Culture and Events Coordinator

Culture and Events Coordinator

About us

Owkin exists to find the right treatment for every patient. Our focus is to use artificial intelligence to discover and develop better treatments for unmet medical needs, starting with the fight against cancer.

In November, Owkin became a 'unicorn' - a startup worth more than $1 billion - through a $180 million investment from pharmaceutical company Sanofi. As a result, we are now looking for the brightest and best talent to help us to go even further in achieving our mission.

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About the role:

The Culture & Event Coordinator has the opportunity to join a fast growing start-up and help the construction and development of a top-tier team of talents who are making the best of Machine Learning to tackle real medical and biological issues.

As a Culture & Event Coordinator, you will be at the heart of every internal events planning, all company offsites, team offsites, recurrent events, thematic events. Also,  support as an ambassador,  the Culture development in all Owkin offices. You will be reporting to the People & Culture Manager and work directly with her and the People team.

Your Responsibilities and duties :

As one of our Culture Ambassador, you’ll be responsible of: 

* Deploy and manage the annual cultural roadmap
* Participate in the development of the Owkin Culture (Lunch&Learn, Afterwork, …)
* Create and/or coordinate well-being and quality of life at work actions linked with Owkin culture
* Manage wellness programs, events, and activities with the goal of improving the physical and mental health of employees using preventive means.

As an Event Coordinator you’ll be in charge of: 

* Work closely with event agency and act as a Project Manager around the events (plannings, logistics, good execution, internal coordination, suppliers management, budget management, ...) 
* Provide strong reporting to the P&C Manager : measurement and monitoring of KPIs, objectives set for the event (participation rate, quality of leads, response rate, ...), to ensure its profitability 
* Bring a strong expertise and provide a thoughtful perspective on internal processes.


Position is based in our Paris office


About you

Required qualifications / experience:

* You have a sufficient amount of significant experience in the event industry ; 
* You are autonomous in the organization and prioritization of your tasks ;
* Ability to prioritize and to juggle multiple work streams ;
* You have excellent interpersonal skills, good listening skills, customer orientation (internal and external), high level of ethics, curiosity and willingness to learn;
* You are fun to work with, honest and transparent, excited to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment;
* You have Project Management skills ;
* You are able to work in an international context ;
* You are an excellent communicator, with a good level of English;


What we offer

  • Competitive salary & excellent benefits package
  • Flexible work organization and access to remote work
  • Friendly and informal working environment
  • Opportunity to work with an international team with high technical and scientific backgrounds

Recruitment Process & Security

  • Please attach a cover letter and a CV.
  • Owkin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status or on the basis of disability.
  • Owkin is a great place to work. Unfortunately, being a coveted workplace means we are vulnerable to recruitment phishing scams. We urge all job seekers and candidates to be wary of potential scams. Most of these have individuals posing as representatives of prominent companies, including Owkin, with the aim of obtaining personal, sensitive, or financial information from applicants. These scams prey upon an individual’s desire to obtain a job and can sometimes “feel” like a genuine recruitment process. Some red flags are identified below. Should you encounter a recruitment process that claims to be for Owkin but is not consistent with the below, please do not provide any personal or financial information:
  • Legitimate Owkin recruitment processes include communication with candidates through recognized professional networks, such as LinkedIn. However, further 
  • communication is always through an official Owkin email address (from the domain), over the phone or though Recruitment platforms (WelcomeKit,,, Fifty Talent or Hiresweet);
  • Legitimate Owkin recruiters will not solicit personal data from candidates during the application phase including, but not limited to, date of birth, social security numbers, or bank account information;
  • Legitimate Owkin interviews may be conducted over the phone, in person, or via an approved enterprise videoconferencing service (such as Google Meets or Highfive). They will never occur via Signal, Telegram or Messenger
  • Legitimate Owkin offers of employment are based on merit and only extended once a candidate has interviewed with members of the hiring team. Offers will be extended both verbally and in written format. Owkin may request some personal information to initiate the hiring process, but this will be through protected means.


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Culture and Events Coordinator