Genmab is focused on the creation and development of innovative and differentiated antibody products, with the aim of improving the lives of cancer patients.
We are looking for a Manager, Product Communications to strengthen our product communications capabilities and our overall Investor Relations and Communications (IR&C) team as Genmab continues its rapid growth and transformation.
The Manager will be charged with supporting the development and execution of Genmab’s communications efforts supporting our approved, on-market medicines and the investigational bispecific antibody therapies in our proprietary pipeline.
This role will require strong collaboration with our co-development and co-commercialization partners and cross-functional teams to build messaging and positioning, communications strategy and tactics.
This role is based in the Genmab Princeton, NJ, offices, reports to the Director, Product Communications, and requires strong science and marketing communications expertise in the life sciences industry and excellent skills in crafting communications materials to key target audiences.
The Manager reports to the Director of Product Communications, based in Princeton, NJ. The key objectives of the role are to :
Support Genmab with a focused global and U.S. communications program for its on-market medicines and promising early-stage bispecific antibody therapies in its proprietary pipeline, increasing the understanding and value behind Genmab’s innovative next-generation therapies.
Develop product communications plans to support brand strategy, clinical development programs, regulatory milestones, pre-launch and launch activities.
Act as point of contact with co-development and co-commercialization partner and cross-functional internal teams. Support partnership communications to secure corporate positioning and reputation in programs under partnership.
Cross-functional collaboration is required to achieve success. This position will need to be able to collaborate with company partners and cross-functional colleagues to drive communications strategy and implement day-to-day initiatives.
Shape and further build the Genmab story by bringing to life the scientific innovation and medical value of our innovative medicines through clear messaging that supports the brand’s objectives;
raise awareness of the medical need; support internal engagement / pull through.
Execute strategic global communications for on-market medicines and early-stage bispecific antibody therapies under co-development and co-commercialization partnership agreements.
Collaborate with the R&D, Medical, Commercial and Alliance Management teams on product lifecycle communications including data presentations / publications, clinical trial announcements, regulatory pre- and filings and pre-approval / approval and launch.
Manage PR agency partners in collaboration with co-commercialization partners.
Align with IR&C colleagues on media strategy efforts and serve as member of cross-functional teams on different projects related to the communications and special projects, such as non-branded disease-awareness efforts.
Develop metrics and KPIs to measure program success. Work with Director to showcase results internally, as appropriate.
Position includes approximately 20-25% national and international travel.
Work collaboratively with IR&C Social Media Associate Director to plan and executive strategic and comprehensive social media communications supporting various announcements.
Minimum 6-8 years of experience in communications, science writing and content creation; experience in business writing or writing for corporate audiences a must.
Prolific communicator with excellent story-telling skills, ability to communicate complex science to broad audiences using traditional and digital assets, with keen understanding how to create content and tell stories for various channels.
Corporate Communications and / or agency experience in the healthcare field, oncology; experience in the life science industry and knowledge of key media outlets and journalists.
Exceptional relationship management skills and project and time management skills with ability to lead and manage multiple projects from conception to completion, execute projects to set goals and gather metrics to measure success.
Ability to offer strong communications counsel and work with people at all levels of an organization to complete projects and thrive in a challenging, demanding, and rapidly changing environment with a can-do spirit and flexibility.
Strong experience of digital communications and social media best practices.
Bachelor’s Degree required.
Moreover, you meet the following personal requirements :
Team player, ability to create a strong network across the company and across functions as well as with external stakeholders and executive Management.
Flexible and able to cope with and adapt to changing priorities and willing to travel.
Comfortable in a dynamic environment in which priorities and drivers can quickly change.
Genmab will offer the successful application a challenging position, where the right candidate will have the opportunity to work with highly specialised people across functions in an informal, multicultural environment, with an aim to make a difference in the lives of people with cancer.
At Genmab, we pride ourselves on our unique culture. We are committed to make a positive impact on the lives of cancer patients.
We hypothesize and experiment to seek innovative solutions, no matter the employee’s role; we speak up, empower each other, and embrace change and growth;
we respect and celebrate our differences while working as one team. Teamwork and respect are central pillars of Genmab’s culture and we therefore ensure an inclusive, open, and supportive professional work environment across our international locations.
Genmab employees work with determination, challenge the status quo and cultivate a growth mindset in everything we do.
We are committed to fostering workplace diversity at all levels of the company and we believe it is essential for our continued success.
No applicant shall be discriminated against or treated unfairly because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability or genetic information.
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