Location: Roslin, Edinburgh
£20k - 25k per annum (depending on experience)
Full time for 6 months (with potential for permanent)
Closing date: 21 January 2020, 12 noon
Interview date: February 2020
About the Company
“Arrayjet is a Scottish Life Sciences enterprise with a global reach, working in partnership with customers in academia, R&D and pharmacological drug discovery companies to supply high-end microarray printing instruments and outsourced microarray printing services for pharmacological research. The printed microarrays are used in wide-ranging applications, including screening for clinical biomarkers, antibody discovery and detection of host-pathogen interactions. Arrayjet works at the forefront of cancer research efforts and is a market leader in this fast-developing global marketplace.”
Find out more about Arrayjet here.
This role is an excellent opportunity for a forward-thinking professional to develop a career with a Sales and Marketing team that focuses on building long-term relationships.
Working closely with Business Development staff you will be responsible for researching and contacting prospective customers, stakeholder-mapping relevant target companies, reviewing competitors, analysing market trends and facilitating digital marketing activities.
Duties and responsibilities:
· Develop a strong understanding of Arrayjet products, services and supported applications
· Manage Arrayjet brand identity on and offline
· Support business development in recognising potential Arrayjet customers
· Create and manage digital marketing campaigns
· Social Media marketing on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to encourage engagement
· Identify, characterise and size new market segments
· Identify potential targets within a company by pro-active stakeholder mapping
· Research and maintain an understanding of competitor activities
· Maintain and record all activity in the Customer Relationship Management System
· Participate in lead generation activities
· Other related duties as required
This is a unique opportunity to take responsibility for the branding and outreach activity of an industry-leading organisation. There is tremendous potential to grow with the role within Arrayjet, a company at the forefront of bioprinting technology.
Ideally, this role would suit someone with a degree in Marketing or Life Sciences and 1 - 2 years of experience in a marketing role. The technical nature of this role means that a Life Sciences background or degree would be a significant advantage, but more important to the role is that the right candidate will be able to think creatively and identify new market segments and commercial opportunities.
Applicants with a thirst for knowledge combined with a track record of identifying and sourcing new business, successful outbound customer contact, market analysis and demonstration of exceptional written and verbal communication skills will be of significant interest.
Versatility and adaptability are key: as part of a small team, there may be the occasional requirement to take on additional administrative duties or to work outside of regular office hours in order to accommodate the needs of US and Asian markets.
Articulate in both written and verbal communication
Experience of working in a sales and marketing environment
Confident using a range of social media platforms
Sound attention to detail and have the ability to write copy to a high standard
Creative and driven to try new things
Highly organised, effectively time managing and prioritising workload
A positive attitude
Strong Microsoft Office skills i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Excellent team player but able to work independently
Advantageous but not essential:
Education background in Life Sciences or a passion for the subject
Ability to use image-editing software (Canva, Photoshop, InDesign)
If you have any questions about this role or the organisation please contact email@example.com. Please do not under any circumstances contact the employer directly as doing so may negatively impact your employment opportunity.
Closing date for applications is Tuesday 21 January 2020, 12 noon.
Interviews will be held during February 2020.
Please submit a CV and Cover Letter through the AAI EmployAbility online application form on our website. Examples of what we expect in an application can be found here.
All applications must be submitted by 12 noon on the closing date. State A) your availability and B) relevant experience and demonstrate how your skills match the specific requirements of the job description.
We do NOT accept email applications unless otherwise stated.
Successful candidates must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work in the UK.