Are you passionate about making a difference in areas that really matter – like reducing inequalities in healthcare? Are you curious about how radical innovations in digital technology are pushing the boundaries of what is possible in human health? Are you a team player, a go-getter, a great communicator, writer, researcher, and networker? Do you thrive under pressure but equally value a good work/life balance and the ability to work flexibly? Would you get excited by a job that could take you to the Middle East, Southern Europe and the USA in the space of a year? If so, read on... HIMSS is hiring a Conference Programme Specialist to work on our flagship healthcare events in the EMEA, and you could be just the person we are looking for!
Join the dynamic and talented staff at HIMSS International as our Conference Programme Specialist as we lead healthcare transformation through the effective use of health information technology.
A key part of the Programme Specialist role will be to support the team with all required elements of end-to-end program planning and delivery of HIMSS’ flagship healthcare events in the EMEA region, as well as creating international sessions for HIMSS’ Global conference in the US. You may also work on smaller, more bespoke content projects for clients in the healthcare and technology sectors.
The Programme Specialist reports to the Senior Director of Programming and Content. In this position, you will be responsible for connecting with experts to build the overall programme for conferences as well as managing speakers in advance, onsite and/or online.
This position works closely with Sales, Marketing and Logistics team.
Every conference begins with a strong objective. The Programme Specialist’s Role Includes:
Research and Programme Development
Speaker Acquisition and Management
As a non-profit organization, HIMSS serves its members and is committed to bringing up-to-date news and education to its members and the public. Other than conferences, HIMSS runs educational initiatives like webinars and print/online publications
The successful candidate will have the following background:
Advantageous to Have: