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Commercial Senior Services Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

This is an exciting, maternity cover, part-time role that will work collaboratively at a strategic level supporting the Assistant Director (Services) and Senior Conference Manager. The post will have responsibility for driving business development opportunities, increasing profile, reach and income/sales; in particular the Diabetes UK Professional Conference  (DUKPC), key regional conferences and speciality conferences.  

Interview: Wednesday 5 February 2020 in London 

Role Responsibility

  • To have overall responsibility for Diabetes UK revenue derived from Diabetes UK Professional Conference (DUKPC) sponsors and exhibitors, and to maximise the value for Diabetes UK from all contra and partnership agreements at DUKPC.
  • To support the DUKPC Senior Conference Manager on the strategic development of DUKPC. 
  • To support Diabetes UK in the development of all commercial opportunities around DUKPC, key regional conferences and speciality conferences.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Commercial sponsorship delivery manager 
  • Track record in sales within a medical environment and the conference industry 
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills
  • Demonstrable commercial acumen
  • Experience of working with pharmaceutical industry and working within the regulatory and compliance environment
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills with stakeholders internally and externally
  • Assessing data and trends to shape on-going development
  • Working with contractors and venues
  • Producing impactful reports to demonstrate the difference we make to people’s lives

Package Description

What we can offer you: 

  • Generous annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays 
  • A Cash Healthcare Plan (giving you up to £1,500 towards a range of out of pocket health expenses like new glasses, dentist, chiropractor or osteopath appointments
  • Early finish Friday and flexible working as part of our approach to activity based working
  • Discounts on gym membership
  • Employee assistance programme to give you support on any issues that come up in life  
  • Annual season ticket loan (on completion of your probation period)
  • Very active social scene including sport teams, gardening and other activities 
  • Generous pension provision, life assurance and income protection insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme (eligible for scheme if contract is permanent or longer than 12 months)

*Some benefits aren't available until you've passed your probation period and are dependent on the length of contract.

About the Company

Diabetes is the most devastating and fastest growing health crisis of our time.  There are currently 3.8 million people in the UK diagnosed with diabetes, and 1 million more with undiagnosed Type 2.

We are working to make sure that those affected by diabetes get the best care and support they need to live well with their condition and avoid life-changing complications.  We're leading the way by funding critical research, improving healthcare and treatment so we can reach our vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm.

Diabetes UK staff are motivated and experienced and extremely passionate about helping people affected by diabetes.  We have been fighting for people with diabetes for more than 80 years and changed millions of lives thanks to the new treatments, technology and policy changes we've been behind.

But there's more to do.  And you can be part of it.

We're a diverse bunch and as a charity we recognise and respect the value of everyone.

We've recently been awarded a One Star Accreditation status by Best Companies.  And this year we were named 65th in the top 100 not-for-profit organisations in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For list. 

We're committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to actively support this commitment.

We have a vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm.  If you’d like to be part of that, why not join us? 

To learn more about the work we do - Click here

Diabetes UK

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