Client Engagement Assistant, Part time

9-2-3 Jobs
Approx £25-27K FTE
21 Sep 2018
21 Oct 2018
Contract Type

Client Engagement Assistant, Part time 

  • Flexible hours (9am-3pm possible) approx. 25 hours per week
  • Dynamic company at exciting stage in its growth
  • Interesting, varied role, with opportunity to grow
  • Head Office in Milton Park (nr Didcot)
  • Salary around £25k FTE

Our client is rapidly growing their core team and are looking for a Client Engagement Assistant to support the Senior Business Development Manager in delivering the Sales and Marketing plan, in line with the company’s rapid growth strategy, with particular emphasis on outbound calls.

The Client Engagement Assistant will have a busy and varied portfolio of work and will be expected to work independently. The candidate will also have additional allocated administration tasks as required to support the day to day execution of the Sales & Marketing plan. Whilst this role is predominantly an operational role, an understanding of and interest in marketing and branding in the life sciences sector is highly desirable, with a particular focus on how outbound calling can be used in the marketing mix. The successful candidate will be able to work autonomously or as part of a team.

Applicants should be driven, passionate and self-motivated. You would be joining an inter-disciplinary team of extraordinary developers and scientists building the next generation scientific data management and machine learning platform which is currently disrupting the multi-billion-dollar Biotechnology industry by enabling our clients to create better drugs faster.

This is a permanent role, primarily based at our client’s Headquarters in Milton Park, Oxfordshire.  However, you may be required to travel to our London office and there may be a requirement to attend conferences in various locations (including events abroad). 


The principal accountabilities of this role are:

  • To assist with all aspects of our conference planning
    • Researching & sourcing conferences to attend
    • Researching attendees for one to one meetings
    • Scheduling seminar attendance
    • Booking one to one meetings
    • Creating briefings for one to one meetings
    • Summary and evaluation of conference
  • To be confident and able to make outbound calls in a Sales capacity

From time to time we will organise our own events and the Marketing Executive will be required to help in the successful running of these events


Your core skills & qualifications:

Additional ‘plus’ skills and experience:

  • Excellent understanding of the Life Sciences sector
  • Excellent copywriting, creative writing and editing skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Expert understanding of the role of content in engaging digital and social media audiences.
  • Ability to translate complex technical information into easily understood and engaging copy for a wide audience, adhering to our client’s brand tone of voice.
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate confidently.
  • Confident with outbound calling in a sales capacity.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment across multiple projects.

Additional ‘plus’ skills and experience:

  • An interest in technology
  • An understanding of marketing strategy
  • An understanding of branding

This job description may not detail some less major duties allocated to the post holder, nor cover duties of a similar nature, commensurate with the role, which may from time to time be reasonably required by the relevant manager.

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