- Moderna, Inc.
- Cambridge, MA
- Start date
- Mar 26, 2023
- Marketing, Marketing/Corporate Communications
- Required Education
- Bachelors Degree
- Position Type
- Full time
- Genetown, Best Places to Work
Moderna is seeking a Director of Communications to work within the Brand & Corporate Affairs team on integrated, highly visible and complex communication projects, with a focus on storytelling and multimedia digital content across a variety of online platforms. The Director will serve as a strategic partner from project kick-off to delivery, project managing, organizing, and driving meetings with internal and external stakeholders.
The successful candidate will collaborate closely with key stakeholders, actively seek and incorporate feedback from cross-functional teams, influence functional leaders on communication strategy, and consistently adapt to evolving company goals and objectives in a fast-paced environment.
Heres What Youll Do
Oversee projects and content creation from inception to execution
Deliver highly engaging and disruptive content across channels and mediums
Independently, create strategies, concepts and designs for new projects in constantly changing environment
Monitor and track industry trends and stay up to date on and proficient in relevant technology
Lead internal and external meetings on assigned projects, including but not limited to scheduling, setting milestones and benchmarks, and measuring outcomes
Identify creative solutions and strategies when priorities shift, and the team needs to refocus without losing momentum
Provide cost estimates and monitor budgets to ensure on-time and on-budget delivery
Collaborate with senior leaders and cross-functional teams on communications regarding company information, such as news, programs, internal campaigns, memos and company directives
Ensure all content is on brand and meets stakeholders requirements and deadlines
Proactively identify opportunities and develop new communication programs and strategies to uplevel internal communications and improve our processes for more proactive, clean and succinct communications
Ability to simultaneously manage, coordinate, and execute a number of communications projects while adhering to timelines and budget parameters
Heres What Youll Need (Minimum Qualifications)
Bachelors degree in communications, public relations or relevant field
12+ years experience in a similar role
Experience managing vendors and creative agencies
Heres What Youll Bring to the Table (Preferred Qualifications)
Strong knowledge of computer software that is related to web design, video editing, and graphic design, is a plus
Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills
Strong understanding of project management, including the ability to identify and resolve issues, manage risk, develop detailed project plans and specifications, and run internal team meetings as well as external meetings
Solution-oriented with a growth mindset and strong attention to detail
Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
Ability to solicit and synthesize feedback and build consensus, while collaborating effectively in a dynamic, cross-functional matrix environment
A desire to make an impact as part of a high-growth, transformational company that is Bold, Relentless, Curious, and Collaborative
Moderna is pleased to provide you and your family with a comprehensive and innovative suite of benefits, including:
- Highly competitive and inclusive medical, dental and vision coverage options
- Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
- Lifestyle Spending Account funds to help you engage in personal enrichment and self-care activities
- Family care benefits, including subsidized back-up care options and on-demand tutoring
- Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes
- Exclusive preferred pricing on Peloton fitness equipment
- Adoption and family-planning benefits
- Dedicated care coordination support for our LGBTQ+ community
- Generous paid time off, including:
Vacation, sick time and holidays
Volunteer time to participate within your community
Discretionary year-end shutdown
Paid sabbatical after 5 years; every 3 years thereafter
- Generous Paid Leave offerings, including 18 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents
- 401k match and Financial Planning tools
- Moderna-paid Life, LTD and STD insurance coverages, as well as voluntary benefit options
- Complimentary concierge service including home services research, travel booking, and entertainment requests
- Free parking or subsidized commuter passes
- Location-specific perks and extras!
Candidates should be aware that Moderna currently maintains a policy requiring all US-based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive a booster shot once eligible. Newly hired employees must be vaccinated and boosted prior to their employment start date. Moderna is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated or receive a booster where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.
In over 10 years since its inception, Moderna has transformed from a research-stage company advancing programs in the field of messenger RNA (mRNA), to an enterprise with a diverse clinical portfolio of vaccines and therapeutics across seven modalities, a broad intellectual property portfolio in areas including mRNA and lipid nanoparticle formulation, and an integrated manufacturing plant that allows for rapid clinical and commercial production at scale. Moderna maintains alliances with a broad range of domestic and overseas government and commercial collaborators, which has allowed for the pursuit of both groundbreaking science and rapid scaling of manufacturing. Most recently, Moderna's capabilities have come together to allow the authorized use and approval of one of the earliest and most effective vaccines against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Moderna's mRNA platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, and has allowed the development of therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases, cardiovascular diseases and autoimmune diseases. Moderna has been named a top biopharmaceutical employer by Science for the past seven years. To learn more, visit www.modernatx.com.
Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.
Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a persons race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.#LI-DP1
Moderna is advancing messenger RNA (mRNA) science to create a new class of transformative medicines for patients. Moderna’s platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, providing the Company the capability to pursue in parallel a robust pipeline of new development candidates. Moderna is developing therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases and cardiovascular diseases, independently and with strategic collaborators.
mRNA is now a turning point in the history of science, medicine, technology, even humankind itself. With this breakthrough discovery, many of the world’s biggest and most challenging medical problems are no longer a question of “how?” but merely a question of “when?”
Come with us as we pursue the uncharted reaches of possibility and make your mark on the future of medicine.
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