Sr Meetings & Events Manager

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Work Schedule


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Job Description

As part of the Thermo Fisher Scientific team, you’ll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life every single day to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We provide our global teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while helping to take science a step beyond by developing solutions for some of the world’s toughest challenges, like protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe or helping find cures for cancer.

Location/Division Specific Information

Remote, East Coast, USA

Materials and Structural Analysis Division

How will you make an impact?

Are you an experienced Marketing professional looking for a new and exciting challenge? Look no further! Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is seeking a Senior Event Manager to join our dynamic team. As a world-class leader in the scientific industry, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is dedicated to making a difference in the world through our innovative products and solutions. This is an exceptional opportunity to showcase your marketing expertise and make a significant impact on our global in person and digital events.

As a Senior Event Manager, your main responsibility will be to plan, organize, and carry out successful events that promote our brand and, connect with important individuals and enhance our marketing pipeline. Your ability to think creatively and pay attention to small details will be vital in guaranteeing that our events are top-notch and leave a memorable impact on attendees. You will collaborate closely with teams from different departments to establish event goals, create strategies, and put them into action. This role offers a chance to oversee various types of events, including tradeshows, conferences, customer appreciation events, and digital events.


  • Develop and implement a comprehensive in person and digital event strategy aligned with MSD’s marketing objectives, lead generation goals and customer needs.
  • Manage end-to-end event planning and execution, ensuring detailed logistics and exceptional attendee experiences.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop event objectives, content, and messaging that align with marketing objectives.
  • Lead all aspects of event budgets, contract negotiation, and strictly adhere to financial and quality guidelines.
  • Drive event promotion and marketing initiatives across various platforms, both digital and traditional, to ensure strong event attendance.
  • Work closely with the Business Units to develop lead generation strategies and optimize lead generation processes for events including timely submission and reporting of post event lead tactics.
  • Measure, report and analyze event data and feedback to continuously improve marketing pipeline and implement changes for future events.

Educational Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Event Management, Marketing, Communications, or related field strongly preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience with event and/or project management.
  • Certified Trade Show Management (CTSM) and/or Certified Meeting Planner (CMP) certification preferred.

Experience Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Marketing Communications and/or Event Management experience in a business-to-business environment, preferably for a U.S. based company.
  • Industrial Market experience preferred.
  • Scientific capital equipment experience preferred.

Skill Requirements:

  • Demonstrated expertise in planning and organizing events, with a proven track record of successfully managing large-scale gatherings and digital events.
  • Exceptional organizational and project management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks, be flexible and meet deadlines.
  • Proficient in lead generation and lead collection strategies.
  • Excellent understanding of contracts and excel at contract negotiation.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as required, up to 30%.
  • Able to lift and move at least 15-20lbs.

Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. As one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.

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