AGC Biologics is a leading global Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization, with a deep commitment to improving life quality by bringing new biopharmaceuticals to market. Because of our dedication to building and empowering our internal teams, AGC Biologics is an innovative leader in the industry with an extensive network of cGMP facilities in the US, Europe and Asia. As such, we deliver a deep expertise, dynamic solutions and technologies, as well as customized services for the scale-up and cGMP manufacturing of protein-based therapeutics. We forge exceptionally strong partnerships with our clients, and we never lose sight of our pledge to deliver a reliable and compliant drug substance supply, Right, On Time. For more information, visit www.agcbio.com.
The Events Specialist is responsible for the development, management and execution of global events that support AGC Biologics’ brand, business, and communication objectives, including planning, creative development, execution, measurement, and communication of events. This position will work cross functionally with multiple internal departments, properties, agencies, and senior-level leadership. This strategic position will “manage” every aspect of events, both internal and external.
Provide a single point of accountability for the development, oversight, and execution of global events, which include trade/industry conferences, partner summits, networking events, educational summits and business development meetings.
Develop an event brief or PowerPoint which defines business and event objectives, target audience, executional components and metrics
Understand messaging hierarchy and incorporate through end-to-end experiences
Drive impactful visual graphics and booth layout/traffic flow
Leverage event speaking opportunities and generate media inquiries to build brand
Lead cross-functional and cross-regional teams
Develop and execute work stream plans
Identify and mitigate issues/escalations
Partner with cross-functional and cross-regional key stakeholders to ensure alignment regarding event strategy and delivery
Manage the event agency/agencies on all creative/production, logistics planning, registration, housing, venue(s), event tools, etc.
Develop rhythm of business, including internal communications and executive briefings
Co-establish key performance indicators and measurement
Oversee and manage event budgets
Manage, in partnership with executive teams, the executive experience at the event
Create pre and post event debriefs and manage event budget reconciliation
Build/manage event templates/processes; manage document sharing site
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Demonstrated understanding of how to articulate a brand vision and message through events
Demonstrated knowledge in the discipline of event marketing with fundamental understanding of how to maximize event ROI and leverage events to drive growth for the business
Ability to think critically and react quickly and calmly in high-pressure situations
Ability to travel up to 30-40% a year (domestic and global), up to two weeks at a time, sometimes including weekends and holidays
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to manage multiple projects/events at one time
Demonstrated ability to consistently meet deadlines
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently while remaining a team player
Ability to confidently interact with executives and other senior levels of the organization to influence and gain support, input and approvals
Demonstrated ability to maintain a respectful and professional attitude towards all co-workers at all times, including periods of high stress
Must be comfortable with the ambiguity that can accompany a position in a dynamic organization.
Bachelor’s degree in event management, marketing, communications, business or a related field
Minimum of 5+ years’ experience developing and executing events
Experience managing events globally
Experience executing events across varying audiences, segments and channels
Experience working cross-functionally, managing external experiential marketing partners (e.g., event production agencies, etc.), and internal stakeholders/clients.
Proven experience creating and managing events to drive business and brand growth
Proven experience leading cross functional teams and agency partners
Industry experience a plus
Certification in Tradeshow Marketing a plus.
AGC Biologics offers a highly competitive compensation package and a friendly, collaborative culture that values personal initiative and professional achievement. EOE