VP, Proprietary Conferences

Job ID 2022-3835

Other New York, New York United States


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:

  • Develop and execute strategic vision for growth and market leading position of MedscapeLive’s proprietary conference business within key therapeutic area franchises of oncology, dermatology, psychiatry and cardiology
  • Develop key performance goals including business growth, product priorities and operating margin
  • Maintain overall responsibility for conference vertical revenue generation and financial performance
  • Maintain keen awareness of market conditions, competitive intelligence, educational design, technological and experiential trends through ongoing research and engagement at industry and medical conferences
  • Works strategically with leadership teams across the company including Medscape Education, Medscape Professional and Medscape Medical affairs to achieve this market dominant positions
  • Develop new solutions to meet evolving attendee and sponsor objective needs and ensure the delivery of high-quality responsive services
  • Other duties as may be reasonably assigned


Education, experience & skills

  • Advanced degree, MBA or equivalent preferred
  • 10+ years professional experience with at least 7 years of management experience
  • Proven experience in managing and providing strategic oversight for professional medical conferences and/or trade shows
  • Effectively interfaces with senior executives and healthcare key opinion leaders
  • Demonstrated ability to generate strategic growth for standalone divisions within a large organization
  • Previous experience in the following therapeutic areas is a plus: Dermatology, Psychiatry, Cardiology, or Hematology/Oncology
  • Experience managing a P&L is ideal
  • Strong leadership skills and people development experience
  • Professional demeanor and strong work ethic



Reports to: General Manager, MedscapeLIVE