ASSOCIATE PRODUCER (Project Manager, Administrative Assistant)
Cambridge Healthtech Institute - Needham, MA

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Cambridge Healthtech Institute ( CHI ) is seeking an extremely organized ASSOCIATE PRODUCER (Project Manager, Administrative Assistant) to support one of our Conference Directors. This is a mid-level project management position for a detail-oriented team player with superior proofreading and communication skills and a background in life sciences.

RESPONSIBILITIES : Each Associate Producer and Conference Director team works to create a dynamic set of conferences focused on R&D in the biotech and pharmaceutical sectors. Initial duties include:
  • Provide administrative assistance and project management support to the Conference Director
  • Research scientific conference topics
  • Build & maintain relationships with leading researchers in the biotech & pharmaceutical fields
  • Manage speaker invitations and obtain speaker materials
  • Compile, organize and proofread conference content, correspondence and related documentation
  • Manage overlapping projects with meticulous attention to budget and competing deadlines
  • Travel to and run conferences on-site
If you enjoy learning about new technologies and emerging science, and seek to leverage your scientific background in innovative ways, CHI and the associate producer position may be an excellent fit for you!

Compensation: $44,000 - $52,000 per year.

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERTISE :
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in life sciences (biology or biotechnology)
  • 3-5 years of experience as a project manager or administrative assistant, preferably in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills and prior work with high-level scientists and/or executives
  • Proficiency with Internet research, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management skills
  • Background in proofreading technical documents
  • Ability and willingness to travel (5-6 trips annually)
  • Strengths in scientific research and development, product and market analysis, and building client relationships
** Please include a cover letter and salary requirements and/or salary history in your application.

ABOUT US : CHI is the preeminent life science network for researchers and business experts from top pharmaceutical, biotech and academic organizations. We are celebrating over 20 years of success, while retaining our start-up culture. CHI is a unique company of collaborators who over the years have built an excellent reputation for producing industry-focused, cutting-edge, educational and training content that serves biopharmaceutical scientists and executive-level R&D managers. We are a learning organization with a culture of innovation and camaraderie. Even more appealing, the dress code in the office is business casual, minus the “business!” Please visit our website for more information: http://www.healthtech.com . We look forward to hearing from you.

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