Senior Communications Manager

De Forest Search - New York, NY

Senior Communications Manager

New York City, NY


The Senior Communications Manager will be a professional writer with exceptional editing skills. There is a strong preference for candidates with experience in science, medicine, or public health. They will also have expert knowledge of AP and AMA writing styles and relevant editorial guidelines.


This individual will be responsible for translating key scientific data into written materials, including medical and scientific journal submissions, op-eds, and blog posts. They will also possess exceptional editorial skills and a meticulous attention to detail.


Highly organized with an ability to plan effectively, this senior manager will also be experienced at overseeing successful projects that required collaborating with multiple stakeholders both within and outside an organization.



  • Write and edit external communications materials, including medical and science journal submissions, op-eds and blogposts
  • Ensure materials are well written and logically structured; sharpen copy asrequired
  • Correct formatting, references, and other written errors in order to finalizedocuments
  • Develop a deep understanding the company's work and landscapes to ensure consistency of messages
  • Enforce copy guidelines and policies
  • Collaborate with external communicationsagencies



  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or a related field. A degree in general life science or public health ispreferred
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills with at least ten years of experience as awriter.
  • Experience in science, medicine, or public health ispreferred
  • Strong knowledge of AP and AMA writing styles, as well as relevant editorialguidelines
  • The ability to make complex information, particularly scientific and heath research, relatable to a variety of audiences
  • Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills with excellent project managementexperience
  • Self-starter who can work independently or support others whennecessary
  • Strong interpersonal skills and sense of teamwork and collaboration

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