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Senior Manager, Scientific Communications

BlueRock Therapeutics
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Start date
Aug 26, 2023

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Marketing, Marketing/Corporate Communications
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

Job Details

Who is BlueRock?
BlueRock Therapeutics, a wholly-owned and independently operated subsidiary of Bayer AG, is a leading engineered cell therapy company using its unique cell+gene platform to direct cellular differentiation and genetically engineer cells to create a new generation of cellular medicines that address large patient populations suffering from neurological, cardiovascular, and immunology diseases.The convergence of cell biology and genetic engineering is creating fundamental new ways to impact disease. Founded in 2016 to capitalize on these technological breakthroughs, we are advancing our novel cell+gene platform to develop, manufacture, and deliver an entirely new generation of authentic and engineered cell therapies across three therapeutic areas: neurology, cardiology, and immunology.
What Are We Doing?
Our foundational science harnesses the ability to create and then direct the differentiation of universal pluripotent stem cells into authentic, functional cells that can be used as allogeneic cellular therapies to treat a broad array of diseases. We can also further engineer these cells, enabling them to produce enzymes, antibodies, and other proteins for additional therapeutic benefit. We are passionate about delivering on the promise of cellular and gene therapy, shaping the future of cellular medicine, and delivering new therapies to millions of patients with treatment options. We are seeking individuals who are collaborative, thrive in a fun and dynamic culture, and are steadfast in the commitment to advance cutting-edge cellular therapies to impact patients’ lives.
The Senior Manager- Scientific Communications will report to the Sr Director, Head of Medical Affairs and will be responsible for developing and executing a strategic scientific communications plan, including publications, medical communications initiatives, and scientific training materials. This individual will serve as the scientific content expert, and work with internal and external stakeholders to ensure all scientific communications projects are completed in an efficient and timely manner, are medically and scientifically accurate, and are of high editorial quality.Responsibilities:
  • Lead execution of the publication and scientific communications plans.
  • Work with authors, internal stakeholders, and medical communications agencies in facilitating the development of high quality abstracts, posters, presentations, and manuscripts.
  • Contribute to the development of educational materials for use by internal, external, and field medical affairs personnel (eg Scientific Platform, slide decks, FAQ documents)
  • Act as system administrator for the electronic publication management platform
  • Assist in reviewing scientific materials for medical and scientific content accuracy.
  • Manage relationships with external medical communications agency service providers.
  • Provide quarterly and ad hoc data to demonstrate progress against key performance indicators for the function, e.g. abstracts planned vs abstracts submitted
  • Act in line with legal, regulatory and company guidelines, standards and codes of practice
  • Travel to scientific meetings as needed (~10% domestic and international)
  • Requirements:
  • Advanced Scientific Degree (Ph.D., Pharm. D) and at least 2 years of medical communications experience in a biotech/pharmaceutical company/Med Comms agency or related experience is preferred
  • Experience in neurology preferred
  • Ability to analyze, interpret, and communicate complex scientific data to different audiences
  • Flawless attention to detail and proven ability to complete writing assignments in a timely manner with minimal oversight
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Excellent knowledge of publications management systems (iEnvision)
  • Strong working knowledge of ICMJE and good publication practice industry guidelines.
  • Experience with managing workflows in Veeva MedComms
  • Experience working with fast paced, collaborative, cross-functional teams
  • Management of consultants and/or vendors is strongly preferred
  • #LI-AL1
    BlueRock Therapeutics Company Culture HighlightsWinner of Boston Business Journal's Best Places to Work (Mid-size Company) 2023Winner of Comparably's Award for Best Company for Diversity 2022Winner of Comparably's Award for Best Company for Women 2022Winner of Comparably's Award for Best CEO 2022BlueRock Therapeutics is ranked in the top 5% of companies for Overall Culture on Comparably.Engineering Department is ranked in the top 5% of companies for Overall Culture on Comparably.
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    Equal Opportunity Workplace: At BlueRock, we welcome and support differences and diversity and we are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.  Please let us know if you require disability-related accommodation or other grounds protected by human rights legislation during the recruitment process so that we can work with you to meet your needs.


    BlueRock Therapeutics is a leading engineered cell therapy company with a mission to develop regenerative medicines for intractable diseases. BlueRock Therapeutics’ cell+gene platform harnesses the power of cells to create new medicines for neurology, cardiology, and immunology indications.

    BlueRock Therapeutics’ cell differentiation technology recapitulates the cell’s developmental biology to produce authentic cell therapies, which are further engineered for additional function. Utilizing these cell therapies to replace damaged or degenerated tissue brings the potential to restore or regenerate lost function.

    BlueRock’s culture is defined by scientific innovation, the highest ethical standards and an urgency to bring transformative treatments to all who would benefit. The company strives to be a top employer of scientific talent, empowering every member of the team to make meaningful and lasting contributions to the burgeoning field of regenerative medicine.

    Become a BlueRocker! We are expanding our BlueRock team at all locations. Contact us on our website to learn about rewarding career opportunities.

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