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Paid Media Planner

We're looking for a Paid Media Planner to join our team of science marketers

Our ambition over the coming years is to help bring 100 game-changing life science products to market to transform the world through the power of science. We’ll achieve this by working with some of the world’s most exciting companies, helping them to tell stories that educate, inform, entertain and inspire life science professionals across the globe in the pursuit of mutual growth and success.

We’re passionate about how science can improve the world around us. Ultimately, our work helps to ensure that companies, scientists and healthcare experts find and understand the technologies they need to drive discovery, cure disease, improve crop yields and make the world a better place.

It's our core values that make us unique and are key to our success. They work to unify our team and align our efforts to deliver our shared goals for the company and our clients.

Our core values are:

  • Do the right thing 
  • Get stuff done
  • Do a ridiculously good job
  • Be a modest expert
  • Live to learn
  • Be an analytical thinker.

We’re one of the most respected life science marketing agencies in the world and are looking for talented individuals to join our awesome team. Could this be you?


What does the role look like? Challenging, rewarding and fun.

The Paid Media Planner will join a busy and expanding team in our award-winning marketing agency based in Cambridge, UK. This full-time position is perfect for someone looking to develop their paid media advertising skills working within a fast-paced environment in the life sciences industry.

As part of our service offering, we advise our clients on the best media outlets to reach a specific target audience and the most effective way to deliver their message when using online and offline paid promotions such as email, social media, display advertising and more.

As a member of our team, you will be responsible for planning and executing  paid media campaigns that achieve our client's objectives.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Provide administrative support to the Paid Media and PR teams
  • Carry out research and planning
  • Manage insertion orders and communication with multiple publishers
  • Collate and manage large amounts of data across multiple clients
  • Track all booked insertions to ensure placements are live and correct
  • Manage deadlines and materials for the submission of ad copy
  • Provide accurate and complete reporting information 
  • Ensure all publisher information is up to date and accessible for the whole team
  • Ad-hoc admin support as required


What skills are we looking for?

Accuracy and multi-tasking are crucial for this role and so we are looking for someone with a keen eye for detail and able to manage multiple deadlines.

Successful candidates will:

  • At least 3 years of experience working in a B2B marketing agency, with clients in the life science sector is preferred but not essential (e.g. relevant markets might include scientific research tools and services, diagnostics, drug discovery, healthcare, med-tech, pharmaceutical manufacturing, etc.)

  • Have a very strong eye for detail

  • Have exceptional organisational and time-management skills

  • Be skilled in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel

  • Experience with CRM systems preferred

  • Have good level written and spoken English

  • Be a confident team player


What's included in the package

Location: Cambridge, UK (remote options also available, with periodic attendance in the office required)

Role type: Full time, permanent

Salary: Dependent on previous experience, get in touch to learn more

Benefits: At BioStrata, we are passionate about giving our people the power to pursue their dreams and follow their passions. We have committed to this through a range of investments, initiatives and innovations. These pioneering mechanisms will create an important backdrop to your overall package.

Our benefits package includes:

  • A salary that we maintain above the industry average
  • 25 days holiday, plus additional days rewarded for long service
  • A generous bonus system
  • Hybrid working enabling both home and office-based working 
  • Contributions to employee pensions above the government standard rate
  • Protective insurances including life insurance, income and critical illness protections at no extra cost to you, giving you and your family that extra piece of mind
  • Paid days off to study and develop your knowledge
  • Optional paid time out of the office to volunteer
  • Personal and Professional aspiration goal setting - we want to help you achieve your personal and professional goals
  • Long service awards (starting from year 1!) 
  • Spacious, comfortable and inspiring office facilities, including lunch area, table tennis and pool table

We care about our team’s mental and physical health, that’s why our package also includes:

  • Perkbox, delivering hundreds of great benefits, including an Employee Assistance Programme offering a wealth of support and information on topics from childcare to legal advice, mental health support, discount vouchers and more.
  • YuLife, an app for you to track your physical health, with challenges that unlock discounts in a variety of stores, including Amazon, Apple iTunes etc.
  • An in-house yoga teacher who holds weekly classes at our offices in Cambridge, UK

If all of the above sounds like the ideal opportunity for you, then please apply here.


Learn more about us before applying

Want to learn more about what it is like to work at BioStrata before you apply? Then check out our updated careers page, which includes info on our mission, values, company benefits and more.