Schrödinger, a scientific software company serving researchers worldwide in commercial and academic institutions, seeks an Marketing Events Manager in our New York, NY or Boston, MA office.

Schrödinger is on the cutting edge of computer-aided drug discovery and materials science. We set the record for the largest and fastest cloud computing run, and our software suites continue to revolutionize the design of therapeutics and materials.

As a member of our Marketing team, you’ll have the opportunity to drive marketing events for both our life science and materials science business. 

Who will love this job:

  • An experienced marketer with a proven track record of planning and operating events, preferably within the life science or materials science industry 
  • A strategic thinker who can create short- and long-term plans for marketing events that align with corporate-level business objectives
  • A skilled project manager who can manage multiple projects simultaneously and work productively with counterparts in a cross-functional capacity
  • A results-oriented professional who can analyze and report on event performance with a focus on growth and ROI

What you’ll do:

  • Spearhead the company’s global marketing event strategy - including both virtual events and trade shows - working closely with global marketing and regional business teams
  • Lead cross-functional teams to plan and executive all elements of virtual and in-person trade shows in the United States including the development of creative assets, booth experience and ancillary events
  • Work with global marketing and sales teams to develop objectives for each event, including initiatives in lead generation, customer engagement, and brand awareness
  • Drive brand representation and consistency by working with in-house designer and creative team
  • Negotiate and execute contracts for large- and small-scale events; manage relationships with vendor parties including production companies and hotels
  • Own and manage budgets for each show, including forecasting and reconciliation post-event
  • Conduct and communicate post-show analysis, including metics. Work with marketing team members to ensure leads are distributed and followed up in a timely manner in accordance with GDPR compliance.

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in Marketing or related discipline
  • 5+ years of corporate event experience, ideally in life science or materials science industries
  • Proven experience carrying out event marketing strategies, including trade show planning and management of virtual events
  • Demonstrated effective leadership of cross-functional teams 
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Experience negotiating and contracting hotels and ancillary services
  • Familiarity with event management platform tools
  • Ability to travel 15-20% of time
Pay and perks:
Schrödinger understands it’s people that make a company great. Because of this, we’re prepared to offer a competitive salary, stock options, and a wide range of benefits that include healthcare (with dental and vision), a 401k, pre-tax commuter benefits, a flexible work schedule, and a parental leave program. We have catered meals in the office every day, a company culture that is relaxed but engaged, and over a month of paid vacation time.  Our Administrative and Human Resources departments also plan a myriad of fun company-wide events. New York is home to our largest office, but we have teams all over the world. Schrödinger is honored to have been selected as one of Crain's New York Best Places to Work for the last three consecutive years.
 
Sound exciting? Apply today and join us!
 
As an equal opportunity employer, Schrödinger hires outstanding individuals into every position in the company. People who work with us have a high degree of engagement, a commitment to working effectively in teams, and a passion for the company's mission. We place the highest value on creating a safe environment where our employees can grow and contribute, and refuse to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious belief, sex, age, disability, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, partnership status, caregiver status, sexual and reproductive health decisions, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic. To us, "diversity" isn't just a buzzword, but an important element of our core principles and key business practices. We believe that diverse companies innovate better and think more creatively than homogenous ones because they take into account a wide range of viewpoints. For us, greater diversity doesn't mean better headlines or public images - it means increased adaptability and profitability.

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