Role Purpose/Position Overview
The individual in this position will manage Xeno Lung’s public image and cultivate community contacts to increase awareness and collaborative opportunities. Primary responsibilities include organizing volunteers, coordinating special events, implementing community outreach programs and managing online social media networking.
Plan, implement and analyze public relations and marketing strategies that advance Xeno Lung’s mission and goals to cure end-stage lung disease by creating an unlimited supply of transplantable lungs sourced from swine that are genetically modified, designated pathogen free (DPF) and part of a pre-treatment regimen that maximizes human tolerability with minimum immunosuppression.
Event planning, volunteer coordination and community outreach programs.
Potentially draft press releases and contact persons in the media to broadcast or print their material.
Nurture connections with patients and businesses and organizations that help support company goals and to create community awareness by managing and utilizing social media and other means of communication.
Track, report and manage progress regarding community relations.
Five years+ previous experience in Communications, Public Relations, and/or Community Relations for high technology projects
Experienced public speaker and presenter; particularly large groups.
Highly organized self-starter.
Ability to operate Apple and/ or PC; Advanced Microsoft Office Suite (2007 and 2010) skills: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project required, as well as Adobe Acrobat, Visio and excellent data entry skills.
Experienced in data analysis systems, utilizing the internet and social media.
United Therapeutics Corporation - 8 months ago