Director/Sr. Director of Corporate Communication and Public Relations
San Jose, CA /
Business Development – Business Development Team /
As the Senior Director of Corporate Communications and Public Relations, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company's corporate communications strategies and public relations initiatives. You will play a vital role in building and maintaining the corporate and scientific narrative, advancing Rani's brand and public image, managing our reputation and driving effective communication both internally and externally.
- Develop and implement comprehensive corporate communications strategies aligned with the company's goals and objectives.
- In partnership with the executive team, serve as the company's primary spokesperson and media contact, managing all media relations activities including press releases, media inquiries, and interviews.
- Build and maintain strong relationships with key media outlets, journalists, and industry influencers to generate positive coverage and enhance the company's brand visibility.
- Create compelling and engaging content for various communication channels, including press releases, speeches, articles, blog posts, social media, and other marketing collateral.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure consistent messaging and effective communication across all internal and external channels.
- Provide strategic guidance to senior executives on public relations and communication matters, highlighting potential risks and opportunities.
- Monitor industry trends, competitor activities, and media coverage to identify opportunities for proactive communication and reputation management.
- Oversee the planning and execution of corporate events, conferences, and media engagements to promote the company's brand and thought leadership.
- Collaborate with the company’s external Public Relations firm to establish strong media presence.
Education and/or Job Experience
- Bachelor’s or master’s degree in communications, Public Relations, Journalism, or a related field with 10+ years of proven experience specifically within the biotech/Pharmaceutical industry.
- Proven track record of success and demonstrated career progression in working in and leading corporate communications functions, preferably at a senior level.
- Extensive experience in pharmaceutical / biotechnology corporate communication at both established and emerging companies.
Skills and Specifications
- Strategic mindset with the ability to think critically and provide valuable insights and recommendations as well as build strategic plans.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to craft clear and persuasive messages for diverse audiences.
- Excellent relationship-building skills and the ability to effectively interact with media, executives, and stakeholders at all levels.
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
- Familiarity with digital communication platforms, social media strategies, and emerging communication trends.
- High ethical standards and the ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion.
- A proven team player, high emotional intelligence and executive presence and professionalism.
Salary Range: $170,000 - $227,000
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
Our organization's commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is key to making us a better team - one that makes better decisions, drives innovation, and delivers better business results. At Rani Therapeutics, we're committed to a workplace culture where everyone feels comfortable to bring their authentic selves. We pledge to foster inclusion in our organization by promoting psychological safety, embracing differences, and being accountable for our actions. We strive to make Rani a place where each individual feels seen and empowered to reach their highest potential.
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