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Looking for a career opportunity at a fast-growing, award-winning company in the life sciences space where you can make a real difference in patients’ lives—while having fun doing it?

We’re an entrepreneurial agency, where your voice and your vision can make a singular difference every day.

For questions, please email hiring@greymattermarketing.com.

Grey Matter Marketing (GMM) is looking for a San Francisco Bay Area-based Brand Strategist to develop cohesive, compelling strategic visions for our life sciences clients that guide their overall brand and business plans. They will play a substantive role on brand teams and new business opportunities, while collaborating with executive management. They will be a primary contact with internal teams during the development of strategic/communications-oriented work and gain heavy client exposure.

Responsibilities

  • Leverage deep experience in uncovering foundational insights to drive strategy and competitive differentiation
  • Develop compelling brand positioning, strategic imperatives, and critical success factors to reach brand objectives
  • Prepare and effectively deliver presentations that are persuasive and help clients and prospects realize the strategic opportunities
  • Prepare and effectively facilitate workshops as needed to support strategic insight development and client team alignment
  • Help lead new business pitch strategic insights and presentation development in coordination with agency teams
  • Develop in-depth market, customer and competitive analyses
  • Play a key role in the planning and execution of strategic client engagements

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 5+ years of healthcare strategic marketing experience or brand planning in an agency or life sciences company
  • Gathering, organizing and summarizing information on client business strategy, industry and competitive dynamics, best practice analyses, communications audits and customer insights to identify key implications
  • Strong analytic and organization skills with the ability to discern and capture important ideas
  • Critical thinker with the ability to look beyond the set task to find new ways to achieve our objectives
  • Communicate effectively and persuasively, both verbally and in writing
  • A willingness to push your thinking, attack issues from multiple angles and stretch yourself to provide outstanding brand ideas to clients
  • An appetite for learning and wrestling with challenging topics across a diverse range of clients/therapeutic areas
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently in a deadline-driven environment, set priorities and manage multiple tasks with input from multiple team members
  • Highly organized with a sense of urgency and can-do attitude
  • Openness to travel, seeing things in new ways, and exploring new ideas
  • You must live in the greater San Francisco Bay area to be considered

Position Type

  • This is a contract with the goal of conversion to a full-time position based upon performance
  • This is a remote position with some travel to agency meetings and clients
  • This position would be ideal for someone looking for a more flexible job structure but wants to be a significant contributor and leader
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