Head of Marketing

Full-time position


The Head of Marketing position is a critical hire for LUMICKS at a critical time in the company’s development. Our tools and reagents for dynamic single-molecule (DSM) and cell avidity (CA) analysis are extremely unique, creating new markets that did not exist previously.  It is time to move from proof of concept and educate the whole market to the strength and capabilities of the technologies. LUMICKS is looking for an individual that has a proven record of creating new markets for new technologies.  In this role, you will be expected to lead a rebranding of the company and its products to establish the pillars for its future growth and establish strong differentiation and awareness within the market. There is an expectation to work closely with the Business Unit teams of both DSM and CA, to understand and deploy their strategies to ensure the success of both businesses.  You will be expected to grow and develop talent that has the knowledge to produce cutting-edge and the highest quality messaging, graphics, and audiovisuals. 

Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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What about my skills & competencies?

  • 10+ years of experience in senior marketing roles in young dynamic companies.
  • Strong proof cases for developing new markets for new and complex products.
  • Intimate understanding of the life cycle of complex capital equipment.
  • MBA or PhD preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of the life science research market.
  • Specific and detailed knowledge of linkage between CRM, website, and marketing automation.
  • Strong understanding of Search Engine Marketing.
  • A keen eye for creative writing to further extend LUMICKS market penetration.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and professional demeanor.
  • Motivated, self-driven, goal-oriented, energetic work ethic, and an outstanding team-player.
  • Strong organizational skills, and ability to multitask.

What are my tasks & responsibilities?

  • Lead the rebranding of LUMICKS.
  • In close collaboration with the business units for DSM and CA translate strategies into tactics that lead to maximal market awareness and lead generation.
  • Grow, hire and develop a highly professional and cutting edge marketing department that supports all internal clients.
  • Develop a wide breadth of channels to reach out to customers, markets, and investors.
  • Build a suite of metrics and dashboards to analyze business and help the BU’s understand early where their strategies and tactics are being successful so that we can adapt quickly.
  • Maintain a strong bond with the commercial team, listen to their needs, understand the different geographical trends, build appropriate strategies and tactics to be successful in each key territory.
  • Design a new website incorporating new branding initiatives and ensure strong customer journeys through creating familiarity with their core competencies.
  • Optimize and continually adapt the website to ensure a high level of traffic and retention to help qualify leads to a high level at an early stage.
  • Develop strong tools to support the sales team with a focus on using digital and audiovisual aids to support the early technical qualification of a lead.
  • Build continuous campaigns that can be deployed through marketing automation to engage with the customer, drive awareness, nurture, and generate new highly qualified leads.
  • Manage a budget and ensure maximal ROI at all times.
  • Be a strong and dynamic part of the company with a focus on positively influencing the success of LUMICKS.


LUMICKS brings novel tools for single-molecule biophysics and cell avidity to market, enabling scientific researchers across biology and medicine to unlock new types of experiments. Our high-performance instruments are optimal to investigate the fundamental causes of disease and facilitate drug optimization. With our tools, researchers can visualize and quantify the interactions between proteins and DNA in real time and perform high-throughput screening of molecular and cell–cell interactions using sound waves.

We offer you the chance to be part of an important mission: To improve human health by unlocking dynamic single-molecule and cell avidity analysis. With an ever-increasing adoption of our technologies by leading institutes from all over the world, including Stanford, Johns Hopkins University, Tsinghua University, NIH, and Imperial College London, LUMICKS is expanding its team.

Why Join?

Autonomy, ownership & responsibility

Be the leader of your own projects, and own them like no other. Whether you’re developing software or business, you are responsible for your work and the direction it goes.

Growth opportunities

With new positions opening up weekly and the company still growing exponentially, there are lots of opportunities to broaden your skill set.

Flat organization & open culture

At LUMICKS engagement is key. We try to align everyone on our dreams and strategies to unlock single-molecule and single-cell research.

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