Science/Political Writer

Posted 30 June 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Full Time
Discipline Large Molecule
Contact NameSiobhan Mcloughlin

Job description

Mantell Associates are currently partnered with a rapidly growing Biotechnology organisation in their search for a Science/Political Writer.

Science/Political Writer - Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with the CEO/Chief Scientist to generate content suitable for publication
  • Communicate the CEO's brand to a broad audience, including promoting new ideas outside of traditional services
  • Being an excellent sounding board and assisting in brainstorming sessions to further develop ideas into actionable projects
  • Attend meetings and take part in conference calls regularly
  • Areas of writing include both politics and life sciences
  • Producing articles for publication in print and online
  • Write articles, blogs, and essays
  • Maintain editorial calendar and publish content in a timely manner
  • Express scientific and political concepts into accessible and engaging content for targeted audiences
  • Demonstrate exceptional written, analytical, and verbal communication skills, with extensive knowledge of English grammar

Science/Political Writer - Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in the field of biology, political science, and/or journalism
  • A scientific degree is not required though there needs to be the aptitude to learn basic scientific concepts overtime
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a science or political writer, preferably in life sciences and/or politics
  • Drive and passion for life sciences and politics
  • Exceptional writing and communication skills
  • Familiarity with what makes articles compelling to an online audience
  • Ability to travel several times annually

Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences headhunting firm. For more information on this role, please contact us at +44 (0)20 3854 7700.