Careers

WORKING AT KENES – A GLOBAL COMPANY, THAT FEELS LIKE HOME 

­Creating a truly remarkable event takes professionals. Creating 3,600 conferences in more than 100 cities around the globe, with over 160,000 participants per year, takes a very special kind of passion. The kind you’ll find every day in the people that work at Kenes. For over fifty years, we’ve been nurturing talent and providing opportunities for career growth. It’s the reason we are one of the world’s leading Professional Conference Organisers (PCOs). If you are serious about events, come join our growing family.

Kenes is keen on building and maintaining a global team of confident, competent, customer-oriented employees. We are more than 350 strong – a true ‘family’ of dedicated professionals who provide the best possible service and support to clients around the globe. Simply put, Kenes employees are initiative-takers, doers, starters, and finishers.

At Kenes, we ask you to bring your personality to work. We aim to reflect the diverse nature of society and value our employees’ contributions irrespective of age, sex, race, or religion. We are a team of multinational, multicultural, multilingual and multitalented individuals. Kenes is looking for creative, ambitious and dedicated individuals to join our team. We offer the opportunity for personal and professional growth, with a competitive salary and benefits package.

If you are interested in joining a uniquely professional and enthusiastic team, view the open positions below or send your CV to careers@kenes.com.

You want to see behind the scenes? Have a look at the first birthday celebration video from our newest addition – the Sofia Office: https://youtu.be/esP1Mi3RyS8

Internship – Amsterdam

We are looking for a creative, ambitious and dedicated intern to support the Kenes Education team in Amsterdam.

We offer the opportunity to work in an international environment, where you will obtain broad experience with day-to-day business and acquire practical skills like: communication with international clients, vendors, and colleagues; organisational and administrative skills; project management skills; commercial skills.

You will be responsible for supporting all levels of the Kenes Education team and will collaborate closely with Kenes Group project management teams when providing Continuing Medical Education/Continuing Professional Development (CME/CPD) Accreditation and Industry Code Compliance support. You will report to the CME/CDP Accreditation and Industry Compliance Specialist.

The candidate shall be currently enrolled as a Bachelor student in a field related to Communication or Economics and Business. HBO and/or University (International Communication Management; Business Administration; Management and Organisation, etc).

Responsibilities:

  • Administrative support for consulting and online CME services
  • Supporting accreditation applications, reporting, and documentation by operational teams
  • Conduct outcomes measurement reports
  • Various ad hoc tasks
  • Assist with website management
  • Manage the process of communication with different internal departments
  • Support the management of online learning portals
  • Provide administrative and specific task support to the Kenes Education office as necessary

Requirements:

  • Fluent English, additional languages – an advantage
  • Strong Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, and general computer skills
  • Proven organisational and documentation management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Service-oriented with a strong sense of teamwork
  • Experience with online learning software – preferable

This internship position offers:

  • Working in a young and international team
  • Free online training sessions
  • Fixed internship fee
  • Easily accessible office location close to Amsterdam Central Station

Please email your CV to: education@kenes.com

Position Code: #13-2019

Industry Intelligence Analyst – Tel Aviv

Kenes Group has an exciting opportunity for an Industry Intelligence Analyst to join a team of leading research experts.

We are looking for a candidate with knowledge in pharma, life science, and healthcare. In this role, you will deliver insightful research on issues across the healthcare and industry sector,  create business intelligence research reports, and support the sales team.

Responsibilities:

  • Extensive industry and market research
    • Monitoring industry news channels and scientific publications
    • Analysis of industry trends and translating insights
    • Follow the pipeline developments, patents, industry changes as mergers, acquisitions, clinical trials
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge on the therapeutic areas and their marketing dynamics
  • Support the sales department and management with:
    • Developing and providing business intelligence reports
    • Preparing competitive analysis for the Kenes Group clients: validation of the topics and industry support, drawing suggestion for the potential new topics and more
    • Creating forecasts and sales target analysis
  • Follow the compliance codes and regulations

Requirements:

  • Background in deep research and analysis
  • Excellent research and organisational skills
  • Multi-tasking skills, quick learner
  • Self-management and independent work style
  • Team player
  • M.Sc. in pharmacology, life science, biology or related discipline; Ph.D. – an advantage

Please email your CV to: careers@kenes.com

Position Code: #12-2019

Industry Liaison & Sales Associate – Amsterdam | Tel Aviv

As a member of the Kenes Group Industry Liaison & Sales team, the Associate will be responsible for maximising income from sponsorship and exhibition sales, as well as relationship building with the relevant industry representatives for your assigned congresses.

Responsibilities:

  • Meet and exceed assigned targets for profitable sales objectives in the relevant congresses and industries
  • Grow and further develop existing and new business, and meet established goals
  • Proactively assess, clarify, and validate customers’ needs on an ongoing basis
  • Plan sales and pricing strategy for each project, develop Industry Prospectus and manage all partnerships including soliciting, creating and responding to offers with proposals
  • Establish productive, professional relationships with key personnel in assigned customer accounts (pharma/medical device companies and others), while prospecting for new ones
  • Conduct successful negotiations with clients (potential sponsors and exhibitors)
  • Be the main contact for industry (pharma/medical device companies and others) and act as a liaison between companies and conference project teams for your assigned congresses
  • Proactively provide reports to the Senior Account Manager, project teams, and clients

Requirements:

  • Target and results oriented
  • Highly motivated, over-achiever, team player, and facilitator
  • Ability to think out-of-the-box
  • Direct, honest communication style
  • Exceptional client/interpersonal skills – written, verbal and presentation
  • Ability to work independently

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline; MBA – an advantage
  • 3 years of proven sales experience, events industry – an advantage
  • Native or mother-tongue English; additional European languages – an advantage
  • Previous work experience in an international environment with global offices/markets
  • Excellent computer skills, knowledge of SalesForce (CRM) – an advantage
  • Moderate travel (20%)

Please email your CV to: careers@kenes.com

Position Code: #09-2019

Product Marketing Coordinator – Sofia

Kenes Group is looking for a highly motivated Product Marketing Coordinator. This is a tremendous opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the global product world. The Product Marketing Coordinator will be responsible for providing daily support to the Product Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Product Manager by assisting and implementing product marketing activities
  • Assist with day to day product marketing tasks
  • Coordinate delivery and execution with external vendors
  • Work closely with meeting planners to ensure flawless onsite performance
  • Onsite assistance – provide support to onsite teams during congresses
  • Assist with website briefings, production and updates
  • Produce written content for websites
  • Specify market requirements (MRD) for existing and future products, according to marketing strategy
  • Travel (international) to events (25%)

Requirements:

  • Strong team player
  • Excellent computer skills, including all Microsoft Office programs
  • Excellent written and communications skills
  • Interest in creating, developing, testing, and analysing new and existing products
  • Technological and analytical orientation
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Close attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Strong project management skills

Education & Experience:

  • 1-2 years of experience in product development/product operations/project management
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, marketing or related field – an advantage
  • Experience in the web interface and UX design
  • English – native or mother tongue level– written and spoken

Please email your CV to: tama_smoler@matrix-global.info

Position Code: #04-2019