Abcam: Copywriter

Job Reference: cam-rac-18036
Closing date: 2017-09-30
Start date: asap


About the role

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Copy-Writer who is passionate about generating useful and engaging content for life sciences researchers around the world. Working closely with colleagues in the content marketing team and across the marketing department, you will be responsible for writing and editing content for the website, emails and social media, as well as producing offline materials. Topics written about will include neuroscience, epigenetics and cancer, experimental techniques and specific product lines. You will also work closely with the Campaign manager to ensure global campaigns are coordinated and produced efficiently

About Digital Marketing at Abcam

Abcam’s Digital Marketing function sits within the wider CX organisation and offers a variety of specialist talent to support teams across the business, including data insight analysis, SEO/PPC, content, communications, co-ordination and delivery. Through an array of channels, the team translates campaign briefs and marketing propositions into real content that drives engagement across the bioscience industry.

Working closely with areas such as Category Marketing, Website Development and Commercial Sales, the team are creative, solution focused and results driven. They use the best tools available to help us truly understand our customers and their behaviour to maximise our digital online business and opportunities.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Writing and editing compelling content on a range of topics
  • Ensuring content is tailored for different channels and audiences
  • Ensure content is produced to agreed schedules and deadlines
  • Supporting the global campaign process
  • CMS management

About you

You should be an enthusiastic and motivated individual who is energised about digital and content marketing. You are a keen writer who enjoys writing compelling, well-structured content for a technical audience. You should be experienced in ensuring the content produced by yourself or others is accurate, concise, engaging and in line with style and brand guidelines.

You should have excellent communication skills (written and verbal) an eye for detail, and be highly organised with an ability to work to tight deadlines. You should be someone who takes initiative and is results oriented.

A life science background is essential.

Previous experience in copy writing, editing digital content such as articles, blogs, emails and technical content is an advantage.

If this sounds like you and you’d like to be a part of a fast paced, growing business with the vision to become the most influential company and best-loved brand in life sciences please apply now!

About Us

Ever since 1998, when our founder, Jonathan Milner, started selling antibodies from the back of his bike, Abcam has aimed to help scientific researchers make breakthroughs faster. We now have offices and labs in the UK, the US, China and Japan, and as we continue to grow, we remain ambitious, driven by our customers’ success and their research needs.

It’s our goal to provide a world-standard in protein research tools, technical support and delivery. When you join Abcam, you’ll join a global business with the passion and the vision to become the most influential company, and, best-loved brand in life sciences.

Our culture is our key differentiator. We believe in empowering individuals, with responsibility given at an early stage. The working environment is fun and fast-paced, collaborative and outcome focused, with a strong customer focus. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer an attractive and flexible benefits package (which includes shares for eligible employees), a culture focussed on wellbeing and opportunities for growth and development.