We are seeking to build a team who share our vision and are passionate about the conversion of groundbreaking science into therapies.

The Milner Therapeutics Institute is part of the School of Biological Sciences and the School of Clinical Medicine at the University of Cambridge, and is dedicated to the conversion of ground breaking science into therapies. Based on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, the institute is surrounded by a global therapeutic alliance of 74 SMEs, pharma companies, academic institutions and venture capital firms. The drug discovery research group at the Milner will be working on pre-competitive projects in collaboration with pharmaceutical companies and its own drug discovery portfolio.

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Events and Communications Coordinator (Fixed Term)

We are looking to appoint a new key role in our purpose-built facilities in the Jeffrey Cheah Biomedical Centre on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for a motivated individual to organize and deliver the events portfolio of the Milner Therapeutics Institute.

This includes an annual Symposium that has grown to over 850 attendees online, monthly seminars and other events linked to the Cambridge University Enterprise Zone and CRUK Cambridge Centre Onco-Innovation Programme. The role holder will report to the Head of Partnerships and Alliance and will be responsible for all event planning and logistics including pre-event organization and promotion, and coordination with speakers and external organizations. They will support the creation of communication materials for events including an annual Symposium booklet. They will be tasked with the administration and management of the budget for the events activities, including allocating appropriate resource and fund raising.

Applicants should possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and be confident in dealing with individuals at all levels of seniority. They will possess significant experience in organising large scale symposium and events, experience in a range of communications disciplines, as well as strong understanding of, or experience of working with, the biotech sector. They will have excellent organisational skills, with the ability to be flexible and to effectively manage and prioritise a wide portfolio of tasks. They will be able to work independently and use initiative to ensure timely completion of tasks.

The closing date for this post is 29th January. Interviews will take place w/b 8th February 2021.

Informal enquiries can be directed to Dr Alison Schuldt, Head of Partnerships and Alliance at

Please quote reference PR25353 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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