Senior Director, Corporate Communications - Innovative Gene Therapy Start Up

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Description

Location: East Coast, US

Reporting to: Chief of Staff and SVP Program & Portfolio Management


Role summary

Orchard Therapeutics is clinical-stage biotechnology company developing transformative gene therapies for patients with severe inherited orphan diseases. The company was formed in September 2015 and was named a Fierce 15 Company by Fierce Biotech in 2016. Orchard’s lead program, OTL-101, autologous lentiviral gene therapy for ADA-SCID (adenosine deaminase severe combined immunodeficiency), is anticipated to become one of the first gene therapies aprpoved by the FDA.

As the company is expanding its pipeline and preparing to launch its first products, we are looking to appoint a Senior Director, Corporate Communications, to lead the company’s interactions with external audiences.

Working closely with the Chief of Staff and SVP Program & Portfolio Management, the role requires a highly resourceful individual with previous experience in Communications and outstanding interpersonal skills. This is a unique opportunity to shape the external communication strategy and raise the profile of a pioneering gene therapy company poised to become a leader in the field of rare diseases.

Requirements

Responsibilities

The Senior Director, Corporate Communications will work alongside the Chief of Staff and SVP Program & Portfolio Management, the Chief Executive Officer and the Leadership Team of Orchard Therapeutics to shape the external communication strategy and to raise the profile of the company with external audiences.

Responsibilities will include the following:

Skills

Education

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