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Guardant Health focused on rare-cell diagnostics
 
Marketing, Full Time       Posted: Tuesday, November 27, 2018
 
   
 
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  Company Description

Guardant Health is a pioneer in non-invasive cancer diagnostics & the first company tocommercialize a comprehensive genomic liquid biopsy. Our proprietary digital sequencing technology is transforming cancer treatment by providing an accurate & precise picture of the individual genomic alterations that cause tumors to grow, change, & develop resistance to treatment. We have combined decades of scientific research, advances in laboratory technology, & our breakthrough innovation in liquid biopsy to create new tests that have already handled tens of thousands of samples. We believe our tests can accelerate new drug development & improve the lives of all patients fighting cancer. Our current products are just the beginning of what we hope to accomplish & new uses of our platform are emerging.

We succeed best by coordinating our creative talents & energies to achieve results far beyond what any single individual could accomplish. We seek very talented people who want to be part of our fantastic team.

Job Description

Lead development, implementation & execution of external strategies & messaging to communicate the Guardant Health story, building a positive reputation with key external stakeholders including investors. Collaborate with & advise senior leaders & functional groups including Investor Relations, Marketing, Clinical Development, Tech Development, Legal & Regulatory to ensure external corporate messaging is consistent & supports Guardant's Health's mission. Support development of messaging across Guardant Health product portfolio. Champion Guardant's values internally & partner with the People Team to develop strategies & messaging that generates excitement for potential job candidates & current employees. Serve as a media spokesperson; build & maintain relationships with key reporters. Maintain expert knowledge of the competitive, scientific, technical, regulatory, & reimbursement landscape. Manage high-profile communication issues & crises.

Role Specifics:

  • Develop & manage integrated strategic external & internal corporate communication programs & content that support company business goals by achieving appropriate positioning opportunities for Guardant Health, its products & programs, & supporting its desired image among key internal & external audiences.
  • Lead the development & distribution of written & oral communication in order to deliver the company story to a wide variety of internal & external stakeholders
  • Drive relationship-building & engagement with media/influencers to generate frequent, positive coverage.
  • Become a subject matter expert & passionate storyteller about Guardant Health & our mission
  • Plan the Editorial Calendar & report results of our media engagement
  • Support senior leaders with speaking engagements
  • Handle highly sensitive, confidential corporate communications, initiatives & projects & advise senior management on associated communication strategies & issues. Lead & manage communication strategy & execution during crises.
  • Collaborate with finance, marketing, medical affairs, clinical development & regulatory to identify key messages & ensure accurate information is reflected in external corporate communications.
  • Work closely with Marketing to develop programs that support & complement product marketing campaigns
  • Advance Guardant Health policy positions & messaging to ensure IR & PR communications vendors are positioned to engage stakeholders
  • Performs all other related duties as required
  • Travel Requirement: 25%
Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Education: Minimum of a Bachelors Degree & 10+ years of related experience in pharmaceutical/Biotech or Diagnostic communications
  • Pharma/biopharma or Diagnostic communications experience required
  • Executive presence & comfort in all interactions with employees, senior-level management & critical external stakeholders, (e.g. media, policy officials, advocates)
  • Proven ability to lead through influence, flexibility & diplomacy
  • Excellent writing, presentation & oral communication skills with strong business acumen & ability to create messaging that drives engagement
  • High level of energy, initiative & ownership
  • High result orientation with proven track record of strong implementation skills
  • Strong interpersonal, partnering, & influencing skills; ability to bring together a variety of different viewpoints from different stakeholders, incl. senior management, & to work towards a common approach with the right level of integration & guidance
  • Experience in PR agency management & selection
Additional Information

· This role reports into the VP of Marketing

· This role has 1 direct report

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

 
 
 
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