Director* Corporate & Scientific Communications

  • Mainz
  • Work experience
  • Senior, very experienced
  • Marketing, Communication, PR
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Become a member of the BioNTech Family!

As a part of our team of more than 2.500 pioneers, you will play a key role in developing solutions for some of the most crucial scientific challenges of our age. Within less than a year, we were able to develop our COVID-19 mRNA vaccine following the highest scientific and ethical standards – writing medical history.
We aim to reduce the suffering of people with life-changing therapies by harnessing the potential of the immune system to develop novel therapies against cancer and infectious diseases. While doing so, we are guided by our three company values: united, innovative, passionate. Get in touch with us if you are looking to be a part of creating hope for a healthy future in many people's lives.

Director* Corporate & Scientific Communications

As a Director* for Scientific Communications, you will be responsible for communicating the medical value that BioNTech’s platforms, pipeline and products bring to patients. In this role, you will be a part of the global communications team and head up scientific communications. You will direct and oversee the tactical execution of all scientific communication deliverables, incl. data-focused press releases, digital work, and medical congresses. You will also work with the clinical teams on trial materials and drive scientific communications from a corporate communication perspective. You are expected to be a subject matter and data expert, as well as an expert in communications principles and execution. Your main responsibilities are:
  • Drive and develop scientific narrative and ensure consistency across all scientific communication activities in close alignment with the Chief Medical Officer and her teams
  • Decide on strategic direction, insights and leadership for the development of scientific communication strategies that will shape how BioNTech communicates regarding our products as well as product candidates at various stages of clinical development
  • Provide scientific communication input and review of corporate materials, patient-focused communications and congress activities as well as maintain and continuously improve strategies and processes designed to effectively communicate our data; champion new approaches for modern and digital medical communications by actively maintaining awareness
  • Own and observe scientific topics, e.g. staying up to date on key developments in our fields of research and serve as the subject matter expert of best publication practices and industry standards to ensure BioNTech’s publications comply with all external codes and ethical standards; as needed, drive the adoption of new publication guidelines, standards, processes and technologies
  • Drive and foster relationships with external medical communication agencies and cultivate partnerships with medical societies and therapy area experts

What you have to offer.

  • University degree with several years of professional experience in medical/scientific writing and corporate communications, ideally from an agency pharma, biotech or technology company
  • Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills with attention to detail; storytelling expertise and the skills to translate complex topics and concepts into engaging messages with the ability to shape and deliver key messages to various audiences, tailored to their individual needs
  • Excellent communication skills as well as fluent English and German skills (both spoken and written)
  • Ability to handle multiple projects passionately, take initiative independently and working in an international team

Benefits for you.

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses
  • Mobile Office
  • Special Vacation
... and much more.

Have we kindled your pioneering spirit?

Then apply now for our location Mainz and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

If you have any further questions, our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer them on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (monday-friday, from 12 noon to 4 pm).

Job-ID 5397 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

*BioNTech does not differentiate on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, religion, color, sexual orientation or identity, disability, age and other protected statuses as given by applicable law. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Most important – it’s a match!

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