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JOB LISTING
   
BIOMEDICAL CONFERENCE DIRECTOR
   CONFERENCE MEETING PLANNER

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Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI) is the preeminent life science network for leading researchers and business experts from top pharmaceutical, biotech and academic organizations. CHI s portfolio of products includes Cambridge Healthtech Institute Conferences, Insight Pharma Reports, Cambridge Marketing Consultants, Cambridge Meeting Planners and Cambridge Healthtech s Media Group, which includes numerous e-newsletters as well as Bio-IT World magazine.

Founded in 1992, Cambridge Healthtech Institute strives to develop quality information sources that provide valuable new insights and competing points of view while offering balanced coverage of the latest developments. Basic research related to commercial implications is covered, with emphasis placed on end-user insights into new products and technology as well as coverage on the strategy behind the business.

BENEFITS
In addition to a competitive base salary, full-time employees are eligible for company profit share. Other components of our robust benefits package include paid time off, health & dental coverage, 401(k) with company match, life and disability insurance, tuition reimbursement and flexible spending account (125 plan). Our employees also enjoy casual dress every day and flexible scheduling.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

BIOMEDICAL CONFERENCE DIRECTOR
(full-time position)

Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI) is seeking a Biomedical Conference Director, who creates conferences on key issues related to challenges in drug discovery and development.  The director identifies the best people worldwide – mainly, specialists from the academic, pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors - who can provide presentations that address these key issues, and then convinces them to speak at our conferences. While creating each conference agenda, the director works with other departments to develop sponsor and exhibitor prospects, and to position the conference to attract an audience from leading pharma, biotech and academic centers. The position involves frequent email and phone communication, principally with scientific Advisory Board members and conference speakers, and some public speaking.

This demanding position requires a background and/or degree in a scientific field, and a strong knowledge of the biotech and pharma industries.  The ideal candidate possesses good analytical skills, exceptional creativity, a devotion to deadlines, and excellent communication skills.  To excel in this position you must be a self-starter who is undaunted by constant multi-tasking. Travel to conferences is required. 

Are you up to the challenge?!?

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Conference Meeting Planner
(full-time position)

Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI), a 90 + employee, biotech conference and publishing company, is seeking an extremely organized and detail-oriented meeting planner. The meeting planner will plan the operational logistics of and travel to 2 conferences/trade shows monthly. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, vendor negotiations; budgeting and cost control; coordinating rooming lists, food and beverage, special events, audio visual, and exhibit services; and onsite management, including registration and other logistics. Frequent domestic travel is required. Ideal candidate must have at least 3 year’s experience as a meeting planner and be proficient in Word and Excel.

Send resume and salary requirements to jmandile@healthtech.com.
Please put “Conference Meeting Planner” in the subject line. 
CHI is located at 250 First Ave, Needham, MA 02494
www.healthtech.com

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To apply: PLEASE INCLUDE SALARY REQUIREMENTS
Email resume & cover letter to
skelly@healthtech.com.

Fax: 781-972-5425, attn. Shauna Kelly
Mail:     Cambridge Healthtech Institute
c/o Shauna Kelly
250 First Avenue, Suite 300
Needham, MA 02494
781-972-5400


  Cambridge Healthtech Institute
250 First Avenue, Suite 300
Needham, MA 02494
781-972-5400

FROM THE ROUTE 128 SOUTH EXIT OFF THE MASSACHUSETTS TURNPIKE (EAST OR WEST):

Once on Rte. 128 South, take exit 19A: Highland Avenue/Newton Highlands. The offramp curves around to the right – you can only go to the right (onto Highland Avenue) off the exit. Cross back over 128. You will immediately see a street with the Ground Round and Mighty Subs on the corners. This is First Avenue. Take this right onto First Avenue. 250 First Avenue is 0.2 miles farther down the street, a couple of buildings past Catz training center. There is visitor parking in front or in back of the building. Once in the building, take the elevator or stairs to the 3rd floor, suite 300.

FROM BOSTON & POINTS EAST:
Get onto the Massachusetts Turnpike (Mass Pike) WEST.

You will reach a tollbooth plaza with an exit that leads to 128/95 South, Wellesley, Newton, etc.  The road forks just before the plaza - take the RIGHT fork, which leads to the Route 128/95 South exit.(Cost of the toll: $1.00) After the tollbooth, the road forks again – take the RIGHT fork. Follow signs to get onto Route 128/95 South. Follow directions above from Route 128 South.

FROM BOSTON LOGAN AIRPORT
From the car rental lot, follow signs for airport exit. As you approach the airport exit, follow the signs for Ted Williams Tunnel/Mass Pike. You will arrive at a tollbooth for the Ted Williams Tunnel (T.W. Tunnel). (Cost of Tunnel: $3.00). 

Once in the T.W. Tunnel, follow signs to the Mass Pike. As you approach the toll plaza for the Mass Pike the road forks with two tollbooth exits – take the LEFT fork, (cost of the toll: $1.00), which is the entrance for the Mass Pike WEST. Follow directions above from the Massachusetts Turnpike (Mass Pike) WEST.

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