SAM for Clinical Trials

Patient & Brand CommunicationsMarlow, Buckinghamshire

This is an exciting opportunity to work on the launch of a brand new clinical trials arm of OPEN Health Patient & Brand Communications. Working across many different therapy areas, you'll have the chance to deliver on some interesting campaigns to drive patient access and retention to clinical trials.

You will be involved at every stage – from pitch to delivery – researching the client and market, building engaging campaigns to drive trial recruitment and retention, developing site facing and patient facing materials through a multi-channel approach and providing support for the day-to-day running of the clinical trials business:

You will love this role if you:

  • Are curious about the patient journey right from the start, specifically clinical trials, the recruitment of patients to them and retention on those trials
  • Are interested in pharmaceutical brands and healthcare – how drugs do what they do, how to differentiate them and how they help people
  • Enjoy regular client contact through face to face meetings, phone communication, and providing regular written status reports
  • Get a great deal of satisfaction from delivering projects on time and on budget
  • Have a high attention to detail, to ensure that quality outputs are delivered to your clients

You will be a success if you are:

  • Experienced in working in clinical trials (either from a CRO background or from an agency background), have life sciences and /or pharmaceutical branding and marketing experience
  • Interested in developing new ideas to bring science and medicine to life
  • Able to share your passion and enthusiasm with your clients and colleagues
  • A team worker and enjoy a collaborative work environment
  • Keen to learn new skills and explore new therapy areas
  • Able to build relationships with clients (external and internal) and value the importance of creating a good rapport
  • Keen to be (or work towards being) a team manager, coaching junior members of the team with their day-to-day work and provide support to improve quality
  • An effective upward delegator, drawing on the expertise that lies across to OPEN Health business
  • Fascinated about keeping abreast of the healthcare and clinical trials environment and developing a clear understanding of the disease and therapy areas associated with key clients

Key attributes /skills /competencies:

  • Able to demonstrate a meticulous eye when checking copy/proofs
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • An understanding of the decision-making processes and the ability to work under pressure
  • Maturity and judgement to be able to recognise when there is a problem or error and to handle it openly and effectively
  • A logical, common-sense approach when faced with new situations/projects
  • Experience with multi lingual campaigns would be useful
  • An understanding of Ethics Committee processes globally is highly desirable

If you're over 'run of the mill' and feel its time for you to really get your teeth into something you can build - please get in touch - we'd love to chat.


The Georgian market town of Marlow sits on the River Thames, among meadows and woodlands. The town centre features boutique shops, cafes and bistros and Michelin-starred restaurants all within a few minutes’ walk of the OPEN Health offices.

About Patient & Brand Communications

Patient & Brand Communications (PBC) comprises the OPEN Health disciplines of patient engagement, health technology, market insight, public relations and brand communications.

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