Junior Marketing Specialist

Leiden, The Netherlands

21 June, 2022

Ncardia / Cellistic is an established, globally operating, stem cell-based drug discovery & cell therapy company. We believe that human induced pluripotent stem cell (hiPSC) technology will help get better therapies to patients faster.

Ncardia is a leader in contract research, development and manufacture of iPSC-based solutions for early and preclinical drug discovery. Its goal is to enable pharmaceutical and therapeutics companies to make more confident decisions in discovery and development by integrating iPSC technologies into their screening processes.

Cellistic specializes in process development and manufacture of cell therapies based on hiPSC technology. Its focus and expertise in hiPSC reprogramming, differentiation, and expansion protocol development positions the business to be the partner of choice for innovative cell therapy developers to commercialize novel advanced therapies.

We are an enthusiastic, skilled and committed international team in which everyone has the opportunity to make a decisive contribution.

Job description

We are looking for a Junior Marketing Specialist to strengthen our commercial team. In this role, you will be responsible for the execution and support of Ncardia’s and Cellistic’s marketing activities, to showcase our companies’ iPSC-based solutions in drug discovery and cell therapy to therapeutic developers worldwide.

For the right candidate, this role has excellent potential for personal and professional development. You will have the unique opportunity to build your marketing skills by experiencing the rapid growth of 2 brands in very different stages of marketing, as Ncardia is an established brand since 2017, and Cellistic was launched just last month.

This position reports to the Head of Marketing and is positioned in Leiden, the Netherlands.

Are you our ideal candidate?

You are a starting marketing professional, who has gained experience in internships and/or in your first marketing role. You’re looking to develop your marketing skills and you’re not afraid to ask questions and take on challenges that support that development. Keeping focus while doing a variety of activities, that is where you shine. The ability to set and meet deadlines is essential. You have strong communication skills, and you get energy from regularly connecting with both colleagues and external partners to ensure timely, effective marketing solutions.

Main responsibilities

  • Coordination of monthly webinar sessions, to make sure preparation, lead capture, live sessions and post-event communication run smoothly.
  • Manage and execute monthly social calendar on Linkedin and Twitter, by regularly collecting input from team members and scientists and translating them into engaging social media posts.
  • Prepare monthly newsletters and website articles to increase online visibility.
  • First point-of-contact with our media partners, to ensure on-time execution of our advertising plan.
  • Practical coordination of conference attendance, sponsorship and reporting, to make sure everything runs smoothly.
  • Monitor and report on effectiveness of our marketing communications & on trends in social media and digital communication.
  • Monitor and report on market & competitor intelligence as input for future marketing and sales activities.
  • Monitor the market & competitor intelligence regarding the developing science and application of iPSC technology.
  • Support marketing projects and activities as assigned.

Required experience and skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or similar, preferably in Marketing or Communications.
  • At least one year of marketing experience, experience in a B2B environment is a plus.
  • Experience in proactively connecting with colleagues, senior management and external partners and agencies.
  • A digital mindset, with a working knowledge of social media tools. Experience with CMS tools and Adobe design software is a plus.
  • Knowledge of marketing compliance regulations such as GDPR.
  • Strong oral, editing and written skills in English language.

Position type



Please send a motivation letter with resume to careers@ncardia.com.

Want to work with us?

Ncardia is always interested in getting in touch with highly motivated & skilled people. Do you think that you can complement our team?

Do not hesitate to contact us: careers@ncardia.com