Jounce Therapeutics

  • Manager, Business Development

    Job ID
    Business Development
    Job Location
  • Company Summary

    Jounce Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical stage immunotherapy company dedicated to transforming the treatment of cancer by developing therapies that enable the immune system to attack tumors and provide long‑lasting benefits to patients. Through the use of its Translational Science Platform, Jounce first focuses on specific cell types within tumors to prioritize targets, and then identifies related biomarkers designed to match the right therapy to the right patient. Jounce’s lead product candidate, JTX-2011, is a monoclonal antibody that binds to and activates ICOS and is currently in the Phase 2 portion of the Phase 1/2 ICONIC trial. For more information, please visit

    Role / Responsibilities

    The Business Development Manager will support Jounce’s business development activities as well as corporate strategy.  This individual will collaborate with the Research & Development, Finance, Legal and other teams to establish and maintain successful relationships with partners for accessing innovation that enable drug discovery through collaboration.  The role will be working in a fast-paced biotech company in Cambridge, MA.  This position reports to Jounce’s Head, Business Development and Alliance Management.





    • Working closely with the Head, Business Development and Alliance Management, leads a range of projects/activities that contribute to the execution of successful, high value BD transactions for Jounce
    • Support potential strategic partnering activities for Jounce programs, generating BD materials and presentations, and coordinating due diligence by closely working with internal team
    • Conducts related competitive analysis, business/financial analysis to support the transaction process as needed
    • As a BD team member, contributes to overall BD and R&D strategy for company growth by analyzing scientific and industry trends
    • As needed, lead scouting effort for external growth opportunities, by organizing and project managing the search & evaluation process


    • Doctorate, Masters degree or MBA with at least 1~3 years of Business Development, VC, consulting, banking and/or drug research and development experience or Bachelor’s degree with 5 years of equivalent work experience.
    • Strong communication/project management/organizational skills across different functions within the organization, including Research and Development, Competitive Intelligence, Legal, CMC, and Finance
    • Good knowledge of drug discovery, development and commercialization processes
    • Knowledge in oncology/immuno-oncology therapeutic area preferred
    • Experience in search and evaluation of innovative therapeutic assets is a plus, but not manditary
    • The ability to work independently as well as coordinate across functions


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    Jounce Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in it’s employment decisions on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, religion, creed, sex, or political beliefs.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. All applicants should be legally entitled to work for any employer in the U.S.



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