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Healthcare Advertising Jobs
Salary Description:
salary up to £90k
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Sam Small Recruitment Agency
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As an experienced agency Planner you will be adept at the traditional planning skills. Your background may come from a consumer agency and have experience of working on some healthcare brands, maybe you are at a market research agency and your role has gone beyond the scope of research and you feel the time is right to move to a Plannng role, or maybe you are a strategic consultant in a healthcare consultancy. A good knowledge of digital communications is key, as are superb presentations skills. If you are comfortable working with clients and regularly presenting please read on.

Our client is based in Central London, this will be the first planning role they have appointed for the London office, as a result of the demands of this role only full time, permanent candidates should apply. The agency offers a superb package of benefits and salary as well as lovely recently refurbished offices in prime location. For more information on the agency please contact

As an experienced healthcare agency planner, you'll be familiar with the key responsibilities:

Understanding and shaping our pharmaceutical clients’ brand direction through competitor and market analysis, trend monitoring and strategic performance input

Assessing the company’s operational and strategic performance supporting the senior team in making effective decisions

Analysing business proposals

Aligning processes, resources-planning and brand goals with overall strategy

Providing support and insight into significant organisational changes (e.g. shift in strategic focus, new entrant to market etc.)

You love this role because you are:
Strong in your strategic focus, with high confidence levels to challenge and lead discussions
A skilled problem solver with an eye for detail
Adept at building great relationships, both internally and with clients
Experienced in agency life and the pharma industry
Calm and motivating under pressure
Able to help drive pitches and uncover new business opportunities
Passionate about healthcare, brand communications and developing the best campaigns
Able to multitask with ease
Confident in a senior role
You will be a success if you:
Ensure projects and brands stay true to strategic goals
Are regarded by the client and team as the strategic expert, able to provide support and counsel
Play a leading role on pitch proposals and delivery
Are aware of challenges to strategic plans from changes to the market
Support the wider team with developing strategic understanding
Allow yourself to be integrated into and supported by a strong delivery team
Required experience and qualifications:
Proven experience as a Strategic Planner or Business Consultant
Sound understanding of science and medicine, the healthcare environment and the pharmaceutical industry
Understanding of market research and data analysis
Knowledge of business operations and procedures
Demonstrable strategic thinking abilities
Analytical mind with problem-solving aptitude
Organisational and leadership skills
Ability to facilitate great workshops with key clients
Digital expertise and a willingness to find new and exciting ways to communicate
Great people management skills (both internally and externally) and a proven track record of building lasting relationships with clients
Great presentation skills
A proactive, outgoing personality with a genuine enjoyment of client contact and teamwork

Contact Details:
Sam Small Recruitment Agency
Tel: 01628 473 223
Contact: Sam Small

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