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Seeking a junior to mid-level Copywriter to join an in-house, full-service branding and creative agency within one of the world’s largest life science companies. We are seeking a strong copywriter with an ability to distill complex technical content into eye-catching yet meaningful copy, and a willingness to hit the ground running. It’s all about generating ideas that inspire, writing engaging headlines and effective copy, and executing flawless creative. 

Duties: 
This position primarily handles production copywriting for a high volume of marketing pieces. Duties involve driving the development and timely creation of category and campaign communication assets including emails, digital and print brochures, web banners, fliers, and materials for trade-show booths. This aspect of the position requires a Jack- or Jill-of-all-trades who can think on their feet, write quickly and well, transform challenging scientific subject matter into persuasive marketing copy, and consistently come up with compelling headlines and messaging. 

On occasion and as needed this individual will also be called upon to do creative concepting copywriting. This will include working closely with our creative directors (copy and art), generating high-level concepts that generate market awareness and preference for Thermo Fisher Scientific products and services at product launch and beyond. 

This position does not involve writing technical manuals, specification documents, or instructional materials. Please do not submit samples of this type of writing. 

Skills: 
Strong copywriting/copy editing background and ability to deliver concise content that adheres to our brand style guidelines; ensures correct trademark usage, grammar, punctuation, etc.; and upholds a consistent approach across all marketing materials 
Ability to distill complex technical/scientific information into effective, value-driven messaging 
Expert knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS) 
Exceptional attention to detail and high regard for quality 
Preference for and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment 
Superb collaboration and customer service skills 
Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe InCopy, and Microsoft Office Suite 
Understanding of marketing best practices 

Education: 
BS in English, journalism, marketing, advertising, or related field 


1–3 years of copywriting experience, preferably working with or for clients in the life sciences or biotech fields 

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