Marketing Project Manager, Life Sciences

The Jackson Laboratory
Job Location: 
Sacramento, Ca

Comprehensive benefit package.

Job Description: 

The Jackson Laboratory is recognized as the leading mammalian genetics research institute focused on mouse genetics and disease research, and a unique resource for the scientific community. As part of our research mission, we develop and offer advanced resources and services to the scientific and biomedical research community.
As a core contributor to our marketing efforts the incumbent will work independently as the project manager and primary contact for complex marketing projects and initiatives and oversee all aspects of producing, maintaining and distributing the printed marketing materials (including print ads) distributed by JAX® Mice, Clinical & Research Services. This position holds matrix-based responsibility for execution of projects including: new product launches, multi-phased digital marketing campaigns, cross-platform outreach (combining web, social, webinar etc.) and ensures that projects progress and final products meet the needs and budgets of internal and external stakeholders, content providers and multimedia service providers.
The incumbent will support external print and digital advertising and in conjunction with the Content Marketing Manager and Senior Manager of Marketing assist in the identification of the desired media outlets, dates and specific ad content. The ability to collect understand and use analytics to evaluate the performance of various outreach platforms will be essential to success. The incumbent oversees the deployment of materials and information used in marketing automation campaigns, webinars, seminars and other marketing managed outreach. Also works in conjunction with other Marketing personnel on campaigns that include both marketing automation and the Sales organization. Provides direction on strategy based on stakeholder feedback.


A Bachelor’s degree in life sciences or business and 2 years’ successful experience in a life sciences business environment. Advanced degree in the sciences and/or experience in genetics is highly-preferred.
• Excellent interpersonal, communications, and negotiation skills coupled with the ability to build networks influence and motivate others toward accomplishing individual and group objectives.
• Demonstrated experience in formulating and successfully implementing projects/decisions, under tight timelines and pressure, which carry significant financial and business consequences.
• Experience in scheduling and managing multiple projects with internal and external stakeholders under tight deadlines. Experience managing advertising or promotion schedules in preferred.
• Strong analytical, writing and program/project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to work well in a dynamic fast-paced environment.
• Excellent skills to include computer hardware and software applications that would normally be encountered in a business setting such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Ability to navigate and integrate relevant scientific resource databases
• Self-motivation, negotiating and problem solving skills, the creativity to develop marketing approaches and solid writing skills. Other qualities include persistence, discipline, detail oriented, and ability to delegate and be persuasive. Requires exceptional interpersonal and customer care skills.
• Ability to travel up to 10%.

Contact Information: 

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume as one document by either uploading or copy & pasting to, Requisition 4071.

About Our Organization: 

The Jackson Laboratory ( is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution and a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center with more than 1,500 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, it has a facility in Sacramento, Calif., and a new genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Conn. The Laboratory’s mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.

Founded in 1929, the Laboratory applies its eight decades of expertise in genetics to increase understanding of human disease, advancing treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging and heart disease. It models and interprets genomic complexity, integrates basic research with clinical application, educates current and future scientists, and empowers the global biomedical community by providing critical data, tools and services. The Laboratory is the world's source for more than 7,000 strains of genetically defined mice, is home of the Mouse Genome Informatics and Mouse Phenome databases, and is a hub for scientific courses, conferences, training and education.

With ever-increasing precision, the Laboratory identifies the genetic and molecular bases of disease and marshals its strengths in genomics and modeling to discover individualized treatments and cures. The Laboratory’s work will make medicine more precise, predictable and personal, improving care, lowering costs and increasing life span and health span.