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Principle Communications Advisor – Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Innovation Cambridge

Principle Communications Advisor – Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Innovation

Our client is something of a trailblazer. As an organisation that is passionate about forging partnerships for the greater good, their entire working model is based on the ridiculously sensible concept that cracking ideas can only make an impact if they are put into practice. Well hurray for them, we do like a good common-sense basis on which to work! Now here’s the really fun thing, the ‘greater good’ that we mentioned earlier is the nation’s health. Because this organisation is committed to bringing a whole raft of partners together to drive innovative solutions to complex health problems – so join them, and you could well be instrumental in ensuring researchers, investors, patient groups, the NHS, industry boffins and the media are working together to share expertise, and tackle issues such as cancer and dementia. So not only does this role have the scope to put your career on the map, it also promises to be knee-knockingly interesting. Just imagine, a role that will ultimately contribute to improving your friends and family’s health. Now that’s a great reason to go to work in the morning.

The role:
Ready to apply your brain cells to a downright marvellous challenge? That’s excellent news, because in order to deliver future-defining health solutions, this organisation needs to effectively engage with multiple stakeholders and audiences – and you could be the beating heart of this challenge. Deputising for the Director of Communications, Engagement and Marketing, you will help the team connect with and build collaboration with local, regional and national organisations and groups. Playing a vital role in transforming the team’s technical content and enhancing their channel capabilities, you will see to it that meaningful internal and external communications are being created – all succinctly tailored to the target audience, and neatly aligned with key corporate messages. If you like thinking on your toes, then you’ll be right at home here, as you’ll be supporting both reactive and proactive communications for the commercial and projects team – so you’re guaranteed a fast-paced working day. From crisis management and researching media opportunities to devising digital communications, planning campaigns and supporting junior colleagues in delivering communications programmes, this is a multi-layered and frankly dazzling little number that will catapult your future career prospects through the roof.

You will:
• Have at least 10 years of strategic communications experience in the health and Pharma space
• Be competent in data and regulatory milestones.
• Have experience in disease awareness and patient activation initiatives in partnership with community stakeholders
• Be fun and a great communicator – while never losing your meticulous eye for detail.
• Have the capacity to support commercial propositions, so you will understand the intricacies of new business pitches.
• Know how to translate scientific concepts into something that a multitude of audiences can understand.
• Have experience of supporting the design and delivery of change in a complex and political environment.
• Be a clever-clogs. A-levels and a degree (or a professional qualification) will be needed, plus you’ll be a certified member of a
professional body such as CIPR.
• Know the NHS and innovators business – plus your awareness of healthcare trends will be the icing on the cake.
• Know how to secure the best media coverage.

If you think this sounds like something you’d be interested in please apply via this advert or send your CV to Emma at Thorp Associates – .

Due to the high level of applicants we receive, if you don’t hear back from us in the next 14 days, unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Contact Details:
Thorp Associates
Tel: +44(0)1293 850 800
Contact: Emma Thorp

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