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Title:  Marketing Specialist

Requisition ID:  64336
Date:  Feb 10, 2024

Exton, Pennsylvania, US

Department:  Marketing


At West, we’re a dedicated team that is connected by a purpose to improve patient lives that has been at the center of our Company for more than a century. Our story began when Herman O. West solved the problem of supplying penicillin in mass quantities to the US Government during World War 2. Through our work to deliver thousands of life-saving and life-enhancing injectable medicines to millions of patients daily, West’s indelible mark on the healthcare industry has just begun. A name started our story. How will yours help write our future?  


There’s no better place to join an inclusive community of professionals with opportunities for lifelong learning, growth and development. Supported by benefit programs, we empower the physical, mental, emotional and financial health of our team members and their families.  


We believe in giving back to help those in need in the communities where we live and work. And are equally committed to creating a healthier environment and planet through our sustainability efforts.  

Job Summary:

In your role as Marketing Specialist, you be responsible for supporting Marketing activities that drive our global campaigns, product launches and promotions. You will collaborate closely with the Marketing Operations team and cross-functional stakeholders to ensure deliverables are completed on-time and follow best practices. You will have a keen attention to detail, organizational skills, demonstrated initiative, a solution-oriented work ethic and the ability to communicate effectively with others. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for tactical execution of marketing-related activities, which may include advertising, collateral development, digital marketing, content creation/assessment, and event planning and execution.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure content readiness aligned with Marketing Communications Plan.
  • Proactively communicate and document status of campaign deliverables, including deadlines, risks, and deliverable date changes.
  • Manage calendars and documents to track cross-channel Marketing activities.
  • Build relationships and nurture positive, collaborative working relationships with external vendors.
  • Assist with overall data quality initiatives, building confidence in Marketing reporting.
  • Qualify and distribute targets, prospects and leads to West teams.
  • Categorize and ship items for events.
  • Manage contracts, purchase requisitions and invoicing for the Marketing Operations team.
  • Other duties as assigned.



Basic Qualifications: 

  • Degree in Business, Marketing, Finance, Life Science or Communications or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of experience in a Marketing, Corporate Communications or administrative role


Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Positive, can-do attitude, with the ability to work with colleagues across functions, and ability to prioritize numerous projects simultaneously.
  • Highly organized and analytical with relentless attention to detail.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills that inspire and build trust resulting in effective working relationships across the company.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment and flexibility to respond to changing demands during the work day.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Teams.
  • Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, CRM systems and project management platforms.
  • Able to comply with the company’s safety and quality policies at all times.




Travel Requirements:

  • Must be able to travel up to 20% of the time, including international.



Physical and Mental Requirements

  • Sedentary - exerting up to 10lbs/4kgs of force occasionally, and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to life, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with written and oral skills, make quick decisions, interpret data, read & write, speak in front of groups, express & exchange ideas, understand direction and adhere to procedures
  • Organizational skills will enable planning, prioritization & achievement of goals especially of importance for the successful execution of related activities
  • Position operates in a professional office environment. May stand or sit for extended periods of time
  • Read and interpret data, information and documents
  • Must maintain the ability to work well with others in a variety of situations
  • Must be able to multi-task, work under time constraints, problem solve, and prioritize
  • Ability to make independent and sound judgments
  • Observe and interpret situations, analyze and solve problems








West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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