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Marketing Events Manager


Minneapolis, MN, US

Job Family:  Marketing
Country/Region:  United States


This role supports our North America Wound and Skin Care business and is based in Minneapolis, MN, in a hybrid work setting.


Company profile

Coloplast is a Danish multinational company that develops, manufactures and markets medical devices related to ostomy, continence, interventional urology, voice and respiratory care, and wound and skin care. For wound and skin care, our products are designed to prevent and manage skin conditions and chronic wounds such as pressure injuries and leg ulcers. Our customers are hospital systems and other care settings where we engage with decision makers such as WOC nurses, Infection Prevention Nurses, and Supply Chain Managers.


Team dynamics

The successful candidate will join a small team of approximately 10 high caliber marketing professionals that enjoy working and collaborating together from our Minneapolis office on West River Road in a hybrid work setting. We enjoy a small business mindset within a larger organization, with ambitious growth targets and unique product solutions. We focus on customer-centric initiatives and high impact projects that are aligned to our business priorities.


Job fuction summary

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to work on a variety of internal and external events as part of an ambitious marketing team. This position will work closely with our Marketing Managers across North America (US and Canada) to plan and deliver our marketing messages to a variety of audiences. The main job functions for this role include:


  • Work closely with our Marketing Managers to help develop our annual Marketing plan by recommending a meaningful and relevant event schedule to support our commercial priorities
  • Responsibility for planning and delivering our sales meetings, including venue selection, accommodations, food & beverage, entertainment, communication, on-site support, and budget and contract management
  • Responsibility for our annual tradeshow plan, including show selection, strategy, booth design, drawing audiences, literature & samples, accommodations, booth logistics, budget, and on-site support
  • Generate reports on event performance, including evaluation forms, audience profiles, cost-per-contact, lead generation, and other performance indicators to evaluate return and make strategic recommendations
  • Plan and organize our annual incentive trip for our sales team, including location selection, logistics, program, budget, and on-site support
  • Plan and deliver webinars and live speaker events, including platform selection, speaker preparation, content management, and live support with FAQ sessions
  • Logistics support for selected regional shows, advisory boards, focus groups, or other sales and marketing events

In addition to frequent interactions with our Marketing and Marketing Communications team, this position will work closely with our business leaders, sales teams, third party agencies, and their counterparts in other divisions.


Essential qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Events, Communications, or other relevant field of study
  • 3+ Years successful experience in Events Management
  • Experience with managing external vendors
  • Core skills to include strong communication, eye for detail, organizational, and project management skills
  • Proven ability to lead, manage, and prioritize multiple projects
  • Willingness to join a team who values listening, mutual respect, and collaboration
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. and willing and able to travel across US/Canada (20-30%)




Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 14,000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.


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Coloplast is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) which means we employ and promote individuals based on their merits, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, status with regards to public assistance or any other protected classification.


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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