Marketing Programs Specialist

About us

ZAGENO was founded in 2015, ZAGENO is eliminating bottlenecks to breakthrough science and research through curated connections linking scientists and their institutions’ procurement offices with leading life science vendors. World-renowned academic and government research facilities, global pharmaceutical companies, and biotechs large and small are already users of our unique online biotech marketplace, currently comprising more than three million products.

What do we do?

  1. We help scientists choose the optimal laboratory kits and materials for each unique experiment setup.
  2. We make purchasing transactions more efficient for both buyers and sellers.
  3. For our vendor partners, we provide a valuable, expanded sales channel.
Our growing ZAGENO team of 60 in Cambridge, USA, and Berlin, Germany, includes experts in science, e-commerce, systems integration, and customer support to enable smarter, faster processes — allowing more time and resources for value-added science and better research results. Find out more on

About the Role

We are looking for a Marketing Specialist to join our rapidly growing marketing team. You will be responsible for the execution, measurement, and optimization of our marketing programs that drive brand awareness, customer acquisition, and retention with our supplier partners. The ideal candidate is a collaborative, diligent, self-starter that is detail-oriented and has strong project management skills.  

Responsibilities will include:
  • Execute on supplier marketing initiatives across various digital channels to achieve business goals.
  • Collaborate with internal teams (sales, product, and creative) to design, develop, and optimize campaign assets.
  • Build and launch outbound campaigns to create demand and re-engage with our prospective partners.
  • Support ZAGENO’s account-based marketing (ABM) strategy through list-building, account profiling, and target persona research.
  • Work with other marketing team members to rapidly experiment (growth hacking) new sources of partner acquisition.
  • Constantly test various creative options to drive towards the highest engagement and lowest cost per acquisition possible with all campaigns.
  • Establish, track, and improve response rates, conversion rates, pipeline, and ROI with each ABM campaign, continually refining and optimizing ABM efforts based on both quantitative metrics as well as qualitative feedback from sales.
  • Respond to ad hoc requests on performance of campaign when needed.
  • Conduct complete post-campaign evaluation and reporting to read out on results highlighting both strengths, potential weaknesses and lessons learned.
  • Stay current on digital and account-based marketing best practices.

About You

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, or related discipline.
  • 2-5 years marketing experience, including 2-3 years in growth marketing or demand generation function.
  • Knowledge of marketing and sales automation systems (e.g. HubSpot).
  • Hands-on experience of HTML coding for email design, email delivery, and cross device, mail client, and browser rendering a plus.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communications skills and a team player.
  • Ability to perform under tight deadlines.

Our Benefits

  • Working on a meaningful challenge with a positive impact on the scientific community
  • A professional and dynamic team with a global vision and mindset
  • An exciting, international working environment
  • Competitive compensation
  • Team events with great colleagues
  • Modern office at WeWork in Cambridge
  • Commuting benefits - public transportation
  • 401K with company match
  • Health benefits - medical, dental, and vision
  • Unlimited coffee, cold brew, and kombucha