In-house Corporate Events Manager
Medidata: a great place to work; a great place to stay
Medidata is leading the digital transformation of life sciences with the world's most-used platform for clinical development, commercial and real-world data. Powered by artificial intelligence and delivered by #1 ranked industry experts, the Intelligent Platform for Life Sciences helps pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device companies and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk and optimize outcomes. Medidata serves more than 1,000 customers and partners worldwide and empowers more than 100,000 certified users every day to create hope for millions of patients. Discover the future of life sciences: www.mdsol.com
We know that diverse teams win and are fully committed to selecting leaders and employees that represent the markets in which we operate. We are still led by our Co-founders, Tarek Sherif and Glen de Vries, and have global operations in US, Europe and Asia with over 2000 employees.
The Medidata Event Manager provides full event support for Tier 2 programs and partners with Senior Event Managers on Tier 1 events. This includes venue research, budgeting, contract reviews and vendor communications, logistics planning and, when appropriate, on site support.
The successful Event Manager is passionate, creative and innovative in designing memorable experiences. S/He is comfortable working with teams across the organization, including Sales, Product, Marketing, Design & Branding, Communications, and Executives. S/He is also detailed oriented, a strong project manager, and is able to prioritize tasks in order to meet tight deadlines.
A proven track record in full event life cycle, especially within a small team environment
Ability to ascertain the company vision and execute and manage sound event plans accordingly
Ability to not only take direction, but give direction to vendors and event staff
Highly organized and detail-oriented, with a knack for finding creative solutions to problems
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong budgeting skills
Strong ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Technology, marketing, and/or e-commerce background a plus
Reporting to the Director of Events, create and meet project goals
As a team player, lead in executing a wide variety of events – from concept to completion
Developing and implementing event plans including, but not limited to, the below areas: * Budgeting: Creation and reconciliation; invoice approval and processing
Timelines: Generate meeting schedules; deadlines; client updates and approvals
Legal: Contract negotiations, process legal approvals/input/insurance requests and permits as needed
Venue: Research venues as well as site surveys, negotiating, contracting and front of house plans
Food & Beverage: Work closely with caterer and venue staff on menu planning
Creative: Provide valuable creative input and vision to process; oversee requests for creative materials
Activities: Research and enhance event experience(s) with on site activities; oversee event set-up
Transportation: Create a transportation plan as needed
Printed Materials: Oversee production of onsite materials; directional signage, disclaimers etc
Vendors: Research new vendors & experiential activations, assess vendor/partner recommendations and manage/negotiate with vendors
Your Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree required
3-5 years event experience
Working knowledge of event software such as Cvent, Eloqua, and Google Suite a plus
Medidata is making a real difference in the lives of patients everywhere by accelerating critical drug and medical device development, enabling life-saving drugs and medical devices to get to market faster. Our products sit at the convergence of the Technology and Life Sciences industries, one of most exciting areas for global innovation. Nine of the top 10 best-selling drugs in 2017 were developed on the Medidata platform.
Medidata’s solutions have powered over 14,000 clinical trials giving us the largest collection of clinical trial data in the world. With this asset, we pioneer innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, bringing an unmatched level of quality and efficiency to clinical trials enabling treatments to reach waiting patients sooner.
Medidata Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Medidata Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Medidata Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.