LabX Media Group, a leading B2B scientific publishing company and owners of The Scientist Magazine and Lab Manager Magazine seeks a full-time Product Editor to spearhead the gathering and reporting of new lab product technologies in our industry. The Product Editor will work on various editorial projects, including magazine and digital content to distribute innovative product information through our various channels.
We are seeking candidates with writing or journalism experience who have a keen sense of technology. Ideally, individuals will have worked in a laboratory, or have experience working with a scientific products company; however, similar product-centric experience will be considered.
Research and write technical articles and product updates on scientific products for our magazines. Must be comfortable engaging via phone interviews with vendors to evaluate the level of innovation and deliver an informed summary of the products being presented. Individuals will be enthusiastic and comfortable moderating online webinars. A well organized and dynamic candidate will have an appreciation for how things work.
The successful candidate must have three years of writing or journalistic editing experience, sharp writing skills, comfortable making webinar presentations, be social media savvy, and be eager to work within a technology-driven industry for scientific products.
Candidates will be ideally located near our Midland, Ontario headquarters or willing to relocate.
Key Skills / Attributes
- Outgoing, comfortable on the phone or making presentations
- Experienced writer/journalist
- Propensity for understanding products and gadgetry
- Laboratory research or scientific marketing background a plus
- 3 - 5 years’ experience
- Completion of Post-Secondary degree/diploma in relevant field
The incumbent must be honest and trustworthy, be respectful, be flexible and demonstrate sound work ethics.
Annual salary commensurate with experience and benefits
We appreciate all applications. Only those being considered will be contacted.