Job Details

Content Editor and Corporate Writer

Content Editor and Corporate Writer
Accepting BioReady
Full Time

STEMCELL Technologies

not disclosed
British Columbia
Date Posted
11/01/2018 - 10:15
Closing Date
11/02/2018 - 10:15
Job Description

STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore.  Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training.  We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree.  STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.

Job Description Summary

Reporting to the Director of Marketing Communications, the Content Editor is responsible for ensuring all content produced by STEMCELL Technologies meets our high quality and linguistic standards, and adheres to the overall strategy and voice of the company.

Education & Qualifications: 
  • Ideally the candidate will have a PhD in the Life Sciences and an undergraduate degree in Marketing or English
  • A track record of writing and editing marketing material to a scientific audience
  • A great communicator as proven by written and oral materials
  • Very high proficiency with the English language and English grammar, and a love for language
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Well-versed in the industry and able to communicate effectively with the life science community
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in marketing communications
  • Ability to prioritize and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to read Mandarin is an asset
Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Establish the tone of voice and communicate the brand through all marketing collateral ensuring consistent tone and delivery
  • Mentor scientists and writers within the company to write with the STEMCELL voice
  • Ensure all content produced by STEMCELL meets our high quality standards both scientifically and linguistically
  • Ensure all written material adheres to the overall strategy and is consistent across brands
  • Edit written submissions ensuring that pieces are easy to read, inform and/or entertain the reader and get essential points across quickly.
  • Write corporate (non-product specific) pieces such as articles,  flyers, advertisements and website content
  • Contribute to the style guide
  • Develop KPIs, set benchmarks, and track performance against these standards.
Other Information: 

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and significant career development opportunities.  If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding position, please visit our website at to apply.