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Wednesday, December 02, 2009

MD Biosciences - Marketing Communications/PR Specialist

MD Biosciences is global biotechnology company providing products and services to the Pharmaceutical and
Medical Device Industries.​ This position reports to the VP Marketing & Sales and is responsible for assisting in the research, development and implementation of various marketing strategies, projects and processes, planning and implementing a media strategy and media relations.​ This position will require the ability to contribute to marketing/​media programs at all stages, from research to conceptualization to implementation.​ Background knowledge in biotech/​pharma is preferred.​


  • Assist in the development, writing & maintaining of marketing collateral: whitepapers, data sheets, case studies, testimonials, catalogs, website, newsletter etc
  • Assist in development & implementation of marketing campaigns including awareness, lead generation and lead nurturing campaigns and strategies
  • Select appropriate PR tools/​services and build network of relevant media contacts.​
  • Identify channels for online/​offline media placements and advertisements.​
  • Assist in the development of media relations strategy and media plan: writing, delivery, and tracking of press releases
  • Maintain knowledge of media trends, developments and best practices.​
  • Evaluate & enhance existing social media strategy to include tools such as facebook, twitter, linked in, life science forums, and videos including monitoring online blogs to track communications related to our brand
  • Provide sales support materials for sales & customer service including sales letter templates and presentations, backup phone support for sales & order processing
  • Coordinate tradeshow and conference events, Attend tradeshows and conferences
  • Database management and segmentation

Job Requirements
  • Degree in marketing, communications or public relations or Science.​
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a marketing or PR department.​
  • Ability to develop strong relationships and work in both a team setting and independently.​
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and problem-solving skills.​
  • Strong computer skills, especially Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Filemaker.​ Adobe Creative Suite and basic knowledge of WYSWIG editors a plus.​
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to travel as required

Submittal Requirements

Send resume and digital portfolio or writing sample to jobs@​mdbiosciences.​com