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Events Specialist


Location: Cambridgeshire

Job Type: Full time


Company Description

For over 20 years, Abcam has been providing tools the scientific community needs to enable faster breakthroughs in critical areas like cancer, neurological disorders, infectious diseases, and metabolic disorders.

We believe that to continue making progress, we need to work together in new ways. We need your own unique perspective as well as this of our people to make an always greater impact on the world. This community needs people like you: dedicated, agile and above all audacious so we can truly bring progress forward.

Job Description

Are you looking to work for a company growing 20% year over year? Do you have a passion for events and the production of tradeshows, webinars and roadshows? If the answer is yes, read on!

This enthusiastic specialist is accountable for producing, marketing, and executing events within the UK & EMEA regions to amplify abcam’s brand image, increase customer engagement, and demonstrate our position as a thought leader within industry. Proving effective ROI for our events, they are required to be a creative thinker who understands our target audience, can deliver impactful customer experiences, and is results focused. Collaborating with global stakeholders it is imperative that the candidate be a superb communicator, meticulous project planner, strong negotiator, with the ability to connect the impact of events back to the business strategy.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Managing budget, executing marketing plans, driving event attendance, compiling appropriate content, planning agendas, and assisting sales with customer meetings
  • Collaborating closely with RM, sales and marketing to ensure alignment and focus on presence, positioning, messaging & efficiency
  • Reinforce global messaging while ensuring localization

Travel both domestic and international is required up to 50%. This will include in-person meetings with customers, attendance at roadshows and conferences, and travelling to sales meetings. The successful applicant should ideally be based in the territory. 


You have a bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or another related field with at least 2 years of relevant experience. You have proven experience managing events and have excellent project and budget management experience. You also have the ability to work across teams and can manage stakeholder relationships.

If this sounds like you and you’d like to be a part of a fast-paced, growing business with the vision to become the most influential company and best-loved brand in life sciences, please apply now!

Additional Information

We know that when it comes to benefits, no one size fits all. Flexibility and choice matter which is why, in addition to market competitive salaries, we offer you a flexible benefits package which is tailored to your unique needs and support your financial, physical and emotional wellbeing. This includes our award-winning share scheme, 18 weeks fully paid maternity leave, 6 weeks fully paid paternity leave as well as highly flexible working and much more. Besides, your development will be integral to your experience here. You will grow alongside other talented minds, in ways you may often find unexpected.

When people come together, incredible things happen. Here you’ll work in a safe environment where you can be who you truly are. We’ll champion and celebrate your uniqueness throughout your journey with us. This is how we excel at partnering with the scientific community no matter the challenge, ultimately helping solve the world’s most critical diseases. Find out more about Diversity & Inclusion at Abcam.