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Charles River Laboratories Virtual Event Specialist - Webinar in Wilmington, Massachusetts

Virtual Event Specialist - Webinar

Req ID #: 139283


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For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered for this position,a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process. Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.

Job Summary

The Charles RiverMarketingdepartment is seeking a full time,Virtual Event Specialist - Webinar.

This position supports and collaborates with multiple Strategic Marketing teams in the development, execution, and management of customer facing webinar programs and virtual events designed to generate and nurture leads.

In our Agile marketing environment, this role collaborates with the portfolio marketing, marketing operations, and client engagement, and reports to the Director of Events, with a dotted line to the Digital Experience Lead.

This position can be fully remote, if desired.

Webinars are scheduled on Eastern Time Zone.

**Must have strong land line, internet connection.


  • Assist with and actively manage the layout and execution of live and on demand customer facing webinar programs and virtual events. Duties include:

  • Develop webinar project timelines/schedules and manage projects to completion via the hosting platform, project management system, and any other organizational tools.

  • Execute on all parts of webinar program creation – including webpages, automation, emails, target lists, digital asset management, platform set up, technical practices, hosting the live or on demand event, basic video editing, captioning, and post-webinar reporting.

  • Provide webinar status updates, regularly reassess program strategies, and make recommendations for new or modified marketing tactics as necessary to respond to changing virtual environment and business strategies/objectives.

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of marketing programs and quantify payback (ROI) in terms of registration and attendance levels, leads generated, and new customers obtained.

  • Leverage and share best practices and trends with team members to ensure the continued delivery of best-in-class webinar program offerings.

  • Public speaking for hosting and moderating live and on demand webinars and virtual events.

  • Prepare all presenters and strategic leads on hosting platform and ensuring they are confident to present the live or on demand event.

  • Act as the subject matter expert (SME) on the hosting platform. Fully understand all connectors and components.

  • Troubleshoot any issues with the live or on demands events, project management submission, and other aspects of the webinar program.

  • Ensure that there is a reliable internet connection for live events.

  • Ensure an effective, professional image to both internal and external customers and an accurate portrayal of business strategies.

  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelors degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in Communications, Marketing, Journalism/English, Advertising or related discipline.

  • Experience: 2-4 years directly-related training experience, including experience handling multiple projects at one time.

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

  • Certification/Licensure: None.

  • Other:

  • Experience with theLogMeIn GoTo Suite (GoToWebinar essential), Webex, Pardot,, Eloqua, Marketo, Hubspot, Workfront, Drupal, Wordpress, Widen, Vidyard,or other similar platforms, preferred.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Previous experience within a life science environment (e.g., biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device company, hospital, lab) highly preferred. Knowledge of HTML code is a plus.

    IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position.If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV.

    Vaccine Mandate

Charles River is a U.S. Federal Contractor. As a result, we must follow the Presidential Executive Order to mandate vaccinations, and ensure our employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Our main priority is the wellbeing, health, and safety of our people. We will be requiring proof of vaccination from all employees.

Anyone with requests for disability-related and/or religious exemptions should contact Talent Acquisition ( so that information can be provided about the accommodation process at Charles River.

About Corporate Functions

The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.

About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 18,000 employees within 100 facilities in over 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of >80% of the drugs approved by the FDA for the past 3 years.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet.

If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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