Marketing Assistant

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Employer - Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Job title - Marketing Assistant

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Takeda UK are delighted to once again be offering 4 Marketing Assistant opportunities for current Undergraduates (1 year Student Placements) across our UK Business within the GI/IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease), Diabetes and Oncology Business Units. Award winners or the prestigious PMEA Company of the Year 2018 & 2019 in recognition of our outstanding customer-centric achievement across our entire product range, you will be joining a Company that will inspire you and support you on your learning journey.

As an Undergraduate placement student, you will receive full training on all aspects of this busy and varied role and will enjoy the challenges of working in a fast paced ethical pharmaceutical environment. You will be welcomed as an integral member of the brand team and work with exceptional talented individuals.

The Role:
To support the brand team in the tactical implementation of the brand plans and to take a lead operational role on the key projects relating to the specific brand, under direction of the Marketing Manager. All roles will be based full time from our offices in London Paddington.

Your Key Accountabilities:
Brand Team Support: a wide variety of responsibilities including managing the internal approval process via the medical approval database system; maintaining and updating the Business Unit intranet sites and CRM system, and assisting with the logistics and approval process for sales force materials.
Meetings and Events will be a key part of your support as you assist in the logistics for internal and external meetings, including medical conferences.
Business Unit Support: working as part of a team, you will have shared responsibility for supporting the therapy area Business Unit. This will include handling incoming calls to Takeda UK, raising purchase orders for the department on the finance system, and helping with the ordering and distribution of promotional items.

The Candidate:
We are seeking applicants currently studying a Bachelor Degree in Life Sciences or Marketing with a keen interest to develop their career in the pharmaceutical industry.

Key skills and attributes:
Enthusiastic, committed and conscientious
Good interpersonal skills, with effective verbal and written communication skills.
Approachable and a strong team player
Proactive, with a willingness to learn and take direction
Well organised with good attention to detail
Confident with the ability to present to others
Desire to put people first and the values of Takeda-ism.
Computer literate in Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

The Company
At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realise their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world. Discover more at

Application Process
Please apply with CV and Cover Letter stating your reasons for app

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Job Location London
Date Posted 29 Feb 2020
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