ABOUT THE COMPANY:

Inflammatix, Inc. is a mission-driven, venture-backed diagnostics company bringing the power of precision medicine to the point of care. We are building novel tests that are based on our expertise in reading the immune system (host response) to address major health challenges. Our tests combine rapid detection of host mRNAs with advanced bioinformatics techniques. Our first products focus on enabling physicians to better diagnose acute infections and sepsis. They are more important now than ever given the current COVID-19 pandemic.  These tests will be performed on our point-of-care platform instrument currently under development, intended for both US FDA and global clearances.  Inflammatix is applying its expertise in computational biology and machine learning to develop a deep pipeline of tests to address numerous unmet needs including autoimmune disorders and NASH.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Vice President of Marketing

We are seeking an accomplished, mission-driven VP of Marketing to lead customer-centric product definition and commercialization. The role is responsible for developing both inbound marketing (product management) and outbound marketing. Inbound marketing ensures that the voices of our customers drive product development efforts. Outbound marketing is tasked to launch and maintain inspiring and compelling medical education and marketing campaigns for rapid and loyal customer adoption in multiple geographies. The successful candidate will have an extensive background in launching and growing novel medical technology products (e.g. diagnostics, medical devices).

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create, coordinate and execute all marketing strategies
  • Develop of unique storytelling content, messaging, branding campaigns and call-to-action-oriented advertising targeted toward key customer segments
  • Oversee product management efforts relevant to product development (e.g. customer requirements)
  • Define and oversee qualitative and quantitative market research projects and analysis
  • Work closely with the clinical team to set publication, conference and medical education plans
  • Develop and execute initial go-to-market plan (with input from clinical, sales and market access teams)
  • Set and manage event, print, digital and other marketing initiatives (engaging with agencies as necessary)
  • Collaborate with senior management on corporate branding and communication (e.g. PR)
  • Develop and prepare key messaging and presentations for senior management and external partners
  • Define objectives and coordinate marketing plans and tactics with future internal sales teams, business partners and distributors
  • Participate in ongoing competitive intelligence initiatives and market analysis
  • Build and manage marketing budget; grow and mentor marketing team

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 12+ years’ marketing diagnostics or medical devices, preferably focused on selling to hospitals and/or clinics
  • History of leading successful product launches; experience in infectious disease diagnostics a plus
  • Experience implementing successful multi-channel marketing programs, including digital
  • Adept at developing and using market research to obtain insights and set plans
  • Experience selecting and managing vendors including branding, market research, and event management
  • Proven excellence in effectively driving multiple projects to deliver results
  • Interested and capable to engage deeply in science such as molecular biology and bioinformatics
  • Experience with disruptive technologies and start-ups preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree with relevant advanced degree a plus

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Patient-centric, mission-driven mindset and passion for engaging and educating clinicians
  • Proven ability to motivate and develop teams; strong leader and collaborator
  • Strategic thinker and adept at utilizing well thought-out frameworks to drive decisions
  • Preference for a fast-paced environment; organized; able to prioritize
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

SALARY, CLASSIFICATION AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Classification: Full-time. Office-based role is based at Inflammatix headquarters in Burlingame, California
  • Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience; includes equity package
  • Benefits: Medical, dental, and vision; 401(k), generous leave and more
  • Able to travel up to 20% of the time, including international travel
  • Duties may require working outside normal business hours (nights and weekends) at times

HOW TO APPLY: Please forward a cover letter and resume to: jobs@inflammatix.com

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