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Job opportunities

At Cogora we recognise that it is the quality of our employees that enables our company to grow and remain highly successful.

We always want to hear from talented, innovative and enthusiastic people to join our team and help shape our future.

Whether you're a sales guru, a marketing maven, an eloquent wordsmith or can bring something else you think we need, complete the form below and tell us why you want to work for Cogora. In exchange we offer a great corporate culture, excellent opportunities for advancement and a fabulous Christmas party. We use the details you submit for recruitment purposes only, any details sent in are not shared or sold to any third parties.

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Last updated: 24 Jun 2016

Conference Producer – London City – Excellent Salary and Benefits

Department: Events

This role sits within the events team responsible for the conferences and events which go alongside our magazine brands More info >
The Company Cogora is an integrated media and marketing services company that sits at the heart of a community of 220,000 highly-engaged healthcare professionals. For over 25 years we have produced inspirational and incisive content via our magazines, events and online. These in turn provide the data and insight that gives us a deep understanding of what our audiences want. Our events range from small, bespoke events for individual clients to large conferences and exhibitions with up to 1,000 attendees. The Role This role sits within the events team responsible for the conferences and events which go alongside our magazine brands. It is a close-knit, sociable team, driven by delivering and exceeding KPIs of attendance, delegate satisfaction and commerciality which is achieved by working together to constantly come up with new ideas. The primary responsibilities for this role are: Developing high quality conference programmes • Researching content for two conference portfolios (15+ events per year) through a combination of primary research, desk research and consultation with internal advisors and external advisory boards • Writing conference programmes which address the needs of the target audience • Post-sale liaison with sponsors to help formulate the content of corporate sponsored sessions • Securing the biggest draw and most informative speakers for our programmes • Speaker and sponsor management in run up to event including speaker briefings, receiving presentations, negotiating expenses • On site management of conference programme and speakers • Developing unique selling points (USPs) around our conference content to position the events as market leading • Monitoring of editorial content to ensure synergy with internal brands and identify speakers • Post event analysis of delegate and speaker feedback • On site assistance at other events outside of personal portfolio Supporting events marketing campaigns • Working with the marketing team to develop marketing messaging for each event • Monitoring of new audiences to target and reasons why they would attend • Providing input on the targeting of the marketing campaign when required • Providing copy for emails, websites and brochures • Identifying possible marketing partnerships Strategic development • Constantly developing your knowledge of the healthcare sector • Tracking the activity of direct competitors in our sector • Keeping abreast of wider developments in the business information marketplace and liaising with SPEX to ensure this is reflected in commercial content • Proactively suggesting new processes and ways of working to improve results • Investigating new formats and ways of engaging delegates at events • Constantly developing your understanding of the needs and motivators of our target audiences and filtering this to internal stakeholders (including marketing and sales) to improve the events • Any other reasonable task required Key skills The ideal candidate will have 12-18 months experience in conference production with knowledge of seeing an event from inception to completion including primary and secondary research, speaker recruitment and on-site management. A prior knowledge of the health sector is not required but an interest in health/medicine will be of benefit. Candidates need to be forward thinking and able to overcome challenges and should be driven by seeing an event achieve its target. They should be confident in taking responsibility for their events and working autonomously whilst ensuring that all key stakeholders in the team are up to date with event progress. The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines is essential. Candidates should have an understanding of commercial drivers to events and ability to identify and resolve potential conflict between delegate and sponsor objectives. Must be confident with Microsoft office and willing to travel (UK only). Apply now >
Job type: Permanent | By: Cogora

Business Development Manager–London Wall (Barbican/Farringdon/Moorgate) – Excellent Base + Uncapped Commission + Benefits

Department: Agency

Fantastic Position for a driven and ambitious Business Development Manager who would like to dictate the amount of money they earn More info >
About Cogora: Cogora is a leading multi-award winning Marketing and Media company focused within the healthcare profession. We have been at the centre of healthcare professionals for over 25 years and due to an expansion within our Business Development Team we require a Business Development manager to join our Secondary Healthcare Team. Our Secondary Healthcare team run 2 Pan European Brands – Hospital Healthcare Europe and Hospital Pharmacy Europe. Both of these Brands are multi-channel propositions with well-respected journals, events and websites. Cogora Healthcare is the biggest Healthcare publisher in the UK and work with the most well respected products in the market across online, print media and events. The role: All of our commission is uncapped so you will have the opportunity to write your own paycheque at the end of each month Cogora is committed to personal development for staff member and we have a strong culture to reward and promote internally. As the Business Development Manager you will be expected to drive Cogora’s event and e-campaign primarily within print and online media. Using the Pan–European client base, you will be working to provide companies targeting Hospital CEO’s, Department Directors and Hospital Pharmacists with bespoke advertising solutions Maintain the existing relationships with existing clients as well as to drive new business though our knowledge and expertise within the market place. Although you will report to the sales manager, the role will have a lot of autonomy for individuals to bring innovative and creative ideas to drive new business. Key Skills • Ideally educated to Degree level • 4+ Years experience within a Sales Environment (ideally within media but not essential) • Proven track record of hitting or exceeding sales targets • Experience of using CRM systems (Salesforce etc) • Driven and Ambitious to succeed Apply now >
Job type: Permanent | By: Cogora

Senior Medical Writer – Old Street (Barbican/Farringdon/Moorgate) - Excellent Salary + Benefits

Department: Editorial

A Senior Medical Writer is required to join our growing team in our new London offices on Old Street. More info >
About Cogora Cogora sits at the heart of a highly-engaged community of 220,000 healthcare professionals. For over 25 years we have produced incisive and inspirational content through our market-leading portfolio of media brands. These, in turn, provide the data and insight that give us a deep understanding of what our audiences think, what they do and what they really need. Our in-house agencies combine these resources to create innovative and flexible solutions, educational programmes and marketing campaigns that deliver measurable, impactful outcomes. Due to accelerated growth within our market as well as recent acquisitions, PCM Scientific require a seasoned Senior Medical Writer to produce high quality and accurate scientific copy in a range of writing styles Job role To provide scientific support for designated PCMS projects and new business proposals. To represent the PCMS Medical Writing function with KOLs and financial supporters. To deliver written content which exceeds client expectations. Working within the Medical Writing Department in conjunction with Project Teams with a focus on allocated projects and Business Development. Key Accountabilities • To provide the scientific and medical support to ensure successful project delivery. • To work with the business development team and contribute to new business proposals. • To develop and maintain professional relationships with financial supporters and external opinion leaders, as required. • To develop expertise and knowledge across a range of therapeutic areas of projects, including an understanding of the science behind products within the disease state. • To write high quality scientific copy aimed at the appropriate level for target audiences. • To develop a range of writing styles appropriate for a variety of media, e.g. scientific manuscripts, abstracts, PowerPoint slides, meeting reports, newsletters, educational materials, websites, etc. • To attend and report on conferences and external meetings, as required. • To ensure high standards and scientific accuracy are maintained for all written materials. • To comply with, and endorse, company procedures. • To incorporate adult education best practices within learning materials. • To develop and maintain productive working relationships with colleagues at all levels within PCM and proactively encourage and implement improved efficiencies Skills, Knowledge & Experience Required • Educated to at least degree level in medicine, pharmacy, or life sciences • Ability to produce high quality and accurate scientific copy in a range of writing styles • Excellent understanding of the science and data behind client marketing messages and strategy • Ability to work efficiently and effectively to tight deadlines • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team • Excellent written communication skills • Pro-active and self-motivated • Good interpersonal skills • Good research skills • Extensive knowledge of grammar rules/house style • Fluent in the use of proof marks Apply now >
Job type: Permanent | By: Cogora

2 x Account Directors – Old Street (Barbican/Farringdon/Moorgate) - Excellent Salary + Benefits

Department: Agency

Cogora require two Account Directors to join their growing team in the heart of London. More info >
About Cogora Cogora sits at the heart of a highly-engaged community of 220,000 healthcare professionals. For over 25 years we have produced incisive and inspirational content through our market-leading portfolio of media brands. These, in turn, provide the data and insight that give us a deep understanding of what our audiences think, what they do and what they really need. Our in-house agencies combine these resources to create innovative and flexible solutions, educational programmes and marketing campaigns that deliver measurable, impactful outcomes. Key responsibilities: Management of allocated clients • Project manages the strategic implementation of agreed programmes • In-depth knowledge of individual client project delivery • Owns and develops the client relationship • Day to day key client contact, along with Account Managers and Account Executives • Internal client representative within the business • Liaises with internal teams as appropriate to deliver client projects on time and on budget • Generates client project estimates and statements of work • Writing and delivering client briefs to internal teams • Ensures CS and QC processes are adhered to • Tracks project timeframes and client project status • Management and liaison with 3rd party suppliers, as required • Prepares, runs and provides appropriate follow-up for all allocated client meetings • Generates agendas, pre-reads, contact reports and action lists • Monitors client programme delivery against the agreed scope of work and cost estimate • Generates estimates for scope-creep/additional work • Tracks project spend and 3rd party costs • Chase purchase order numbers • Identifies client issues with client invoicing and payments • Responsible for yearly account planning by client • Includes wider agency team and as appropriate to generate proactive proposals and ideas • Management of junior team members • Participate in new business activity • Input into pitches, lead generation and credentials presentations, as appropriate Key Skills: • 4+ years experience within a Healthcare Agency • Currently in an Account Director or Senior Account Manager role (ready to take the step up) • Project Management Experience • Line Management Experience • Experience of providing strategic direction to both Cogora and its clients • Experience of mentoring Account Managers and Account Executives Apply now >
Job type: Permanent | By: Cogora

Project Editor/QC – Old Street (Barbican/Farringdon/Moorgate) - Excellent Salary + Benefits

Department: Editorial

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Editor to join Cogora’s Central Services team in the heart of London. More info >
Cogora Cogora is a leading multi-award winning Marketing and Media company focused within the healthcare profession. We have been at the centre of healthcare professionals for over 25 years and due to an expansion within their editorial team, they require a Project Editor to work on a wide variety of projects including providing quality educational materials to healthcare professionals (including GP’s, patients and other healthcare audiences) Job responsibilities: • Oversee and contribute to the effective development and delivery of a wide variety of projects providing quality educational materials to healthcare professional, patients and other healthcare audiences. • Work closely with medical writers and other team members to ensure that all materials created adhere to high company standards and style guidelines, ensuring scientific accuracy and functionality in line with the project brief. • Serve as liaison between the in-house client service, medical writing and print and digital production departments • Ensuring high quality standards across a broad range of print and online products • Line manage, support and mentor an editorial assistant • General quality control (QC) • Publication planning/implementation across a number of key accounts • Editorial best practices Key Skills • Ideally a University degree or equivalent • 4-6 years experience as a Project Editor (within healthcare or relevant field) • Strong understanding of scientific/medical concepts and ability to provide editing across a wide range of areas • Knowledge/expertise of good publication practice and the principles ability to handle a variety of challenging assignments • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills • Ability to work to tight deadlines Apply now >
Job type: Permanent | By: Cogora