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Operations Lead - Speakers

Deadline: January 22, 2021

About the Role

As a speakers lead on the operations team for BioTEC 2021, you will have a unique opportunity to design and run the entire conference from the ground up, and engage with the most prominent industry experts. You will be tasked with developing all the conference events, including choosing the event themes and acquiring high-profile speakers across the biomedical field. You will also support the logistics team to coordinate conference logistics as needed. 


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);

  • Are organized and detail-oriented;

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

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


Preferred Qualifications:

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience running large-scale online or in-person events

  • Experience recruiting speakers for events

  • Comfortable communicating with industry experts and professionals (cold calling & emailing)

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