Careers | InSphero

Careers

InSphero sets the standard for in vitro testing of novel drugs in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry with comprehensive solutions that provide greater confidence in decision making. Our physiologically relevant suite of 3D InSight™ Microtissues and Services increase efficiency in drug discovery and safety testing. Founded in 2009, InSphero patent-pending technologies and methods enable large-scale, reproducible production of scaffold-free 3D microtissues driven solely by cellular self-assembly. Our assay-ready and custom 3D liver, islet, and tumor models provide unrivaled biological insight into liver toxicology, metabolic disease, and oncology. We are proud to count all of the top 10 global pharmaceutical companies in our customer base.

InSphero AG is headquartered in Schlieren, Switzerland, a technology and manufacturing hub of Zurich. Our US subsidiary, InSphero Inc., and North American bioproduction facility are based in Brunswick, Maine. We are always looking for energetic and driven personalities – people who assume responsibility, make decisions, and want to grow with our rapidly developing company. If you want to join our team, please send your application by e-mail.

Open Positions

Senior Marketing Manager (100%), Switzerland

Reporting to the Chief Business Officer, you are responsible for driving the marketing activities within the company with a key focus on the development and implementation of a global marketing strategy. This includes the execution of state-of-the-art marketing techniques by targeting primarily pharmaceutical and biotech customers. The position requires a hands-on mentality, offers extensive scope to apply and further develop your expertise and is particularly suitable for candidates who want to take on more responsibilities and grow with the job. Depending on your experience, there is potential to develop in a marketing team leadership role. Starting date: as soon as possible. Place of work: Schlieren, Switzerland.  Read More

Main responsibilities

  • Development and implementation of a global marketing strategy with a strong focus on digital marketing to further strengthen the company’s market presence and position
  • Drive and manage company campaigns and relationship marketing activities with other functions of the company, including sales and product management
  • Develop content for company marketing activities ranging from editorials, press releases, website, online advertising, social media, brochures, and other marketing collateral; assist with the review and editing of marketing materials as needed
  • Regularly align, adjust, and revise marketing calendar with marketing team to ensure timely and flexible execution of tasks
  • Adhere to budgets amongst assigned projects; monitor progress through KPI tracking and submit quarterly performance reports
  • Actively promote and present InSphero to customers and external parties, such as media stakeholders and potential clients; help represent InSphero at European conferences and exhibitions as needed
 

Profile

  • Degree in Life Sciences is required
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in a Marketing Manager role
  • Expert knowledge of current online marketing techniques and best practices
  • Experienced in using digital marketing and paid advertising tools (e.g. Google Ads, AdSense as well as web analytics such as Google Analytics, WebTrends, SEMrush, etc.)
  • Proven scientific writing skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Cloud (especially Word, PowerPoint, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) preferred
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • English native speaker preferred or proficiency in English is a must
  • A team player, willing to “roll up your sleeves” to execute on initiatives
  • Applicants must be either Swiss citizens, EU-nationals or have the legal right to live and work in Switzerland
How to apply: In addition to the usual documents such as CV, diplomas, job references, please send us a short video informally describing your motivation for the role (60-120 seconds, recorded via cell phone). For large files, you can use WeTransfer, Dropbox or Youtube to provide the video. We are looking forward to receiving your application at [email protected].

West Coast Business Development Director (100%)

Reporting to the Chief Business Officer, you will be responsible for driving revenue growth and business development activities including the initiation of partnerships within the Western Region. This includes the execution of the business strategy by targeting pharmaceutical and biotech partners. Starting date: as soon as possible.  Read More

Main responsibilities

  • Responsible for territory growth, revenue targets and acquisition of new opportunities
  • Support InSphero in implementing market strategies, introduction of new solutions and technologies
  • Develop key account management and partnership-focused business strategies by securely navigating through various organizational levels and by collaborating with team members in the United States and Europe
  • Support the initiation of strategic alliances and drive development of partnership opportunities
  • Advanced usage of key accounting tools (e.g. Miller-Heimann & CRM database)
  • Recognize market trends and gain competitive intelligence
 

Profile

  • Deal making experience and customer focused personality with 3+ years business development experience
  • Deep understanding of the drug discovery and development process
  • Strong negotiation skills and excellent networker across all levels of customer organization
  • Independent, proactive and well-organized personality
  • Biology-related degree (MSc or PhD) with good understanding of cell biology/molecular biology – an additional business degree is a plus
  • Ideal location: San Diego or San Francisco
  • Authorization to work in the U.S. for any employer (candidates must be U.S. citizens or Permanent Resident Aliens)
We are looking forward to receiving your application by e-mail.