Sunnyvale, California, United States
23andMe is looking for a seasoned, creative Senior Manager of Media Relations that loves storytelling and effectively executing communications strategies and campaigns. In this role, you will lead our media relations’ efforts to drive greater awareness of 23andMe’s consumer health products and large-scale research based on genetic data. This person has strong media relationships and experience delivering quality, measurable results.
Who We Are
Since 2006, 23andMe’s mission has been to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. We are a group of passionate individuals pushing the boundaries of what’s possible to help turn genetic insight into better health and personal understanding.
Who You Are
The ideal candidate is someone who is obsessed with health and has a passion for helping people lead longer, healthier lives. You are excited to disrupt the healthcare industry and want to inspire others through the power of preventive health. Like us, you are mission-driven and have a strong desire to provide individuals with more direct and affordable access to their health information. You’re empathetic - you want to contribute to something meaningful that truly impacts peoples’ lives, and you are not afraid to try to break down barriers to make it happen.
This person will take initiative and juggle multiple projects at once. You are willing to take risks and think creatively in order to reach new audiences in promoting the company’s consumer health products and scientific work. We’re looking for a strong storyteller who can translate complex concepts in an impactful way for broad audiences. You enjoy collaborating with others, and working effectively across various internal teams and external organizations. You are a clear and articulate communicator and a great listener and observer. We’re seeking a self-starter, and reliable team player with strong initiative and the ability to thrive in a high-intensity, rapidly changing environment.
What You’ll Do
What You’ll Bring
23andMe, headquartered in South San Francisco, CA, 23andMe is a genetics-led consumer healthcare and therapeutics company empowering a healthier future. Founded in 2006, the company’s mission is to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. 23andMe has pioneered direct access to genetic information as the only company with multiple FDA authorizations for genetic health risk reports. The company has created the world’s largest crowdsourced platform for genetic research, with 80 percent of its customers electing to participate. The platform also powers the 23andMe Therapeutics group, currently pursuing drug discovery programs rooted in human genetics across a spectrum of disease areas, including oncology, respiratory, and cardiovascular diseases, in addition to other therapeutic areas. More information is available at www.23andMe.com.
At 23andMe, we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. 23andMe will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.
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