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Content Writer, Life Sciences (Freelance)

Job title: Content Writer, Life Sciences (Freelance)
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Town of Billerica
Industry: Marketing
Remote: Yes
Reference: 428545
Contact name: Hannah Sweet
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our client, a life sciences leader, is looking to bring on a Freelance Content Writer, starting immediately, for a 12 month remote contract. 

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
• 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.

Responsibilities:
• 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.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Science or higher (MSc or PhD) degree in life sciences/ biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, etc.
• 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 role, please forward your resume today! Apply for this job

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