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Ground-Level Role For Phd Seeking Alternative Career In Communications


Russo Partners LLC

Remote/Flexible | New York, NY

Posted February 4

Job Description


As a member of our team, you will use your advanced degree and passion for science to synthesize clinical and pre-clinical data, new treatment pathways, and emerging technologies for media consumption. You will be immersed in learning about the clinical development process and the catalysts within that drive shareholder value. You will also be entrenched in the biopharmaceutical and mainstream press that influences our clients’ stakeholders – investors, analysts, bankers, key opinion leaders and their followers – and the art of how we place meaningful, market-moving news coverage.  

You will have the chance to develop the skills you need with us through mentorship, in-office trainingoff-site workshops and real life client interaction. The diverse nature of our worpresents opportunities to quickly develop a broad base of knowledge and remain intellectually stimulated. Advancement is based on consistent delivery of quality work that meets deadlines.  

Ideal candidates will have a sincere passion for science. Problem-solving abilities and creativity are coveted in this role. A qualified candidate will have earned advanced degree in a life science related field. Successful candidates are often looking to alter their career paths out of academia and have demonstrable leadership and communications strengths. 

Responsibilities 

  • In-depth analysis of scientific literature and industry news to identify opportunities to engage in points of interest and debate 

  • Science-related writing and research, project management and administrative support 

  • Media relations, monitoring, reporting and measurement 

Characteristics 

  • Detail-oriention and able to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment 

  • Outgoing and personable 

  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly with strong organizational skills 

Requirements 

  • An advanced degree in biology, chemistry, biomedical engineering, or related disciplines or relevant coursework 

  • Strong writing and communication skills; familiarity with AP style is an advantage 

Benefits 

  • Competitive salary 

  • Extensive professional development opportunities 

  • Medical, dental, vision 

  • 401K and profit-sharing 

Job type 

  • Full-time 

Job location 

  • New York, NY 10001 

 

 



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