Commercial Content Editor


Location: Cambridgeshire

Job Type: Full time


Company Description

From global research discoveries to clinical breakthroughs – our vision is to become the most influential life sciences company for researchers. If you are motivated by making a real impact to people’s life and have a desire to work in a passionate and diverse community, Abcam is the place for you.

Our culture is driven by our dedicated, agile and audacious community of professionals who are driven by a combined purpose and sense of belonging. We’re incredibly proud to be recognised as one of the top 5 best places to work in the UK for two years running, as per Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Award.

Job Description

The Commercial Content Editor is responsible for developing and optimising commercial content across website, print and digital channels, generating persuasive and creative content that inspires audiences to act while ensuring accuracy and credibility.

You will sit within the Content Marketing team and work closely alongside scientific content and content marketing managers, writers and designers to ensure a curated collection of impactful content that fulfils our commercial needs.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Be responsible for commercial content, including campaign content, product pages, sales assets, promotional material and brand content
  • Ensure that all marketing materials convey targeted, effective and consistent messaging
  • Manage all stages of commercial content development working with both internal and external writers and content creators, including briefing, editing and review. Some writing will also be required
  • Work cross-functionally with team members across Growth Marketing to deliver impactful and successful campaigns targeted to a range of personas
  • Develop an understanding of what commercial content is needed to convince different personas at various points in the customer journey, and champion testing of different content types and formats within campaigns
  • Develop and manage processes for sales and event material development


  • Prior experience within a content marketing, communications or copywriting role
  • Excellent editing skills and experience briefing writers and providing feedback on content
  • Ability to develop and optimise messaging for different personas and effectively apply it across content and channels
  • Experience working with a variety of content types and conviction to test new things and challenge current ways of working
  • Proven experience using insights and data to drive planning and decision making
  • Excellent organisational skills to meet tight deadlines and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Life science experience would be an advantage

Additional Information

We know that when it comes to benefits, no one size fits all. Flexibility and choice matter which is why we offer all kinds of ways to enable you and your loved ones to be well and live well. You can expect;

  • A culture focused on well-being and opportunities for growth and development. We provide a wide range of training opportunities, for both professional and personal development.
  • The freedom to work in a way that works for you, with a focus on maximising productivity and innovation at work whilst reducing environmental impact.
  • A performance-based share plan, inspiring and rewarding our people as we deliver Abcam’s strategy.
  • Attractive and flexible benefits package including 18 weeks full paid maternity leave and 6 weeks full paid paternity leave, increased paid time off accrual over time and much more.

We offer a truly inclusive environment where you can bring your whole self to work. This is underpinned by our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and our partnerships with WORK180 (endorsed employer for women) and MyGwork (LGBT+ professional community). All our positions are open as a Job Share, where two talented professionals can share the responsibility of a full time position. You can declare your interest in a job share role within the application form.

Abcam is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to age, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you’re interested in this particular role then we’d love to read your application.


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