Presentation Specialist

Blue Chip Marketing - Northbrook, IL

Continuum Clinical, a part of BC Worldwide, is a global patient recruitment and retention company. We have more than twenty-five years of experience working with life sciences and pharmaceutical companies to deliver integrated marketing campaigns for clinical trial enrollment and retention. We prioritize data-driven strategy and creative thinking across disciplines including creative concept testing, insights gathering, patient advocacy, performance metrics, and data analytics.

We exist to give incredible people opportunity to make a difference.

Core Values
  • Collaborative
  • Genuine
  • Kind & Compassionate
  • Pride of Ownership & Accountability
Job Summary
The Presentation Specialist will be responsible for the development of presentations for capability requests, proposals, bid defense meetings, and other ad hoc presentations. The Presentation Specialist will work collaboratively with business development and the creative departments to adapt current presentations into templates (using framework/style guide) to support proposal development. In addition to the Presentation Specialist’s main responsibility supporting the business development team; the role will also support the creative department by continuoiusly updating and maintaining the master Power Point deck and supporting assets.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Demonstrate the mission, vision, values, and culture principles of BC Worldwide
  • Lead the development of templates that will be used for all Continuum Clinical presentations
  • Partner with business development and Subject Matter Experts (SME) to support proposal vision, goals, and objectives through design and creative presentations
  • Translate complex strategies, messages, and data into easy to understand visual language, using diagrams, graphs, maps, charts and infographics, ensuring that the value of the content is understood
  • Responsible for concept, design, and execution of presentation support for all new business opportunities
  • Deliver well-designed, branded presentations upon request from a variety of departments
  • Adhere to style guide and reinforce that proposal team authors adhere to all such style guides
  • Source and manipulate images for presentations
  • Responsible for maintaining up to date weekly time tracking, per the time tracking policy
  • Creative graphic designer with an exceptional eye for layout, ensuring your slides are internalized
  • Extensive knowledge of all features of PowerPoint software
  • Thorough knowledge of diagrams, graphs, maps, charts, and infographics structure with ability to represent data and to bring abstract information to life via visual graphics
  • Demonstrate excellent creativity, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
  • Understand which details are important to the presentation and which should be omitted
  • Strong collaborator; skilled at working with senior leadership in fast-paced, sensitive, and ambiguous environments
  • Excellent listener who remains calm under pressure and can patiently help teams reach consensus
Continuum Clinical Qualities
To be successful, every BC Worldwide employee should possess the following qualities:
  • Attitude & Commitment – you are a passionate, resourceful and productive achiever that is a pleasure to be around
  • Priority Setting – you define clear action steps and manage expectations of others
  • Creative Thinking & Problem Solving – you recognize the relevancy of your ideas to the big picture, demonstrate original thinking and make an impact on your team
  • Dependability – you are self-motivated to deliver the highest quality work, on time and budget
  • Leadership Ability – you take initiative, motivate others and assume accountability for your actions
  • Communication – you use organized, constructive communication to facilitate great work
Education, Experience and Certifications
  • Demonstrated work experience with an integrated marketing communications agency required
  • 3+ years relevant experience building presentations for medium to large size companies
  • Proven ability to manipulate images using a wide range of applications including Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat, Visio and Dreamweaver