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Graduate Scientific Marketing Officer - Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire   •  Permanent, Full time


Jason at CK Science is recruiting for a Science Graduate (or equivalent) with either experience or an interest in Social Media, Marketing, Web Design and Communications to take on a brand new role with a new and developing Biotech company based in Hertfordshire. We see this role growing and developing with the successful incumbent and in line with the company so if you are in a position of holding a scientific degree/qualification or background in science but do not see yourself at the bench but want to use your experience this could be ideal for you. With a salary circa £25,000 and commutable from both London & Cambridge this is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate.

The Company:
The company are a biotechnology company based in the UK and Germany (this role is in Hertfordshire) with an ambitious vision to create better lives for people suffering from chronic systemic diseases using gene therapy as a one-off curative treatment for diseases with significant unmet patient needs. Their gene therapy treatment builds upon the pioneering and award winning scientific work of their founder which has already been life changing for patients by making gene therapy safe, effective and reliable. Innovation and entrepreneurial spirit is at our core, but their passion is working together as one team and tangibly making life changing impact. They are therefore looking for talented and passionate professionals who are driven and team orientated.

The Role:
The role is split over two areas, the first being responsibility for the companies communication strategy via multiple channels internally and externally. This will include producing and maintaining social media and website content ranging from writing simple communications content on social media (e.g. announcements on LinkedIn) to new company content for the website and other external communications. You will be involved with Intranet development and the organising, populating and coordinating of corporate information and take responsibility for meetings and events. The second part of the role will be day to day support and management of diaries, travel arrangements and expenses for the Senior VP team. You will also coordinate management and team meetings.

Your Background:
This is a brand new role and as such there is flexibility in regards to knowledge and experience but we envisage the successful candidate holding a degree in life science (or equivalent) and with excellent communication skills. This will include written communications in all forms and any experience of social media use and development (LinkedIn especially, including identifying and managing an ongoing schedule of LinkedIn posts and reviewing analytics and adjusting future posts), brand development, press releases and producing high quality visual material (digital and print) would be advantageous. Outstanding organisational and multi-tasking skills are essential and you will be delivery focussed with an excellent attention to detail. We also need the desire to be a team player who can work effectively with a wide range of individuals, including senior directors and scientific staff. Any technical aptitude and experience working with CMS's (content management systems) e.g. SharePoint, Umbraco, WordPress etc. and proof-reading ability deployable across a broad range of channels from formal letters, website updates to LinkedIn post writings would also be advantageous.

Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference ST43060 in all correspondence.


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  • Agency: CK Group (Science, Clinical, Engineers and IT Recruitment)
  • Contact: Jason Johal
  • Phone: 01438 723 500
  • Reference: ST43060
  • Posted: 9th August 2018
  • Expires: 6th September 2018
CK Group (Science, Clinical, Engineers and IT Recruitment)

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