For general job inquiries, please email Shauna Samson, Vice President of Human Resources,






Why work for Cambridge Innovation Institute?

Our environment is warm, friendly and very fast-paced, where people work hard and are rewarded and recognized for their efforts. Other pluses:

  • Competitive compensation program
  • Flexible work schedules
  • No formal dress code in the office
  • Company-wide social events
  • Workout room, subsidized healthy snacks, and free soda & juice (MA headquarters office)

CII is proud to offer its full-time employees these benefits:

  • Health insurance and dental insurance
  • Generous paid leave
  • Company profit share
  • 401(k) plan with matching 401(k) contributions
  • Tuition & training reimbursement
  • Company-paid life insurance and disability insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account

CII is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Cambridge Innovation Institute is seeking an extremely organized Conference Production Assistant to work closely with members of our conference production and development team.

This is a mid-level, administrative assistance & project support position. While many of the tasks we do are administrative in nature, this is not your typical admin job! It requires exceptional organizational as well as administrative skills. We are looking for a self-motivated and dependable candidate who is able to tackle a dynamic and challenging to-do list. Daily tasks include everything from proofreading and scheduling projects, editing and preparing conference materials, to conferring with speakers and communicating with internal stakeholders.

It is a lot to juggle, and it is never boring! If you want to play a key role on the project team, tackle overlapping projects, pore over minute details, and deftly handle the needs of several people at once, we want to talk to you!

Role Responsibilities:

  • Support a portfolio of conference projects with overlapping (and occasionally competing) deadlines
  • Proofread and edit conference materials against time-sensitive deadlines
  • Respond to speakers' inquiries and remind speakers of submission deadlines
  • Prepare electronic (PDF) conference documentation that comes from multiple sources
  • Coordinate job specs and due dates for duplication and delivery by the printer
  • Manage attendee conference materials and ensure that all content is up-to-date
  • Compile, edit and format conference program guides, addenda, flyers, etc.
  • Merge, edit and send speaker packages, deadline reminders and thank-you letters
  • Meet short turnarounds, work against tight deadlines & maintain high standards

Qualifications and Skills:

  • 3+ years’ experience as an administrative assistant or project assistant
  • 3+ years’ background in proofreading and/or copyediting technical documents and preparing business correspondence
  • Familiarity with supporting project teams; experience managing project schedules
  • Exceptional organizational, prioritization and time-management skills
  • Effective team player with the ability to support and take direction from numerous sources, including supervisor, team members and conference speakers
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Conference production, printing or publishing experience in the biotech, healthcare, energy or medical industries preferred
  • Location: Must work in our Needham, Massachusetts, headquarters office

To apply, please send résumé, cover letter and desired salary to:
Deborah Shear
Executive Director, Operations & Development, Production


Cambridge Innovation Institute (CII) is seeking a CLIENT SERVICES SPECIALIST to join our dynamic client services team. The client services team is responsible for all post-sale follow-up activities in the Company’s sponsorship and exhibit sales group. The Client Services Specialist must be a highly organized and detail-oriented individual with 1-3 years of administrative support experience in a very fast-paced work environment. Each member of our client services team works on multiple events throughout the year, so having excellent project management skills is a must!

Duties involve constant contact (emails and phone calls) with sponsors, exhibitors, vendors and internal teams, tracking and fulfillment of all aspects of sponsorship and exhibit contracts, and doing so with a professional demeanor and an almost obsessive attention to detail! Travel to some of our events is also required.

This is a great job for someone who excels at providing superior customer service and administrative support, working with teams, coordinating, proofreading and project management; and enjoys the opportunity to travel to our conferences and work with our teams and customers onsite.

TOP candidates have 1-3 years of experience providing administrative assistance to a sales team, preferably in the conference and tradeshow industry.
Other required skills & qualities:
- Thrive in a deadline-driven environment
- Expert-level proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel; CMS skills preferred
- Professional/business writing and general proofreading background
- Truly exceptional organizational capacity
- Immense attention to detail
- Willingness and ability to travel

To apply, please email a cover letter and résumé to:
Sabina-Iulia Muntean
Client Services Manager


Cambridge Innovation Institute has an opening for a talented individual with lightning-quick and error-free typing skills to fill the position of DATA PROCESSING & INTERNET RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, working in our Needham, Massachusetts, headquarters.

This is NOT your typical data entry position! The rules & standards of our data entry are highly complex.

Our Data Processing & Internet Research Associates:

  • Perform high-volume data entry [**Keyboarding (typing) test will be included during the recruitment process**]
  • Maintain, update and add records to our database
  • Ensure all information in our database is accurate and up-to-date, & correct data entry errors
  • Utilize problem-solving and attention-to-detail skills to obtain the most up-to-date and complete information through in-depth and comprehensive internet searches [**Internet search skills test will be included during the recruitment process**]
  • Identify and remove duplicate records in the database
  • Follow strict data entry policies and procedures to maintain the integrity of the database

*Local* candidates only! Data Processing staff are required to work in our headquarters office in Needham, MA.

Top candidates for our Data Processing & Internet Research Associate position must possess the following experience, traits and skills:

  • 2+ years of complex data entry and Internet search experience
  • Typing speed of at least 60 wpm, with accuracy above 95%
  • [**Keyboarding (typing) test will be included during the recruitment process**]
  • Very strong Internet search skills
  • [**Internet search skills test will be included during the recruitment process**]
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Expect to be held to extremely high standards of quality and accuracy of work
  • Will have proven data entry / data processing / administrative experience
  • Deadline-oriented and able to multi-task effortlessly

To apply, please email a cover letter and résumé to:
Karen (Finnell) Lopes
Director, Database Group & Quality Control


Cambridge Innovation Institute is seeking a motivated Data Scientist to join our new marketing analytics team in Needham, MA. Our mission is to launch and scale statistical solutions and predictive models to evolve our growing portfolio of life science, energy and technology conferences and related educational products. As a data scientist, you will be a pivotal contributor to this mission by defining and designing decision-science solutions to address real-world marketing and sales challenges.


  • Design and iterate statistical methods and data models to optimize audience development and engagement, digital advertising and sales.
  • Perform ad-hoc data querying and analysis to understand customers’ engagement and conversion factors.
  • Define opportunities for enriching and evolving our 25 years of data and vast external data from social networks, industry publications, search engines and website analytics tools.
  • Manipulate structured and unstructured data from heterogenous sources.
  • Collaborate with developers, data scientists and business stakeholders to provide data structure and quality recommendations, understand datasets and maximize business impact of your work.
  • Document and present model process and performance for cross-functional team evaluation and use. Design methods for validating performance of findings.


  • Advanced degree in computer science, analytical engineering or relevant mathematics discipline and three years of business experience in analytics, machine learning, or statistics role
  • Expertise in big data analytics, statistical modeling, machine learning and relevant technologies
  • Strong proficiency in querying and manipulating data for analytics purposes using SQL
  • Experience with programming languages, including Python
  • Demonstrated history of employing real data and AI models to solve real marketing challenges
  • Keen ability to collaborate with and articulate solutions to team members and business stakeholders
  • Proficiency in data manipulation, cleansing and interpretation

To apply, please email a cover letter and résumé to:
Jaime Parlee
Director, Marketing Analytics


The Marketing Campaign Manager plans and executes the marketing of our Internet of Business conferences. This is a mid-level, non-supervisory position which reports to the VP of Marketing.

This role will drive and develop customer-focused, timely, specific, measured and effective marketing plans that deliver on budget commitments. The Marketing Campaign Manager will ensure that all activities are coordinated, and all responses are thoroughly analysed to develop future marketing plans. The role will interface with all departments of the business and will be crucial in the ongoing growth of the company.


  • Ownership of marketing communications to attain business objectives in terms of delegate numbers, VIP numbers, delegate revenue and SPEX revenue
  • Employs existing and develops new effective marketing communications to exploit all possible revenue streams
  • Event campaign planning, forecasting and number reporting/tracking
  • Event campaign execution across all channels – database, emails, digital externals, media, social media, PR etc – and utilising all media – ads, banners, email, social, media etc.
  • Coordinates all design (brochures, media packs, social media, banners, digital) and website updates; improves SEO
  • Database management including cleaning and building as appropriate for the portfolio, plus strategic and operational activity to ensure optimal performance
  • Identifies key data segments through research; builds personas to reflect our best customers
  • Organizes call lists and lead lists for team members
  • Develops inbound marketing initiatives to extend the sales funnel and introduce progressive profiling and lead scoring to increase quality of leads
  • Ownership of content marketing calendar: research, editorial, design and promotional activities across all channels
  • Ownership of digital marketing campaigns: PPC, LinkedIn and Facebook desirable
  • Ability to use Google Analytics and similar tools to drive data-driven decisions
  • Ownership of SEO including keyword research and scoring
  • Continues to optimize the website for all devices
  • Reviews customer behavior to improve user experience and customer journey to increase conversion
  • Copywriting and production of marketing collateral for specific events and general portfolio promotional activity including all SPEX marketing collateral
  • Conducts calls with sponsors to ensure utmost ROI on investment and brand exposure
  • Acquires new partners and extends current relationships with media partners and associations; executes deliverables.
  • Works with Delegate Sales team on briefing and scripts to ensure strong approach to lead type
  • Explores and negotiates additional marketing channels wherever possible
  • Generates and tests new marketing ideas and creative elements
  • Ensures campaign evaluation and analysis to facilitate product development
  • Ensures all post-conference analysis and sector analysis are considered and reflected in every marketing plan
  • Undertakes ongoing budget management at a strategic and campaign level
  • Reviews budgets weekly; optimizes spend
  • Onsite support at events with reference to media relations


  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field
  • Four–six years’ experience and/or training in the “Internet of Business” event space, marketing, and writing and editing market copy.
  • Database experience (Dynamics 360 a plus), MS Word and Excel proficiency, and basic HTML skills
  • Creativity, marketing savvy, innovation and persistence.
  • Ability to negotiate and sell ideas.
  • Ability to track and complete multiple tasks in a time-sensitive and fast-paced environment

To apply, please email a cover letter and résumé to:
Rich Handy
Senior Director, Marketing