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STEMCELL Technologies

Scientific Communications Coordinator

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
2 days ago
Job Description Summary

The Scientific Communications Coordinator is responsible for supporting STEMCELL's science communications initiatives, including websites, newsletters, and social media channels that aim to increase accessibility to science, share expertise, and nurture scientific communities. This position is an excellent opportunity for someone who loves science, is passionate about science communication, and has a knack for social media.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Curate exciting and timely science news, primary literature, science events, and other relevant content for publication on websites and within newsletters.
  • Actively engage with scientific audiences via social media and other online platforms.
  • Form partnerships with science-based organizations and societies to co-promote STEMCELL's science communication resources.
  • Coordinate projects and tactics that support strategies for revenue generation, readership growth, geographic expansion, expansion into new scientific areas, and lead acquisition.
  • Track and report on analytics related to key performance indicators.
  • Develop and maintain subscriber/customer databases including lead entry and characterization activities.

  • Minimum BSc in cell or molecular biology or related field.
  • A demonstrated passion for understanding and communicating cutting edge biomedical science.
  • Exceptional editorial insight, attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within tight and strict deadlines.
  • Advanced experience with online content searches and current knowledge of internet trends in a scientific context.
  • Proficiency with social media marketing, including tools and platforms.
  • Demonstrated understanding of scientific publishing and fluency in scientific language.
  • Working knowledge of HTML, with experience using website software preferred.
  • Understanding of digital communication, eCommerce strategies, inbound marketing and social marketing.
  • Proficiency with social media tools and platforms.
  • Experience tracking, analyzing and reporting on web, social media and email performance analytics.
  • Experience working in an academic research or biotech environment is a strong asset.

This role requires vaccination against COVID-19 as per the current recommendations by local health authorities, including any COVID-19 boosters as recommended by local health authorities and where available.


STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore. Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as "Scientists Helping Scientists" - standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training. We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree. STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and significant career development opportunities.

To apply please select the apply button. You will then be directed to a login screen asking you to set up an account. You must set up an account in order to apply.

Create an account by selecting the create account button. You will then be asked for your email and to create a password. Your Password must be eight characters long, contain at least one special character, one capital letter, and a number. Once you have created your password you will be asked to upload your resume. Uploading your resume will provide the ability to auto-populate your application with information from your resume. If you prefer to manually complete all of the fields in the application you can do this by clicking next. You can upload your cover letter as an attachment in the attachments screen. Thank you for your interest in STEMCELL!
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