23 days old

Contractor - Marketing Specialist, Strategic Marketing

Pacific Biosciences
Menlo Park, CA 94025
This is a temporary position estimated to run through the end of the year, with potential to convert to employee.

PacBio is looking for a highly-motivated individual with content marketing experience to help develop and execute compelling campaigns across our long-read sequencing market segments.

What you get to do daily

You will focus on creating and distributing valuable, relevant, and consistent scientific marketing content to attract and retain clearly defined audiences, and ultimately drive demand across our market segments  Plant and Animal Sciences (PAS), Human Biomedical Research (HBR), Microbial and Infectious Disease. 

You will work collaboratively with internal Marketing teams including application scientists, market segment leads and product management to ensure scientific integrity of newly generated content and alignment with our strategic market messaging.  You will then coordinate across the marketing and regional marketing organization to deploy newly created content through communication and distribution channels to drive engagement with a defined target end-user audience.

You will also be responsible for collaborating with the broader marketing team to distill new high-impact scientific literature (publications and presentations) into engaging new content marketing pieces to inspire our target audience.  This will require marketing savvy for identifying the best ways to create and distribute new content and messaging across a variety of channels to maximize impact.

Keys to your success in this role

In this role, you will partner with the extended marketing and commercial teams to identify content marketing opportunities, develop those into marketing assets, and distribute newly created assets through various marketing campaigns to build awareness and generate leads.  Maintaining focus on key performance indicators, including content engagement across distribution channels, will be critical to your success.

To really excel in this position, you must be a passionate marketer and communicator who has the capacity to understand and distill scientific concepts into creative and compelling marketing content to engage your audience.

Whats in it for you

You will get to work alongside a small yet agile team of smart, creative and driven marketers in the cutting-edge field of long-read sequencing. What we do on a daily basis helps scientists better understand the world we live in and, in many ways, helps them make it a better place to live. 

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Conduct review of current existing marketing collateral, identify any gaps, and develop content creation plan

  • Support Market Segment content development for conference and trade show activities as needed

  • Conceptualize and deliver case studies, newsletter content, and social media content across Market Segments

  • Create marketing and promotional materials concepts, both print and electronic, and consult with designer on layout

  • Copywrite, edit, proofread, and revise communications

  • Design and develop content for digital marketing campaigns, work with the Marketing Communications group on deployment and monitoring

  • Research media coverage and trends

  • Develop fresh story ideas for discussion with external PR agency

  • Organize webinars of invited speakers

  • Support Sales and field teams with meeting materials

All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional tasks and responsibilities.



  • 2+ years of experience in life science marketing

  • Significant knowledge and experience with Plant and/or Animal research markets preferred

  • Direct experience in the genomics or sequencing field is a plus

  • Experience in content generation aimed at the scientific research community

  • Strategic thinking, but also able to execute on plans

  • Excellent communication and proven writing skills

  • Highly motivated, self-starter who can work with minimal supervision

  • Strong team player is required to work within a small team and contribute to the positive team spirit

  • Ability to prioritize tasks for highest efficiency

  • Scientific background or degree required, with advanced degree preferred

  • This position is located at PacBio headquarters in Menlo Park, California

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability, gender identity, and sexual orientation.


Posted: 2020-06-10 Expires: 2020-07-10

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