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What We Do

We’re in the business of helping IT and business professionals succeed in their careers. But you can also think of us as a publishing, training, events, and marketing services company.

Our work centers on providing top-quality, expert-vetted information to IT and business professionals who need it to advance their skills and make the right decisions for their companies. Producing world-class events, magazines, and online communities — these are the things we’re known for.

But in the end, our work is about something bigger — it’s about driving growth for our customers and inspiring them to continuously develop themselves professionally. Empowered with the right information resources, and connected to the right people, our customers are poised for success. We simply provide them with the tools to get there.


Mission Statement

Our Mission

At WIS, we are passionate about helping our partners achieve their brand awareness, engagement, and business development goals.

We are obsessive about delivering valuable information solutions to every customer, and helping them increase the return on their technology investments.

We are relentless in our efforts to build and maintain an environment in which our employees are challenged to grow, thrive, and enjoy their work.


Our Values

Company Values
  1. Respect and support each other. Get energized by your peers.
  2. Honor commitments. Don’t be “that guy.”
  3. Be passionate and determined. Take things across the finish line.
  4. Have a will to succeed. Positive energy is infectious.
  5. Embrace challenges as opportunities. There’s always another way.
  6. Enjoy coming to work every day. Your team deserves your very best.
  7. Make a difference in product and people. What you do matters. It matters a lot.
  8. Learn and grow while we do the same. We’re in this thing together!
  9. Be on a winning team. It’s way better than losing.
  10. Have fun. Life is too short not to.

Executive Team


Careers

Working at WIS isn’t like working at any other company. Here’s why:

We’re wired to succeed. Integrity, quality, growth, responsibility — these are just some of the qualities that make us tick. We’re an energetic bunch, and we’re passionate about our customers.

We aren’t afraid of change. If we were, we wouldn’t be what we are today. Every day presents a new challenge and an opportunity to take advantage of it. This is not a static business.

The people are awesome, plain and simple. Our employees think creatively, exceed customer expectations, volunteer for challenging projects, and hold themselves accountable. And we’re a lot of fun — if you’re looking for a community atmosphere, you found it.

We’re always seeking smart, motivated people with bright personalities and the drive to succeed. Does this sound like you? If so, browse our current job openings and tell us why you’re the one for us:

Conference Producer

At WIS, “content is king”.  Our passion and relentless dedication to providing quality content to our customers has led to our reputation for best-in-class conferences and the rave reviews we receive from attendees year after year.  

As a Conference Producer/Conference Manager, your role will be to:

  • Investigate in detail the educational needs of IT professionals in the markets we serve.  To do this, you will conduct telephone interviews, email surveys, and hold face-to-face meetings with our customers.
  • Develop seminar and conference sessions that are jam-packed with specific, valuable deliverables that will help our attendees better leverage the technology they’ve invested in, and plan for the future.
  • Identify the leading experts in the market and recruit those who are qualified to speak at the event. You will vet speakers through a process on written proposals and extensive telephone interviews.
  • Become the internal “subject matter expert” for the events that you produce through extensive customer research, reading related books and periodicals, and following online blogs and communities.
  • Write detailed marketing copy and session abstracts for Web sites and brochures
  • Advise the marketing and sales teams to maximize attendance at events, and the logistics teams to ensure customer satisfaction.

Please note: this is a research-based, content development and speaker recruitment position. It is not a meeting or event planning position.

In this role, no two days will be alike, and you will be called upon to manage projects that require flexibility, strong organizational skills, extreme attention to detail, and a “whatever it takes” perspective. Some travel is required.

Our ideal candidate will possess:

  • 3+ years of solid experience in any number of roles requiring conference production, content development, research and analysis, product/project management, editorial, journalism or marketing skills.  High tech experience is a plus.
  • Ability to think conceptually and distill complex information into clear, actionable topics and ideas
  • Instinct for spotting emerging trends and issues and understanding their relevance to our customer
  • Proven success delivering results in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Polished and effective communication, writing, and presentation skills

If you’re the right candidate, you will become a key player on a creative, hard-working team at a growing company.  At WIS, you'll be working with great people; and if you're like the majority of them, this will be the best place you've worked, and you'll stay for a long time.

WIS believes that our people are one of our most important assets, and we invest in them accordingly. We offer our employees’ health/dental/vision benefits, 401(k), Life and AD&D, FSA, ongoing professional development through WIS University and much more.  You’ll enjoy free, fresh bagels every Wednesday morning and all the coffee, fruit and snacks you need every day.

To learn more about our unique organization, check us out at www.wisinc.com.  Then, learn about our Maryland-based parent company, United Communications Group at www.UCG.com. To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter explaining why we should meet, along with your salary requirements.

Staff Accountant

Our finance team is looking for a Staff Accountant who is a self-motivated, detail oriented, team player capable of taking on various aspects of accounting support as required within the department with increasing responsibility as the company continues to grow.  The ideal candidate will be responsible for:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintains and prepares accruals as part of monthly G/L closing procedures.
  • Monitors the event teams budgets for the upcoming events
  • Liaises with corporate shared services group on proper coding and adherence to policies related to accounts payable
  • Processes, confirms and tracks with parent company for data entry into the General Ledger and Netsuite
  • Generate invoices for various divisions within the company
  • Generate daily reports for management team, specifically for management of events
  • Handles account analysis and reconciliation
  • Handles cash applications and credit card reconciliations check and wire payments
  • Prepares commission reports for onward processing by Payroll
  • Liaises with Customer Services and Collections on and directly assists customers with payment and billing questions
  • Provides financial analysis support to Senior management on an ad-hoc basis
  • Special projects as assigned
  • A central point is communication between the parent company and Wellesley Information Services

To be considered you must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance
  • 1-2 years of prior work experience in general accounting
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and follow-through skills and the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • A strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • A strong proficiency in Netsuite

If you’re the right candidate, you will become a key player on a creative, hard-working team at a growing company.  At WIS, you'll be working with great people; and if you're like the majority of them, this will be the best place you've worked, and you'll stay for a long time.

WIS believes that our people are one of our most important assets, and we invest in them accordingly. We offer our employees’ health/dental/vision benefits, 401(k), Life and AD&D, FSA, ongoing professional development through WIS University and much more.  You’ll enjoy free, fresh bagels every Wednesday morning and all the coffee, fruit and snacks you need every day.

To learn more about our unique organization, check us out at www.wisinc.com.  Then, learn about our Maryland-based parent company, United Communications Group at www.UCG.com. To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter explaining why we should meet, along with your salary requirements.

Front End Developer

As a Front End Developer for a fast-paced global conference, training and publishing company, you will take on the responsibility of developing and maintaining our customer-facing websites using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. You will work closely with an awesome team of fun, dedicated techies to interpret, produce, modify and maintain our websites.

Our ideal candidate is passionate about writing code and creating a great user experience. You spend serious time honing your craft, knowing what’s next, advancing your skills and your career.

As a Front End Developer you will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining a variety of conference, seminar, and publication websites
  • Troubleshooting and resolving various technical and creative issues that may develop in a timely and efficient manner
  • Provide quality assurance for existing products
  • Create and maintain product documentation

Skills and experience necessary for this role:

  • Demonstrate proficiency with HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript
  • Working knowledge in basic web graphic/ design using Adobe Creative Suite programs
  • Developing cross-browser and cross-platform compatible solutions
  • Excellent technical troubleshooting /problem-solving skills

Additional skills and experience that are nice to have but not required for this role:

  • Any experience in PHP, .NET,  MySQL and MS Access
  • Experience in version control like Git (Github/ Bitbucket)
  • Experience in a web responsive framework like Bootstrap
  • Experience with a content management system like Wordpress

WIS believes that our people are one of our most important assets, and we invest in them accordingly. We offer our employees’ health/dental/vision benefits, 401(k), Life and AD&D, FSA, ongoing professional development through WIS University and much more.  You’ll enjoy free bagels every Wednesday morning and all the coffee, fruit and snacks you need every day.

To apply, please send a cover letter telling us why you have what it takes, along with your resume and salary requirements.  EOE.  Unfortunately, we are only able to respond to those applicants invited to interview.

Assistant Editor, SAP Magazines

Are you a detail-obsessed editor with an interest in technology, an eagerness to learn new things, and a desire to grow professionally? 

If yes, we should meet. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic candidate to provide editorial support for nearly all phases of the editorial process for content in two IT-focused magazines and associated websites that provide readers with strategic direction and practical advice to make the most of their investment in SAP technology.

As our new Assistant Editor, you will:

  • Develop and edit technical articles and content with a high level of author and reader satisfaction
  • Help coordinate the development of articles and special reports
  • Manage regular magazine sections, including our news page and events listing
  • Offer thorough copyediting suggestions
  • Facilitate the production process
  • Edit and update website content
  • Engage readers through our social media outlets on Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Work effectively on editorial projects within given timeframes to meet issue deadlines
  • Foster positive and productive working relationships with internal and external contacts, especially authors, reviewers, and coordinators

Our ideal candidate will possess:

  • 1-3 years of experience in editing, journalism, or publishing
  • Developmental editing capability, preferably with technical subject matter
  • Excellent editing skills, with a keen eye for flaws in logic and structure
  • Superior detail orientation, with a tenacious approach to solving problems and figuring things out
  • Outstanding communication and writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Strong desire to take your career to the next level
  • BA/BS in Journalism, English, or related field

We offer a competitive compensation package and a comprehensive menu of benefits including: Harvard Pilgrim health insurance, dental coverage, vision, FSA, life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, and more. Our employees enjoy fresh bagels every Wednesday morning, as well as all the coffee, fruit, snacks, and candy they can eat every day.

More importantly, you’ll become a key player on a smart, savvy editorial team at a rapidly growing, high-energy publishing company. You’ll have tremendous long-term growth potential and be surrounded by great people. If you’re like the majority of them, this will be the best place you’ve ever worked, and you’ll stay for a long time.

Intrigued? Want to join our team? Send your resume, salary requirements, and a cover letter explaining why you’re “the one” for our SAP publications team to editorialjobs@wispubs.com.

EOE. We are only able to respond to those applicants invited to interview.

Marketing Program Specialist

We are seeking a Marketing Program Specialist to join our SAP Partner Programs team. The Marketing Programs Specialist is a hybrid marketing and vendor services role integral to the successful delivery of SAPinsider’s webinar, asset push, and list rental products. This position reports to the Marketing Director of Partner Programs and manages client lead-generation campaigns in an agency capacity.

What you will do:

Campaign Execution

  • Manage marketing campaign projects from client introduction to post-execution feedback
  • Collaborate with clients, product managers, product marketers, data analysts, web developers, and sales reps to drive campaigns to successful completion
  • Build targeted lists based on client specifications
  • Create, proof, and schedule HTML marketing emails
  • Write email subject lines and brief promo copy
  • Monitor campaign performance and adjust accordingly to ensure high-value client outcomes

Scheduling and Billing Coordination

  • Contact clients proactively to speed scheduling and execution
  • Process client and vendor invoices
  • Report on the status of campaigns

What you will need to succeed:

  • BA or BS degree or higher (Marketing or management concentration preferred)
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Superior detail orientation, with a tenacious approach to problem solving
  • Excellent Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills
  • Ability to build effective relationships with a wide range of people
  • 1+ years of experience in marketing or client-facing role (preferred but not required)
  • High-level understanding of enterprise technologies is a plus

In exchange for your skills and talents, we offer a competitive compensation package, and benefits that include: Harvard Pilgrim health insurance, Aetna Dental coverage, vision, life insurance, 401(k), and more. We also offer free fresh bagels on Wednesday mornings and all the coffee, fruit, and snacks you can eat every day.
More importantly, you’ll become a key player on a fun-loving marketing team at a rapidly growing, high-energy publishing company. You’ll have tremendous long-term growth potential and be surrounded by great people. If you’re like the majority of them, this will be the best place you’ve ever worked, and you’ll stay for a long time.

Want to learn more? First, read about our company and product lines at www.WISinc.com. Then, check out our Maryland-based parent company, United Communications Group, at www.ucg.com. If you’re still interested, and if you meet all of the criteria described above, please send your resume, salary requirements, and a cover letter explaining why you’re “the one” for our product marketing team, to marketingjobs@wispubs.com.

EOE. We are only able to respond to those applicants invited to interview.

Meeting Planner

In this role, no two days will be alike, and you will be called upon to manage projects that require flexibility, strong organizational skills, extreme attention to detail, and a “whatever it takes” perspective.

As Meeting Planner, your role will be to:

  • Strategically plans, produces, and executes WIS events
  • Supervise conference coordinators to set and monitor goals and objectives for
    each delegated tasks.
  • Create a financial plan using cost analysis and historical data to better and more cost effectively execute an event.
  • Accrue for final hotel bill prior to event; reviews, revises, and reconciles final hotel
    bill post-event, resolving any discrepancies with hotel.
  • Determine space allocation and creates meeting specifications to dictate onsite flow.
  • Review, updates, and communicates event schedule to relevant team members internally
    and externally.
  • Create, monitors, revises food and beverage budget, selections, and provides final guarantees to hotel by contracted deadline.
  • Manage hotel attrition by identifying problems early and creatively works to solve over- or under-performance directly with hotel contacts.
  • Work with AV and Exhibit Hall Manager to receive floor plan sets and drawings in a
    timely fashion; confirm sets onsite by conducting frequent walk-through of meeting space
  • Negotiate all food and beverage pricing, transportation, overflow properties, and
    security services.
  • Work closely with partners when necessary to ensure success of onsite one-off programs
  • Command onsite leadership by effectively working with the hotel, attendees, speakers, exhibitors, and onsite staff to successfully operate the event on all levels.

Our ideal candidate will possess:

  • 2+ years of solid experience in any number of roles requiring events planning, logistics, and execution
  • The instinct to anticipate issues before they occur
  • Creative problem-solving abilities
  • A polished and effective communication skills
  • BA/BS in related field

Note: Significant travel required (5-7 weeks per year on average)

WIS believes that our people are one of our most important assets, and we invest in them accordingly. We offer our employees’ health/dental/vision benefits, 401(k), Life and AD&D, FSA, ongoing professional development through WIS University and much more.  You’ll enjoy free, fresh bagels every Wednesday morning and all the coffee, fruit, and snacks you need every day.

To learn more about our unique organization, check us out at www.wisinc.com.  Then, learn about our Maryland-based parent company, United Communications Group at www.UCG.com. To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter explaining why we should meet, along with your salary requirements.

EOE. We are only able to respond to those applicants invited to interview.

Editorial Assistant

We are looking for motivated recent college grads who are interested in gaining experience in the editorial industry.  You’ll be part of an enthusiastic team of editors, event managers, marketers, and customer service and conference production professionals.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with editorial operations to pull together content for on-site materials (program guides,  conference signage, and other on-site collateral)
  • Proofing conference materials and websites against databases
  • Ability to notice inconsistencies throughout various data sources
  • Editing conference slides for grammar, spelling, style, accuracy, consistency, and content
  • Juggling multiple tasks simultaneously, managing time and resources to meet strict deadlines
  • Communicating issues and concerns with content editors and conference producers regularly in order to produce materials that achieve WIS’ editorial and quality standards
  • Working as part of a team on site at conferences

Our ideal candidate will possess:

  • At least 2 years experience in the editing, journalism, or publishing fields
  • Proofreading capability, preferably in a technical subject matter
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Superior detail orientation, with a tenacious approach to solving problems  
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Experience with web content, social media, and desktop publishing
  • Strong desire to take your career to the next level
  • BA/BS in Journalism, English, or related field

If you’re the right candidate, you will become a key player on a creative, hard-working team at a growing company.  At WIS, you'll be working with great people; and if you're like the majority of them, this will be the best place you've worked, and you'll stay for a long time.

WIS believes that our people are one of our most important assets, and we invest in them accordingly. We offer our employees’ health/dental/vision benefits, 401(k), Life and AD&D, FSA, ongoing professional development through WIS University and much more.  You’ll enjoy free, fresh bagels every Wednesday morning and all the coffee, fruit, and snacks you need every day.

To learn more about our unique organization, check us out at www.wisinc.com.  Then, learn about our Maryland-based parent company, United Communications Group at www.UCG.com. To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter explaining why we should meet, along with your salary requirements.

EOE. We are only able to respond to those applicants invited to interview.

Account Manager

This is an excellent opportunity to join the talented team that drives the continued success of our world-class business information products. Our market leading learning resources help companies get the most of their SAP ERP investments, and our customers include a majority of the Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies.

As a member of our sales team, you will use your solid sales experience and proven business development skills to:

  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities within companies that use SAP ERP systems in your assigned territory
  • Manage an existing account base in order to renew and up sell current licenses
  • Create compelling product offers that successfully meet the information and technical support needs of individual and/or corporate customers
  • Achieve monthly, quarterly and annual sales metrics and revenue goals
  • Develop, maintain and actively mine an accurate, up-to-date contact database

Our ideal candidate will possess:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong motivation and desire to grow your skills and earn good money
  • Solid planning, time management and organizational skills
  • BA/BS degree

We are Wellesley Information Services, a quality driven information company that delivers best-in-class technical resources and conferences. We are a division of United Communications Group (UC), one of the most successful, privately owned, B2B publishing companies in the world.

You’ll benefits from an experienced, supportive sales management team and enjoy a fun, casual work environment where you will excel.  You will also have the opportunity to travel within the US, Europe, even Singapore! 

We are located on the commuter rail, just 20 minutes from South Station; 15 from Back Bay! 

In exchange for your skills and talents, we offer a competitive base pay, commission and bonus program. WIS believes that our people are one of our most important assets, and we invest in them accordingly. We offer our employees’ health/dental/vision benefits, 401(k), Life and AD&D, FSA, ongoing professional development through WIS University and much more.  You’ll enjoy free, fresh bagels every Wednesday morning and all the coffee, fruit, and snacks you need every day.

To learn more about our unique organization, check us out at www.wisinc.com.  Then, learn about our Maryland-based parent company, United Communications Group at www.UCG.com. To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter explaining why we should meet, along with your salary requirements.

EOE. We are only able to respond to those applicants invited to interview.

Associate Conference Producer

Researcher, analyst, writer and eventually conference producer...these are the key responsibilities and exciting challenges you’ll take on as a junior member of our quality-driven conference production team.

At WIS, “content is king”.  Our passion and relentless dedication to providing quality content to our customers has led to our reputation for best-in-class conferences and the rave reviews we receive from attendees year after year.  

We are seeking an ambitious, highly detail-oriented professional with strong communications skills to assist our conference team in researching technology markets and trends, recruiting expert speakers, developing program agendas, editing content, and producing events that draw rave reviews from attendees and exhibitors alike.  As Associate Conference Producer, you will:

  • Investigate the detailed training and educational needs of IT professionals in the markets we serve.  To do this, you will conduct telephone interviews, email surveys, and at times meet with our customers.
  • Interview and qualify the speakers who possess the expertise to deliver the detailed technical information that our customers need. 
  • Support Conference Producers with a variety of administrative and support tasks associated with meeting event deliverables, deadlines, and budgets on time and with excellence
  • Write session abstracts and other promotional copy for web sites and brochures
  • Additional projects and tasks as assigned.

In this role, no two days will be alike, and you will be called upon to manage projects that require flexibility, extreme attention to detail, and a “whatever it takes” perspective.  Some travel is required.

Our ideal candidate will possess:

  • 2+ years of solid work experience in any number of roles requiring outstanding writing and communication, research, project management/coordination, journalism or sales skills.  High tech experience is a plus.
  • Polished and effective written and presentation skills
  • Proven success delivering results in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Superb customer service orientation
  • BA/BS in Journalism, Communications or related field
  • Desire to take their career to the next level

If you’re the right candidate, you will become a key player on a creative, hard-working team at a growing company.  At WIS, you'll be working with great people; and if you're like the majority of them, this will be the best place you've worked, and you'll stay for a long time.

WIS believes that our people are one of our most important assets, and we invest in them accordingly. We offer our employees’ health/dental/vision benefits, 401(k), Life and AD&D, FSA, ongoing professional development through WIS University and much more.  You’ll enjoy free, fresh bagels every Wednesday morning and all the coffee, fruit and snacks you need every day.

To learn more about our unique organization, check us out at www.wisinc.com.  Then, learn about our Maryland-based parent company, United Communications Group at www.UCG.com. To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter explaining why we should meet, along with your salary requirements.

EOE. We are only able to respond to those applicants invited to interview.

Sales & Marketing Coordinator, SAP Partner Programs

Are you a hard-working college grad looking for exposure in both marketing and sales? If yes, we should meet.   As a result of our exciting growth, we are seeking a recent college graduate to support the marketing and sales effort within our SAPinsider Partner Programs Team. Our portfolio of market-leading SAPinsider Partner Programs connect IT vendors with captive audiences of SAP users via event sponsorships, advertorials, advertising, research, and online lead-generation opportunities.

As our highly organized, detailed-oriented Sales & Marketing Coordinator, your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the Partner Sales Team – a highly driven group of six that are growing our revenues as tremendous rate
    • Become a Salesforce.com expert with the ability to generate sales and marketing reports and work with cross-functional teams to optimize current lead-to-pay processes
    • Qualify inbound leads by interfacing with prospects via email and telephone
  • Supporting the Product Marketing Team
    • Deliver campaign results to existing clients and solicit feedback to gather intelligence for sales/marketing effort
    • Build prospect lists by researching competitive events and social media
  • Supporting Vice President of Partner Sales
    • Leverage your outstanding Excel skills to generate customized reports to support sales analysis and executive-level decision making
  • Managing Order Processing
    • Review incoming orders for compliance, route them through appropriate processes from campaign order to execution, and input into our financial system
    • Collaborate with Finance Dept. to ensure that they bill clients properly

Our ideal candidate will possess:

  • Strong desire to immerse yourself in a highly accomplished sales and marketing organization
  • 1+ years of experience in marketing or sales (part-time work, applied coursework, and internships count!)
  • Outstanding communication and writing skills
  • Excellent Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills
  • Superior detail orientation, with a tenacious approach to solving problems and figuring things out
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Experience with HTML and Photoshop is preferred but absolutely not required
  • BA/BS in Marketing, Management, or related field

WIS believes that our employees are one of our most important assets and we invest in them accordingly. We offer our employees’ health/dental/vision benefits, 401(k), Life and AD&D, FSA, ongoing professional development through WIS University and much more. You’ll enjoy free, fresh bagels every Wednesday morning and all the coffee, fruit, and snacks you need every day.

More importantly, you’ll become a key player on a “work hard play hard” vendor sales and marketing team at a rapidly growing, high-energy publishing company.

You’ll have tremendous long-term growth potential and be surrounded by great people. If you’re like the majority of them, this will be the best place you’ve ever worked, and you’ll stay for a long time.

Want to learn more? First, read about our company and product lines at www.WISinc.com. Then, check out our Maryland-based parent company, United Communications Group, at www.ucg.com. If you’re still interested, and if you meet all of the criteria described above, please send your resume, salary requirements, and a cover letter explaining why you’re “the one” for our product marketing team.

EOE. We are only able to respond to those applicants invited to interview.

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