CAREERSScientific Marketing and Communication Specialist


Description of the company

Photon etc. is an established leader of optical and photonic instrumentation mainly based on a hyperspectral imaging technology. Photon etc’s product line allows the development of applications in a variety of fields including material and life sciences. By partnering with researchers, the company provides customized solutions that help pushing boundaries in these fields. Photon etc.’s portfolio includes Bragg-based hyperspectral imaging platforms, infrared cameras, widely tunable sources and filters.


Overall responsibility

We are looking for a motivated, dynamic, resourceful and self-driven person to coordinate our marketing efforts. This person will be in charge of the worldwide visibility of Photon etc. We need someone who has the ability to create scientific content and enhance our presence on the Web. This role also includes participation to the salesforce (quotes, client follow up and shipping).


Key areas of responsibility

  • Write and produce high quality content such as application notes and white papers related to the instruments developed by Photon etc.

  • Create scientific webinars

  • Coordinate demonstrations of our systems for potential customers  

  • Update the website

  • Update our information on different listing platforms

  • Follow up with our distributors

  • Answer customer requests for our standard products

  • Coordinate our tradeshow presence

  • Launch our new products

  • Handle our presence in the media

  • Ensure our visibility on social media

  • Participate to the salesforce by creating quotes, following up with customers and handling timely shipping



Education, skills & experience:

  • Diploma or Masters degree in engineering, physics or another relevant field

  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills in both English and French with the ability to convey abstract technical concepts


Qualifications :

  • Ability and desire to work independently

  • Highly adaptable with a flexible mindset

  • Resourceful and self-driven

  • Diligent and meticulous


Desired skills:

  • Experience in marketing / communication

  • Knowledge in optics


Conditions of employment

  • Permanent, full time, 37.5 hrs / week ;

  • Flexible schedule from Monday to Friday



Laura-Isabelle Dion-Bertrand, Director of Sales and Marketing