Business Development and Marketing Associate

About the role

The position of Business Development and Marketing Associate assists the Business Development team in the administration of the business development process from lead to pitches until it proceeds to proposal. It also assists the Marketing Manager in the execution of the marketing plan. This newly developed position has scope to be exposed to a wide variety of the business.

How to apply

Duties and responsibilities

  • Leads and Pitches
    • Ensure all opportunities, warm, hot leads (including from conferences) and pitches have been input into Salesforce.
    • Ensure all prospective clients have been sent tranScrip’s capabilities and relevant therapeutic area brochures.
    • Support with setting up pitch rehearsal and pitch meetings.
    • Support with drafting/updating slides for pitches, and ensuring all information is stored in SharePoint and Salesforce.
    • Arrange calls with clients as required.
    • Attend internal and external meetings to provide or gather updates as appropriate.
    • Provide updates to clients through the process from lead to pitch to proposal and update Salesforce accordingly in a timely manner.
    • Deal with incoming queries from clients or internal team members.
    • Work with the Marketing team to ensure any leads are followed. through the business development process and are appropriately tracked.


  • Marketing
    • Managing social media pages by posting updates and responding to comments and messages.
    • Communicating with clients and vendors.
    • Assist in updating website and using analytics to ascertain the relative effectiveness of ongoing campaigns.
    • Assisting in the planning and logistics of industry events, conferences and trade shows, including travel bookings.
    • Manage Salesforce Campaign Manager software.
    • Support with internal communications and careers marketing as required.


  • General
    • Act as the conduit between the Marketing and business development team, to facilitate seamless transition from prospect to client, with accuracy of tracking.
    • Ensure interactions with client are captured in Salesforce.
    • Prepare presentations for internal meetings as required.
    • Update contacts directory and prepare results as required.
    • Obtain information from CLIO and the Project List as requested.
    • Perform client background research and analysis as requested.
    • Meeting attendance and minute taking as required.
    • Deal with incoming telephone calls.
    • Schedule meetings and TCs as requested.
    • Arrange travel as requested.
    • Support with managing the Marketing, News & Events mailboxes.


  • Degree level education or equivalent – a degree in a scientific, business or marketing discipline is advantageous.

Personal attributes

  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Outstanding and professional written and oral communication skills.
  • Good level of proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems (e.g. Salesforce) is advantageous.
  • Flexible attitude towards working individually and part of a team.
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn new skills.
  • Ability to prioritise projects and communicate with respective managers effectively.


tranScrip offers a competitive reward package, which includes:

  • Permanent contract of employment.
  • Part time contract may be accommodated.
  • Competitive base salary.
  • Bonus scheme.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Private health insurance and travel insurance.
  • Retail discounts.
  • Strong focus on CPD.
  • Career progression in a rapidly expanding organisation.


  • The position of Business Development and Marketing Associate will be based at tranScrip’s office in Winnersh Triangle.

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