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Deadline: January 15, 2021

About the Role

As a Co-Chair of BioTEC 2021, you will have a unique opportunity to lead a talented and diverse team of over 20 students. In planning and running the conference, you will co-lead operations, sponsorship, marketing, and finance teams working closely with each team’s Director to deliver an exceptional event. You will also have the opportunity to mentor students with a variety of backgrounds and interests, in the process cultivating substantial leadership skills.


Why apply?

We encourage you to apply if you are keen to:

  • Drive an early-stage high-growth organization forward, playing an active role in shaping and executing on its mission;

  • Join a talented executive team, whose members and alumni have distinguished track records outside of BioTEC as well;

  • Build strong personal relationships with ambitious, like-minded teammates from across Canada; and

  • Expand your professional network through frequent interactions with leaders in the field.


Minimum Qualifications

We would love to meet you if you:

  • Are interested in advancing Canada’s biomedical ecosystem;

  • Have demonstrated significant leadership through academics, extra-curricular activities, or community involvement;

  • Can communicate effectively (written and verbal);

  • Thrive within a feedback-oriented environment (giving and receiving);

  • Can manage priorities, timelines, and expectations in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, without compromising on the quality of outputs;

  • Can efficiently delegate, bridge gaps in cross-functional teams, and dive deep as needed;


Preferred Qualifications

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience working on a team to plan a conference

  • Experience organizing logistics of a large event

  • Experience running social media campaigns with paid advertising

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