Event Planner

9880 Campus Point Dr #210, San Diego, CA 92121 Marketing Full-time
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The Event Planner role will be responsible for supporting the Element Biosciences commercial team across a range of event needs. The ideal candidate is someone who is looking for an opportunity in a fast-paced start-up with exposure to an array of business leaders and projects.

You will:

  • Develop and execute national and regional conference strategies and sponsorships in conjunction with working closely with sales and marketing counterparts.
  • Drive event execution, including coordinating with agencies and production partners as needed.
  • Organize the logistics for advisory board meetings, educational events, and ancillary events during conferences.
  • Own event calendar, project plans and budget for exhibiting, speaking, registration, and more.
  • Partner with product marketing and product strategy to develop themes, strategy and content for events.
  • Drive logistics for all events, including contract negotiations, guest lists, venue preparation, presentation materials, security, catering, entertainment, transportation, equipment, decor, and marketing materials.
  • Make site visits and lead pre-event meetings when necessary to help staff make decisions about event design.
  • Work with communications to ensure optimal messaging and publicity across PR, internal and external comms.
  • Comply with legal, insurance, health, brand, and regulations at all times.


Your background should include:

  • 3+ years of conference and events management experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Broadcast/Journalism, or a related subject area is preferred.
  • Experience planning events for healthcare/biotech/pharma/diagnostics companies.
  • Outstanding verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Highly collaborative, as this role supports various internal customers and requires getting consensus from key partners.
  • Passion for creating a friendly, easy, and pleasant experience for all customers.
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to travel for key conferences and events (up to 25%).