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Writer (Freelance), Biotech Careers

BioSpace, Inc.
Start date
Mar 10, 2023

Job Details

BioSpace is the digital hub for life science news and jobs. 

We are searching for freelance writers to contribute to our growing editorial strategy.

You will have exceptional writing, research and interviewing skills. You will dive into themes like: What are key challenges to working in this industry? How can one be successful?

What we're looking for:

  • You will write one to two feature articles per week covering career and job market-related topics specific to the life science, biopharma and biotech industries.
  • You will pitch topics, find sources, conduct interviews and write insightful articles for a digital publishing platform. 
  • You will help answer questions like how to transition from academia into industry work, highlight various career pathing options by interviewing thriving professionals, how to excel in leadership roles, what skills are most in demand, and examine both the challenges and opportunities of working in biotech. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, an appropriate area of life sciences OR relevant journalism experience
  • Proven experience writing in AP style
  • Ability to find and interview unique sources

This posting is for freelance, contract work only.

When applying, please provide your resume or CV and 2-3 published writing samples. Pitches are always welcome.


BioSpace champions the Life Sciences industry as a digital hub for news and careers. Since 1985, BioSpace has provided essential insights, opportunities and tools to connect the innovative organizations and talented professionals who advance health and quality of life across the globe. offers a multi-faceted venue for industry professionals to come together on the Web with several unique and reliable resources. It has become the centralized source for information and job listings for the Life Sciences industry.


  • Daily news and job postings is a comprehensive source of information for Life Sciences professionals. Reliable news content is posted daily, keeping followers and investors up to date on the latest in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries. Along with breaking news, jobs are posted daily from some of the best companies in the industry. There are several opt-in emails, like GenePool, that provide daily news and career opportunities.


  • Talent Connect BioSpace offers career events for life science recruiting professionals who want to take the recruiting process to the next level. Talent Connect career events are next generation networking events. The events bring together top companies and thousands of highly qualified candidates across various disciplines, giving hiring managers and candidates the opportunity to meet face-to-face. Several Talent Connect events are held across the country throughout the year in some of the most thriving Life Sciences communities.


  • Hotbed Communities For over 30 years, BioSpace’s world-renowned Hotbed communities have highlighted specific regions or “Hotbeds” of industry activity. Each year-long Hotbed campaign features innovative Life Sciences communities on a country-wide map. The map features company logos and original artwork with renderings of company buildings, depicting their location on the map. On, Hotbed Maps are interactive linking the company image to their online profiles.

A spot on the Hotbed map is a coveted position. The map and individual Hotbed regions are printed on thousands of promotional materials annually and distributed across the nation. In fact, the original Biotech Bay™ map from 1989 hangs on permanent display in the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History.
BioSpace Hotbeds include: Biotech Bay Biotech Beach BioCapital BioMidwest Bio NC BioForest Genetown, Ideal EmployerPharm Country, NextGen Bio 


  • Branding Solutions Deliver your message to our audience of industry professionals through our targeted channels. Use banners, Skyscrapers, e-mails, and more to promote your brand to job seekers and other relevant industry professionals.

Having a company profile includes an online description of your business with contact information, development pipeline, and key management. It also includes reciprocal links to your clinical trials, press releases, jobs, events, and corporate URL (where applicable).

BioSpace has been, and continues to be, the go-to website for reliable and up to date information on all things biotech and pharmaceuticals for over 30 years. Promoting your company with BioSpace’s advertising and recruitment solutions not only reaches a large audience, but a passionate and experienced audience of job seekers and Life Sciences professionals.

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