Careers

Science Writer – Custom Content - UK Opportunity

Are you a creative scientist with a passion for science communication? Then Technology Networks could be the right place for you. Part of LabX Media Group, we are an internationally recognised online scientific publication visited by more than 1 million users every month.

As a member of the Custom Content team, the Science Writer will use their creativity, writing skills and technical expertise to produce high quality written pieces for our many clients. The Science Writer will be responsible for the entire life cycle of projects, from concepting, drafting, developing, managing to the editing proofing and publishing. Given the breadth of the role, you must be confident performing literature reviews, researching new topics and have a proven track record writing technical pieces on a variety of scientific topics.

This role is ideally suited for someone with a strong passion for writing who is looking to make their mark within commercial scientific communication and wants to establish themselves as a subject matter expert within our rapidly growing Custom Content team.

Responsibilities:

  • Research and develop high-quality written pieces including educational articles, interviews, eBooks and how to guides
  • Interpret and communicate scientific literature
  • Use scientific expertise to assist the team with projects such as video scripting, infographics, podcasts and webinars
  • Work closely with our graphic designers to create visually appealing, scientifically accurate pieces
  • Adapt writing style and tone to match our client’s expectations
  • Manage projects in a changing and deadline-driven environment
  • Stay up to date with the changing needs and interests of scientific researchers
  • Develop relationships and manage verbal and written communications with scientists, clients, the editorial team, and Technology Networks’ sales representatives

Required Skills:

  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Creativity
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately under tight deadlines
  • Communicate well with a remote team
  • Adapt to rapidly shifting priorities
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, time management, research, and analytical skills
  • Strong proofing skills

Education & Experience:

  • PhD in the life sciences (BSc or MSc will be considered for candidates with demonstrable experience)
  • Experience with academic and non-academic scientific writing and editing for different audiences
  • Adept at interviewing and communicating with scientists
  • Project management is a benefit

Additional optional experience:

  • Working in a client-facing role
  • Scientific marketing
  • Working with a remote team

Compensation:

  • Salary will be commensurate with experience

Application Procedure:

Please send an email with your resume to: careers@labx.com

LabX Media Group is an enthusiastic equal opportunity employer. We thank all candidates for applying. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Date Posted

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 15:45

Valid Through

Monday, May 31, 2021 - 17:00

Employment Type

Full Time

Work Hours

8:30am-5:00pm

Location

Woodview
Bull Lane Industrial Estate
Sudbury
CO10 0FD
United Kingdom