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Assistant Marketing Planner

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We have a great opportunity for a confident individual with knowledge of marketing and campaign delivery, to join us in our Brand and Marketing team as an Assistant Marketing Planner.

In this role you will support the delivery of Medical and Dental marketing communications for all countries, through effective planning, co-ordination and prioritisation of marketing campaigns and projects.

This role is fixed term for 8 months with a salary of up to £23,000 DoE + excellent benefits; we are continuing to work in a flexible hybrid fashion where you will work the majority of your week from home and 1-2 days per week in our Leeds office.

Role Responsibility

  • Prioritise teams’ capacity and capabilities to deliver innovative data and insight driven marketing campaigns.
  • Support the day to day planning process including ‘traffic management’ for new requests and plan changes.
  • Develop and implement detailed and extensive plans to deliver marketing campaigns across multiple segments and target audiences, working within strict timescales and budgets.
  • Work with the Marketing Planners to identify potential problems and devise ways to rectify them to overcome issues and achieve planned outcomes.
  • Support the briefing and oversight of the work of internal and external agencies, such as designers, illustrators, and printers, mailing houses, placing print and buying media as appropriate to deliver marketing campaign integration to timescale and budget.

The Ideal Candidate

This is an exciting role where no 2 days will be the same so we’re looking for someone who enjoys a varied workload, managing multiple priorities and working to deadlines.

You will be super organised with exceptional attention to detail, nothing slips past you!

As this role see you collaborating with a variety of people across the organisation, you'll have an influential communication style and enjoy forging solid working relationships.

You will have a well rounded view of marketing, including on and offline, digital and social together with direct mail campaign delivery. 

You'll have knowledge of forecast planning and resource demand techniques. 


At MPS we understand that diversity is an important part of a truly inclusive community, and it’s something we're committed to as an organisation. The MPS Recruitment Team (Laura, Julia and Becky) welcome applications from candidates from a wide variety of backgrounds. It is important to MPS that our people live our values of Member First, Ambitious, Determined and Empowered. We accept that not all applicants are able to meet all requirements of the role and therefore we consider applications based on merit and experience. We are open to discuss your application and to assist you through the process. We celebrate diversity, promote inclusivity and are willing to consider flexible working options. If you have any questions about any advertised role and how we can support you, please contact the Recruitment Team.

Package Description

  • Salary up to £23,000 DoE (pro-rata)
  • 8 months fixed term contract 
  • 12% company pension contribution (3% from the individual)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Health Care Cash Plan
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays (pro-rata)

About the Company

Medical Protection Society (MPS) is the world’s leading protection organisation for doctors, dentists and healthcare professionals. We protect and support the professional interests of almost 300,000 members around the world, in countries as diverse as the United Kingdom, South Africa and Hong Kong.

Our philosophy is to support safe practice in medicine and dentistry by helping to avert problems in the first place. We also actively campaign for regulatory and legal reforms that benefit members and the wider healthcare professions. Membership provides access to expert advice and support together with the right to request indemnity for complaints or claims arising from professional practice.

We continue to invest in our team to ensure that we are delivering the best possible service for members. This was recognised in 2016 when we were awarded an Investors in People Silver award.

Medical Protection Society

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