Marketing Director – Genomics Further Information

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Scotts Valley, CA


North America




150,000 - 175,000 USD per annum


Ref: CJ-SCI-071118-LA


Marketing Director – Genomics

Life Sciences

Cartwright James is currently working with US based start-up concerned with vastly improving the process of genome assembly and providing more accurate results via high throughput methods. The company offer services and kits related to Hi-C sequencing to a range of applications and are in the process of penetrating human applications in a clinical context.


The client are looking for a Marketing Director with a holistic background of responsibilities within genomics with the knowledge to market their services and products into new markets tailoring the user experience and communication campaigns to relevant applications and extend the value proposition of this technology into the many areas of potential the US and globally.


The role will require a deep and technical understanding of genomics and high throughput sequencing preferably with experience around Hi-C products/services in the past. It will also require a strong strategic direction in order to collaborate with executive strategy on the road map of this technology. The successful individual will become responsible for a marketing coordinator and a product manager.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategic & market specific marketing plans with supporting market analysis
  • Participate and/or lead core teams through product development and sustaining stages
  • Create comprehensive launch and go to market plans
  • Write technical tools for use at conferences and by sales team
  • Ability to work collaboratively in cross functional teams
  • Communicate technical information effectively both internally and externally

Skills and Background

  • The ideal candidate would have a minimum of a BA/BS in Life Sciences required, MS, PhD and/or MBA preferred
  • 3-5 years Product Management and marketing in Life Sciences required
  • Knowledge of NGS & Bioinformatics and ability to work with researchers
  • Market experience in genome assembly, infectious disease and/or human disease (oncology, cytogenetics & undiagnosed disease) a plus
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a cross functional team / Core team leadership experience preferred
  • Comfort and capable of speaking at internal and external meetings and conferences
  • Experience developing and communicating technical information and training materials to internal and external customers
  • Occasional travel to conferences and customers sites will be required


Cartwright James is a global executive search and selection company based in the UK, providing expert knowledge and bespoke services in the international Chemicals, Medical and Scientific markets. We receive a vast volume of applications for each position, therefore it takes time to assess each candidate. We will be in touch if the candidates experience matches the job requirements.



Job Reference: Ref: CJ-SCI-071118-LA

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