Content Writer (Freelance)

Job title: Content Writer (Freelance)
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Chicago
Discipline: Marketing
Remote: Yes
Reference: 425535
Contact name: Hannah Sweet
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our client, a world leader in power generation, is looking to bring on a Content Writer to join their team on a freelance basis for a 12+ month contract. This role is completely remote!

The successful candidate would be expected to have the following experience:
• Scientific writing, content writing, marketing copywriter – preferably with experience of writing in the life sciences
• A degree in the life sciences, e.g. biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, immunology, or microbiology
• Documented experience from writing and editing scientific articles, blogs, white papers, application notes, case studies, or other educational content in a scientific subject
• Experience from an academic research environment or experience in the biopharmaceutical industry is preferred.

  • Transform highly technical, scientific content into engaging, SEO-optimized, and customer-focused digital content
  • Edit and write white paper, application note, eBook, case study, and other educational scientific marketing content
  • Adapt content to target different marketing segments and customer personas
  • Take ownership of all phases of content production and optimization including planning, information gathering, writing, reviewing, editing, and final sign-off
  • Collaborate with the digital team and stakeholders to measure and report content effectiveness; use insights from analytics to improve content and content strategies
  • Ensure adherence to corporate branding and integration of corporate guidelines into marketing communication programs.
  • Bachelor of Science or higher (MSc or PhD) degree in biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics
  • 3+ years of experience in science writing, journalism, content writing, copywriting, or writing marketing communication materials for the life sciences
  • Strong writing, editing, and copy-editing skills; careful attention to detail, and ability to work with a corporate style guide
  • Ability to work across many time zones, operate with a high degree of autonomy on multiple projects, and under time pressures to meet deadlines
  • Passion for learning about science, technology, healthcare, and innovation
  • Ability to turn complicated content into compelling, creative, engaging, and accurate content, in a concise way
  • Demonstrated understanding of SEO and ability to create content that ranks well with search engines is an advantage
  • Experience in an academic research environment or the biopharmaceutical is advantageous
  • Fluent in oral and written English
If you are interested in and qualified for this position, please forward your resume and portfolio today!
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