WideCells Group


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Marketing

WideCells Marketing Manager

Manchester, UK

Location
Manchester, UK

Salary
Depending on Experience

Posted

Ref
WDCMMG

Job Title: WideCells Marketing Manager
Reports To: Head of WideCells Division (UK), with dotted line to Group Marketing Manager (Manchester)
Group/Division: WideCells
Career Band: TBC
Country: UK,
Number of Direct Reports: 2

WideCells Group are leading a transformation in cord blood banking and stem cell treatment; making cord blood banking more accessible through insurance coverage, and increasing the availability of cord blood for transplants.

WideCells was founded to provide a platform for potentially life-saving future stem cell therapies for all ages.

Operating under a Human Tissue Authority License in the UK, WideCells is a leader in stem cell storage with active partnerships in many countries and access to the finest experts and the latest stem cell technology.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a talented, experienced and enthusiastic Marketing Manager to join our growing marketing department. Working for the Group Marketing Manager to produce and work across all marketing activity for WideCells UK Ltd and other group divisions.

We’re looking for someone who can provide both strategic leadership and tactical delivery: setting the strategic agenda, planning, implementing and reviewing activities to tight deadlines.  

The ideal candidate will live and breathe marketing and digital marketing. We are looking for a Marketing Manager to develop, implement, track and optimize our marketing campaigns across all channels online and Offline. You will be working with the Group Marketing Manager and the WideCells Ltd team to create and implement the marketing strategy. You will have experience in liaising with, and managing external Agencies to ensure campaigns fulfilment when required. You will also have a good eye for detail and the ability to work on their own and to tight deadlines.

This is a fulltime role that will be based in Manchester.  It will require participation with events etc. outside of normal hours and will require international travel on a relatively frequent basis - likely at least once or sometimes more per month. 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Developing and implementing strategic and tactical multi-channel marketing plans that maximise the acquisition, retention and lifetime value of prospective and converted customers.
  • Developing and maintaining a clear understanding of our customers across B2C, B2B and B2B2C distribution channels.  This will include reviewing and further development of personas, segmentations, application of these to our messaging, marketing strategies and product developments.
  • Organisation design for the marketing team – taking strategic decisions on how we deliver marketing to a business that is rapidly expanding geographically; centrally, in-country, via third party partners and suppliers.   
  • Supplier management - ongoing selection and management of external agencies, including briefing, project management and budgetary control. 
  • Technology selection & management – ownership of our ecommerce platform, CRM platform and all tools and software solutions used to drive engagement and conversion. 
  • Budget management - creation and ongoing management of the marketing budget in-line with the needs of an ambitious and entrepreneurial business.
  • Team management - ongoing motivation and management of the marketing team.  There are currently two roles that will report to you.  A marketing exec (brand, offline, PR, events, etc) and a digital marketing exec (social, SEO/PPC, website & ecommerce analytics).  Note that the digital marketing exec role is a new role and that recruitment is happening at the moment. 
  • Inspiring and educating the team – sharing a passion for about connecting with customers, understanding their needs and finding the best ways to catch their attention and meet their needs. 
  • Evaluate emerging technologies. Provide thought leadership and perspective for adoption where appropriate
  • Maintain effective internal communications to ensure that all relevant company functions are kept informed of marketing objectives.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

  • Demonstrable experience in a broadly similar role
  • Strong leadership and team management skills
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills - budgeting, RoI measurement and management across online and offline marketing channels
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and a clear interest in technology as a driver of scale, efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Creative flair - a passion and curiosity for engaging customers through creative content.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to deliver to tight deadlines. Ideally with prior experience of managing an ecommerce platform or building digital applications.

NON-NEGOTIABLE HIRING CRITERIA

  • Relevant professional qualification - or demonstrable equivalent experience.
  • Excellent understanding of digital marketing concepts and best practices.
  • Experience of selection, implementation and optimisation of marketing technologies, specifically CRM. 
  • Excellent communication skills both written, oral.   
  • Competency in both Mac and PC operating systems.
  • Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising digital campaigns that engage, inform and motivate
  • Strong planning and project management skills with an ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • An ability to adapt and problem solve in a rapidly changing online environment.

APPLICATION PROCESS AND TIMELINES:

  • Applications: To apply please send a full CV and covering letter of no more than 2 pages to Marketing Manager, Group Marketing Manager, matthew.lord@widecellsgroup.com or use the application form below
  • Closing date for application:12/01/2018

Start date: As soon as possible after appointment.  

Office

Head of Division, WideCells

Manchester, UK

Location
Manchester, UK

Salary
Up to £65k

Posted

Ref
WCHOD

Job Title: Head of Division, WideCells
Reports To: Chief Operating Officer
Group/Division: WideCells
Career Band: TBA
Country: UK
Number of Direct Reports: 7

COMPANY BACKGROUND:

WideCells provides stem cell processing & storage facilities for a wide range of human tissues, and stem cell research at the Institute of Stem Cell Technology (ISCT). WideCells have access to facilities in Brazil, UK, Portugal and Spain.

WideCells is part of WideCells group. WideCells Group is leading a transformation in cord blood banking and stem cell treatment; making cord blood banking more accessible through insurance coverage, and increasing the availability of cord blood for transplants.  The group currently operates in a number of countries and has an aggressive geographic expansion plan for 2018. 

ABOUT THE ROLE:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a talented, experienced and driven business leader to join our growing team.

We’re looking for someone who can provide both strategic leadership and tactical delivery: setting the strategic agenda, planning, implementing and reviewing activities to tight deadlines.  

This is a fulltime role that will be based in Manchester.  It will require work outside of normal hours and will require international travel on a relatively frequent basis - likely at least once or sometimes more per month. 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leading and managing the team to drive profitable business - overall budget and P&L ownership.
  • Developing and implementing strategic go-to-market and sales plans – including optimisation of sales journeys, evaluation and optimisation of different sales and marketing strategies and channels, key account planning and management and expansion into new geographies. 
  • Developing and implementing a strategic product roadmap – ongoing exploration of new product opportunities be they driven from customer need or academic innovation from partners.
  • Driving operational efficiencies – continually driving operational efficiency, effectiveness and excellence. 
  • Negotiating agreements with a wide variety of stakeholders – suppliers, customers, distributors, etc.
  • Team management - ongoing motivation and management of the WideCells division, in the UK and globally.
  • Organisation design for WideCells team – taking strategic decisions on how we deliver a business that is rapidly expanding geographically; what we do centrally, in-country, or via third party partners and suppliers.   
  • Representation of WideCells across a broad range of industry events, lobbying and networking across the stem cell industry

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

  • Strong leadership and team management skills
  • Demonstrable experience in a broadly similar role
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills - budgeting, RoI measurement and management across a variety of sales and marketing channels
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to deliver to tight deadlines. Ideally with prior experience of managing an ecommerce platform or building digital applications.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and a clear interest in technology as a driver of scale, efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Entrepreneurial, strategic and a passion for doing things at pace

 

NON-NEGOTIABLE HIRING CRITERIA

  • Relevant professional qualification - or demonstrable equivalent experience.
  • Educated to degree level as a minimum
  • Likely at least 5 years' experience in competitive business environments (including P&L and staff responsibility)
  • Demonstrable strategic sales and negotiation ability

APPLICATION PROCESS AND TIMELINES:

  • Applications: To apply please send a full CV and covering letter of no more than 2 pages to Jeannie Arthur, Group Operations Manager, jeannie.arthur@widecellsgroup.com
  • Closing date for application:
  • Interview schedule:

Start date: As soon as possible after appointment.  

Marketing

CellPlan - Marketing Manager

Porto, Portugal

Location
Porto, Portugal

Salary
Depending on Experiance

Posted

Ref
CPMM

Job Title: CellPlan Marketing Manager
Reports To: Director of CellPlan division
Group/Division: CellPlan
Career Band: TBC
Country: Portugal
Number of Direct Reports: 2

COMPANY BACKGROUND:

CellPlan is the first global insurance product to specialise in stem cell treatment. It is our mission to make cutting-edge healthcare accessible and affordable to families.

Cellplan is part of WideCells group. WideCells Group are leading a transformation in cord blood banking and stem cell treatment; making cord blood banking more accessible through insurance coverage, and increasing the availability of cord blood for transplants. The group currently operates in a number of countries and has an aggressive geographic expansion plan for 2018.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a talented, experienced and driven Marketing Manager to join our growing team.

We’re looking for someone who can provide both strategic leadership and tactical delivery: setting the strategic agenda, planning, implementing and reviewing activities to tight deadlines.

This is a fulltime role that will be based in Porto. It will require participation with events etc. outside of normal hours and will require international travel on a relatively frequent basis - likely at least once or sometimes more per month.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Developing and implementing strategic and tactical multi-channel marketing plans that maximise the acquisition, retention and lifetime value of prospective and converted customers.
  • Developing and maintaining a clear understanding of our customers across B2C, B2B and B2B2C distribution channels. This will include reviewing and further development of personas, segmentations, application of these to our messaging, marketing strategies and product developments.
  • Organisation design for the marketing team – taking strategic decisions on how we deliver marketing to a business that is rapidly expanding geographically; centrally, in-country, via third party partners and suppliers.
  • Supplier management - ongoing selection and management of external agencies, including briefing, project management and budgetary control.
  • Technology selection & management – ownership of our ecommerce platform, CRM platform and all tools and software solutions used to drive engagement and conversion.
  • Budget management - creation and ongoing management of the marketing budget in-line with the needs of an ambitious and entrepreneurial business.
  • Team management - ongoing motivation and management of the marketing team. There are currently two roles that will report to you. A marketing exec (brand, offline, PR, events, etc) and a digital marketing exec (social, SEO/PPC, website & ecommerce analytics). Note that the digital marketing exec role is a new role and that recruitment is happening at the moment.
  • Inspiring and educating the team – sharing a passion for about connecting with customers, understanding their needs and finding the best ways to catch their attention and meet their needs.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

  • Demonstrable experience in a broadly similar role
  • Strong leadership and team management skills
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills - budgeting, RoI measurement and management across online and offline marketing channels
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and a clear interest in technology as a driver of scale, efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Creative flair - a passion and curiosity for engaging customers through creative content.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to deliver to tight deadlines. Ideally with prior experience of managing an ecommerce platform or building digital applications.

NON-NEGOTIABLE HIRING CRITERIA

  • Relevant professional qualification - or demonstrable equivalent experience.
  • Excellent understanding of digital marketing concepts and best practices.
  • Experience of selection, implementation and optimisation of marketing technologies, specifically CRM.
  • Excellent communication skills in both English and Portuguese.
  • Competency in both Mac and PC operating systems.

APPLICATION PROCEESS AND TIMELINES:

  • Applications: To apply please send a full CV and covering letter of no more than 2 pages to Sara Marinda,  sara.marinda@cellplan.com
  • Closing date for application: November 20th 2017
  • Interview schedule: First round interviews will be held w/c 20th November, further interviews will be held w/c 27th November, with appointment by the end of November
  • Start date: As soon as possible after appointment.

Marketing

CellPlan Digital Marketing Executive

Porto, Portugal

Location
Porto, Portugal

Salary
€18k - €20k

Posted

Ref
CPDME

Job Title: CellPlan - Digital Marketing Executive
Reports To: Marketing Manager CellPlan Division (Porto)
Group/Division: CellPlan
Career Band: TBC
Country: Portugal
Number of Direct Reports:

COMPANY BACKGROUND:

CellPlan is the first global insurance product to specialise in stem cell treatment.  It is our mission to make cutting-edge healthcare accessible and affordable to ordinary families. 

Cellplan is part of WideCells group. WideCells Group are leading a transformation in cord blood banking and stem cell treatment; making cord blood banking more accessible through insurance coverage, and increasing the availability of cord blood for transplants.  The group currently operates in a number of countries and has an aggressive geographic expansion plan for 2018. 

ABOUT THE ROLE:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a talented, experienced and driven Digital Marketing Executive to join our growing team.

We’re looking for someone who lives and breathes digital marketing: developing, implementing, tracking and optimizing our digital marketing campaigns across all digital channels.

This is a fulltime role that will be based in Porto.  It will require participation with events etc. outside of normal hours and will require occasional international travel. 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIE

  • Developing and implementing digital marketing plans that maximise the acquisition, retention and lifetime value of prospective and converted customers:
    • Plan and execute all web, SEO/SEM, social media, display advertising and email campaigns to drive attraction and conversion. Given that we have a new product this will include devising experiments to explore and optimise what works with different audiences.
    • Design, build and maintain our social media presence; working closely with other members of the team on our overall content marketing strategy.
    • Measure and report performance of all digital activities, and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs).
  • Technology selection & management – ongoing evaluation and selection of tools and software solutions used to drive digital engagement and conversion, including google analytics, mailchip, CRM, etc.  
  • Supplier management - ongoing management of external digital agencies, including briefing, project management and budgetary control. 
  • Budget management - ongoing management of the digital marketing budget in-line with the needs of an ambitious and entrepreneurial business.
  • Inspiring and educating the team – sharing a passion for about connecting with customers digitally, understanding their needs and finding the best ways to catch their attention and meet their needs. 

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

  • Demonstrable experience in a broadly similar role, specifically, leading and managing SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and/or display advertising campaigns.
  • Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising digital campaigns that engage, inform and motivate.
  • Strong analytical skills and data-driven thinking
  • Experience with A/B and multivariate experiments.
  • Solid knowledge of website analytics tools (e.g., Google Analytics, NetInsight, Omniture, WebTrends).
  • Working knowledge of ad serving tools (e.g., DART, Atlas).
  • Experience in setting up and optimizing Google Adwords campaigns.
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript development and constraints.
  • A strong track record of operating website content management systems with a sound knowledge across the areas of web coding and search engine optimization.
  • Strong planning and project management skills with an ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and a clear interest in technology as a driver of scale, efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Creative flair - a passion and curiosity for engaging customers through creative digital content.

NON-NEGOTIABLE HIRING CRITERIA

  • Relevant professional qualification - or demonstrable equivalent experience.
  • Excellent understanding of digital marketing concepts and best practices.
  • Excellent communication skills in both English and Portuguese. 
  • Competency in both Mac and PC operating systems.

APPLICATION PROCEESS AND TIMELINES:

  • Applications: To apply please send a full CV and covering letter of no more than 2 pages to Sara Marinda, sara.marinda@cellplan.com  
  • Closing date for application: November 20th 2017
  • Interview schedule: First round interviews will be held w/c 20th November, further interviews will be held w/c 27th November, with appointment by the end of November
  • Start date: As soon as possible after appointment. 

Sales

WideCells - Sales Representative

Manchester, UK

Location
Manchester, UK

Salary
Depending on Qualifications and Experience

Posted

Ref
WCSR

Job Title: WideCells - Sales Representative
Reports To: WideCells - General Manager
Group/Division: Sales
Career Band: TBA
Country: UK
Number of Direct Reports: 1

WideCells Group are leading a transformation in cord blood banking and stem cell treatment; making cord blood banking more accessible through insurance coverage, and increasing the availability of cord blood for transplants.

An outstanding opportunity to join an innovative, growing business. As a Sales Representative for WideCells Ltd, you will be responsible for winning and growing accounts in both in the UK and internationally. Due to ongoing growth of the business, they are looking for a Key Account Manager to grow and manage the client base nationally - based out of Manchester Science Park. At WideCells, our people strategy is to recruit the best people and invest in personal development so that together we can fulfil our immense potential, achieve our vision and reap the rewards along the way.

This is a full-time role based out of University of Manchester Innovation Centre the role is to effectively sell the WideCells range of blood banking and stem cell treatments and to achieve targeted unit sales and average selling prices

Minimum Requirements / Qualifications:

To achieve all sales targets and objectives as agreed in your region
To assist in achieving the national target for the company
To achieve significant market penetration and visibility for the WideCells range of blood banking and stem cell treatments
To maintain the companies targeted margin performance
To assist in the development of sales plans for your region and present these at sales meetings and to the Head of Business for approval/acceptance
To implement the stem cells treatment business plan with suggested recommend improvements where necessary to achieve our main short term and our long term objectives
To participate in the effective positioning of the Company which on occasion may involve some overseas travel and meeting with suppliers
To maintain confidentiality regarding company and personnel issues.

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

A Level standard or equivalent is essential, a degree in a science subject is desirable.
Minimum 1 year experience in a sales role, ideally in a healthcare related industry.
Previous accountability for making commercial decisions.
Intermediate/Advanced MS Office skills.
Current and Clean Driving License
Demonstrated leadership of tasks and projects in previous working history.
Experience of using CRM software.
North West based

To apply please use the online application form and upload your CV.

Closing date for application: 6th October 2017

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