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Sponsorship Lead - Industry & Academic

Deadline: January 22, 2021

About the Role

As an industry & academic sponsorship lead of BioTEC 2021, you will have a unique opportunity to engage with industry and academic leaders in the biotechnology field. In planning and executing the sponsorship strategy, you will lead BioTEC’s fundraising efforts and grow our sponsor portfolio with existing and new partners. You will also have the chance to work closely with students with a variety of backgrounds and interests, while cultivating substantial leadership and communication 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;

Preferred Qualifications

Bonus points if you have:

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

  • Experience fundraising and securing sponsors

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

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