Director of General Affairs

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At Matica Biotechnology Inc., our team is highly collaborative, creative, and passionate about the work we do to further our mission through our people practices. We are seeking a Korean speaking professional to join the team in an exciting, high-impact blended role where they will serve as Director of General Affairs and liaison to our Korean shareholders.  We are looking for a GA leader with a track record in collaborative and solutions-oriented business practices; experience in strategic communications field, including event planning or execution virtual and in-person. This position will work closely with CEO, CoS, Finance and HR, and other executives, to support company general affairs, internal/external communications, and strategy.

What We Offer

  • Opportunity to grow and lead in a start-up company with a strong backing from multinational mother company, in very dynamic biopharma sector, together with diverse, smart and ambitious colleagues that you can learn from

  • Competitive salary, opportunity at equity plan

  • Key benefits: Medical, dental, vision insurances, workers comp, paid vacation


General operation and administration of the company (34%)

  • Including but not limited to compliance, legal, risk management, immigration, office supply purchasing, general vendor management, safety/security in collaboration with Finance and HR

  • Help organize and host corporate events


Internal/External Affairs (33%)

  • Plan and support Board Meetings and Shareholder Meetings

  • Prepare board/shareholder presentations; Prepares internal and external correspondence on behalf of CEO

  • Coordinate communications between existing shareholders.


Corporate strategy (33%)

  • Work closely with executives to develop the framework of mid/long term corporate strategy; coordinate execution of the tactical aspect in collaboration with rest of the company unit/department/function

  • Support executives in delivering board/shareholder mandates.


  • Able to fluently communicate in Korean

  • 5+ experience in internal/external communications (can be in the U.S. or worldwide, preferably with KR companies)

  • Able to travel locally/internationally (expected travel: 10-20%)

  • Held significant positions in Finance, HR, Legal, or Communications, or was responsible for similar work scope closely with boards and C-suite.

  • Working knowledge of corporate finances, HR, and relevant laws and regulations

  • Understanding of biotech/pharma/biomanufacturing industry is a plus

  • Experience in strategic communication field, including event planning or execution, is a plus

  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills, including PPT presentation as well as computer literacy in MS Outlook, Word and Excel.

  • Management and administrative skills: Organized and able to multi-task, project/time-manage, problem-solve

  • Ability to operate in high pressure environment at times; be resourceful

  • Ability to manage multiple layers of internal/external stakeholders; collaborator and bridge-builder