Communications Specialist

Communications Specialist

Canada Remote Worker

The Emmes Company, LLC ("Emmes") is a global, full-service Clinical Research Organization dedicated to excellence in supporting the advancement of public health and biopharmaceutical innovation. We believe in the power of truth, so much so that we named our company Emmes, which means truth. Through decades of experience we have learned that collaborative relationships thrive and human health benefits when truth is our compass.

Our "Character Achieves Results" culture is driven by five key values that guide our actions in the way we conduct research and distinguish us as an organization: Integrity, Agility, Passion for Excellence, Collaborative Partnerships and Intellectual Curiosity. We are a trusted partner to clients who share our passion for improving public health in a world of ever-changing scientific research.

If you share our motivations and passion in research, come join us! You will be joining a collaborative culture that empowers every Emmes employee — from entry level through top executive — to contribute to our clients' success by sharing ideas openly and honestly.

Primary Purpose

Plays a key role in developing and implementing communication strategies including media outreach, internal communication, and copy writing on behalf of Emmes and global projects. Specific responsibilities will include development of press releases and internal communications, as well as written website and social media content.

  • Plan and execute day to day communication activities and deliverables identified by projects and serve as the communications liaison among scientific advisors and stakeholders.
  • Develop and implement a communication strategy that includes media outreach and social media content creation.
  • Research and write press releases, and content for the company website, infographics, blogs, and newsletters.
  • Support the planning and implementation of both internal and external communication strategies
  • Assist in managing Emmes' social media and online presence
  • Ensure that all Emmes materials meet the Emmes brand identity strategy
  • Assess and report on the effectiveness of communication strategies
  • Build and maintain relationships with Emmes stakeholders
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, English, Public Relations or in a related field required
  • 3+ years' experience in a related communications role, preferably within a global health, clinical research, biotechnology, or life sciences environment.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint
  • Knowledge of Social Media platforms
  • Work history leveraging Social media scheduling software such as SproutSocial, Buffer or Hootsuite
  • Basic understanding of marketing automation software such as Hubspot, or Marketo.
  • Usage of email marketing software such as Mailchimp and/or Constant Contact preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of scientific and research terminology in written communication materials desired
  • Proven strategic and creative mindset with meticulous attention to detail


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The Emmes Company, LLC is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.

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