Group Director, Corporate and Executive Communications at Real Chemistry

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It's not every day we have a chance to make the world a healthier place—but here, it’s our way of life. Idealistic? Maybe. Deeply pragmatic? Always. Real Chemistry is a global health innovation company that has carved out its space at the intersection between healthcare, marketing and communications, tech, and the people at the heart of it all. It’s with a great sense of purpose that we work together with brave health and wellness companies to create and inspire healthier, happier, and longer lives. It’s our passion. And if you’re still reading, we’re guessing it might be yours too. We are looking to add to our alchemic mix of more than 2,000 talented professionals. At Real Chemistry, we don’t just wish the world was healthier. We leverage tech, data and creativity to make it so. You in?

Job Summary

We are seeking a Senior Director/Group Director, Corporate and Executive Communications to join our growing team. This critical role will build the reputation and relevance of Real Chemistry as a global health innovation company. They will partner with the CEO to build a thought leadership platform, drive execution of media, social and paid opportunities, create connection with employees, and measure impact. In addition, this leader will ensure audiences understand Real Chemistry’s mission, business strategy, and impact in the healthcare space. They will partner with others to build media relationships with key journalists and publications and build Real Chemistry’s narrative as a growing, innovative company. They will be an incredible storyteller and writer, able to think strategically while managing multiple priorities, deadlines, and projects with a proactive approach to solving problems and can-do attitude.

 

The Senior Director/Group Director, Corporate and Executive Communications will understand business and industry issues at the highest level and be able to interpret the CEO’s perspective into compelling content, newsworthy POVs and creative approaches, building his reputation as a leading healthcare business innovator and helping to raise the visibility and understanding of Real Chemistry. This role will partner closely with others, including the CEO Team and the Chief of Staff Team, to identify and drive storytelling opportunities and build key business media relationships over time. They will be able to connect the dots across a wide variety of topics and issues. 

The start date for this role is January 2022.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and execute media relations activities. Identify and build stories to support Real Chemistry's business goals, culture and growth plans.

  • Drive creation of compelling content to inform audiences and inspire them to act.

  • Create and manage high impact, integrated communications strategies from traditional to online and social, to boost reputation and relevance.

  • Develop and execute annual thought leadership plan for CEO – to raise his visibility and that of Real Chemistry.

  • Partner with CEO, the CEO Team, and the Chief of Staff Team and executive leadership to develop timely POVs and content to drive impact with stakeholders, clients and employees.

  • Proactively anticipate trends, news and new engagement mechanisms (i.e., Clubhouse) finding ways to creatively showcase innovation.

  • Partner across the communications and marketing teams to bring the right mix of strategies and tactics to the right audiences.

  • Advise on communications strategies and issues management.

  • Proactively plan for and react if needed to crisis and issues management.

  • Recommend and lead appropriate research and analytic initiatives to support objectives. 

  • Travel required as necessary.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Healthcare experience and understanding of changes happening in the industry.

  • Proven experience working collaboratively with CEOs and senior executives.

  • Comfortable – and successful – working in a fast-paced, fluid environment.

  • Ability to push boundaries, drive to impact and wrangle ideas to outcomes.

  • Ability to take concepts and turn them into actionable steps and execute to precision.

  • Familiarity with social media, digital, video, visual, and collaboration sharing platforms.

  • Ability to translate key strategic business or financial issues into messaging that resonates.

  • Stellar written and verbal communications skills and ability to distill complex technology, healthcare and business information into clear, concise messaging.

  • Proven ability to think ahead, engage proactively and take initiative.

  • Willingness to roll-up sleeves and get the job done, no matter how big or small.

  • Collaborative, enthusiastic, and positive outlook.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or related field.

  • Minimum 10 years of experience leading corporate and executive communications.

Real Chemistry is currently operating with a flexible, hybrid approach and giving our teams the ability to operate in the way that works best for them – at home, in office or a mix. * We trust our people to decide what works best for them, working together with their teams and leaders to support our customers and make the world a healthier place. This policy will continue to be evaluated and may change in the future as we seek to ensure our people stay inspired, engaged, and motivated to do their best work.

  

*All employees who work in a Real Chemistry office, travel for business, or attend a Real Chemistry sponsored event must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees who qualify for a religious or medical exemption to receiving a COVID-19 vaccine are advised to work with our People team for accommodation. 

  

Real Chemistry offers a comprehensive benefit program and perks, including flexible PTO, expanded paid leave for new parents including Your 4th Trimester ® , a program that helps new parents transition back to work, and a five-week sabbatical program. Other perks include Income Protection, Retirement plans/401(k) match, and cell phone savings plans. Learn more about our great benefits and perks at: https://www.realchemistry.com/

 

Real Chemistry is committed to being an Equal Opportunity employer. As such, we seek motivated and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, ethnic or national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local employment discrimination laws where Real Chemistry operates. We strive to employ, motivate, advance and reasonably accommodate any qualified employees and applicants. We believe diversity of persons and ideas forms the most comprehensive, forward-looking company.

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