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Lead Specialist, Strategic Meetings Management

  • Titolo Lead Specialist, Strategic Meetings Management
  • Funzione Marketing
  • Sottofunzione Events
  • Categoria Senior Supervisor, Events (PL6)
  • Località Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States
  • Data di pubblicazione
  • Riferimento 2406188136W
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Johnson & Johnson is recruiting for a  Lead Specialist, Strategic Meetings  Management  to join our EdTech team located Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

At Johnson & Johnson, we believe health is everything. Our strength in healthcare innovation empowers us to build a world where complex diseases are prevented, treated, and cured, where treatments are smarter and less invasive, and solutions are personal. Through our expertise in Innovative Medicine and MedTech, we are uniquely positioned to innovate across the full spectrum of healthcare solutions today to deliver the breakthroughs of tomorrow, and profoundly impact health for humanity. Learn more at

The  Lead Specialist, Strategic Meetings Management (SMM)  will support our DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction and Enabling Technology businesses and work with business partners to recommend event strategy that will increase customer engagement, sponsorship impact and amplify branding for national society meetings. They will develop event strategy and execution plans to ensure maximum engagement with target audiences and the right level of onsite logistical support is for designated large programs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The Lead Specialist collaborate and align with SMM Sr. Manager, Marketing and Sales associates on event external and internal event strategy, which is a critical component of our marketing and customer engagement strategy.
  • Responsible for consistency in delivery and high-quality events, including tradeshow participation and sponsorships, large corporate events, executive or internal and other brand events or related initiatives while ensuring compliance to all legal, regulatory and HCC policies to include Advamed, Pharma, ACCME and Federal, State, and Local regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Partner with contracted meeting planners in the organization and execution of business-related events such as congresses, conventions, national sales meetings, surgeon ad boards and corporate programs.
  • Owns oversite for all logistics planning and ensuring all team members are aligned. Assigns areas of responsibility, timelines, delegates tasks, and stays abreast of the status of each event and keeps relevant parties informed of updates.
  • Leads and champions society relationships to ensure strategic alignment with commercial priorities including recommending sponsorships, advertising, and exhibit presence. Leads agenda development, logistical support, networking and communication planning with team members. Assist with theme/message development, approving location, invite lists and other important aspects for events.
  • Control all event financial aspects including timely and accurate budget development and reporting of spend vs. actual with finance partners, SMM leadership and other team members. Ensures that the meetings team is handling all vendor payments on time and that HCP meal and sponsorship transfer of value reporting is completed accurately per Open Payments requirements.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of event policies and procedures ensuring they are in line with business policy. Monitors performance against business goals and budgets, providing quarterly updates to business partners on meeting activity, identifying cost efficiency, and finding opportunities to enhance return on investment.
  • Designs and applies feedback mechanisms to assess impact of events and improve future events. Consults with various departments on possible events during business planning process.




  • Bachelors Degree (or equivalent experience) required.

Experience and Skills:


  • BA/BS degree required.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years in meetings/tradeshow industry at a healthcare or life sciences organization with confirmed ability to translate business strategy into solutions that support the company’s goals.
  • Experience must include shown success to multi-task many events, problem solve, provide direction to vendors and coordinate the activities of other associates supporting events.
  • Detailed knowledge of event management practices, principles, and tools and experience working withing healthcare compliance guidelines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, flexible demeanor and ability to function as a member of a diverse team required.
  • Experience in developing budgets and handling event financial reporting.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop internal and external networks including vendors.
  • Proven understanding of Microsoft applications.


  • CMP Preferred.


  • Fast paced environment with responsibility for meetings that may occur on a 24-hour, 7-day a week basis.
  • This position will be based in Palm Beach Gardens, FL and will require up to 20% domestic travel, sometimes on weekends.
  • In office attendance required a minimum three days per week.

The anticipated base pay range for this position is $90,000 to $144,900. The Company maintains highly competitive, performance-based compensation programs. Under current guidelines, this position is eligible for an annual performance bonus in accordance with the terms of the applicable plan. The annual performance bonus is a cash bonus intended to provide an incentive to achieve annual targeted results by rewarding for individual and the corporation’s performance over a calendar/ performance year. Bonuses are awarded at the Company’s discretion on an individual basis.

Employees and/or eligible dependents may be eligible to participate in the following Company sponsored employee benefit programs: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, business accident insurance, and group legal insurance. Employees may be eligible to participate in the Company’s consolidated retirement plan (pension) and savings plan (401(k)).

Employees are eligible for the following time off benefits: 

  • Vacation – up to 120 hours per calendar year
  • Sick time - up to 40 hours per calendar year; for employees who reside in the State of Washington – up to 56 hours per calendar year
  • Holiday pay, including Floating Holidays – up to 13 days per calendar year
  • Work, Personal and Family Time - up to 40 hours per calendar year

For additional general information on Company benefits, please go to:  

This job posting is anticipated to close on May 22, 2024. The Company may however extend this time-period, in which case the posting will remain available on to accept additional applications. 

At Johnson & Johnson, we’re on a mission to change the trajectory of health for humanity. That starts by creating the world’s healthiest workforce. Through cutting-edge programs and policies, we empower the physical, mental, emotional, and financial health of our employees and the ones they love. For more information on how we support the whole health of our employees throughout their wellness, career, and life journey, please visit

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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