Director Marketing – Biochemistry – Sweden

Marketing Director - Biochemistry - Sweden

Job Type: permanent
Sector: Commercial
Job Category: Marketing
Area: Sweden
Location: Unspecified
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5th June 2020

On behalf of our client, Barrington James is now looking for an energetic and experienced Director of Marketing to expand our client’s go-to-market strategy and tactics for peptide synthesis and bioanalysis solutions in the bioprocess segment for biologics (monoclonal antibody therapeutics, vaccines, cell and gene therapies). Along with taking on direct operational responsibilities, the Market Development team will report to this person. This role will work closely with the commercial team and Product Managers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of professionals in Outbound Marketing, Marketing Communications and Market Support.
  • Create and execute the global and regional marketing plans with an optimized mix of channels and campaigns based (including but not limited to: Regional users’ seminars, regional roadshows, selective tradeshows) on the overall company marketing strategy to drive revenue. Primarily focused on the immunoassay business and a consultative role for the peptides business.
  • Operational responsibility for: growing the bioprocess segment globally using insight-based marketing messages and campaigns, coordinating with Marketing Communications for preparation of material supporting Europe and APAC regional events.
  • Develop and implement target account strategy to support account-based marketing & selling initiatives.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with sales and marketing teams to identify new market segments and develop marketing programs supporting business expansion.
  • Work closely with the field sales team to understand the impact of marketing programs and to optimize the mix.
  • Develop and nurture relationships with customers to drive the development of case studies and webinar content.
  • Gather and report Voice of Customer information to stakeholders. Focus on industry trends, competition and emerging trends.
  • Participate in cross-functional teams to achieve business and product development objectives for product life cycle management and new product initiatives.


  • B.S. in Biochemistry or related field, M.S. preferred
  • Knowledge of ligand binding assays for pharmaceutical research and/or bioprocess applications
  • 5+ years B2B marketing experience
  • Managerial experience
  • Proven experience carrying out marketing efforts, including planning, prioritizing, and implementing strategy
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills
  • Exceptional writing skills to persuade the target audience
  • Strong written, oral, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Highly organized and proficient at managing multiple projects at the same time
  • Experience with or MS Dynamics 365 and marketing automation tools
  • ~50% travel required throughout Europe, on occasion to the US

Who are you:

  • We are looking for an individual who can make a difference in marketing, someone who is comfortable in taking the initiative and responsibilities to deliver high quality marketing materials. You have excellent quantitative and analytical skills, viewing tasks with a systematic approach. You also possess strong written, oral, interpersonal and presentation skills. You are a team player who thinks it is important to share your ideas and experiences with your colleagues to develop the company and its business. You inspire others through your dedication and passion for your work.

Next steps:

This opportunity has understandably been incredibly popular. We encourage all interested candidates to apply without delay as it is likely that recruitment will close prematurely. Please direct all questions (if necessary) to Scott Marshall at smarshall (@) barringtonjames (dot) com alongside a copy of your CV.

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