Senior Marketing Executive

£29k – £40k per annum

Costello Medical

United Kingdom

Role Summary

  • Responsibilities: You will play a key role in supporting the growth of our marketing services and business development for the company. Working closely with our Medical Affairs, Publications, Creative, and Operations colleagues across different office locations, you will support with a range of projects and outputs for a variety of audiences
  • Salary: From £38,000 per annum, depending on your previous experience
  • Benefits: Discretionary profit share bonuses, hybrid working options, generous holiday allowance, flexible working hours, employer pension contributions, comprehensive travel insurance, private medical insurance, critical illness cover, income protection, full funding for external training, interest-free travel loan scheme, discounted gym memberships, and more
  • Role Type: Full-time, permanent
  • Start Date: We are currently recruiting for start dates throughout 2024, including April and May, and you will be asked to state your availability on your application form
  • Location: This role is available in our Global Headquarters in Cambridge , as well as our London and Manchester offices

About the Role

As a Senior Marketing Executive in our Creative division, you will play a key role in supporting the growth of our marketing services and business development for the company. You will work closely with our Medical Affairs, Publications, and Creative colleagues across the company to assist with a range of projects and outputs for a variety of audiences, as well as supporting the Head of Client Engagement with the delivery of our client engagement strategy.

You will be responsible for the development and execution of effective marketing strategies for both internal and external clients, helping to drive engagement and achieve business objectives.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting communication projects, including strategy development, planning, implementing and optimising marketing outputs
  • Working closely with colleagues in the Creative team on the delivery of creative content
  • Supporting project objectives through the development of KPIs and the analysis of marketing activities
  • Copywriting support for internal and external client projects
  • Updating and maintaining our external business development materials, including pitch decks, case studies, email marketing, and website copy
  • Providing proactive and strategic advice to support our external presence and client projects
  • Taking a lead role in the management of Costello Medical’s social media accounts, as well as the expansion of our marketing services
  • Supporting all marketing-related enquiries

Career Profile

We offer many opportunities for personal and professional development at Costello Medical. Please click below to read first-hand accounts from our colleagues about their time with the company:

About You

We are looking for a candidate who is proactive, eager to take on new challenges, and who will thrive on providing a high level of support to our colleagues. You will have a great understanding of marketing and a meticulous attention to detail, coupled with a real passion for delivering excellent service internally to colleagues and externally to clients, whilst in a fast-paced environment.

As a driven and ambitious company that is growing rapidly, we are looking for a candidate who can take their own initiative and contribute innovative ideas for the expansion of our marketing, business development, and client engagement projects. The successful candidate will also be organised and self-motivated, with an eagerness to work both independently and collaboratively.

Essential requirements for the role are:

  • A degree level or higher qualification in a marketing-related discipline (minimum 2.1 or equivalent). We welcome applications from candidates with a diverse range of specialisms, including but not limited to; Marketing, Business Management and Development, Business Administration, Creative Writing and Communications
  • At least 2 years’ professional experience in a marketing role, specifically within the pharmaceutical industry
  • A strong understanding of digital marketing, including social media tools and management, SEO, and email marketing
  • Strong communication skills and account management experience, building robust and sustainable working relationships with both colleagues and clients
  • Previous project management experience, including excellent organisational and time management skills
  • A high level of proficiency in written English, and the ability to apply excellent attention to detail
  • Fluency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • An analytical mindset, and the ability to interpret data effectively to generate actionable insights
  • Excellent copywriting skills
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • A high level of productivity, and the flexibility to respond to changing deadlines in a fast-paced working environment
  • The ability to maintain exceptional customer service and quality of deliverables under multiple competing demands

Desired requirements for the role are:

  • A good understanding of the evolving marketing landscape
  • Familiarity with the Adobe Creative Cloud

About Costello Medical

Costello Medical is a rapidly growing global healthcare agency specialising in medical communications, market access and health economic and outcomes research. We work with a wide range of clients, including the industry’s most successful pharmaceutical and medical technology companies, patient and public health bodies and charitable organisations. Our mission is to be a community of the very best people, building trusted partnerships across the healthcare sector by delivering an exceptional service. Our vision is to be a leading global partner consistently striving for meaningful and outstanding contributions that improve people’s health and lives.

We are committed to our company values which are central to creating our fun, friendly and innovative workplace in which we strive to deliver the highest standards of quality. As a result, we have been listed in The Top 100 Companies to Work For list for six consecutive years.

On 27th May 2022, Costello Medical received its certification as a B Corporation . We are really proud of this achievement as it demonstrates that Costello Medical is meeting the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance. We underwent a rigorous assessment that covered the whole of our business including employee benefits, charitable giving, and sustainability. We believe this certification is external validation of our mission to be a force for good.

The Recruitment Process

Our recruitment process includes a telephone interview with a member of the Talent Acquisition team. If successful, you will be invited to an interview in our office with senior members of our Creative and Medical Communications teams. Following this, you will be asked to complete a 1-hour assessment. Our standard recruitment process lasts around 2 to 4 weeks, however this can be adapted if necessary.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce and, throughout the recruitment process, there are a number of reasonable adjustments we can provide. Please click here to read more about this and contact the People Team via View email address on should you require reasonable adjustments at any stage.

We are currently recruiting for start dates throughout 2024, including April and May, and you will be asked to state your availability on your application form. Whilst there are no set application deadlines, we would strongly recommend applying as early as possible, as the role will close when a suitable candidate is found.

Please note that this role is available in our Global Headquarters in Cambridge, as well as our London and Manchester offices. You can learn more about our office locations here:

What We Offer

  • A starting salary from £38,000 per annum, depending on your previous experience. Salary increases are typically awarded after 6 and 12 months and will then be reviewed on a yearly basis
  • A discretionary profit share bonus paid twice per year
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus bank and public holidays
  • The chance to work from home for up to half of your working time
  • Flexible benefits scheme offering additional holiday, cash payments and pension contributions
  • 4% employer pension contributions
  • Private Medical Insurance which offers comprehensive cover on a “medical history disregard” basis
  • Paid study leave and funding for external qualifications
  • Cycle to Work scheme and an interest-free travel loan scheme
  • Critical Illness Cover, Income Protection and Life Assurance
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Comprehensive travel insurance
  • Flexible working hours
  • Regular company-funded social activities

Please click here to learn about our reward package and the other benefits of working for Costello Medical:

How to Apply

You are required to submit your CV and a cover letter via our online application form. In your cover letter, you must explain why you think you would be suited to the role and why you would like to join Costello Medical, with examples to support both. As written communication is a vital skill for this role, if your cover letter is suspected to have been generated by Artificial Intelligence (AI), your application is likely to be disqualified. Your CV should clearly state the dates of all qualifications and grades achieved where applicable.

Please contact the Talent Acquisition team at View email address on if you have any questions about the role or application process.

Visa Sponsorship

We can provide visa sponsorship for eligible candidates for our Senior Marketing Executive role. You will be asked to provide details of your right to work in the UK within your application, however this will have no impact on the processing of your application.#J-18808-Ljbffr

Job Category: Others
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: United Kingdom

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