Marketing Manager

Posted 2 years ago

Location: Cambridge, UK (Hybrid Working) – 2 days in the Cambridge office and 3 days working from home per week

My client is one of the market leading manufacturers and distributors within the life sciences industry who have an exciting and innovative product portfolio of laboratory products, instrumentation, consumables, workwear and PPE that are outsourced to the end users in the Academic, R&D, Bio Tech & Industrial sectors

Over the last 60 years they have built an outstanding reputation and they have secured the trust of over 600 manufacturers to be the face for the sale of their products

Day-to-Day duties of the role:

  • Manage a portfolio of key product ranges to ensure they are kept up to date, promoted and supported for the business
  • To manage and plan the activities of the marketing department alongside other senior managers
  • Specific responsibility would include maintaining and improving the companies website data and writing product material such as email promotions, press releases, blogs and web articles
  • Plan marketing activities to deliver the overall business strategy, alongside senior members of the team
  • Engaging with the marketing team to co-ordinate web product input and produce online promotions and email campaigns
  • Addition of new product lines from existing and new suppliers to deliver the overall business strategy
  • Working with Sales Teams (UK & Export) to provide timely promotions of products in line with the sales strategies
  • To work at a senior level with manufacturers, suppliers and the trade agents to ensure a profitable and professional commercial relationship is established
  • Carry out demonstrations on key technical product lines and attend trade shows occasionally as required

The requirements:

  • In order to be considered for this role you must have previous experience working in the Life Sciences / Biotechnology industry, preferebly a Laboratory Services or Equipment / Supplies company, or a very closely related industry with experience in Marketing / Product or Brand Management
  • Based in a commutable distance to Cambridge, UK and willing to be office based 2 days per week and the rest working from home
  • Full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle, or commutable to Over, Cambridge
  • Familiarity with Web management tools (Magento), SAP Business One or basic HTML, Photoshop, Quark, In-Design and Illustrator would be an advantage but not essential

Salary and benefits:

  • Basic Salary: £30,000 – £42,000
  • Up to 6% Matched Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Cover
  • Medicash Scheme
  • Employee Profit Share Scheme – Worth: £2,000+ (depending on team/ company performance)
  • 26 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays + Option to Buy or Sell a further 5 days

Apply today by sending your word CV to Ben Atherton of Langton Howarth Ltd via email to or call Ben in confidence right now for more information on 0113 243 3499

In order to be considered you must have full right to work in the UK

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