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Then look no further and join Global Marketing Team in Männedorf/Switzerland as

Manager Global Events (80-100%)


What you will do

The Manager Global Events will be responsible for Tecan’s global event strategy, including internal and external events executed either in person or digitally. You will own the global events calendar and will be re-sponsible for cross-functional alignment and resource planning, supporting both PB and LSB. You will dedicate most of your time to tactical execution of flagship events, be it internal or external. The day-to-day activities will encompass a wide range of responsibilities starting with vendor selection, negotiation of collaboration agreements and ending with delivery of world-class event experience to the target audience, measuring performance against the pre-defined KPIs. 


Responsibilities will include

  • Work with senior management team to define new formats of global events to attract, acquire and retain customers and communicate corporate brand messaging.
  • Own execution of Tecan Flagship Trade Shows, external satellite events, digital thought leadership and lead generation events as well as key internal events, such as Global Leadership Conference, Global Sales Meeting, etc. Serve as the project manager to ensure flawless tactical execution within the pre-defined timelines and budgets, ensuring key stakeholder satisfaction.
  • Manage event budget and invoicing, ensuring careful pre-event planning and alignment with all relevant stakeholders. Measure ROI and continuously make improvements based on lessons learned.
  • Define and rigorously implement events brief to facilitate organizational alignment and execution of event objectives, key messaging, creative execution, budget, and KPIs to measure success.
  • Be responsible and in close collaboration with global marketing colleagues execute event related communications to ensure target audience is engaged and the message of the event is marketed properly; be accountable for amplifying brand visibility while adhering to Tecan branding standards.
  • Engage and interact with customers designated as guest speakers at Tecan events; ensure compliance and adherence to Tecan’s Code of Conduct.
  • Develop “event in a box” tools to support local events executed by colleagues in regional organizations to create synergies and ensure consistent brand presence and display. Coach local teams on opportunity areas as required.
  • Stay on top of the latest developments and trends pertaining to event management and implement the relevant advancements in execution, technologies, creative concepts, etc. at Tecan to continuously build Tecan’s leadership in event marketing.


What you bring along

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or Business Administration
  • 3-5 years of experience in global event management; experience in digital events is a big plus 
  • Expereince in budget and supplier management
  • Capable of liaising with senior clients and senior management
  • A strong can-do attitude and creativity to solve unexpected challenges, always thinking out of the box
  • Commitment to make each event better than the previous one
  • Fluent English, any other foreign language is a plus
  • Openness to travel  (might vary from year to year)


What you will get

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package
  • Progressive employment conditions
  • Exciting career opportunities
  • Wide range of training courses
  • International and diverse environment (30+ different nationalities)
  • Strong company culture with rich history
  • Global mindset with “Swissness” at heart
  • Extremely attractive location overlooking the lake of Zurich


Look no further and apply now!

We are looking forward to receiving your application online. Please submit your resume (w/o picture and w/o cover letter, reference letters and diplomas are optional).


We will only consider direct applications that fully meet our requirements and no applications from recruiting agencies.


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Our values – trust, highest standards and ambition – are the cornerstones of our business, and give us the framework for the Tecan culture. We foster a positive and empowering environment, which allows us to bring our passion and energy to work. This helps us to deliver on our customer promise – ‘Always there for you’.

Legal entity:  Tecan Trading AG
City:  Männedorf
Country:  CH