Communications Manager

Paris, France

Cellectis invites applications for a Communications Manager position in Paris. The Communications team focuses on all aspects of corporate communications associated with the Cellectis Group including corporate reputation, business and employee engagement through internal and external communications and digital/social media. The Communications Manager will support internal and external communications and report to the VP of Communications. The position includes a wide variety of communications activities, including executive communications, media relations, employee communications, engagement efforts, and project execution.

Published on June 12, 2019

Job Summary

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Deliver on communications plans and work when needed with external agencies to support external initiatives and projects
  • Help drafting press releases, executive support for speaking engagements, media interviews and other areas as needed
  • Maintain databases, calendar tracking, conference calls and provide support as needed including press release distribution
  • Manage external website and intranet
  • Organize internal and external events in Paris
  • Assist with maintaining, tracking and updating communications materials
  • Participate in competitive intelligence efforts
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required ideally in communications, marketing or journalism with at least 4 years of experience in communications within a corporate or agency fast-paced environment
  • Superb writing/editing skills in French and English.
  • Solid knowledge of Adobe creative suite
  • Attention to details required
  • Strong people and project management skills required
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Broad understanding of French and European media, a strong sense of what makes a good feature or news angle, and a varied contact list across the media landscape
  • Ability to work quickly and effectively, often managing several projects under deadline
  • Strong team player, leader, self-starter and positive catalyst
  • Additional personal or business experience involving biotechnology, pharmaceutical or medical device industry
  • Fluent in English
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in France