Business Development & Marketing Support Assistant

University of Leeds - NIHR CRNCC

Do you want to work in a fast paced and innovative environment? Are you a highly motivated team player?  

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a highly motivated and innovative team at the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s National Coordinating Centre. You will play an active role in supporting the efficient delivery of the core work of the Business Development and Marketing (BD&M) Directorate. 

You will provide responsive and flexible administration for the two Heads of BD&M and the wider Business Development Team. Additional aspects to this role will be data input and database management of the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system and providing support for conferences and events organised by the Directorate. Your role will also include drafting correspondence, coordination and preparation of reports, maintenance and development of office systems, conference and travel support and the organisation/servicing of key meetings. 

You will be a team player with good customer service skills. You will be adaptable and able to use your initiative to prioritise work to meet strict deadlines. Computer literacy is required, particularly in the use of Excel and databases.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Helen Byrom, PA to Business Development & Marketing Director
Tel: +44 (0)113 3430334, email:

Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. We will be happy to consider job share applications and are committed to flexible working for all our employees.

Location: University of Leeds Role - Working off campus
Faculty/Service: Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute: NIHR CRNCC
Section: NIHR CRN CC Leeds Office
Working Time: 35 hours per week
Contract Type: Fixed Term (for 12 months in the first instance due to external funding)
Interview Date: Friday 12 January 2018

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