Job Title: Science Writer/Account Executive (Science, PhD level)
Job Type: 12 month fixed term contract
Salary: Starting from £23,500
We are looking for a PhD-qualified life scientist - someone who loves to find out and write about cutting-edge products, technologies and applications. You'll also be dealing with clients and managing projects. This is a full time position initially for one year, though it does have potential to go permanent.
Working with the Account Managers and others in the team, you will take on responsibility for varied writing activities, involving research into technical topics, interviewing active researchers/key opinion leaders about their work and liaison with clients and the science trade media.
The projects involve a wide variety of writing styles, providing a balance between promotional and informational content and include:
The science clients' products/services cover a range of scientific areas - mostly, but not exclusively in the life sciences. So you must have an interest in all the sciences and be able to quickly understand the benefits of complex technical products and applications in for example:
You'll also be working with clients and the media, so you will be conversing with all types of people.
It is important that you include work examples and a covering letter with your CV, detailing why you feel you are suitable for this position and highlighting all relevant experience.
We receive a high number of applications on a daily basis so we can only respond to successful applications. If you do not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has not been taken forward on this occasion. We may contact you in the future about other suitable positions.
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