About the role…

We’re seeking a passionate communications professional with a digital-first mindset to further elevate Inari’s presence in a competitive market. This role would share responsibility for a comprehensive, omnichannel content strategy, and own responsibility for social media execution. As a member of the Corporate Affairs team at a fast-moving startup, no day is the same – beyond social media, expect involvement in activities such as multichannel content development, events, media relations, investor relations and more. This is a great opportunity for professionals looking for new challenges that will help take their career to the next level. We are fast growing and need team members who are ready to keep pace. 

If you have a passion for continual learning and keeping a pulse on the latest trends in social media while driving coverage of groundbreaking technology to build a better food system from the seed up, this is the role for you.

This role would be based in either our Cambridge or West Lafayette offices. Remote opportunities would be considered on a limited basis.

As Communications Manager, you will…

  • Collaborate with teammates to help develop and manage a comprehensive content strategy, sharing oversight of social media strategy
  • Develop and edit traditional and digital communications material, including social posts, news releases, articles, video scripts, infographics, etc.
  • Use monitoring tools to stay abreast of competitor and industry trends to inform and refine execution
  • Measure and report performance of campaigns against established KPIs
  • Support a range of events, including industry trade shows and informational sessions for investors
  • Participate in regular brainstorming sessions to optimize activities

You Bring...

  • 5-8 years of in-house corporate or agency communications experience
  • Extensive experience with – and passion for – developing and executing comprehensive social media strategies across multiple platforms. Experience with a social scheduling and monitoring platform (e.g., Meltwater) is a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, with an ability to effectively communicate with a diverse range of individuals and audiences
  • A strong sense of purpose and drive to develop unique, high-impact solutions
  • Adaptability and enthusiasm for new challenges, innate curiosity, and a passion for learning
  • Creative and strategic thinking, willingness to be bold and take risks, and the ability to recognize and learn from failure
  • A collaborative mindset that is open to giving and receiving ideas, perspectives, and feedback
  • Ability to work both independently and deliver on responsibilities within a highly collaborative environment
  • Experience with startups, agriculture and/or biotechnology preferred but not required

About Inari

Inari is the SEEDesign™ company. We embrace the diversity and complexity of nature in every aspect of our business to drive innovation – to push the boundaries of what is possible. Through our unrivaled technology platform, Inari uses predictive design and advanced multiplex gene editing to develop step-change products. We are taking a nature positive approach to unlock the full potential of seed that will transform the food system. The results will lead to more productive acres delivering value creation for farmers and a more sustainable future for our planet.

Our success is dependent on great minds, collaborating to generate bright ideas and deliver exceptional outcomes.

We have over 170 employees, with research sites in Cambridge, MA (USA) and Ghent (Belgium), as well as a product development site in West Lafayette, IN (USA). We’ve deliberately built a team that brings diversity of thought to all aspects of our business, to generate new ideas, approaches, and ways of operating. And we've intentionally combined experience with potential, bringing agriculture industry experts with the desire to innovate together with bright minds from academia, human therapeutics, software, and consulting. If you want to be part of a diverse and inclusive team developing unique solutions to feed the world while protecting our planet’s natural resources, we’d love to hear from you!



Employee Experience

  • Employee organized groups, regular social events, and volunteer opportunities provide ways for us to forge personal connections and have fun
  • A strong focus on professional development, with both internal and external learning opportunities
  • Collaboration opportunities with external stakeholders through interactions with our Scientific Advisory Community
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance; competitive parental leave

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Inari is proud of our diverse and talented workforce, and committed to maintaining an environment and business practices that reinforce our commitment to equal opportunity. All employment decisions are based solely upon individual competence, track record of performance, and qualifications related to the scope of responsibility of the job, without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.