Company overview:

Computation is revolutionizing drug discovery. Advances in big chemical data, massive computing power, artificial intelligence, and molecular dynamics simulation are changing the way we develop new drugs. At 1910 Genetics, we put computation at the heart of drug discovery, blending expertise in computational chemistry, structural biology, pharmacology, genetics, data science, and software engineering to develop drugs for previously undruggable targets.

COMPANY OVERVIEW 

Computation is revolutionizing drug discovery. Advances in big chemical data, massive computing power, artificial intelligence, and molecular dynamics simulation are changing the way we develop new drugs. At 1910 Genetics, we put computation at the heart of drug discovery, blending expertise in computational chemistry, structural biology, pharmacology, genetics, data science, and software engineering to develop drugs for previously undruggable targets. 

The Sr./Exec. Director of Business Development at 1910 Genetics will be an important member of the team to drive our partnering strategy. Based in the United States, you will be a part of a team who is passionate about the transforming experience that AI can bring to drug discovery.  

 Essential Job Functions:   

  • Collect market, business and technical information to develop business insights on partners and competitors.  
  • Responsible for scouting key partners/customers, contacts and manage out-reach as well as in-bound reach to secure face to face meetings for formal sales pitch presentation  
  • Assist CEO and CBO on key conferences management, build and adapt the sales pitch, to drive sales strategies, non-confidentiality discussions and deal execution  
  • Maintain meticulous sales pipeline (CRM), and meeting records to provide timely updates to senior management.  
  • Negotiate Term-sheet, manage Due Diligence process to get the right expertise needed.  
  • Able to travel 20% to 40% of the time  

Qualifications:  

  • PhD a must with an undergraduate degree in biology, medicinal chemistry related field  
  • 7-10 years in early drug discovery and development process,   
  • 3-5 years of successful search and evaluation business development track record   
  • A solid out-licensing, collaboration and/or service deal track record is required with industry rolodex.  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including fluency in English.   
  • Hard working, energetic, flexible, agile and ability to learn on the fly. 
  • Willing to adapt to a fast-paced working environment with a sense of urgency.   
  • Strong people skills. A strong team player who is willing to mentor other junior members.   
  • Able to work independently. A great team player and able to work in a diverse, multicultural, and globally distributed team.   

Compensation & benefits 

  • Competitive salary 
  • Once in a lifetime opportunity to help scale a fast growth, VC-backed startup at the intersection of technology and life sciences 
  • Super cool team building activities 
  • Flexible work schedule 
  • Great colleagues 

Sr./Exec Director of Business Development Boston, MA / Business Strategy & Operations
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