Senior Director

Evoke Canale

San Diego

About Evoke Canale:

Evoke Canale is an integrated communications agency specializing in biopharma, digital health and genomics/tools providers. Our services include corporate communications, public relations, investor communications, website development, creative services, content creation and distribution, and social media. We work shoulder to shoulder with innovators and entrepreneurs who are creating the future of medicine. We help them communicate their stories to physicians, patients, pharma partners and investors.

About the Role:

We are seeking an amazing full-time director or senior director in San Diego, New York or Washington, D.C., to join our rapidly growing team and work with several exciting clients. The individual will develop and execute strategic communication programs with support from multi-disciplinary teams versed in media relations, corporate communications, patient advocacy, investor relations, content development, and digital and visual communications.

This position requires a passion for working in an innovative industry that is committed to developing new medicines or solutions that can help or perhaps cure people battling health conditions and devastating diseases. The best candidate has a knack for growing relationships with clients and key audiences in the biotech industry. They will participate in strategy and planning sessions with senior management, shape the stories shared with priority audiences, and identify the channels to distribute the stories through the multitude of press, social media or digital resources available to them. Account directors serve as mentors and leaders to team members, and help build high-powered, results-oriented account teams. Directors are exposed to the many facets of the biotech and life science ecosystem, and have the opportunity to flex their creative problem-solving skills in the strategic communications process.

Responsibilities:

  • Revel in anticipating clients’ needs and creatively solve problems.

  • Be a self-starter, with initiative and an eagerness to learn, think critically and creatively, and stretch their skills.

  • Be a voracious consumer of news in order to track industry trends relevant to clients and life sciences industry.

  • Be comfortable communicating with diverse groups of people, including executives, entrepreneurs, investors and journalists.

Requirements:

  • 6+ years’ experience in the biotech industry or in a communications-related position.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

  • Passion, talent and enthusiasm for oral and written language and communications.

  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and make decisions.

  • Must be able to maintain absolute confidentiality of corporate information.

  • Must be detail and deadline oriented.

EEO

Evoke is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Individuals seeking employment at Evoke are considered without regards to age, ancestry, color, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), mental or physical disability, national origin, protected family care or medical leave status, race, religion (including beliefs and practices or the absence thereof), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Further, pursuant to applicable local ordinances, Evoke will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Evoke is an equal opportunity employer M/F/V/D. We appreciate your interest in our company, however; only qualified candidates will be considered.