Scientific Communications Specialist

  • Genedata
  • Basel, BS, Switzerland
  • 13/08/2021
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Big Data Data Management Statistics

Job Description

The biopharmaceutical industry is on the verge of a digitalization revolution, adopting data-driven R&D approaches in order to develop innovative therapies quicker. Genedata’s market-leading enterprise software is fueling this revolution, enabling both global biopharma giants and cutting-edge biotechs to leverage biopharma R&D data analytics so they can find breakthrough therapies faster and improve outcomes sooner for patients worldwide. Join this digital transformation and help scientists around the world accelerate the pace of biopharma R&D.

About the Role

We are looking for someone with a life science background who is skilled at writing scientific content with a marketing flair. You will translate the scientific, technical, and business benefits of using Genedata’s solutions for digitalizing biopharma R&D into easily understandable, concise content that highlights the reasons for adopting and using our platforms. In addition, you will engage the scientific community, promote brand awareness, and drive the adoption of our products and services to attract and retain business. The right candidate will have a scientific background, a curiosity to keep up with the latest advances in biopharma R&D, and a passion for scientific communication and crafting exciting messages that bridge science, technology, and business.

This position offers an exciting opportunity to support, shape, and promote successful, cutting-edge biopharma R&D software solutions used by global biopharma organizations and innovative biotechs. The position also offers a high level of interactivity and responsibility in a growing company, and the opportunity to work as part of a strong international team.

Your Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with product-specific marketing teams, corporate, and other internal customers to understand business objectives and challenges and translate them into concise and easily understandable written content that supports business priorities and technology concepts
  • Work across teams to create written marketing material for product collateral, email campaigns, landing pages, presentation slides, ads, whitepapers, posters, and blogs across print and digital platforms including social and website
  • Collaborate with external customers and internal scientific experts to develop case studies and white papers, media presentations, product overviews and datasheets, FAQs, briefs, and webinars
  • Collaborate with scientific, product management, and marketing communications teams to make sure our scientific content correctly describes our products and solutions and resonates with target audiences
  • Identify and participate in scientific discussion groups and develop content to promote thought leadership and build awareness
  • Collect and analyze market feedback and trends in biopharma R&D, perform market research, track and analyze competing products and solutions
  • Review marketing material generated by others and provide feedback and coaching

Skills & Experience

  • MSc in biosciences or other related scientific field, or a combination of BSc with 2-4 years of laboratory experience or relevant B2B marketing experience
  • Track record in writing clear and effective copywriting, including articles, blogs etc. for specialist and non-specialist audiences in English (beyond scientific papers, grants, or posters)
  • A passion for writing and delivering creative, high-quality written material under pressure and with changing priorities
  • Strong grasp of marketing and branding concepts and social media
  • Self-motivated and dedicated to quality work with a hands-on mentality
  • Team player who is curious and willing to learn
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
What We Offer

Genedata is on a mission to accelerate the pace of biopharma R&D. Our enterprise software solutions digitalize and automate lab operations so scientists can discover insights faster, push scientific boundaries farther, and drive change right now. With over two decades of success due to closely-knit teams of scientists, software engineers, and business experts, Genedata has become the market-leading provider of enterprise software solutions for biopharma R&D.

As a private and majority employee-owned organization, we empower each employee to be a contributing voice in the company operations and evolution. Our collective expertise in scientific R&D informatics, combined with our open and scalable software platform, makes us the essential technology for the operations of top biopharma companies and innovative biotechs worldwide.

We are headquartered in Basel, Switzerland and have subsidiaries in the US, Germany, UK, Japan, and Singapore.

Genedata offers an attractive Total Reward Package comprised of a competitive salary and attractive benefits in return for your contribution to our success.

As an equal opportunity employer, Genedata proudly celebrates diversity and believes in an inclusive workplace.

Next Steps

Genedata does not accept applications from recruitment agencies.
If you are interested in this position, please apply