Senior Director, Brand Portfolio and Communications Portfolio at ModernaTX, Inc.

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Description:

The Role:

Reporting directly to the Chief Brand Officer, this role will be responsible for organizing and overseeing the Brand and Communications Portfolio of ongoing programs and special initiatives. This role will sit at the intersection of Brand and Communications strategy, portfolio, and delivery, with broad exposure across the function and interdependent business areas. This role will help develop best-in-class practices in how we deliver priorities across the business and engage key stakeholders to ensure readiness and adoption of key Brand and Communications work/initiatives.

This role will partner closely with the Brand & Communications Leadership Team, Commercial and Digital Operations to gather a holistic view of team priorities, informing a comprehensive portfolio of work spanning integrated programs and business priorities. Ultimate success of this individual will be proven by a planful and integrated Portfolio roadmap, and successful delivery and adoption of those initiatives broadly.

We work collaboratively as a team, we are relentless in the pursuit of excellence, we curiously will boldly challenge the status quo if we can provide a better way, and we aim to strike a balance between process efficiency, effectiveness, and controls and compliance. We are committed to delivering accurate, timely, and insightful information with an elevated level of customer service, while striving to continuously improve our processes to help scale our operations to support future growth.

Here's What You'll Do:

  • Serve as the Brand and Communications Portfolio and programs liaison for Brand and Communications Leadership and key business stakeholders, providing collaborative guidance and advice on program management strategies and frameworks to drive the successful completion of portfolio priorities

  • Develop and implement an innovative Brand and Communications Portfolio strategy and program management framework

  • Develop and maintain integrated Portfolio and priorities roadmap

  • Support portfolio deliverables and processes to ensure accuracy, visibility, alignment, and optimization of Brand and Communications' strategic financial investment

  • Develop the Portfolio Management processes, proper cadence, and channels (bi-weekly status reports, roadmaps, governance), and support through formatting dashboards and ensuring accuracy and visual consistency across all Portfolio channels

  • Partner across Brand and Communications team and key business stakeholders to help inform and guide strategic programs, projects, and other initiatives

  • Manage the full project lifecycle of the program portfolio and projects, ensuring cross-functional teams work collaboratively and effectively

  • Design and support scalable infrastructure (processes, tools and templates) to enable best-in-class end-to-end project delivery

  • Help define initiative value proposition, scope, work plan, resource needs, timeline, and budget,

  • Identify risk mitigation and success criteria/measurement

  • Help to communicate project status, milestone progress/achievement, and risks and issues to team leadership

  • Manage special integrated brand projects as needed across the portfolio

  • Partner with key Program Owners and Subject Matter Experts across Moderna to ensure audiences receive the right level of information in a timely matter in support of Brand/Comm's strategic portfolio, programs, and other initiatives

  • Drive and maintain consistency across the Portfolio in terms of execution, status tracking, change management and communication activities

  • Measure and track program effectiveness through qualitative and quantitative methods

  • Develop a keen understanding of various cross-functional audiences and their needs, common interdependencies

  • Conduct regular checkpoints with key partners such as Commerical (including global), GMs, digital and Decision Sciences

  • Partner with the Brand/Comms LT, Finance, Digital and other key business stakeholders to gather insights/interdependencies informing portfolio management and execution

  • This role is based in Cambridge, MA and is expected to be in office 70% of the time.

Here's What You'll Bring to the Table:

Basic Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent is required

  • 10+ years of relevant experience in project management

  • Brand and Communications functional knowledge required

  • Change management and program communications experience required

  • Experience working with senior leaders in a dynamic and ambiguous environment

Preferred Requirements:

  • Ability and affinity for working in a matrix environment with cross-collaboration and multiple lines of accountability

  • Ability to influence others

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with strong attention to detail

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills across teams, cultures and geographies

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Expertise in planning, road mapping and meticulous delivery

  • Proven project management skills - including associated PM technology platforms

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software

Moderna is pleased to provide you and your family with a comprehensive and innovative suite of benefits, including:

  • Highly competitive and inclusive medical, dental and vision coverage options

  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses

  • Lifestyle Spending Account funds to help you engage in personal enrichment and self-care activities

  • Family care benefits, including subsidized back-up care options and on-demand tutoring

  • Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes

  • Exclusive preferred pricing on Peloton fitness equipment

  • Adoption and family-planning benefits

  • Dedicated care coordination support for our LGBTQ+ community

  • Generous paid time off, including:
    • Vacation, sick time and holidays
    • Volunteer time to participate within your community
    • Discretionary year-end shutdown
    • Paid sabbatical after 5 years; every 3 years thereafter

  • Generous Paid Leave offerings, including 18 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents

  • 401k match and Financial Planning tools

  • Moderna-paid Life, LTD and STD insurance coverages, as well as voluntary benefit options

  • Complimentary concierge service including home services research, travel booking, and entertainment requests

  • Free parking or subsidized commuter passes

  • Location-specific perks and extras!

About Moderna

Since our founding in 2010, we have aspired to build the leading mRNA technology platform, the infrastructure to reimagine how medicines are created and delivered, and a world-class team. We believe in giving our people a platform to change medicine and an opportunity to change the world.

By living our mission, values, and mindsets every day, our people are the driving force behind our scientific progress and our culture. Together, we are creating a culture of belonging and building an organization that cares deeply for our patients, our employees, the environment, and our communities.

We are proud to have been recognized as a Science Magazine Top Biopharma Employer, a Fast Company Best Workplace for Innovators, and a Great Place to Work in the U.S.

As we build our company, we have always believed an in-person culture is critical to our success. Moderna champions the significant benefits of in-office collaboration by embracing a 70/30 work model. This 70% in-office structure helps to foster a culture rich in innovation, teamwork, and direct mentorship. Join us in shaping a world where every interaction is an opportunity to learn, contribute and make a meaningful impact.

If you want to make a difference and join a team that is changing the future of medicine, we invite you to visit to learn more about our current opportunities.

Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.

Moderna is a place where everyone can grow. If you meet the Basic Qualifications for the role and you would be excited to contribute to our mission every day, please apply!

Moderna is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry or citizenship, ethnicity, disability, military or protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, or any other personal characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

Belonging, Inclusion, and Diversity are critical to the success of our company and our impact on society. We're focused on attracting, retaining, developing, and advancing our employees and believe that by cultivating diverse experiences, backgrounds, and ideas, we can provide an environment where every employee is able to contribute their best.

Moderna is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to qualified job applicants with disabilities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should contact the Accommodations team at (EEO/AAP Employer)
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