Overview

Interested in joining a cause-driven, customer focused company dedicated to positively impacting the health of animals, people and the planet? Search our job listings below.

Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) is a global leader in animal health dedicated to innovating and delivering products and services to prevent and treat disease in farm animals and pets, creating value for farmers, pet owners, veterinarians, stakeholders, and society as a whole. With nearly 70 years of animal health heritage, we are committed to helping our customers improve the health of animals in their care, while also making a meaningful impact on our local and global communities. At Elanco, we are driven by our vision of Food and Companionship Enriching life and our Elanco Healthy Purpose™ CSR framework – all to advance the health of animals, people and the planet. Learn more at www.elanco.com.

Become a key member of the US Pet Health Marketing Operations team and contribute to our success with your strategic thinking & planning, expert executional and project management skill, attention to detail, networking and executive communication and positive energy and attitude.

  • The Manager, Conferences & Events is a key role on the US Pet Health Marketing team and will make a remarkable impact on our customers, ensure a best-in-class experience at conferences and events, deliver industry-leading professional education and launch timely product information.
  • Be the key contact for industry associations, responsible for managing agency & vendor relationships as well as optimizing budget and resourcing. Help drive transformation of events to optimize both on-site and digital execution.
  • Reporting to the Senior Director of Marketing Operations, you will have the opportunity to apply your skills to represent one of the leaders in pet health; providing extraordinary experiences, insights to brands, and facilitating the sales process through advancing customer interactions.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Planning for attendance & activities at key veterinary conferences and events.
  • Manage budget for exhibit fees as well as sponsorships, activities, digital, pre-show and on-site advertising and veterinary education.
  • Oversee exhibit booth, including design, configuration, on-site setup/tear down, materials and staffing.
  • Represent Elanco to key veterinary associations, and professional organizations, securing booth space at conferences and events, as well as opportunities to provide veterinary education, sponsored sessions & activities, negotiation of terms and conditions.
  • Coordinate attendance and duties at exhibit booth for key conferences. Intervention as needed to ensure any necessary adjustments are addressed and resolved quickly.
  • Manage, collect and submit contact information from exhibit booth and veterinary education events.
  • Develop best-in-class digital capabilities for virtual conferences, and advance Elanco’s presence in the digital marketplace.
  • Responsible for annual planning as well as strategic approach to conferences & events.
  • Adhere to Elanco financial guidelines and policies, including creation of purchase requisitions, verification of services rendered and timely submission of invoices.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years of relevant conference and event planning experience.
  • Ability to safely lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Financial and business acumen and ability to manage multi-million dollar budget.
  • Proven, expert project management skills
  • Ability & willingness to travel 25%+ and work irregular hours as necessary
  • Develop, execute, measure & evaluate consistent brand experiences that drive results
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders while making sound, data-driven, timely decisions.
  • Ability to lead and advance multiple projects simultaneously while delivering quality results.
  • Establish and maintain relationships as a primary contact across key professional organizations nationally.
  • Qualified candidates must legally be authorized to be employed in the United States. Elanco Animal Health does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.

 

Additional Skills/ Preferred Qualifications:

  • CMP certification or related credential(s)
  • Management of people and/or work crews, including but not limited to creative agencies
  • Animal health or pharma industry experience
  • Experience with professional organizations
  • Experience negotiating while adhering to rate of return objectives

 

Elanco is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status

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