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Associate Content Marketing Writer

Takara Bio USA

$85,000 - $90,000 / year
Apply before: August 31, 2024
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  • Date posted
    May 2, 2024
  • Location
  • Salary
    $85,000 - $90,000 / year
  • Apply before
    August 31, 2024
  • Career Level

Job Description

Job Title: Associate Content Marketing Writer
Reports to: Manager, Technical Communications
FLSA Class: Exempt

Learn more about our company and how we support you:
Takara Bio USA (TBUSA) empowers life science discovery. We bring innovation and inspiration to every scientist – promoting discoveries that improve health and the environment. We hold values that all employees and prospective candidates should demonstrate: Innovation, Teamwork, Integrity, Respect, Growth, Diversity and Quality. We value helping employees develop their skills and you will be part of this journey!

At Takara Bio, we know that every experimental decision has an impact. Choices matter, from design to data analysis. We create best-in-class products that get the job done. In your hands, what do those research reagents and kits create? Something powerful: knowledge, understanding, and—often—hope! Together we can improve the human condition through biotechnology…and That’s Good Science!

How this role drives the company forward:
An Associate Content Marketing Writer is responsible for assisting in the production of compelling, audience-driven content for web, social media, email, and print channels that follows the company’s style guide and energetic, knowledgeable voice. This role acts as project manager and content creator, supporting the execution of marketing campaigns with team members and evaluating the campaigns to improve future efforts.
An Associate Content Marketing Writer must have biosciences training and demonstrate strong writing skills. This role will work closely with a more senior member of the Technical Communications team to receive guidance on project management, adherence to the style guide, and review processes. A creative approach and the willingness to explore/test out new ideas are encouraged. The position requires strong time-management skills, excellent verbal and written communication abilities, and fine attention to detail.

The Associate Content Marketing Writer role is office-based.

How you will make an impact:
As an Associate Content Marketing Writer, you will work closely with the senior writers to help increase the visibility of Takara Bio’s brand by creating high quality, informative, and compelling content that will be distributed across diverse marketing channels. This will involve magnifying the company’s voice, technological expertise, and innovative spirit to strengthen brand loyalty and establish emotional connections with the target audience.

What will you do:

  • Carry out promotional campaigns and work with marketing analyst to evaluate.
  • Write and produce customer-facing web content (e.g., technical notes, product pages, FAQs, selection guides, blogs, webinars, promotional pages, online ads) and web content for internal use.
  • Produce informative, effective emails (e.g., announcements, digests, newsletters).
  • Edit PowerPoint presentations for internal and customer-facing uses.
  • Produce video and audio content (e.g., interviews, podcasts, employee spotlights) with in-house and contract graphic designers.
  • Create and post engaging content for Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.
  • Review marketing pieces written by other writers or employees and provide clear suggested edits.
  • Work closely with graphic designers to generate new imagery.
  • Revise marketing content and find new ways to reuse content.
  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.
How will you get here?
  • Master’s degree or PhD in Molecular Biology or other life science.
  • Good organizational, project management, and time management skills.
  • Ability to plan and complete campaigns with guidance.
You are amazing if you have:
  • Marketing and/or content writing experience at a life science company or organization.
  • Laboratory work in Molecular Biology or other life science.
AAP/EEO Statement:
Takara Bio USA, Inc. does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.

Additional Information about the role:
Please note this job description may not cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. The US base salary range for this full-time position, expected to be located in San Jose, CA, is $85,000 – $90,000 USD. This range may be modified at any time at our sole discretion. This base salary does not include additional bonus compensation and benefits. Learn more about benefits at Individual compensation packages are based on factors unique to each candidate, including job-related skills, training, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions.