Corporate Communications Intern
South San Francisco, CA 
Posted 1 day ago
Job/Internship Description

Portola Pharmaceuticals is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel therapeutics that could significantly advance the fields of thrombosis and other hematologic diseases.

Responsibilities :

  • Develop monthly content for twitter and LinkedIn based on calendar of news flow
  • Act as liaison between W2O and PRC to help facilitate content approval
  • Help update executive linked in profiles
  • Set up google alerts and assist with media monitoring

Internal Communications

  • Draft internal emails to all employees surrounding press releases on medical meetings, earnings and management changes
  • Help facilitate our department participation in Fiesta Friday
  • Assist with communications/planning for roll out of new Corporate Branding to employees
  • Assist with development of slides for All Employee meetings


  • Draft earnings announcement for Q2 call
  • Draft announcements for conference participation
  • Review calendars for Cara/Jenn for 2018/2019 and ensure that investor calls are entered into CRM system
  • Help manage vendor relationships/contracts for 2020


Currently working on completion of Bachelor's degree in related field (Marketing, Communications, PR, etc) and is currently a junior or senior
Graphic Design a plus
Proficient in Microsoft products (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, etc)
Familiar with Linkedin, Glassdoor, Indeed

Portola Pharmaceuticals is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
College Credits Earned
Tuition Assistance
Required Student Status
Preferred Majors
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