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Manager, Corporate Communications

Ptc Therapeutics  |  posted almost 4 years ago

FullTime | South Plainfield, NJ


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PTC is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of orally administered, proprietary small molecule drugs that target post-transcriptional control processes. Post-transcriptional control processes regulate the rate and timing of protein production and are essential to proper cellular function. PTC's internally discovered pipeline addresses multiple therapeutic areas, including rare disorders, oncology and infectious diseases. PTC has developed proprietary technologies that it applies in its drug discovery activities and in collaborations with leading biopharmaceutical companies. PTC has received marketing authorization in the European Economic Area for Translarna for the treatment of nonsense mutation Duchenne muscular dystrophy in ambulatory patients aged five years and older. Translarna is an investigational new drug in the United States. For more information on the company, please visit our website www.ptcbio.com The Manager, Corporate Communications will support PTC’s public relations and corporate communications, focusing primarily on the development of communications programs for both internal & externally facing corporate updates/press releases/news. He/she will provide ongoing media relations and communications support to PTC Corporate Communications leadership. This role will report to the Sr. Director, Corporate Communications. This is a 6 month contract position, with potential of conversion into a full-time role within PTC. Qualifications: Bachelors’ degree, preferably in Journalism, Communications or a related field. MS/MBA is a plus. Minimum of 5 years of experience in Corporate Communications/Public Relations, preferably within Pharmaceutical/Biotech field. Outstanding verbal and written communications skills. Experience attending and managing corporate events (conferences/meetings) communication plans. Ability to communicate complex scientific issues in a clear and concise manner Strong executive presence, ability to work within fast-paced environment
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