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Sientific Writer (f,m,d)

The Swiss based Bachem Group is a public, innovation-driven company specializing in the development and manufacturing of pepTides and oligonucleoTides. As a full service provider Bachem offers products for clinical development and commercial applications as well as a comprehensive catalog and exclusive custom synthesis. With 50 years of experience and subsidiaries in Switzerland, the United States, the United Kingdom and Japan, Bachem is the partner of choice for the biotech and pharma industry worldwide.  
Bachem. Leading Partner in Tides 

In order to continue our organic growth, we are constantly looking for talent.

We are looking for an experienced Scientific Writer (w/m 100 %) for our Science Marketing Team, part of Bachem`s Global Marketing. In this challenging role, you will support our peptides and oligonucleotides business by creating story-telling and sell-able online and print content based on scientific and technical information. In addition, you will guide and educate people in the creation of story-telling content and thus contribute to the build-up of Science Marketing as Bachem`s Center of Excellence for scientific information.


Your responsibilities

  • Scientific writing. Translation of science-based content into sell-able messaging, tailored to the target audience and optimum-suited for the purpose of the respective Marketing activity
  • In-time production (writing and content creation) of easy to understand, story-telling promotional materials for publication in diverse online and print channels. The latter include presentations, Website content, newsletters, Social Media channels, brochures, flyers, online forums
  • Review and making-over of promotional materials in order to secure high quality, tailored-to-the-purpose content and narrative style
  • Reading and researching scientific of specialist media and literature as basis for the scientific writing
  • Selection and creation of appropriate artwork, such as info graphics, to accompany Marketing materials 
  • Drive and take care of internal approval for promotional materials in order to secure the in-time availability
  • Organization and execution of internal trainings for scientific writing, creation of presentations, speaking at conferences and other topics
  • Provide and organize scientific exchange platforms like journal clubs
  • Pro-active and regular exchange with authors and other stakeholders in order to make sure the promotional materials meet the requirements and in order to exchange feedback  
  • Drive, lead and be part of projects and key initiatives, which can be cross-functional and on Global scale  
  • Activities in the general task portfolio of the Science Marketing team. This includes for example proposal and organization of topics, speakers and moderators for webinars and events as well as deputy tasks


Your skills

  • 5 years or more of work experience in a similar position
  • Proven excellence in scientific writing, translating science into sell-able messaging is mandatory
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills are mandatory
  • In-depth knowledge of modern communication channels and –requirements is a must
  • Acquainted to and reliable in working to tight deadlines
  • Self-organized and self-driven style of work, taking ownership for own tasks and projects
  • Specific background and work experiences in relationship to API manufacturing CDMOs, ideally in the field of peptide and/or oligonucleotide APIs, is a plus

Your qualifications

  • MBA or PhD preferred. Other relevant educational background possible, as long as the requirements for the position are fulfilled
  • Area of study: can be life sciences, journalism or from other field. Paramount is excellence in scientific writing and a sufficient scientific background to be able to understand Bachem`s products and services and to promote them on a scientific writing-based level
  • Fluent in English and German, excellence in written English
  • Expert knowledge in office applications


We offer
We offer an exciting and challenging role in a dynamic and growing company and international environment providing opportunities for personal advancement. If this opening draws your attention, and if you enjoy working in cross-functional teams and fast-paced environment, we look forward to receiving your complete dossier.



Please submit your application with full supporting documents (motivation letter, CV, testimonials, diplomas) online to Iris Hreinsdottir (Senior HR Business Partner) via Recruiting-Tool.