VP, LIVE Education

Job ID 2024-6325

Other Atlanta, Georgia Newark, New Jersey


Position at WebMD

MedscapeLIVE!, a Medscape Company, delivers MD and HCP audiences across all therapeutic areas. Access MDs and HCPs through MedscapeLIVE! Events.

WebMD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, medical condition, disability, veterans status, or any other basis protected by law. 

Tasks and responsibilities:  
  • Oversee all business aspects associated with MedscapeLIVE’s global portfolio of live medical education events
  • Develop strategies for expansion of business unit capabilities, deliverables and revenues related to the live continuing medical education operating vertical
  • Direct the operational and execution teams toward superior quality and timely delivery in accordance with business strategy
  • Maintain accountability for business unit revenue and expense planning, forecasting and overall management, including sub-P&L oversight responsibilities.
  • Deliver regular insights on competitive set and industry issues, and identify opportunities and make recommendations for competitive differentiation within the live education environment
  • Drive revenue by equipping external sales teams on existing capabilities and assisting with the development of communication materials for sales teams to deploy in the market.
  • Develop a strong working relationship with external strategic business partners in the events and clinical practice communities across various settings and therapy areas
  • Enable functional groups in the delivery of new products and initiatives
  • Other tasks as assigned
  • Travel domestically to engage strategic partners
Education, experience & skills:  
  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in medical education / communications meetings industry or related area
  • Broad understanding of the US healthcare market and medical communications industry
  • Great familiarity with live educational events on a local, regional and global 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, executive presence, and ability to build meaningful relationships with all levels of client and internal staff and executive management. 
  • Superb event operations management skills and experience. 
  • Demonstrated ability to drive business growth through strategic, market-based solutions.
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills, analytical skills and business judgment. 
  • Successful track record of thought-partnership, team work and leadership