines
  • Manage budgets, metrics and timelines with agency partners across all communication programs




  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communication, marketing or related fields
  • 6+ years of corporate communications experience (internal and external);  corporate and/or product communication experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry strongly preferred
  • Both agency and in-house experience preferred
  • Ability to work independently to set and manage priorities, resources, goals, and project initiatives
  • Able to develop relationships at all levels of an organization and across functions with a collaborative work style
  • Possess strong verbal, written, and presentation abilities
  • Is a kind person


3928 Point Eden Way I Hayward, CA 94545 – Arcus Biosciences is an equal opportunity employer