Senior Events Specialist
Arlington, VA  / Minneapolis, MN 
Posted 16 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description

In 2001, we set out to revolutionize the prescribing process. Today, our industry-leading solutions do much more than that: Our network supports 2 million healthcare professionals, over 99% of the patient population, and billions of transactions. Our solutions offer simpler, trusted health intelligence sharing at critical points of care for better decisions-from streamlining prior authorizations to delivering comprehensive medication histories to facilitating direct messages between providers.

Our services are at the heart of the healthcare industry, serving doctors, nurses and pharmacists; health systems, independent practices and pharmacies; health plans, pharmacy benefit managers and electronic health record vendors.

We're a company full of smart, driven, genuine people all working together to make healthcare better for all.Join us.

What You're Like

You play at the intersection of creativity and strategy. And you know how to bring your creativity and strategy to life. You like big ideas, but you're also grounded in good data, real market insights and measurable results.

What We're Like

We're a team of creatives and strategists who live by the motto "digital first" (although we know print, too). We're storytellers and promoters who stay grounded in our purpose. We take our work seriously, but we also know how to have fun.

What the Work is Like

Our challenge is dealing with competing priorities as we juggle long-term goals with short-term needs. To do this, energy and positivity is the name of the game. And we take time to both celebrate our accomplishments and learn from our missteps.

Job Summary

The Senior Events Specialist is a pivotal member of the Marketing organization. Responsibilities include designing, planning and executing marketing events such as trade shows and customer related events, specifically coordinating all required logistics; partnering with and managing vendors; developing necessary presentation and materials support; and ensuring successful event execution. The incumbent must exhibit an exceptional commitment to accuracy, attention to detail and possess strong organizational skills. The Senior Events Specialist will partner with the Director, Event Marketing as well as Strategic Marketing managers and others across the Marketing team to plan and execute industry events as outlined in each event's strategic objectives and goals.

  • Organizes meeting/event logistics, planning, tradeshow management and all Marketing-owned events.

  • Develops and implements event show plans, in partnership with marketing managers and Director, Event Marketing.

  • Responsible for coordinating all tradeshow assets according to events calendar, ensuring booth resources are available and coordinated for shows in advance.

  • Ensures all internal and external event calendars are up-to-date with details for appropriate promotions and visibility.

  • Conducts research and makes recommendations for events to include special venues, transportation, catering companies, entertainment, and other required resources to execute intended experiences.

  • Collaborates with internal and external partners/stakeholders to ensure timely and effective execution of event details.

  • Helps track all event-associated budgets to ensure spend meets event budget.

  • Partners with Creative team to ensure new or existing tradeshow and event materials are developed and executed for key company-hosted events, as required.

  • Ensures that all event materials and/or collateral meet brand guidelines and are received in a timely manner for successful information sharing on-site.

  • Partners with the Director, Event Marketing to plan and execute key strategic events that require cross-organizational input and alignment (HIMSS, Annual Customer Forum, Sales Kickoff and others as needed.)

  • Provides recommendations on policies, processes, and procedures to solve problems or improve effectiveness of function.

  • Provides post-event evaluation and reporting in partnership with Director, Event Marketing , Marketing Operations, Digital & Interactive Marketing, and the Content team to ensure event data and trends are captured (e.g. inputs into marketing dashboard, analysis and reporting to leads program, customer meetings, and media metrics.)

QualificationsBasic Requirements:
  • Bachelors' degree or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years of event management, marketing, communications and/ or project management experience

  • Experience with tools and technologies to effectively manage events end-to-end

  • High proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point)

  • Passion and interest in social media engagement to promote key events

  • Experience planning and executing events ranging in size and level of detail that require development of integrated communication materials. Excellent organizational and planning skills with ability to work under pressure

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and presentation), and strong interpersonal skills with the ability to gain credibility and interact with team members, customer partners and senior executives. Straight-forward communicator able to organize, summarize, convey ideas simply and accurately.

  • Has strong project management and entrepreneurial skills to work independently on moderately complex projects/assignments. Sets objectives for own job area to meet the goals of projects and assignments

  • Creative out of the box thinker who is intellectually curious. Motivated, possessing vision, exceptional ability and enthusiasm

  • Comfort with ambiguity and the ability to forge ahead on initiatives not done before recognizing there will be obstacles to overcome along the way

  • Situational awareness and ability to be flexible and respond to challenging situations appropriately

  • Works well in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts or Marketing or an Events Management Certificate (CMP or CMM)

  • Experience with a B2B healthcare company, healthcare technology or other corporate environment

  • Experience with

  • Knowledge and experience with marketing automation tools such as HubSpot

  • Familiarity with project management tools such base Basecamp and JIRA

Surescripts embraces flexibility through its Flexible Hybrid Work model for most positions.

Why Wait? Apply Now

We're a midsize company. This means you're not just another employee ID number. Here, you can build real relationships and feel supported by truly awesome people with diverse backgrounds and talents in an innovative and collaborative work culture. We strive to create an environment where you can be yourself, share your ideas and work your way. We offer opportunities for learning, development and growth, as well as competitive compensation and benefits, plus flexible working learn more about our benefits and working at Surescripts.

Physical and Mental Requirements

While performing duties of this job, an employee may be required to perform any, or all of the following: attend meetings in and out of the office, travel (sometimes extensively), communicate effectively (both orally and in writing), and be able to effectively use computers and other electronic and standard office equipment with, or without, a reasonable accommodation. Additionally, this job requires certain mental demands, including the ability to use judgement, withstand moderate amounts of stress and maintain attention to detail with, or without, a reasonable accommodation.

Work Environment:

  • Office environment with approximately 50% annual domestic travel

Surescripts is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

A requirement of this position is that you must be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to perform your essential job functions. Surescripts will consider accommodation requests as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated because of a medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief.


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Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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