Growth Manager

Manchester, England, United Kingdom | Shared Services | Full-time | Partially remote


Growth Manager

As an award-winning integrated communications agency, we are committed to bringing about change in healthcare; change informed by experience, driven by innovation, and proven in delivery. Recognised as Healthcare Agency of the year at Cannes, we are continuing to disrupt the status quo in healthcare comms.

We are a team of more almost 450 people in Manchester and London, with a history of over 30 years and an ever-evolving future. Take a look at our social media channels for a glimpse of what we get up to via @havaslynxeu on Instagram and Havas Lynx Group on YouTube and Facebook. 

Our Role

An integral member of the Havas Lynx Group (HLG) Growth Team. Owns purposeful growth and assigned business development across HLG to drive high quality and consistent Growth offering across the group.

Role responsibilites

  • Carry through the vision and approach of the HLG Growth team to the agency level to support a culture of winning pitches and proposals
  • Own RFI and Proposal development for assigned opportunities
  • Support Go/No-Go process when determining agency response to pitches, including conducting early bench research to qualify opportunities
  • Push thinking on agency differentiation and experience impact throughout BD process:
    • Confirm right resources are in place / are engaged appropriately
    • Help pitch lead to identify approach and guide story and presentation development
    • Provide feedback and guidance to strengthen presentation: push to elevate the quality of each and every engagement
    • Attend rehearsals for pitches to coach on red-thread story, presentation style, and facilitate Q&A brainstorming
    • Fulfill the same role on multi-agency pitches as needed
  • Own pitch and post-mortem process for assigned opportunities
  • Partner with Chief Growth Officer and Partnership Director for pitch training initiatives
  • Own ad-hoc Growth Team initiatives as required
  • Partner with Chief Growth Officer and Partnership Director for Growth planning workstreams with agency leadership, maintain ongoing dialogue and drive follow up on individual basis
  • Own data-collection on pitch performance for assigned agencies and partner with Chief Growth Officer to develop and implement recommendations to improve performance
  • Support agency-level marketing efforts as needed in conjunction with the marketing team (i.e. social media, thought leadership publication etc.)
  • Support and help drive core capes presentation development/refinement
  • Own the Library, Briefcase and other key growth resources
  • Work closely with Growth Executives to prioritise workload, delegate effectively and ensure resources are high quality and current
  • Develop and implement recommendations to strengthen Growth team offering
  • Encourage and facilitate collaboration across disciplines, markets, agencies 
  • Stay current on important industry trends, agency competitive set, and product categories
  • Ability to influence across all levels
  • Display the utmost attention to detail and the ability to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks and requests, especially as pitch timing and priorities shift

Your experience 

  • 4+ years of advertising/marketing/communications experience
    • Preferably with a combination of business development, account and/or strategy and ideally experience with professional and consumer/patient
    • Strong history of successful pitching
  • Thorough understanding of healthcare marketing
  • Strong organizational capabilities, persistence, responsiveness
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (external and internal)
  • Excellent management and oral/written communication skills
  • Excellent PPT/Keynote skills
  • Excel, Indesign, Sketch skills a plus
  • Proactive mindset

What we offer

  • Hybrid working – split home and office-based working
  • #LXAcademy – our huge bespoke training programme for personal and professional development
  • Enhanced parental leave plus one-year return to work benefit
  • Medicash healthcare cash plan
  • Life insurance
  • Full wellbeing programme including organised sports - yoga, football, running club, hiking and more
  • Early finish on Friday’s throughout the year plus extra early finish during summer months
  • Later start on Monday’s during winter months
  • Wellness Wednesdays extended lunch hour to focus on wellbeing
  • 28 days holiday (inc. bank holidays) plus additional 3-days as part of discretionary Christmas shutdown
  • Increasing holiday allowance connected to length of service
  • Auto-enrolment pension
  • On-site financial advisors
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Office dogs
  • And the best, fully paid for, company parties and socials!

This advertised post is with Havas Lynx Group, part of the Havas Health network. More information can be found at You can also follow us on Twitter and Instagram via @HAVASLYNXEU for regular updates.

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