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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 12/29/2016

Bio-Rad Laboratories Hercules, CA

Hercules, CA
AJE Ref #
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Company Ref #
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Masters Degree


Job Description

We re looking for a strong Technical Editor to write, edit, and help with video production for biotechnology products and instruments in our Life Science Group. Do you have a strong life science background* Are you passionate about verbal and visual communication* If so, join the Bio-Rad family!

What you ll be doing:

* Be the team editor for LSG Marketing Communications for marketing vehicles in print and digital formats

* Review materials for technical accuracy and legal compliance

* Write advertising copy (such as emails, banners), general articles (customer stories), marketing material (such as brochure content), or technical material (tech or application notes, published materials) as needed

* Collaborate in project team environment with Art Director, Graphic Designer, Project Manager and Editorial Director

* Partner with Marketing and Product Managers to offer best service possible and to resolve potential issues

What you need for this role:

* Master's degree in life sciences (a must) and at least 3 years relevant editing experience. Ph.Ds preferred

* Basic desktop publishing and proficient typing skills MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat. Knowledge of InDesign preferred, not required

* Scientific writing Is familiar with structure and style of scientific articles

* Scientific knowledge Understands basic scientific concepts and laboratory techniques in molecular biology and proteomics

* Organization Manages several projects simultaneously and effectively. Is able to prioritize multiple tasks and work within tight deadlines

* Editorial skills Is familiar with the style recommendations of the Chicago Manual of Style or AMA Manual. Understand how the guidelines apply to the editorial work done at MarCom

* Candidates will be asked to take an editing and a writing test for this position

What s in it for you:

* Competitive pay and great benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401k and more

* Opportunities for growth and training

* Stability of a profitable 60+ year old company

* Great work environment

Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 7,800 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.

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To all recruitment agencies: Bio-Rad does not accept agency resumes, unless the agency has been authorized by a Bio-Rad Staffing Representative. Please do not submit resumes unless authorized to do so. Bio-Rad will not pay for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


Bio-Rad Laboratories continues to play a leading role in the advancement of scientific discovery by providing a broad range of innovative products to the life science research and clinical diagnostic markets. Founded in 1952, Bio-Rad serves research and industry customers around the world through its global network of operations.

Company Size:
5,001-10,000 Employees
Bio Technology
1000 Alfred Nobel Drive
Hercules, CA 94547

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