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Become a Conference Producer - Life Science
Love Science but would like to have a more target driven role in a fast paced dynamic company?
What you will be doing
Join our high-performing conference production team where you will create cutting edge events for the science industry. Although an interest in science is desirable it’s not essential. What’s more important that you’re ambitious with a natural love for research and a thirst for business.
You will be contacting senior level executives by phone to research the content of your conference which will address the science industry’s’ most critical challenges. You’ll use your research to write the agenda, secure the speakers, guide the sales and marketing campaigns and manage the profitability of each event. As a producer it will be your responsibility to ensure the smooth running of the events, so travel is guaranteed.
With overall responsibility for the successful delivery of each event, you’ll need to be an engaging and persuasive communicator and a natural relationship builder. You’ll be comfortable accepting responsibility and leading a team to achieve demanding goals.
By joining our dynamic team of conference producers you will develop your commercial and business research skills in a fast-paced and supportive corporate environment. Our highly skilled trainers will continue to coach, mentor, train and develop your business talent to ensure you’re progressing your career as fast as possible.
What you will have
You’ll need an intellectual curiosity to get to grips with complex challenges that come with conference production and be happy working to very tight deadlines. This role offers the opportunity to accelerate your career rapidly, travel internationally and gain a broad understanding of business issues within the science industry.
You have a 2.1 or a 1st in scientific degree from a leading university
You have high academic achievements including A or A* at A level
You have a natural passion for business research
You are comfortable with high levels of phone activity speaking to business leaders
Company benefits: Training • Subsidised yoga • Cycle to work scheme • Free fresh fruit • Social events • Awards • Team dinners
We are Hanson Wade
We produce, market, sell and execute 200 conferences each year covering all different topics, in cities all over the world.
What we do
We specialise in bringing people together through outstanding business conferences and year round community contact.
Our brands span from pioneering life science, to technology-augmented construction, to radical change in HR.
What makes us different
At Hanson Wade, we’re proud of a work place where we genuinely love what we do. Not only are we one of the top 100 fastest growing SMEs in the UK but our culture is truly phenomenal. With several monthly social events we support a work hard and play hard environment. We have numerous examples of graduates who have moved to managerial level and above. The opportunities at Hanson Wade are endless and the support you gain is extraordinary.
Over 90% of our employees are graduates.
You’ll work in a vibrant, young, friendly atmosphere that helps you get the most out of your working day. You'll enjoy regular social nights out as well as international travel to attend all your events.
At our brand new offices based in the heart of Victoria, our highly skilled trainers will continue to coach, mentor, train and develop your business talent to ensure you’re progressing your career as fast as possible.