Science/Political Writer - Biotechnology

Posted 21 April 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Full Time
Discipline Large Molecule
Contact NameConor O'Shea

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.