Marketing Manager at Mission Bio
South San Francisco, CA, US

Are you curious, driven, and collaborative? Do you want to work at one of the most innovative and impactful biotech companies in the bay area? We were voted Method of the Year 2019 Nature Methods and #2 on the Scientist 2018 Top 10 innovations list. Our mission is to enable our customers to eliminate cancer.

Mission Bio is a start-up providing the best-in-class solution for single-cell genomics across the range of research and translational/clinical medicine. We are a small team that is growing rapidly, so this is an opportunity for a talented, driven individual to make a significant impact on the direction and success of an exciting young company. We are committed to diversity. If you are a collaborative, curious, hardworking professional who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic, supportive environment, we would love to meet you.


We are looking for an experienced, adaptive, self-starting Marketing Manager to support development and commercialization efforts of our first set of products in single-cell genomics. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to influence company product strategy, along with actual execution and tactical development. This role will focus on supporting marketing analytics and operations associated with all digital marketing activities from prospect to lead to conversion.

  • Work closely with management and commercial team to develop and implement go-to-market strategies including channel, positioning and messaging, pricing & promotion, sales collateral, training materials and other programs to achieve business objectives.
  • Plan and execute market research activities, and maintain detailed understanding of customer needs, competitive situation and technology developments.
  • Help develop and maintain market models including market sizing, customer segmentation, market share, revenue projections, unit forecasting, and pricing models.
  • Collaborate with R&D and Operations to drive new product development and sustaining efforts for on-market products.
  • Support business development activities including but not limited to customer collaborations and other external parties to meet strategic objectives.
  • Help establish and maintain successful relationships with key customers and partners to ensure successful early adoption of new products.
  • Support the field organization to ensure accomplishment of the revenue plan and deep technical understanding of the technology and relevant applications.
  • Partner with management and external creative agency to develop brand identity and development of other marketing collateral and content.
  • Create and implement relevant marketing content across multiple channels, including web, video, social media, print, and more.
  • Interact with varying levels of internal and external personnel including direct customer communication, public presentation, and a team-focused approach. 
  • May perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The candidate should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in in a relevant field.
  • 2-4 years in product management, marketing or similar roles, in life sciences, or other related field, preferably in next-generation sequencing and/or single-cell genomics.
  • Strong communication, presentation, and time and project management skills.
  • Experience working with development team and managed a product launch.
  • Development of product marketing plans, general knowledge of operating plans or industry practices for promoting and selling similar products.
  • Strong business acumen, customer focus and customer-facing experience.
  • Solid record of building alignment and working collaboratively in cross-functional teams.
  • Knowledge of: 4Ps, marketing communication mix, communication channels, channels-to-market, segmentation, value proposition, messaging and marketing program development and execution, content strategy/marketing, content audit, customer journey maps.
  • Experience with marketing and voice of customer VOC.

Preferred qualifications:

  • MBA, Masters’ degree or PhD in Genetics, Molecular Biology, or other related science field.
  • Experience working in next generation sequencing and/or single-cell genomics.


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