Event Manager, Global Marketing – Abbott

Company Name: Abbott
Location:
Austin, TX
Type:
Full Time

Job Description
:

The Event Manager, Global Marketing, will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks associated with all Abbott’s Cardiovascular CRM Division and our external customers. This team member will manage and coordinate all global events, meetings, and trade shows, including all associated activities such as calendar and travel arrangements, purchase orders, literature distribution, Marketing logistics, administration management, and day-to-day functions assigned to the Event Assistant. The Event Manager plays a crucial role by supporting the Sr. Event Manager with cross-functional marketing and business Cardiac Rhythm Management teams to turn their business strategies into executable event experiences. This person must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, perform under pressure, and be extremely organized. Each day encompasses something unique and versatility and dedication are key for this position.

What You’ll Do

  • Plan, prepare, manage, attend, and/or assist Sr. Manager, Global Events with all regional and other global trade shows and events, as needed
  • Manage pre- and post-event emails and social media campaigns for trade shows
  • Maintain detailed and organized records of all details for trade shows and events
  • Track event spending from planning stage to post-event to ensure expenses are within the planned budget
  • Responsible for full scope of regional and small-scale (tier 3 and 4) global trade shows and education events including, but not limited to: booth set-up/tear down, food and beverages, event registration, housing, promotional items, display units, Marketing strategy and execution, researching new events, shipping, purchase orders, and event analysis
  • Assist Sr. Manager with large-scale global events including, but not limited to: booth set-up/tear down, food and beverages, event registration, housing, promotional items, display units, marketing strategy and planning, researching new events, shipping, purchase orders, and event analysis
  • Responsible for overseeing the Event Assistant in their role
  • Work with Creative Services team to develop event invites, booth designs, and all additional graphic needs
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors
  • Deliver extraordinary customer service to all internal and external stakeholders involved in the planning and delivery of events
  • Update databases, create/distribute surveys, and provide post-event reports
  • Be detail-oriented, multi-task and prioritize projects, plan meetings and consistently meet budget deadlines
  • Travel and work outside of normal business hours, as needed, to meet conference schedules
  • Coordinate Marketing campaigns with the goal of increasing product awareness and increasing sales and profits
  • Assist Marketing department with additional needs/requests

Required

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

  • Bachelor’s Degree – Required
  • 3+ years work related experience, preferably in Events & Marketing

Preferred

  • Friendly—Must have an engaging and creative personality that will be infectious to both internal touchpoints and external customers
  • Organizational skills –Ability to lead projects, overcome barriers, and collaborate effectively with others
  • Independent Planning—Sets specific goals and objectives, ability to plan for the length and difficulty of assignments, ability to break down projects into specific tasks/steps
  • CRM Experience – Knowledge of working within a Customer Relationship Management system like SF.com, Marketo, and Monday.com
  • Self-starter—Takes initiative to accomplish tasks with general or limited guidance; Possesses a keen curiosity and internal drive to find better ways to reach customers and exceed their expectations without constant supervision
  • Customer Focus— Dedication to the customer and earns their trust and respect
  • Digital Citizen—Has an established web footprint and networks daily within social media venues such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, You-Tube, and blogs
  • Knowledge of the internet and social media venues
  • Experience with cVent, Hubspot, Concur, and Oracle is desirable
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work collaboratively with various teams to achieve the organizational goals

Travel Requirements

  • Travel and work outside of normal business hours, as needed, to meet conference schedules
  • 30% of travel required

What We Offer

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities