Open Position

SEQanswers Editor

SEQanswers, the premier online community for Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) users and now part of Biocompare, the buyer’s guide for life scientists, is looking for a Content Editor to lead the overall growth and strategy of SEQanswers’ mission of keeping NGS researchers informed.

The Content Editor will be responsible for assisting in the ongoing development and execution of SEQanswers community engagement and content strategy. This will include managing our team of community moderators and freelancers, disseminating content through social media channels, acting as the liaison between editorial and sales, interacting with other support departments, evaluating and improving editorial workflow processes/policies, editing and writing feature articles and other content as needed, and establishing solid professional relationships with authors, industry experts, and other internal and external contacts. Some of these duties include:

  • Maintains, communicates, and enforces SEQanswers member guidelines

  • Manages the process for reviewing and approving member content 

  • Engages and expands the SEQanswers community by fostering engagement and meaningful dialogue among our members

  • Keep up to date with the informational needs of the NGS community and related areas of interest; post articles, summaries, links

  • Creates/Edits content for site as well managing the overall display of content to users

  • Manage email marketing campaigns  including newsletters and paid sponsor marketing communications

  • Production of live webinars and other interactive events, which includes panelist recruitment, content development, moderation, and promotion to drive registrations and attendanceImprove upon Biocompare’s NGS offerings and help to integrate them  into the SEQanswers community and platform

  • Track key metrics including new members, site traffic, engagement, repeat visitors, and success of email campaigns

  • Promote SEQanswers through Social Media channels

The ideal candidate will have previous experience managing a life science online community or social engagement platform, 3 to 5 years experience within the Life Science industry, an advanced Life Science degree, the ability to thrive in a deadline-oriented environment, an extensive network within the industry, excellent writing and editing stills, social media experience, and online content production experience.

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