The Freudenberg Group, a global technology group with 48,000 employees in some 60 countries, develops leading-edge technologies, and excellent products, solutions and services for more than 30 market segments. Freudenberg & Co. Kommanditgesellschaft, with its Headquarter in Weinheim, is the strategic parent company of the broadly diversified Group. Freudenberg Medical is a leading global manufacturer of components for medical devices, complex catheter systems for minimally-invasive surgery and total solutions for the biotech, healthcare and pharmaceutical industries.

Trade Show and Event Coordinator

Your tasks

  • Works closely with the U.S. and International Sales teams, Clinical team and Marketing team to organize and manage trade show events, professional meetings, product presentations and marketing collateral.
  • Leads communication to all internal teams on trade show logistics, event calendar and post-show results.
  • Hosts and coordinates pre-show and post-show meetings with a focus on planning and process improvement.
  • Communicates, coordinates and negotiates with vendors to secure marketing and trade show support to ensure low cost, high quality products and services.
  • Coordinates all aspects of IHT global tradeshows and events within allotted budget, including but not limited to:
    • Develops and plans on-site elements including venue procurement, staffing needs and implementation of event plans.
    • Determines appropriate equipment and products needed for exhibits, packing, shipping and procurement of necessary materials.
    • Produces event specifications while managing vendors for all aspects of events.
    • Coordinates purchase orders, show orders, invoices, check requests and all aspects of pre-event procurement and post-event reconciliation.
    • Conducts event wrap-up and post-event evaluations/ surveys, and evaluates post-show data vs. actual expenditures.
  • Organizes all aspects of literature inventory for IHT including but not limited to:
    • Maintaining, reordering, and updating catalogs, pricelists, brochures, flyers, white papers, promotional materials, etc.
    • Conducts regular inventory assessments and monitors daily usage of all IHT collateral material, promotional material and product samples.
  • Maintains and updates “Speakers Club” Memberships and Medic Alert renewals on a monthly basis.
  • Works with Marketing Management on journal ad submissions in accordance with the IHT media plan.
  • Works on Special Projects as assigned by Marketing Management.
  • Responsible for keeping the marketing room organized and stocked at all times with products and tradeshow materials.
  • Provides executive administrative support to the IHT Vice President and General Manager, Marketing Manager and consultants on an as needed basis.

Our expectations

Education:

  • B.S. or B.A. in Business, Business Administration, Marketing or related discipline.

Desired Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years’ marketing, customer service or a work history of coordination of complex schedules/activities with cross functional teams.
  • Experience in a manufacturing or customer facing environment, preferably in the medical device industry.
  • Trade show logistics and/ or event planning experience preferred.

Required Knowledge:

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook), Internet Explorer
  • Accurate Data Entry Skills

Skills/ Abilities:

  • Well-developed interpersonal, written and spoken communication skills
  • Organized, multi-tasked, team player
  • Creative, attention to detail, sense of urgency
  • Ability to work independently and with others in a fast-paced, results-oriented customer-focused environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with conflicting priorities.
  • The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 45lbs
  • Duties may require bending, walking, or standing for an extended period of time.

Physical Requirements:

  • Involves sitting, standing and/or walking, with frequent ability to exert up to 20 pounds of force to move objects and occasionally exert up to 40 pounds of force to move objects.

Freudenberg Medical is a global leader in medical contract manufacturing we offer the following services for medical device, pharmaceutical and IVD clients worldwide: product design and development, silicone and thermoplastic molding and extrusion, complex catheter systems, assembly, packaging, and engineering services.

For nearly 30 years, medical device and healthcare companies around the world have looked to Freudenberg Medical to make a difference as the custom manufacturer medical industry leaders can trust. We operate FDA-registered, ISO 13485 certified medical device facilities with Class 7 & 8 cleanrooms. Freudenberg Medical maintains design and manufacturing centers in California, Indiana, Massachusetts, Costa Rica, Europe and Asia.

InHealth Technologies- In 1978, Drs. Blom and Singer pioneered the methods of tracheoesophageal voice restoration and valved silicone voice prostheses that for over the past 35 years have become the international standard for voice restoration, allowing thousands patients worldwide to regain their ability to speak. As a leading supplier of advanced voice restorations systems, our goal at InHealth is to help laryngectomies regain and preserve a vital part of their lives – their voice. InHealth is part of Freudenberg Medical.

Location: Carpinteria, CA

We are currently hiring for a Trade Show and Event Coordinator who will be responsible for logistical and technical planning and execution of trade shows, professional meetings, and coordination of marketing trade show booth properties, literature, sales tools, and product sample inventories.

It’s an exciting time to work at Freudenberg Medical! We know our ability to succeed depends upon the people we employ. Leading-edge technology, the highest standards, and outstanding people make Freudenberg Medical the employer of choice in this industry. We offer a competitive salary plus a full range of benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, as well as 401K Match. Learn more at www.freudenbergmedical.com.  Also learn more about the InHealth Technologies products for the ENT marketplace at http://www.inhealth.com

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Freudenberg Medical - InHealth Technologies
Cari Clipperton ∙ Human Resources Manager ∙ 1110 Mark Ave ∙ 93013 Carpinteria ∙ http://www.inhealth.com/Default.asp
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