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 nearly 30 years of successful history spanning 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!

HCP Associates is looking for talented individuals.

We are always open to hearing from talented people. Our open positions are…

Administrative Assistant

HCP is a research, strategy, and marketing firm based in the Channel District of Downtown Tampa. The company is seeking to hire a front line administrative assistant to support the partners and staff members.  The position is full-time with benefits.


  • Handle all incoming phone inquires from clients, vendors, and prospects in a professional manner
  • Keep records of incoming invoices and outgoing billing
  • Manage our mailing process to including courier services, printing equipment inventory, FedEx account, copier log accounts, and stamp inventory
  • Maintain and support filings—both hard copies and digital documents
  • Support staff and management with daily requests as needed


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional and a self-starter with a positive attitude
  • Able to perform multiple office job functions in a fast paced environment
  • Must be proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Some QuickBooks experience desired or willingness to be trained
  • Two-year degree or higher is desirable
  • Some experience working in a professional service firm

To Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume to No phone calls please. Information sent will be reviewed for consideration for the position.

Entry Level Web Designer / Front End Developer

The Web Developer/Designer is responsible for the development and design of major and minor web components for internal and external clients.  The designer will design, develop, optimize, test, and deliver websites, applications, and components.  Enhancements will be required on an ongoing basis.  The best practices and design methods will be utilized to ensure the success of the projects. The designer must have the ability to create web applications and components from the requirements stage, through design and production deployment.  Additionally, the designer will be required to have experience in graphics, layout, scripting, programming, and social media integration as well as development involving compatibility and seamless integration. Working knowledge of search engine optimization (SEO) and Google Analytics is also necessary.

Flexibility, adaptability, and the ability to learn quickly in various technical and creative environments, while delivering quality work by tight deadlines, are key attributes of this position.


  • Operate effectively as a member of the development team
  • Operate effectively as an individual for quick turnaround of enhancements and fixes
  • Responsible for meeting expectations and high-quality deliverables on time
  • Responsible for the development of web applications and components
  • Responsible for the design and development of webpages, graphics, multimedia, and GUIs
  • Effectively develop in a clean, well-structured, easily maintainable format
  • Utilize storyboarding and graphic pre-designs, when appropriate
  • Demonstrate creative, technical, and analytical skills
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively in technical and business environments


  • Experience in developing websites and/or web applications.  Minimum of one (1) year of web design and development experience is required
  • Solid understanding of navigation and GUIs for maximizing usability
  • Front-end and some back-end development experience.  More important is the experience of seamless integration of front to back-end functionality
  • Practical experience in development of HTML, JavaScript, XML, PHP, MySQL, CSS, WordPress, and graphics creation with Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator (Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Working knowledge of SEO, Google Analytics, and social media integration
  • Desire and willingness to work in a collaborative, innovative, team-oriented environment
  • Ability to work under deadlines and times of elevated stress
  • BS / BA / BFA university degree preferred, but not required

To Apply

To apply for this position, please send an e-mail containing your cover letter, resume, and samples of your best work (link to portfolio site) to with the job title in the subject line.

Content Development Specialist

HCP & Associates, a 30-year-old marketing consulting firm based in Tampa, has an immediate opening for an experienced content development specialist. The position primarily entails developing content for several business to business clients in six to seven different markets. Typical assignments include writing AP style press releases, ghost articles for CEOs, newsletters, brochures, website and print collateral content, and social media posts.

We seek someone with experience writing for multiple industries, who can gather both independent research and primary information—from clients as well as senior leadership with the firm—to produce quality content.

Flexibility, adaptability and the ability to learn quickly in various technical and creative environments, while delivering quality work by tight deadlines, are key attributes of this position.


Required Skills

  • Should be a team player and understand a dynamic and busy agency environment
  • Exceptional communication and editing skills are a must for this position
  • Must have creative writing experience in business to business
  • Needs to be able to do light technical writing
  • Needs a basic understanding of social media and website content development
  • Should be able to draft a standard 400-word AP style press release
  • Should have a working knowledge of major newswire applications and reports
  • Must work well with CEOs and Presidents
  • Needs to be a self-starter, good researcher and able to work directly with clients
  • Needs solid triage skills to manage multiple deadlines effectively/efficiently
  • BS / BA / BFA degree required; prefer degree in English, Journalism or Marketing
  • At least two years of relevant full-time work experience is required

To Apply for Position:

To apply for this position, please send e-mail containing your cover letter, resume and samples of your best work (link to portfolio site) to