Strategist - Pegasus

Brighton/ Macclesfield

Closing date: 05/09/2019

Pegasus is one of the UK’s top 3 health communications consultancies. Headquartered in Brighton, with offices in London and Macclesfield, we inspire healthy decisions through creative, inspirational and integrated communications. Working with ambitious clients, we deliver big ideas and far-reaching campaigns across industries and channels taking a ‘health first, sector second’ approach. Our 140 specialists span earned, owned and paid channels, and target audiences including consumers, patients, influencers, and health professionals. And as part of Ashfield, we have a global footprint across 24 countries and every conceivable therapy and service area.

Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced strategist with a sharp mind, a bold approach and a true passion for turning data and insights into cross-channel communications programmes that genuinely change behaviour.

As one of the UK’s leading healthcare communications agencies our mission of ‘inspiring healthy decisions’ is centred on our ability to use our proprietary CHANGE planning model to deliver ‘best in class’ campaigns that change behaviour. As one of our resident strategists, your role will be to work with our integrated teams to develop evidence-based strategies in order to build more impactful, integrated programmes.

Reasons to apply:

You will be part of a multiple award-winning team of talented, likeminded people, all as passionate, tenacious and ambitious as you
You will get to work with some of the biggest names in healthcare on interesting, stretching, fully integrated briefs across a range of healthcare sectors from Pharma & Life Sciences, Animal Health and Consumer Health & Beauty
Your work will genuinely change people’s behaviour for the better - you get to really make a difference.


To be successful in this role, you will need:

Experience of translating qualitative and quantitative research into high quality, evidence-based strategies
Previous experience of successfully collaborating to deliver integrated campaigns within an agency, ideally within the healthcare sector. Pharma experience would be preferred.
An excellent understanding of integrated marketing communications, across earned, owned and paid off and online channels
An ability to diagnose business challenges and an understanding of how communications can make a difference across a client’s business
Strong business and commercial acumen
An ability to ensure high standards of execution and quality control over a range of media channels
Experience of working across multiple accounts at once, whilst managing time well and working at pace

We are also looking for someone who is:

An excellent communicator – able to write and present effectively and persuasively
A critical thinker, curious about people and why they behave the way they do
A self-starter
A champion of inspiring impactful, memorable creative
An absolute team player with the ability to pull people together in a collaborative way to drive the best thinking and outcomes

Basically, someone who will channel bags of energy into delivering innovative, impactful and evidence-based strategies across all of our very different business units.

In return, you will receive a very competitive benefits package (London benchmarked salaries, competitive annual leave, Perk Box subscription, private healthcare and lots more). You will also be part of the Pegasus family, where our values-based approach and award winning ‘people culture’ will ensure that your happiness at work is our priority. We want to say, “we did that” about some of the industry’s most exciting work that really changes people’s lives for the better.

PRCA Awards Specialist Consultancy of the Year 2018
PR Week Awards Specialist Consultancy of the Year 2016
Communiqué Consultancy of the Year – Highly Commended 2018
SABRE Global Healthcare Consultancy of the Year 2016

Key Area: Marketing/PR Marketing/PR
Attendance: Full-Time

No agencies please

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