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Assistant Marketing Director

Sutter Instrument
Novato, California
Closing date
Dec 7, 2023

Job Details

Sutter Instrument is looking for an Assistant to the Marketing Director to complement our Marketing Team.  This position will assist with overall marketing planning and support, as well as connect with existing and prospective customers through social media, newsletter articles, website content, advertisements, and other channels.  The ideal candidate has a background in biological sciences, technical understanding of research papers, and good oral and written communication skills in the English language. 

 Benefits include full medical, dental, 401K, pension, ESOP and Bonus.

For almost 50 years, Sutter Instrument has been an international leader in the manufacture of precision instrumentation for the neurobiological sciences. We have the latest instrumentation for patch clamp and other electrophysiological techniques and continue to expand our line of manipulators, light sources, multi-photon microscopes and micropipette pullers.  Privately owned and located in Marin County, north of the San Francisco Bay, Sutter Instrument is known for continuous innovation and excellent customer service.


  • Help manage catalog production, price lists, and distributor relationships
  • Contribute to the company’s social media presence, marketing materials, catalogs, and online content
  • Work with product managers to develop content
  • Research articles and fact-check stories
  • Write and edit articles, marketing pieces, and other documentation
  • Assist with assignment preparation, such as planning, outlines, and synopses
  • Participate in training sessions and seminars
  • Gather information for an article or other written material about a subject, organization, event, or other issues
  • Edit marketing collateral for accurate spelling, punctuation, grammar, and facts


  • An undergraduate degree in Life Science discipline, English, Communications, Marketing, or a related subject is preferred
  • Experience in writing for at least three years, preferably creative writing, is desirable
  • 1-3 years of experience in a laboratory or in scientific writing
  • Strong English grammar and punctuation skills are essential
  • Expert with social media navigation
  • Fluency in use of MS Office Suite and Adobe products.
  • Experience in desktop publishing software a plus
  • Ability to use computer applications in the scientific and technical field
  • Self-starter with strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple, simultaneous projects effectively
  • Up to date on Covid vaccinations



Founded in 1974, Sutter has grown from a small garage operation to a 55,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Novato California. Employing over 70 staff, many of whom have backgrounds in neuroscience, we pride ourselves in helping scientists the world over with the devices they need to do their reserch. In 2007 Sutter became partially employee owned with the formation of our ESOP. All of our design and manufacturing happens on our premises. Sutter’s machine shop has become one of the finest precision machining facilities in Northern California, employing state-of-the-art CNC machining and turning centers for volume production of precision mechanical components. This allows us to rapidly develop products, and to customize any of our products to the needs of the individual researcher. Our product portfolio has grown to include amplifiers, microscopes, micromanipulators, microinjection and imaging products

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