Marketing Manager

Halifax, NS

Venor has partnered with Ardea Outcomes for the recruitment of a Marketing Manager to join the leadership of their growing team. Founded in 2000, Ardea Outcomes is a global purpose-led, boutique CRO focused on improving health outcomes through patient-centric research. Their methods and digital products have been honed over 20+ years to translate the patient voice into actionable evidence, moving from “what’s the matter” to “what matters most” for patients and caregivers in clinical research and care.  Based in Nova Scotia, their culture reflects an East Coast Canadian ethos rooted in hard work and collegiality. 

The Marketing Manager will work closely with the CEO and other managers to manage the Ardea brand, and drive marketing and business development efforts across multiple channels. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to drive partnerships with big pharma, biotech, academia, and nonprofits to develop and implement patient-centered approaches for clinical research. This position will allow you to build on current skill sets and develop new skills across a broad range of functional areas from marketing to sales to business development. 


  • Collaborate on the overall marketing plan for Ardea and implement strategic initiatives.
  • Maintain the company’s website with recent news, collaborations, publications and other relevant information using the CMS.
  • Manage social media channels, including Twitter and LinkedIn. 
  • Lead the development of new marketing materials such as presentations, white papers, reports, company swag, and research materials.
  • Contribute to new sales processes and provide input into employee branding opportunities and efforts.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including the research team on knowledge translation of scientific documents into marketing collaterals and the product team to provide input on Ardea branding requirements.
  • Translating the company’s cutting-edge research approaches into compelling messaging across a variety of channels, from social media to the company’s corporate website to  their presence at global scientific virtual and in-person conferences and events.

As the ideal candidate, you have 3-5 years of relevant work experience along with a Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s in a business-related field; with preference given to some science background. You possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, an ability to problem solve, a strong attention to detail, strong organizational and administrative skills, and are a self-starter with the ability to work independently. The successful candidate will conduct themselves professionally while juggling many tasks at the same time and working closely with diverse departments and subject matter experts. Experience with Google Analytics, social media platforms and Craft CMS (or other CMS) is considered an asset. 

Headquartered in Halifax in a beautiful, heritage office building steps from the thriving waterfront, Ardea Outcomes offers remote and hybrid work options, as well as health and dental benefits, and ample professional development opportunities. This is an excellent opportunity to join a multidisciplinary team of data scientists, health informaticians, research associates, and business people universally driven by a passion to put the patient at the center of research and care. 

If you are energized by dynamic, start-up environments and committed to working for a purpose-driven organization, Ardea Outcomes might be the right fit for you. Interested candidates, please submit your cover letter and resume to Shardeigh McGillivray via shardeigh@venor.ca

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