Hanson WadeConference Producer Life Science
Hanson WadeConference Producer Life Science
Become a Conference Producer
Love science but would like to have a more commercially driven career in a dynamic, fast paced company?
What you will be doing
Join our high-performing conference production team where you will create cutting edge events for the science community. While an interest in science is desirable it’s not essential. What’s more important is that you’re ambitious with a natural passion for research and a thirst for business.
We have a very exciting opportunity for a Life Science Conference Producer role at one of our established portfolio, and you’ll have the responsibility to curate the content for this community – which will ultimately help advance pre-clinical drug discovery to market.
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 business 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.
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 life science degree from a leading university (2:1 or 1st).
You have a high academic achievements including A or A* at A’ level.
You have a natural passion for business research and translate this into a premium, content-rich agenda for the pharmaceutical/ biotech industry.
You are comfortable with high levels of phone activity speaking to business leaders.
We will offer you
• The opportunity to work in a dynamic, fast paced, professional business environment.
• A company where the culture is one of transparency, honesty and support 1st class training and career development programs.
• Unlimited career opportunities.
• A supportive environment that loves to celebrate success.
Why choose us
• Monthly Awards and Social Events
• Annual Awards Dinner
• Busy and active social calendar
• Annual personal learning budget
• Flexible working
• Remote working
Learn more about Hanson Wade
We are Hanson Wade
We produce, market, sell and execute over 200 conferences each year covering all different topics, within Life Science 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 80% of our employees are graduates.
We are always looking for ambitious people to join our team. No matter which position you join us in there’ll be the opportunity to learn quickly, to advance your career, and to have a meaningful impact both on our customers and our business.
We are committed to providing a first-class employee experience, with clear and meritocratic opportunities for career progression. While many of our employees join us as graduates, others join with deep experience from within different industries. This creates a powerful blend of ambition and insight.