Careers

HCP is a national research, strategy, and marketing firm headquartered in Tampa, Florida. We are not an ad agency or a standalone research firm. HCP Associates is a unique and different type of marketing firm with over 32 years history, assisting clients around the globe. Since 1986, we have been helping companies develop and implement effective marketing and business growth strategies based on industry, consumer, and competitive research.

Utilizing various strategic planning methodologies, we aid our clients in achieving long-term growth while enjoying short-term results. We specialize in all forms of research, strategic planning, marketing, public relations, customer retention, advertising, web development, digital media, and broadcasting.

We are on a fast track and need leaders to join the team and help take us to the next level.

Here’s the HCP Mantra:

  • Dedication – Doing right by our clients is a top priority.
  • Ownership – We’re determined to make an impact—preferably a big one—every day by challenging traditional thinking and expanding the views of others.
  • Integrity – We treat our clients, customers, and co-workers with genuine respect through open communication.
  • Teamwork – We believe everything worthwhile is achieved through effective collaboration. Every individual can impact the mission.
  • Innovation – The status quo bores us. Everyone is encouraged to think differently and invent relentlessly.

HCP Associates is committed to one simple but truly exciting principle: Each person is different and every person matters. This mindset fuels everything we do for our clients and for each other. We work magic for our clients and we have fun doing it. If that sounds like your sort of place, we’d love to hear more from you!

Coordinator of Client Services

HCP Associates, a 32-year-old marketing consulting firm based in Tampa, has an immediate opening for a Coordinator of Client Services to play a pivotal role in the growth of our firm. This individual will assist the Manager of Client Services in assisting with client accounts, analyzing client needs, identifying and customizing solutions, and overseeing client projects and requests. In addition, the Coordinator of Client Services will also perform research data analysis and reporting, assist and present results to the clients and Senior Leadership and be a key point of contact between clients and additional support team members.

The position requires multitasking, attention to detail, exceptional communication skills, analytical skills, project management skills and the ability to identify unique client-based marketing opportunities. Flexibility, adaptability and the ability to learn quickly in various technical and creative environments is a must, while delivering quality work on deadline are key attributes of this position.

Responsibilities:

  • Reports to the Manager of Client Services.
  • Performs client research, analysis and reporting. Prepares client reports and presentations using charts, graphs and other visual mediums. Presents results of data and analyses to Senior Leadership and clientele
  • Conducts competitor research on clients. Conducts secondary research to provide additional information on but not limited to print and online articles, newsletters, videos, webinars, infographics, white papers, case studies, blog posts and website content.
  • Sources/seeks recent articles and write white papers, industry-related blog postings, news alerts, social media posts and newsletter articles for HCP and clients.
  • Participates in weekly project management reporting in our cloud-based traffic system.
  • Articulates the client’s needs to the production team to ensure understanding prior to starting projects.
  • Closely monitors production deadlines to ensure the team stays on task.
  • Provides daily traffic updates for new projects and deadlines.
  • Supports yearly account budget preparations and annual planning.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Manager of Client Services and/or Senior Leadership.

Requirements:

  • One to three years of agency or proven customer management experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, Communications and/or Marketing required.
  • Self-starter that is a passionate team player and understands the dynamics of a busy marketing research and consulting firm.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; articulate writer/editor.
  • Exceptional presentation and organization skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Understanding of social media, websites and traditional marketing.
  • Working knowledge of major newswire applications and reports. Preferably PR Newswire.
  • Possess solid triage skills to manage multiple deadlines effectively and efficiently.
  • Energetic, self-motivated with an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Customer service oriented and team player.
  • Comfortable explaining technical requirements to clients and production team.

Apply for Position:

To apply for this position, please send e-mail containing your cover letter, resume and samples of your best work if applicable to Lynn Cronin admin@hcpassociates.com.
Please, no calls or walk-ins.

Research Coordinator

HCP Associates is 32-year-old research-based marketing firm based in the Channelside Arts District in Downtown Tampa. We offer research, strategy and marketing support to companies in various industries located within the Tampa Bay Area and beyond.

HCP is currently seeking an energetic and professional Research Coordinator. This role includes coordinating qualitative, quantitative, primary and secondary research, including competitor and industry research, stakeholder interviews, surveys (online, web, direct mail, intercepts and focus groups), secret shopping, data mining, etc. The Research Coordinator works closely with HCP clients, team members and senior management.  

Role

  • Coordinate research plan development, survey design, study analysis and reporting
  • Consult with senior staff on client research plans
  • Complete competitor research; evaluate, interpret and report findings
  • Prepare reports & presentations using charts, graphs and other visual mediums
  • Present results of studies/projects to Senior Management and clientele
  • Source/seek recent articles and write white papers, industry related blog postings, news alerts, social media posts and newsletter articles for HCP and clients
  • Participate in weekly project management reporting in our cloud-based traffic system
  • Support account budget preparations and annual planning
  • Help prepare updates to HCP website and social media
  • Set up regular interval HCP e-newsletters
  • Coordinate updates to HCP contact database

Skills

  • Applicants must have superior math and analytical skills
  • Ability to build solid strategic relationships with clients and business leaders
  • Expert organizational and project management capabilities
  • Strong oral presentation skills
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Superior time management
  • Problem-solving prowess
  • Impeccable quality assurance
  • Close deadline management

Education

A four-year degree in marketing, market research, advertising, psychology, statistics, or a related field is required.  Previous related experience is preferred.

Those driven by a professional and self-starter attitude are encouraged to apply. The ability to perform multiple job functions in a fast-paced environment is a must. Experience and proficiency with Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Survey Monkey and SPSS are required. A working knowledge of social media platforms as a user is very important.  You will learn how it’s being used to target market clients and analyze customer’s habits and behaviors.

HCP Associates is an equal opportunity workplace with a long history of successful associates that find our firm a stable environment with a good work/life balance. HCP offers 100 percent health insurance coverage for its employees, a matching 401k plan (up to 3 percent), continuing education stipends and numerous other perks that make HCP a fun and unique workplace.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and work samples to Ms. Lynn Cronin at admin@hcpassociates.com.

Graphic Designer

HCP Associates is 32-year-old research-based marketing firm based in the Channelside Arts District in Downtown Tampa. We offer research, strategy and marketing support to companies in various industries located within the Tampa Bay Area and beyond.

We are looking for an innovative and creative Graphic designer with superior technical knowledge to interpret our clients’ needs and design solutions with high visual impact. The Graphic Designer would work on a variety of products, including websites, magazines, product packaging, tradeshows, exhibitions and corporate branding and works closely with the HCP clients, team members and senior management.

Role:

  • Work as part of a team with copywriters, designers, stylists, managers and executives
  • Plans concepts by studying information and materials
  • Utilize creative thinking to develop and illustrate new design concepts, graphics and layouts
  • Prepare rough drafts and present unique ideas to clients and staff
  • Amend final designs to clients’ feedback and gain full approval
  • Complete projects by coordinating with outside agencies, art services and printers
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending design workshops, reviewing professional publications and participating in professional organizations

Skills:

  • Strong Design and layout skills advertisements, brochures and other printed materials
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Possession of creative flair, versatility, conceptual/visual ability and originality
  • Have an eye for branding, typography, composition and text hierarchy
  • Have ability to interact, communicate and present ideas
  • Be up-to-date with industry leading software and technologies
  • Be highly proficient in all design aspects
  • Have superb time management skills
  • Show professionalism regarding time, costs and deadlines
  • Embrace proficiency with Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop
  • Be familiar with WordPress, Constant Contact, Mailchimp, PowerPoint and MS Word

Education

A bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field is preferred. Previous related experience is required.

Those driven by a professional and self-starter attitude are encouraged to apply. The ability to perform multiple job functions in a fast-paced environment is a must.

HCP Associates is an equal opportunity workplace with a long history of successful associates that find our firm a stable environment with a good work/life balance. HCP offers 100 percent health insurance coverage for its employees, a matching 401k plan (up to 3 percent), annual continuing education stipends and numerous other perks that make HCP a fun and unique workplace.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and work samples to Lynn Cronin at admin@hcpassociates.com.