Sales and Marketing Assistant - UK & Ireland

Cardinal Health Uk
High Wycombe
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
At Cardinal Health, we're developing the innovative products and services that make healthcare safer and more productive. Join a growing, global company genuinely committed to making a difference for our customers and communities.

JOB TITLE: Sales and Marketing Assistant - UK & Ireland

LOCATION: UK Head Office - High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

At Cardinal Health, we are developing the innovative products and services that make healthcare safer and more productive. This is your opportunity to join a vast & growing global company genuinely committed to making a difference for our customers and communities.

Job brief

We are looking for a talented and motivated individual who can be responsible for the administrative co-ordination of the sales & marketing team team; proactively providing marketing assistance and working alongside the Sales & Marketing Director UK/Ireland to help support from a business administration perspective.

This role will report into Sales & Marketing Director UK/Ireland for the Cardinal Health Patient Recovery business.

Flawless administrative execution across internal and external stakeholders is key, whilst open collaboration and working as part of a team is a main driver for success along with an enthusiastic and positive attitude. Excellent organisational and communication skills are required along with strong computer skills.

Primary responsibilities include administrative support for the sales and marketing functions, collaborating with marketing and the business to work on projects across Cardinal Health. Working with the wider EMEA team to provide support for various functions across the business - HR, Compliance, Fleet and Procurement.

You may be required to travel as required.


- Create promotional marketing materials and giveaways
- Assisting with creative concepts with external agencies for upcoming events
- Maintain hard copies and electronic filing systems
- Copy approving marketing and business communications
- Help maintain social media accounts for brands, products or services
- Work with Marketing Managers to support on marketing and educational conferences
- Develop procedures for E-Marketing and internet advertising for other forms of sales and marketing
- Arrange travel and diary management for Sales & Marketing Director
- Drafting and sharing communications with the wider team
- Accountable for managing the car fleet in UK & Ireland
- Maintaining phone contract and tracking spend
- Arranging logistics for the wider team for samples and marketing materials
- Co-ordination of internal meetings and conferences on and off site
- On-boarding new employees from admin perspective, arranging their equipment and inductions with relevant stakeholders in the business
- Liaising with external marketing agencies to discuss creative concepts
- Manage procure to pay process for external suppliers
- Maintain internal compliance system to ensure healthcare compliant approach to commercial and educational events
- Collaborate with the team and promote company culture

- Experience

- 2+ years' experience in and administration and/or marketing role
- Excellent Communication Skills
- Enthusiastic, 'can do' personality
- Must be able to demonstrate competence in CRM systems, Microsoft Office and Marketing packages
- Ability to Multi-task while having an impeccable eye for detail to ensure accuracy and efficiency
- You may be required to travel as required


- Bachelor's degree and 1-2 years of experience in the sales and marketing field would be ideal but not essential
- Experience in media, internet, publishing, software sales and marketing would be ideal but not essential
- Ability to solve problems creatively and strong organizational and interpersonal skills
- Computer IT literate - Excel, PowerPoint, Word, CRM
- Full current UK driving license
- UK work permit/visa

Job Competencies

- Technical knowledge - Full proficiency of IT Packages
- Communication Skills - Relevant experience in communicating with all modes of modern communication including use of e-mail, telephone, video conferencing as well as verbal and written
- Attitude - You must be a problem solver with a can do attitude always striving to improve processes and finding the solutions
- Administrative skills - Competence to maintain records and analyse sales data from the on-line sales data system.
- Time management - Able to prioritise and organise work to ensure deadlines are met
- Interpersonal Skills - The ability to develop and maintain key relationships in order to provide support and exceed expectations

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