Sr. Marketing Specialist

Req ID #:  74797

Wilmington, MA, US, 01887 Shrewsbury, MA, US, 01545 Ballina, IE, F26D786 Wayne, PA, US, 19087 Malvern, PA, US, 19355

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

Job Summary

We are seeking a Senior Marketing Specialist for our Corporate Marketing group based out of Wilmington MA. The Sr Marketing Specialist will lead a variety of marketing communication programs and provide general marketing support for multiple assigned business segments.  Responsible for marketing collateral development, marketing programs, trade show coordination, sales support, and other related functions.


The following are responsibilities related to the Sr Marketing Specialist position:

  • Work collaboratively with global marketing team and scientific network to develop and produce corporate and site-specific marketing collateral for assigned business segments.
  • Work collaboratively with the commercial operations team to collect information and facilitate the development and implementation of strategic and tactical marketing plans.
  • Work with business analytics to help research and understand the market dynamics and market potential in assigned areas identify market growth opportunities and incorporate in to marketing program development.
  • Oversee and facilitate marketing activities to ensure high level of responsiveness to customers and the sales organization.
  • Develop and implement a strategic trade show/event plan, achieve deadlines and budget, organize and manage trade show/event duties and representation for an assigned business segment and/or site on a global basis.
  • Assist in the management and optimization of assigned web-based content residing on including the development of program and initiatives to increase traffic to the site.
  • Develop and integrate cross business marketing programs for multiple business divisions
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

The following are minimum requirements related to the Sr Marketing Specialist position:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. /B.S.) or equivalent in marketing, business or related discipline and 3 years related experience in marketing or customer services; or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.


The following are preferred qualifications related to the Sr Marketing Specialist position:

  • Experience with a pharma/biotech contract service provider desired.
  • Digital marketing experience (including SEO/PPC)
  • Sales and international experience desired.

About Corporate Functions 

The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.


About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.


With over 17,000 employees within 80 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62.


At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.


Equal Employment Opportunity 

Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet