At Massachusetts Life Sciences Center we take pride in our mission to serve as the “hub” of the Massachusetts life sciences ecosystem. We encourage innovation through investments in good science and good business, strengthen and protect Massachusetts’ global leadership position in the life sciences, accelerate the commercialization of promising treatments, therapies, and cures that will improve patient care, create jobs, and drive economic and STEM workforce development.
Massachusetts Life Sciences Center offers competitive pay and benefits, in addition to opportunities to learn and grow.
Vice President, Industry Strategy & Investments
The Vice President, Industry Strategy & Investments for the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (the “Center”) will strategize, plan, direct and implement the Center’s programs, objectives, partnerships and initiatives that target private industry in the life sciences sectors. They will also act as the Center’s primary liaison with industry stakeholders, including private or nonprofit sector organizations that support the needs of the Commonwealth’s life sciences ecosystem. The Vice President, Industry Strategy & investments will represent the Center externally on industry issues, and will recommend to the President & CEO key trends, needs and opportunities for working with industry that will help Massachusetts maintain its global leadership in the life sciences. The Vice President, Industry Strategy & Investments reports directly to the President & CEO and serves as a member of the Center’s Executive Management Team. Learn more. Apply now.
Executive Assistant/Operations Manager
Under the direct supervision of the President and Chief Executive Officer, the Executive Assistant (EA)/ Operations Manager is responsible for supporting the Center’s administrative and facility functions. The EA/Operations Manager serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external parties on all matters pertaining to the CEO’s schedule and center operations pertaining to IT/facility management. The EA/Operation Manager serves as member of the Executive Management Team and in coordination with the Chief of Staff as a liaison to the Center’s Board of Directors and Scientific Advisory Board. The EA/ Operations Manager will also perform, coordinate and oversee office administrative duties for the CEO and special requests from EMT. Learn more. Apply now.
Chief of Staff
The Chief of Staff reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer and creates and implements policies and programs to enhance the image of the Life Sciences Center and effectively communicates the Corporation’s mission and programmatic activities to the citizens of the Commonwealth, local, state and federal government officials, colleges, universities and the life sciences community. The Chief of Staff coordinates the major activities and events across the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center and assists the CEO in implementing annual goals in accordance with the Board of Directors and the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development (EOHED). The Chief of Staff is responsible for ensuring the timely implementation of priority work products; synchronizing the completion of this work while working closely with all personnel across the Center. This position is responsible for coordinating internal and external communications on behalf of the Executive Director. Learn more. Apply now.
Marketing and Communications Associate
This position will contribute to the advancement of the Center’s mission by building awareness about the agency’s programs and services among external groups. The Marketing and Communications Associate must use a variety of skills and tools to support efforts to inform and educate various audiences about the work of the Life Sciences Center and the Commonwealth’s Life Sciences ecosystem. She or he will play an integral role of the Center’s Marketing, Communications, and Community Relations team by providing tactical communications and marketing assistance on a variety projects, assisting with activities including, but not limited to: content development for social media, web, and print platforms, writing press releases, crafting event briefs, creating presentations, event planning and support, photography, and graphic design. A successful candidate will have a passion for writing, a keen eye and skill set for PowerPoint and similar tools/platforms, as well as being conscientious, highly organized, able to prioritize multiple tasks, and have great attention to detail. Learn more. Apply now.
Program Support Intern (Full or Part-Time)
The Industry Strategy and Investments Team is responsible for understanding innovation funding gaps to develop programs to address these gaps, and maintain relationships with key stakeholders in the ecosystem. The team currently manages grant programs for early stage companies, support for translational research, in addition to capital programs for nonprofit research institutions with company partnerships. The team is currently working on programs that address gender parity and representation in life science entrepreneurship, economic development outside of Boston/Cambridge, and increasing translational research in big data, women’s health, and biomanufacturing. Learn more. Apply now.
Massachusetts Life Sciences Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.