ABSCI Marketing Communications Manager / Director Salary in the United States

How much does a Marketing Communications Manager / Director make at companies like ABSCI in the United States? The average salary for Marketing Communications Manager / Director at companies like ABSCI in the United States is $113,334 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $97,294 and $129,375. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities


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Marketing Communications Manager / Director

AbSci is a growth stage synthetic biology company located in a new, state-of-the art laboratory in downtown Vancouver, WA, just across the river from Portland, OR.  AbSci is a global leader and innovator of revolutionary biomanufacturing technologies, designing and programming cells for next-generation biopharmaceuticals. Our Protein Printing™ technology results in dramatic reductions in the cost of producing biologics, acceleration of drug discovery timelines, and enables the production of previously difficult or impossible-to-produce molecules. Our technology is a new paradigm in protein production, as it increases discovery throughput, accelerates development, reduces manufacturing costs, and increases plant capacity for the biopharmaceutical industry.

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Marketing Communications professional to spearhead all communications efforts for the company. This person will be creating materials for PR efforts, leading a rebrand and site relaunch, writing pitch decks, and creating an internal communications plan. This will be a very hands-on role, so we need someone who is a strong writer and equally skilled at selecting and managing external agencies.

The focus will be on creating consistent messaging and branding for business development, PR and recruiting efforts.


  • Be an expert guide for our teams external and internal communications.
  • Writing press releases, managing PR and media relations, including managing social media channels.
  • Work with the CEO on internal communications and develop a strategy.
  • Develop materials for business development and recruiting purposes.
  • Ensure brand consistency and polish of all marketing materials, we’re looking for someone who has a good design eye and solid editing skills.
  • Manage external agency partnerships.
  • Collaborate with other teams at AbSci on cross-functional programs and contribute to our team-oriented culture. 


  • 7+ years of experience in marketing, communications or public relations roles.
  • Prior experience developing messaging and shaping a brand.
  • PowerPoint skills to be able to create and manage pitch decks and a design eye to maintain formatting and polish.
  • Demonstrable track record of public relations successes.
  • Experience in internal and external communications in a hands-on writing role.
  • Editing and proofreading skills.
  • Prior experience ghostwriting for executives.

Additional things that are not required, but would be a huge plus:

  • PhD in microbiology, molecular biology, synthetic biology, or a related scientific discipline.
  • Experience with Salesforce or similar enterprise-level CRM tools.
  • Experience in biologics, synthetic biology or similar industries.

We seek candidates with a passion for building a creative company culture that is collaborative, multidisciplinary, and committed to make a transformative impact to our industry. To be successful in this role, we look for passion in scientific innovation, adept technical skills, and excitement about working in a dynamic startup environment. A demonstrable track record of success in functioning as part of a project team is essential.  AbSci offers highly competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including medical and dental insurance, paid time off, and 401(k) with a generous company match. 

This position is for our Vancouver, WA location (just outside of Portland, OR) - there is no relocation assistance offered at this time. Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required.  We are not able to sponsor individuals for employment visas for this job. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. 

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