Product Manager

Organization
Synthego
Job Location
3696 Haven Avenue
Redwood City, CA 94063
Job Description

 

Synthego is looking for a Product Manager to support product development, technical content development, messaging and sales enablement. The ideal candidate is an analytical person who has great attention to detail and can juggle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

The role will manage product development for CRISPR-mediated products and will report to the Director of Product Management. S/he will be responsible for leading the execution of new products, ensuring that they are priced, positioned, placed and promoted appropriately, and arrive at the data by considering numerous factors such as intended customers, their workflow, their problems, how our products service their needs, competitive products, and how well the product fits with the company's business model. The product manager also ensures an atmosphere of cohesiveness and focused collaboration between all the members of the team, all in the interest of driving the product forward.


Location: Redwood City, CA (applicants local to the Bay Area only)


RESPONSIBILITIES

- Support the development, execution and monitoring of market and product strategies for emerging technologies by engaging market and customer research; work with technology teams to bring products through development to market; manage early access programs and customers
- Lead the commercialization of CRISPR products, including launch plans, work closely with outbound marketing on public roll-out, sales and channel training
- Ensures that they understand customer workflow, including current challenges, competition, and needed solutions for current and future customers
- Partners with R&D, Operations, Sales and other functional teams to develop new products
- Work with industry partners and key opinion leaders to position Synthego products as the industry leader for CRISPR
- Assemble scientific data and write technical case studies, white papers, scientific posters, and technical presentations for industry conferences, in partnership with R&D and content manager
- Partners with Marketing to develop key sales collateral and awareness vehicles to drive demand for products. Develops comprehensive marketing collateral based on emerging market trends, including design and execution of messaging, promotional materials, sales tools, and proof sources
- Implements and maintains "best practices" in brand marketing and product development marketing

REQUIREMENTS

- MS or equivalent degree in Life Sciences
- 3+ years product management or technical product marketing experience in a life science or drug discovery company
- Detail oriented and able to multi-task in a dynamic environment with strong organizational skills
- Excellent communication and presentation skills and experience presenting to large high level audiences
- Self-driven problem-solver, with ability to work in a fast paced environment
- Work well as part of team including work to build consensus with peers and management

PREFERRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

- Ph. D. in the Biological sciences or MBA with an emphasis on marketing is a plus
- Hands on experience with CRISPR or genome engineering products

COMPANY PERKS & BENEFITS

- Competitive salary
- Generous equity at an early stage company
- Robust medical, dental and vision benefits
- 401k Plan
- Fully stocked kitchen and snacks
- Free catered lunches and dinners

 

How to Apply

 

- Please submit your application through this link: http://www.synthego.com/careers/#op-202971-product-manager

- If you have any problems getting access to the career page, email me: victoria@synthego.com

 

About Our Organization

 

Synthego is turning molecular biology into an information science. We're building hardware facilities that abstract biological syntheses and research into software.

Our vision is to bring automation to genome engineering, enabling scientists to run their own fully-automated laboratory at low cost, performing millions of controlled, repeatable experiments per day without human error.

Founded by former SpaceX engineers, Synthego is a leading provider of genome engineering solutions.  The company’s flagship product, CRISPRevolution, is a portfolio of synthetic RNA designed for CRISPR genome editing and research.

We are venture backed by Founders Fund, Menlo Ventures, 8VC, and WI Harper.

Rev 20170811

A research duo finds that science and technology graduate students who turn away from academic careers do so because of changes in their own interests.

Students whose classmates are interested in science are more likely to think about a career in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, a new study says.

CNBC reports that the genetic counseling field is expected to grow as personalized medicine becomes more common.

Gladys Kong writes at Fortune that her STEM background has helped her as a CEO.