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Become a Graduate Sales Executive in Life Science

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: London

What you will be doing

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 £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.

At our offices based in the heart of Central London, 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’re looking for a role with incredible earning potential, rapid career progression, a great environment with like-minded people and a 1st class training and development programme then apply now.

  • You are a determined 2:1 graduate
  • You are hardworking and ambitious
  • You are quick thinking
  • You are eager to learn
  • You are confident on the phone
    You are able to thrive in a Commercial Environment
    You are a CV that easily demonstrates that you have that added potential we’re looking for
    You are the right to work in UK
    You aim to beat any target set and push yourself in and out of work

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

• 26 Promotions in Delegate Acquisition in 2019

Why choose us

• Hanson Wade is one of the top 100 fastest growing SMEs in the UK and our culture is truly phenomenal

• Hanson Wade is proud to be an equal opportunities employer

• Our training and career progression opportunities would be hard to beat elsewhere

• Our culture consistently remains at the heart of what we do.

Company benefits: • Monthly social club events • Legendary twice yearly company parties • Team night outs • Season ticket loan • A learning budget • Subsidised yoga in the office • Cycle to work scheme and a running club which regularly enters into team events.

Onwards to our company and culture…

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.

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