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Hanson Wade

Graduate Sales Executive Life Science
£20,000 - £35,000 OTE
Location Remote
Starts ASAP
Deadline ASAP

Become a Graduate Sales Executive in Life Science

Love life sciences and sales but loath lab work? Did you love what you studied but don’t necessarily want a career in it... realise that you are more target driven and looking for a more commercial role? 

Location: Remote

What you will be doing

The Role

In this dynamic sales role, you’ll be utilising the knowledge that you have studied for and you’ll be responsible for demonstrating the value of Hanson Wade conferences and selling delegate places on a broad range of conferences across our life sciences portfolio. You’ll be contacting senior decision makers to discuss their current challenges and objectives and helping them to evaluate how attending our events can accelerate their business & personal goals.

The harder you work the bigger the rewards. You can expect to earn between £30-£35K in your first year and potentially £40K in your second year. The on-target earnings (OTE) is uncapped so the sky really is the limit with many exceeding the OTE within their first 12 months in Delegate Sales.

Success in the Delegate Acquisition Executive role can lead to progression opportunities into senior sales, management or sponsorship sales in the first 12 months of your career at Hanson Wade.

You’ll join our 3 week intense sales academy combining both classroom theory and on the job learning where you’ll master the latest sales techniques from the best trainers in the industry.

What you will have

We are looking for high achieving graduates in Life Sciences. If you are looking for a role with great earning potential, rapid career progression, a great environment with like-minded people and a 1st class training and development programme then please apply below.

  • You are You’ll have achieved a 2:1 degree or above
  • You are You’ll aim to beat any target set and want to develop yourself professionally
  • You are Hardworking nature and ambition
  • You are You’ll thrive in a Commercial Environment
  • You are Ability to think quickly under pressure
    You are You’ll be eager to learn
    You are Confidence when speaking to C-Level executives
    You are Eligibility to Work in the UK

What you will receive


• £20,000 Basic with a realistic year 1 OTE of £35,000.

Actual Average Bonus & Commission (not including basic salary) for:

• Year 2 – £24,347

• Year 1 – £21,343

Progression Potential

• 26 Promotions in Delegate Acquisition in 2020

• 4 promotions to management roles

• 22 promotions in senior sales roles

• 5 internal promotions to Sponsorship Sales

• 4 internal promotions to Beacon Sales & Research

• 2 internal promotions to Production

Why choose us

• Monthly Awards and Social Events

• Annual Awards Dinner

• Busy and active social calendar

• Massive opportunities for career progression

• Annual learning budge

• Flexible working

• Remote working

Hanson Wade is an amazing company to work for. But don’t take our word for it. Our 4.5 start Glassdoor rating makes us one of the leading employers in the country – check out the reviews for yourself.

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.