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    Job Specification

    We are looking to recruit a 3 month BBSRC PIPS intern to support our on-going marketing strategy. If you think you are suited to this role and want an exciting opportunity then please send your CV and cover letter to

    Role and Responsibilities

    A highly motivated, creative, outgoing and self-reliant intern is sought to increase the brand awareness and to generate sales leads for Swift Analytical's exciting life science product range by:

    Creating an email database of recent grant recipients from UK funding sources
    Extracting email addresses from the internet of biotech companies residents in UK Science Parks
    Attending targeted meetings and network with potential end users of Swift Analytical products
    Prepare website content to populate the existing Swift Analytical and proposed new microsites and to liaise with Swift Analytical's marketing partner


    The ideal candidate will have a minimum BSc in molecular biology or related topics
    They will have practical experience in a range of cell and molecular biology techniques and especially DNA and protein extraction and quantification technique
    Microsoft Office skills, in particular Excel
    This is an excellent opportunity for someone with entrepreneurial flair looking to work in the lucrative field of international sales and marketing of laboratory equipment


    Due to the flexibility of this role, there will be significant times where the individual will be able to work from home and therefore must have access to a PC or laptop
    Occasional days will be spent with Swift Analytical staff either at their headquarters in the Catalyst or at customer sites within the UK

    Skills Developed

    Marketing, sales, presentation skills
    Technical material for commercial use
    Commercial copywriting

    For more information, please contact:
    Mebs Surve, Tel: 07725 475303. Email:

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