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Alto Marketing, A specialist PR & marketing agency working with Life Science and Healthcare organisations.

Careers

Your chance to make your mark within a great team, in a unique work environment where you can shine…

If you are interested in a career with Alto Marketing, please email your CV to davidr@alto-marketing.com. Whether we have a position open or not, we are always interested to hear from enthusiastic applicants.

Current vacancies:

Account Executive/Manager – Life Science
Science Writer – Life Science PhD level

Account Executive/Manager – Level depending on experience

Permanent, Full time. £Competitive, nr Southampton

Alto Marketing is a committed and forward-thinking specialist B2B life science and healthcare communications agency based near Southampton.

Our business has been built on our team’s enthusiasm and passion for life science and healthcare, coupled with its profound knowledge and diverse experience within the sector. We have a client base of international life science companies ranging from global corporations to start-ups for which we provide communications and marketing campaigns. We offer an exciting and friendly working environment in pleasant surroundings.

Our clients’ products/services include:

  • Microscopy Drug discovery
  • Genomics
  • General life science/biotech laboratory
  • Clinical and molecular diagnostics
  • (Bio)medical devices

The role

A fantastic role for a bright, enthusiastic and determined person who wants to use their life science background in a fast-moving marketing environment. Major scope for personal development in a varied and fulfilling career.

Working with the Managing Director and other team members, you will help manage and grow our existing life science and healthcare client accounts, ensuring activities are completed on brief and to schedule. In time, you will take responsibility for a client list, and would ideally want to be involved in developing new business.

You will need an excellent understanding of the life sciences and excellent communication skills. Training will be provided and responsibilities will include:

Account handling
Building great relationships with clients and managing/prioritising concurrent projects with more senior members of the team. Other responsibilities include:

  • Hitting internal and external deadlines
  • Effective work planning
  • Clear communication with clients and media

There will be some UK travel and occasional European/international travel.

Life science writing
Varied writing projects including among others:

  • Press releases, Articles, Case studies, White papers
  • Blogs/Twitter
  • Web text
  • Sales materials

Media relations
Confidence in dealing with the trade media and pitching article ideas.

Marcomms
Managing a variety of marketing activities that might include:

  • Email marketing
  • Marketing collateral
  • Social media
  • AdWords

Personal attributes:

  • Great all-round knowledge and understanding of the life sciences
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail (spotting typos etc)
  • Confidence to work effectively with limited supervision
  • Ability to manage (prioritise and deliver) multiple projects
  • Client empathy
  • Ability to work well with others in teams and project
  • Self motivated and reliable with an enthusiastic, proactive approach

Qualifications:
ESSENTIAL MINIMUM: Life science degree (molecular biology/biochemistry/cell biology) ideally a PhD and/or relevant work experience and a good knowledge and understanding of the life sciences.
Additional marketing qualification ideal

Start date: asap

Contact David now on 01489 557672.
davidr@alto-marketing.com

Science Writer – Life Science PhD level

6 month contract (likely to become permanent). £Competitive

Alto Marketing is a committed and forward-thinking specialist B2B healthcare and life science communications agency based near Southampton.

Our business has been built on our team’s enthusiasm and passion for life science, coupled with its profound knowledge and diverse experience within the sector. We have a client base of international life science companies ranging from global corporations to start-ups for which we provide communications and marketing campaigns. We offer an exciting and friendly working environment in pleasant surroundings.

Our life science clients’ products/services include:

  • Microscopy
  • Genomics
  • Drug discovery
  • General life science/biotech laboratory
  • Molecular diagnostics

The role

We are now looking for a life science PhD-qualified Science Writer who loves to find out and write about cutting-edge products, technologies and applications. This will involve research into technical topics and there will be the opportunity to interview active researchers/key opinion leaders about their work; liaison with clients and the science trade media will also be required. The projects involve a wide variety of writing styles, providing a balance between promotional and informational content and include:

  • Press releases
  • Articles, Case studies, White papers
  • Web text
  • Video voiceovers
  • Blogs/Twitter
  • Newsletters
  • Promotional sales materials

Personal attributes:

  • Excellent English grammar and scientific marketing writing ability/potential (English as first language)
  • Must be able to apply scientific understanding to a range of complex life science topics, using research skills to get up to speed with unfamiliar areas
  • Excellent attention to detail (spotting typos etc)
  • A flexible working approach and ‘can-do’ personality
  • The ability to prioritise and deliver multiple projects
  • Self motivated and reliable
  • Demonstrable ability to work well with others in teams

Qualifications:

  • ESSENTIAL: Life science PhD (molecular biology/biochemistry/cell biology rather than ecology, animal behaviour etc)

Start date asap

Contact David now on 01489 557672.

davidr@alto-marketing.com

Download the Life Science Writer job spec pdf