Manager Global Medical Communications

Medical Affairs Bothell, Washington



The Manager, Global Scientific Communications serves as a critical contributor within the strategic Medical Communications function. This individual will drive execution of internal and external medical communications to advance Medical Affairs objectives. In this highly cross-functional role, the Manager, Global Scientific Communications will contribute to scientific content development, scientific messaging, publications development, and development of scientific exchange resources to ensure communication activities are aligned to global medical strategy. This individual will also provide project management support to the Senior Manager, Global Scientific Communications, as it relates to relevant program activities.  


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support scientific communication activities
    • Attend and provide logistical and content support for scientific communication team (SCT) meetings to ensure alignment of cross-functional stakeholders on the external scientific communication plan
    • Actively manage the review process for external data disclosures (poster, abstracts, manuscripts, etc.) and field-based materials
    • Create and maintain slide decks and scientific communication resources (e.g., disease state education materials, manuscript summaries, program-specific FAQs, congress summaries, and other briefing documents)
    • Develop program-specific materials such as mechanism of action graphics, scientific communication plans, and other templates to be used company-wide
  • Provide support for therapeutic area-specific scientific communication activities aligned with global medical strategy
    • Conduct gap analyses, as needed, to identify medical/scientific communication needs or opportunities
    • Provide writing and editorial support for Medical Affairs-driven publications
  • Project management to support program activities
    • Manage tracking and milestones of company- or investigator-led publications and provide project status reports to the Medical Communications Senior Management
    • Maintain updates and version control of slides in slide libraries and slide repository
    • Identify and lead opportunities for process design and improvements within Medical Communications
  • Recommend and implement innovative approaches for enhancing Medical Communications deliverables (e.g., digital offerings, tracking of publication metrics, etc.)
  • Support achievement of broader Medical Affairs organizational goals, projects, and timelines, as needed


The successful candidate will have the following skills and experiences:

  • An advanced scientific degree (e.g. PhD, Pharm D) required; a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree is acceptable with extensive relevant experience
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant industry or agency experience in biotechnology or pharmaceuticals (such as Medical Communications, Medical Writing, or Medical Education). Experience within oncology is preferred
  • Experience across all aspects of scientific publication strategy, planning and execution during all phases of drug development, and the commercialization process
  • Knowledgeable of good publication practices and guidance (GPP3, ICMJE), Sunshine Act, and other guidance related to scientific data communication
  • Leadership, communication (verbal/written), and negotiation skills; the ability to work well in cross-functional teams
  • Medical Affairs experience a plus
  • Up to 5% domestic travel (post-pandemic)

As the leading employer in our industry in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle Genetics is proud to offer a competitive total compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the whole lives of our employees and their families. Benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more. To learn more about Seattle Genetics, please visit

Seattle Genetics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.