Technical Marketing Specialist I

Organization
Takara Bio USA
Job Location
1290 Terra Bella Ave.
Mountain View, CA 94043
Job Description

The position is ideally suited to a cellular or molecular biology scientist with excellent presentation and writing skills who has the drive to leave the bench and pursue a career in marketing. The Technical Marketing Specialist will work closely with the Associate Director of Stem Cell Marketing, assisting with marketing campaigns for stem cell product and service portfolio.  Duties include assisting with new product launches, creating website content and training the sales team. The candidate will learn to create and run marketing campaigns and report on their effectiveness. The candidate will also perform competitive analysis and learn about product positioning. This position also involves regular interaction with Takara Bio’s field sales team and working with technical writers and graphic designers learning to develop effective sales collateral.

                                                                                                                                                                      Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct, monitor and report on e-marketing campaigns.

  • Provide draft product-related content to technical writers, graphic designers and web developers.

  • Regularly communicate with Takara Bio’s Sales team to understand the effectiveness of marketing programs.

  • Create sales collateral as assigned.

  • Working with Product Marketing team to provide launch letters and internal training for new products.

  • Other projects as assigned.

Requirements

Education / Experience   

  • PhD in Cellular/Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or a related field is preferred.
  • Research experience in stem cells (iPS, ES) and CRISPR/Cas9 mediated gene editing would be advantageous.
  • Excellent presentation, written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Microsoft Office skills.
  • Must be detail-oriented and have strong organizational and time management skills.
  • The ability to work independently and creatively.
How to Apply

ALL CANDIDATES SHOULD APPLY ONLINE AT WWW.CLONTECH.COM/CAREERS

CLONECH LABORATORIES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

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