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Life Science Commissioner - Not for Profit

  • Location:

    Bristol

  • Sector:

    Other

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35,000 - £42,500

  • Job ref:

    243978

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

An inspirational not-for-profit is looking for a Life Science Conference Commissioner or Conference Producer.  This is not an event management role.  This role would suit someone from a medical, pharmaceutical, life science publishing / events, or a life science academia background.  You will network with clinicians in order to commission biomedical events that will really make a difference to the global medical community.  Once commissioned, you will pass the event to the events team to manage, as such, your event experience doesn't need to be any more in-depth than having attended life science conferences.

This role is Bristol based but supports hybrid working, so you can work from home and the office, as well as having comprehensive flexi-time.

The experience we need.

  • You will come from a medical, pharmaceutical, life science publishing, life science events or life science academia background
  • Proven and demonstrable experience in relationship management within the biomedical industry
  • A commercial mindset is key, with the ability to translate research into commercial activities and speaker content
  • A confident strategic thinker who can actively contribute, champion and shape future meeting development
  • An individual who is not afraid to take considered and measured risks when necessary.

The role.

  • Use your knowledge of the medical industry and your contacts within the medical industry to develop and grow a portfolio of life science events. 
  • Identify, research and prioritise potential new events for launch, producing fully costed business plans for each
  • Take a strategic view of the positioning of each event in the series in terms of marketing and sponsorship opportunities
  • Commission compelling conference programmes that are topical, relevant and based on industry knowledge and research
  • Communicate with key industry figures to determine the validity of proposed topics
  • Develop a wide network of potential programme coordinators, facilitators, speakers and chairpersons
  • Identifying audiences for each event, working collaboratively with the marketing team to devise marketing strategies to reach these targets
  • Identifying potential sponsorship opportunities for each event
  • Analyse and report on the scope of success for each identified topic area to the executive team.

The company.

This not-for-profit works globally and has a tangible impact on global health.

What you'll get in return.

You'll get a salary of £35k - £42.5k plus some remote working, comprehensive flexi-time working, phenomenal holiday allowance and other great benefits. 

How to apply.

If this sounds of interest, then please click the apply button right away!