Lead, Internal Communications (Remote Position)

Zai Lab

Seattle Washington

United States

Other
(No Timezone Provided)

At Zai (NSDAQ:ZLAB), we are working to generate optimum therapeutics for significant diseases affecting peoples throughout the world. Transforming lives of patients by identifying new and smarter ways to treat and cure disease is out mission. We bring together the best minds from all over the world to pursue our goals.

The Role

Zai Lab is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated, highly experienced communications leader
lead the enterprise-wide, global employee communications function. This includes charting a vision and strategy for internal communications, developing actionable plans in partnership with key functions, such as HR, and ensuring their execution, aligning resources and skill sets to communicate with Zai Lab's growing global organization. This leader is responsible for creating strategies to engage with leaders and people managers and has deep expertise in change management. This role will partner with IT to conceive and launch the Company's intranet site. This position reports to the SVP, Global Communications.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Connect, inform, and inspire employees at every level to the company's mission, strategic priorities and values
  • Develop innovative ways of engaging our employees through content, internal events, and technologies such as the intranet. Help us become "mobile first."
  • Advise senior leaders at Zai Lab at high-impact communications moments and help create events and written communications
  • Set the strategy, vision and plans for companywide, global employee communications function, aligning resources and skill sets in support of plans. Deliver excellence, on time and on budget.
  • Partner closely with the Comms, Investor Relations and HR teams on company-wide communications, such as company milestones, financial results, product announcements, and company-wide initiatives
  • Partner with the Content & Channels team to oversee the Company intranet site and create strategies for internal digital engagement.
  • Leads/advises change management initiatives where necessary.
  • Anticipates and plan for the long-term success of the function.
Qualifications
  • A BA or equivalent degree, preferably in healthcare communications, journalism, or related area
  • 10+ years of experience in internal communications, including 3+ years leading a team and 3+ years in a global environment. Public company experience a plus!
  • A team mentality. Zai Lab is a team-oriented company that requires effective collaboration to drive results. You are someone who not only likes working in a team, but enjoys leading one, too.
  • Personality in your writing (and you're not afraid to show it)
  • Strong planning skills. You know how to manage complex projects, multiple stakeholders and competing priorities to create an actionable plan and get the most impactful work done. You build the feedback loops that will make your plan a success: determining and informing the right stakeholders in Communications and beyond, gaining their buy-in and keeping them informed
  • Poise. You know what questions to ask to get to the heart of the matter and aren't afraid to ask them
  • A start-up mentality, a sound strategic thinker with excellent judgment and lots of energy. This is a lean team so get ready to roll up your sleeves. Sometimes you'll be the visionary, sometimes you'll provide the first draft.,
  • Very strong writing and editing skills.
If you are interested in this position, please send an email with your resume to

Disclaimer: This description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirement for the position. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or based on disability.

Lead, Internal Communications (Remote Position)

Zai Lab

Seattle Washington

United States

Other

(No Timezone Provided)

At Zai (NSDAQ:ZLAB), we are working to generate optimum therapeutics for significant diseases affecting peoples throughout the world. Transforming lives of patients by identifying new and smarter ways to treat and cure disease is out mission. We bring together the best minds from all over the world to pursue our goals.

The Role

Zai Lab is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated, highly experienced communications leader
lead the enterprise-wide, global employee communications function. This includes charting a vision and strategy for internal communications, developing actionable plans in partnership with key functions, such as HR, and ensuring their execution, aligning resources and skill sets to communicate with Zai Lab's growing global organization. This leader is responsible for creating strategies to engage with leaders and people managers and has deep expertise in change management. This role will partner with IT to conceive and launch the Company's intranet site. This position reports to the SVP, Global Communications.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Connect, inform, and inspire employees at every level to the company's mission, strategic priorities and values
  • Develop innovative ways of engaging our employees through content, internal events, and technologies such as the intranet. Help us become "mobile first."
  • Advise senior leaders at Zai Lab at high-impact communications moments and help create events and written communications
  • Set the strategy, vision and plans for companywide, global employee communications function, aligning resources and skill sets in support of plans. Deliver excellence, on time and on budget.
  • Partner closely with the Comms, Investor Relations and HR teams on company-wide communications, such as company milestones, financial results, product announcements, and company-wide initiatives
  • Partner with the Content & Channels team to oversee the Company intranet site and create strategies for internal digital engagement.
  • Leads/advises change management initiatives where necessary.
  • Anticipates and plan for the long-term success of the function.
Qualifications
  • A BA or equivalent degree, preferably in healthcare communications, journalism, or related area
  • 10+ years of experience in internal communications, including 3+ years leading a team and 3+ years in a global environment. Public company experience a plus!
  • A team mentality. Zai Lab is a team-oriented company that requires effective collaboration to drive results. You are someone who not only likes working in a team, but enjoys leading one, too.
  • Personality in your writing (and you're not afraid to show it)
  • Strong planning skills. You know how to manage complex projects, multiple stakeholders and competing priorities to create an actionable plan and get the most impactful work done. You build the feedback loops that will make your plan a success: determining and informing the right stakeholders in Communications and beyond, gaining their buy-in and keeping them informed
  • Poise. You know what questions to ask to get to the heart of the matter and aren't afraid to ask them
  • A start-up mentality, a sound strategic thinker with excellent judgment and lots of energy. This is a lean team so get ready to roll up your sleeves. Sometimes you'll be the visionary, sometimes you'll provide the first draft.,
  • Very strong writing and editing skills.
If you are interested in this position, please send an email with your resume to

Disclaimer: This description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirement for the position. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or based on disability.