Alto Marketing

Careers – Science Writer/Account Executive

Science Writer/Account Executive

B2B Marketing Agency


Type: Full time; 12 months fixed-term,
most likely to be extended
Location: Nr Southampton
Salary: Competitive
Benefits: Benefits include: workplace pension; 25 days holiday; 1 day paid Charity Day; work from home flexibility; easy working environment
Keywords: Science Writer; Life Science; Molecular Biology; Genomics; PR; Marketing Agency; Technical Writing; Science Communications; PhD; Account Executive; Account Handler; Client Management


Alto Marketing is a full-service B2B marketing communications agency, looking to grow in our specialist areas of science and healthcare. We offer an exciting and friendly working environment in great surroundings.


The role

We are looking for a life scientist, most likely PhD-qualified; someone who loves to find out and write about cutting-edge products, technologies and applications. You’ll also be dealing with clients and managing projects.

Working with the Account Managers and others in the team (we have 5 x PhDs), you will take on responsibility for varied writing activities, involving research into technical topics, interviewing active researchers/key opinion leaders about their work and liaison with clients and the science trade media.

The projects involve a wide variety of writing styles, providing a balance between promotional and informational content and include:

Our science clients’ products/services cover a range of scientific areas – mostly, but not exclusively in the life sciences and healthcare. So you must have an interest in all the sciences and be able to quickly understand the benefits of complex technical products and applications in for example:

You’ll also be involved with working with clients and the media, so you will be conversing with all types of people.




Personal attributes:


More about us…

Our business has been built on our team’s enthusiasm and passion for what we do, coupled with in-depth knowledge and marketing skills. We have a client base of UK and international companies ranging from global corporations to start-ups for which we provide communications and marketing campaigns.


Start date             September 2019


Please explain why you’re right for the role in a covering letter with your CV and send to David at 

Or contact David now on 01489 557672

Our specialist sectors

  • “Alto Marketing is almost part of our company; an enthusiastic, innovative and industrious communications resource that has enabled us to reach out to our prospective clients, raise our profile and drive enquiries, worldwide.”

    Sales and Marketing Director, Innovnano
  • “They add value and are not afraid to suggest to us how we can improve our PR and other marketing activities. I have no hesitation in recommending them.”

    Sales and Marketing Director, Lab901 (now part of Agilent)
  • “Alto has shown proven ability to provide high-quality work to demanding timelines with true enthusiasm. They are a pleasure to work with and are committed to understanding our needs and delivering results.”

    Director of Communications, Oxford Gene Technology
  • “Alto Marketing has a rarely encountered mix of skills and expertise in healthcare, and insights that deliver a high quality service.”

    Director – Sales and Marketing, Quest Diagnostics
  • “Always providing fresh ideas, Alto’s relationships with the media has gotten the IDT name out where it wouldn’t have been possible without them…and their service and response time is stellar.”

    Marketing Communications Manager, IDT Inc
  • “My goodness they are a great resource for me. Professional, experienced and plain old good. Enthusiastic and happy customer of Alto Marketing.”

    Global Market Development Director, Advanced Cell Diagnostics Inc

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