Why work for Cambridge Innovation Institute?

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

Other pluses:

  • Skills training and career development at all levels
  • Competitive pay with incentives and company profit share
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Companywide social events

CII Cares
We developed the CII Cares corporate social responsibility program as a way for our employees and conference attendees to give back to the communities where we live and work.

Greener CII
Our Greener CII task force helps our company become more ecologically aware and reduce our carbon footprint both at our headquarters office and onsite at our conferences.

CII is proud to offer its employees these benefits and more:

  • Health, dental, life and disability insurance
  • Generous paid leave
  • Company profit share
  • 401(k)
  • FSA plan

CII Celebrates Diversity! We welcome all qualified applicants 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.


CII is seeking a creative, detail-oriented and outgoing Editorial Associate to manage execution of our podcasts and provide administrative support to our Editorial Director.


  • Maintain the story lineup and editorial calendars across a suite of CII editorial offerings ensuring synergy between websites, newsletters, podcasts, and company events
  • Work with marketing to fulfill sponsorship and lead-generation deliverables for podcasts, eBooks, and other editorial products
  • Schedule website stories in content management system
  • Schedule podcast episode launches with web and marketing teams
  • Oversee and manage production of four podcasts (3 established and 1 new launch)
  • Launch a new biweekly or monthly podcast
  • Serve as Host for one of the established biweekly podcasts
  • Research, recruit, and coordinate guests for the podcasts, including reviewing incoming guest proposals
  • Gather creatives for podcasts and stories, including guest photos, bios, emails, and social media accounts/handles
  • Work with graphic design team to have digital assets created for both podcasts and stories
  • Review recorded interviews for audio and content quality, and work with audio engineer to make edits
  • Write episode titles and descriptions
  • Draft marketing copy for email and social media promotion
  • Check launched podcast episodes for quality and accuracy
  • Monitor podcast episode listenership statistics/following and report to external hosts, publications team, and CII management.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Eager to tell the story of science and business, connecting our audience with useful and impactful scientific, investor, and entrepreneurial stories
  • Exceptional project coordination skills
  • Comfortable bridging various teams as well as internal and external stakeholders to deliver a final product on schedule
  • Ability to write and edit with great attention to detail
  • Passionate about delivering an excellent user experience for the podcast listener and reader
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to distill and prioritize content in multiple formats
  • A good eye for effective use of imagery
  • Tech savvy with skills including SEO keyword optimization

  • To apply, please send résumé to:
    Allison Proffitt
    Editorial Director, Bio-IT World


    Cambridge Innovation Institute has an opportunity for a motivated and creative Marketing Manager to execute marketing plans that drive the audience development of our conferences. If you have experience marketing virtual & in-person conferences, we want to hear from you!

    This job will be remote ("work from home") until COVID restrictions are lifted.

    • Work with cross-functional teams to develop and drive marketing plans that deliver on business objectives for attendee numbers and delegate revenue.
    • Execute event campaigns across all channels – database, emails, media, social media, PR– and utilize all media – ads, banners, email, social media.
    • Create and coordinate marketing and design collateral (brochures, media packs, social media, banners, digital) and website updates.
    • Manage content marketing calendar: research, editorial, design and promotional activities across all channels.
    • Employ existing and new marketing communications to capitalize on all revenue streams for event portfolio.
    • Clean and build database for the conference portfolio.
    • Manage digital marketing campaigns: PPC, LinkedIn and Facebook, for assigned events.
    • Use Google Analytics and similar tools for data-driven decisions.
    • Identify key data segments, and use progressive profiling and lead scoring to build personas, improve SEO and lead quality.
    • Review customer behavior to improve user experience and customer journey to increase conversion.
    • Build relationships with media partners and associations; explore and negotiate additional marketing channels.
    • Generate and test marketing ideas.
    • Monitor campaigns & modify to improve performance; ensure post-conference analysis and sector analysis are reflected in marketing plans.
    • Review budgets regularly and optimize spend.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Three to five years’ experience in event marketing; marketing, writing and editing market copy.

    • Knowledge of advertising platforms: LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, etc.—understands which collateral is needed on each platform and how to optimize each platform’s customer targeting interface.
    • Technical skills:
      > 2+ years of Dreamweaver, LinkedIn, Google Ads, Google Analytics experience; Excel proficiency; basic HTML skills
      > Database experience (Dynamics 360 a plus) for marketing analysis projects and building out reports.
    • People skills:
      > Team player: enthusiastic about brainstorming, coming up with your own ideas, being open to input, and ready to put the plans into action.
    • Personal qualities:
      > self-motivated, flexible, adaptable, and creative
      > able to negotiate and market ideas
      > highly organized with solid project management skills; functions well in a deadline-driven and fast-paced environment.

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


    Internet of Business (IoB), a division of CII, is growing its events portfolio, strengthening our team, and looking for a Delegate Relationship & Event Assistant. In this role, you will collaborate with our content, sales, marketing, and event operations teams to build our audience database, identify new channels to recruit delegates through, create targeted messaging, build relationships with industry partners, do personal outreach to meet attendee goals, manage 100+ 1-2-1 meetings between delegates and sponsors on-site/virtually at our events, and provide administrative support to our Operations Manager.

    This is a diverse role that ranges from data entry to helping manage onsite logistics, and we are looking for someone who can bring their own ideas and initiatives to the position and make it their own. It is a unique position that offers the fast-paced environment and autonomy of a start-up, along with the benefits and security that a larger company (CII) brings e.g. training and career development opportunities.


    The Delegate Relationship & Event Assistant duties include:

    • Assisting with delivery of multiple IoB conferences throughout the U.S.
    • Database building, data entry and data management, to create target audience profiles and databases.
    • Traveling to IoB events, representing the company in a professional manner.
    • Growing our pool of potential delegates using email and social media platforms, content marketing, sales calls and personal outreach.
    • Creating target attendee lists and databases.
    • Creating engaging content that motivates and informs our target audience, and ultimately generates registrations.
    • Identifying personas and target demographics and marketing to them.
    • Communicating audience development plans to other departments.
    • Working to ensure the best possible user journey and conversion for event registrations.
    • Securing delegate participation in 1-2-1 meetings with sponsors in the lead-up to the event, through persistent outreach to ensure confirmation.
    • Facilitating 1-2-1 meetings during the event, ensuring the delegate meets with the sponsor on-site or via a virtual platform e.g., Zoom.
    • Supporting the Operations Manager with administrative tasks, including speaker, sponsor and overall meeting deliverables.

    Qualifications & Requirements

    • Confidence and ability to convert our value proposition into attendees for IoB events.
    • Experience with data acquisition, data management and use of email and social tools.
    • Enjoy working to measurable targets, and thriving under pressure.
    • Excellent copywriting, editing and communication skills.
    • Technology market affinity.
    • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
    • The ability and experience to work to tight deadlines, adjust to changes in priorities and maintain a sense of humor throughout.
    • An understanding of ‘start-up’ culture, where the requirement of accountability and putting extra effort in is balanced with autonomy and the ability to make the role your own.
    • Passion for events and their power of convening people.
    • Willingness to travel to events.
    • Willingness to work hours within both US and UK time zones.

    To apply, please send résumé to:
    Lucy Ashton
    Managing Director
    Internet of Business, USA


    Cambridge Innovation Institute (CII) is seeking a professional with experience producing conferences in the any of the following topic areas: life sciences, drug discovery and development, clinical trials, diagnostics, engineering and bioengineering, biosensors and biotherapeutics, informatics and bioinformatics, or AI. If you want to work at a well-established company with an entrepreneurial feel, are interested in challenging your intellect, and are an analytical thinker with knowledge of any of these topic areas, conference production may be the career for you!

    Conference producers are primarily responsible for developing the technical content & agenda of events, recruiting speakers and overseeing the entire project. Producers utilize a journalistic approach to build relationships in industry and develop and manage a dynamic portfolio of conference topics. They are top-notch communicators with exceptional relationship-management skills and the ability to effectively attract industry thought leaders to participate/speak at our events.

    Responsibilities include literary review of novel technologies and innovation; analysis of the industry for economic, scientific, technical and regulatory trends; extensive phone interviews and email communication regarding source material, topic validation, content development and thought leader recruitment; and use of the knowledge gained to create a compelling conference program.

    Location: Our headquarters are in Needham, Massachusetts. Preference is for local candidates but we would consider remote for the right candidate.

    Desired Skills and Experience
    - Conference production experience is highly desirable, preferably in producing scientific seminars and/or training programs.
    - Must be a self-starter and strong project manager who is undaunted by constant multi-tasking and overlapping deadlines.
    - Travel (approx. 10 trips annually) is required.
    - Ideal candidate possesses exceptional creativity and demonstrated ability to determine viability of products.
    - Conference production is team based, and working comfortably with people across the entire organization and different disciplines is essential.
    - Willingness and ability to learn new technologies is very important.
    - BS or BA; advanced degree preferred
    - Experience working in virtual event platforms is extremely valuable, but not required.

    To apply, please send résumé to:
    Marina Filshtinsky, M.D.
    Executive Director, Conferences

    CONFERENCE PRODUCTION ASSISTANT – Proofreader/Project Support

    CII is seeking an extremely organized Conference Production Assistant with impeccable communication skills to join our fabulous conference production and development team.

    The Conference Production Assistant 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 and 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.
    • Compile, edit and format conference program guides, addenda, flyers, etc.
    • Meet short turnarounds, work against tight deadlines & maintain high standards.
    • Process speaker recordings and PowerPoint files for virtual and in-person events.
    • Put together conference materials for in-person events and manage their distribution and return.

    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 and deadlines preferred
    • Personal qualities:
      • Highly self-motivated and dependable
      • Exceptional organizational, prioritization and time-management skills
    • People 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
    • Technical skills:
      • Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint
      • Adobe
      • Zoom
      • Ability to learn new software
    • Bonus skills and experience:
      • Zoom
      • Microsoft Outlook
      • Microsoft SharePoint
      • Microsoft Teams
      • Virtual event platforms
      • Conference production, printing or publishing experience in the biotech, healthcare, energy or medical industries

    **Please include a cover letter with your résumé**
    Email application materials to:
    Kaitlin Kelleher
    Director, Production Operations and Communications