Basildon, Essex

Communications Apprenticeship

Office based in Basildon, Essex

Contract length: 18 to 24 months Apprenticeship

Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus

Pharmanovia is looking for an enthusiastic Apprentice to join our dynamic Communications team.

Join us to help improve peoples’ lives and make healthcare better for everyone!

This is a great opportunity which combines workplace-based learning and training towards your qualification. The advanced apprenticeship will provide you with an ideal steppingstone into a permanent role in communications. You will gain a Level 4 qualification over the apprenticeship period of 18 to 24 months.

Why Pharmanovia?

Pharmanovia is a dynamic, fast-growing international pharmaceutical company with a portfolio of over 20 brands across more than 140 markets. We improve people’s lives by revitalising existing medicines for the benefit of patients, prescribers, and payors around the world. Based on patient insight and through continuous innovation we launch novel therapies and treatment options, originating both from in-house development and through partnerships.

Since its inception in 2013, Pharmanovia has grown consistently year on year. Our growth has enabled the company to reinvest in its products, brands, people, and to give back to its communities. A people business with a strong, supportive culture that encourages innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, our team comprises over 300 employees and 29 nationalities, operating from offices in the UK, Denmark, Netherlands, Switzerland, U.A.E., India, Singapore, Italy, and South Korea.

We improve people’s lives by revitalising iconic medicines for the benefit of patients, prescribers, and payors around the world. Based on patient insight and through continuous innovation we launch novel therapies and treatment options, originating both from in-house development and through partnerships.

We have global reach and local impact, working ethically and sustainably across four key therapy areas (cardiovascular, endocrinology, neurology, and oncology).

About the role:

On the job/work-based training will be provided by a supportive team whilst you work towards your qualification.

You will be performing a wide range of general activities. These include:

  • Implementing, and maintaining Pharmanovia’s communications planning calendar in line with company objectives.
  • Supporting the Director of Communications with copywriting and multi-channel content creation for website, social channels, campaigns.
  • Provide administration support for the communications team
  • Develop relationships with key stakeholders across the organisation
  • System management of communications channels; internet, LinkedIn, newsletter and video and content creation tools
  • Media monitoring and reporting
  • Support the development and delivery of communications campaigns
  • Draft, review and publish materials to be used on internal communications channels, such as our company newsletter
  • Manage communications monthly reporting and KPI tracking

About you:

  • GCSEs grade 4 (C), including Maths and English (desirable)
  • A good understanding of Microsoft packages including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • An interest in developing a career in communications and a willingness to learn
  • Friendly, professional, and positive attitude
  • Able to manage various tasks simultaneously and under pressure
  • Able to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Organised with strong time management skills
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to prioritise workload
  • Applicants must have the right to work in the UK and live within a reasonable distance to Basildon.

Please note that our office address is Sovereign House, Miles Gray Rd, Basildon SS14 3FR.

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary plus bonus and rewards package including holiday, health & well-being program, employee recognition awards, social events, pension scheme and hybrid working.

Apprentices are an important part of the team. We’re committed to having a workforce that represents every part of society. So, we’re keen to hear from candidates from all backgrounds and circumstances. We will ensure that you have the support and guidance that comes from a collaborative environment, where fresh perspectives are encouraged, and questions are welcomed.

By applying for this role, your details will be sent to Ortolan People, who are engaged to provide recruitment support in processing applications. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants within three working days. Occasionally for roles with a very high volume of applicants, this may not be possible.

Apply now and become part of our team

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