Marketing and Events Executive

Purpose of Role:

The Marketing and Events Executive will be responsible for the running of events and supporting the activities of the marketing and communications team, helping to drive the business forward to ensure continuous visibility and backing by academia, industry, and Government, through the development of meaningful, engaging, and relevant content and activities. This role may require some travel nationally and internationally, as required, to support activities.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Lead and manage coordination, organisation and presence at events including organising internal delegates, and inviting participants.
  • Demonstrate the return on investment and evaluate impact of events including following up of leads with relevant teams.
  • Support with creation of marketing materials including reports, videos, banners, printed materials, and giveaways.
  • Lead on all event logistics ensuring all necessary planning is in place and that banner, stands, and other materials are available.
  • Management of marketing inventory, keeping track of and renewing stock.
  • Coordination with the Business Development and technical teams, and other groups attending and hosting events.
  • Maintain up to date the image library and marketing shared drive.
  • Support the wider marketing and communications team with administrative tasks such as invoicing, raising POs, and budget tracking.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing and Communications team to ensure that marketing materials are up to date with approved CGT Catapult messaging and branding, and to support the delivery of marketing campaigns.
  • Manage incoming enquiries from the CGT Catapult website, and action day to day CRM updates.
  • Management of CGT Catapult memberships, optimising member opportunities and keeping track of renewals.
  • Development of event focused website content and supporting copy.
  • Run and manage webinars.
  • Run integrated campaigns across all channels around key CGT Catapult publications and events.

Experience:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in an events or marketing and communications support role ideally in biotech or healthcare industry would be advantageous.
  • Proven experience in online and face to face events management.
  • Demonstratable experience of creating marketing materials.
  • Proven experience of working in a fast paced environment.
  • Have demonstrable experience of working in a marketing role interacting with multiple stakeholders.

Knowledge / Skills / Competencies:

  • Highly motivated, pragmatic and practical to support the mission of the CGT Catapult to accelerate the development of a commercial cell and gene-based therapy industry in the UK.
  • A confident negotiator.
  • High level interpersonal, communication (oral and written) skills with the ability to communicate concisely and clearly through multiple channels.
  • Proven effective project management skills.
  • Resilient, with the ability to manage multiple and varied tasks and prioritise workload within a fast-paced professional environment.
  • Ambitious, collaborative, driven.
  • A good team player with a hands-on approach, and adaptable to new challenges.
  • Ability to quickly establish credibility and build rapport and trust.
  • Proven ability to engage constructively with colleagues at all levels across different departments to deliver objectives and to respond to a wide range of customer and management needs and translating them into actions.
  • Proven diplomacy skills with diverse groups of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Accurate, with a strong attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of SAP is desirable.
  • Flexibility to adapt and succeed in a rapidly growing business environment.
  • A commercially focused decision maker.
  • Impact driven.
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately, operating autonomously (when required) with limited supervision.
  • A sound understanding of marketing principles.
  • Computer proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Able to evaluate complex situations and find solutions in a professional manner.
  • A positive attitude towards learning, personal and professional development.
  • Keeps up to date with professional knowledge, expertise and best practice.
  • Willingness to travel.

Education / Qualifications:

  • A degree in a biological science is preferable but not essential.
  • A Marketing qualification is advantageous.

CGT Catapult is committed to providing an equal, diverse, and inclusive work environment where everyone’s contributions are valued. We celebrate differences, empower, and inspire everyone, because when everyone is included, everyone wins. In 2024, we received bronze accreditation from Inclusive Employers.