Corporate Relationship Manager (100%), Kilchberg – Zurich

The European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology (EULAR) is the organisation which represents the people with arthritis/rheumatism, health professional and scientific societies of rheumatology of all the European nations. EULAR is a non-profit scientific and educational association recognised by Swiss law. Each year, it hosts a congress with approximately 14,000 delegates www.congress.eular.org.

The Corporate Relationship Manager will be the main point of contact for EULAR’s industry partners. S/he will be responsible for the management and sales of EULAR’s sponsorship portfolio including the products of its flagship annual congress. Ideally, the Corporate Relationship Manager should have been trained in a comparable European association, a Professional Congress Organiser (PCO), or a pharmaceutical company. The profile requires profound knowledge of the framework conditions of medical events as well as all relevant regulations around medical congresses.

Your tasks:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with prospective and existing industry partners.
  • Maintain a deep knowledge of EULAR’s products and services.
  • Research and pursue new product/sponsorship opportunities.
  • Develop “partnership investment opportunities (PIO) manual” in close collaboration with EULAR’s COO.
  • Develop, in close collaboration with our PCO, exhibition manual, exhibition plan, satellite symposia, hospitality suites plan and other onsite marketing opportunities.
  • Identify partners’ needs and requirements and proposing suitable solutions.
  • Provide partners with comprehensive product/service consultations and support their decision-making process.
  • Resolve complaints and issues efficiently and in a timely manner.
  • Ensure partners’ satisfaction.
  • Risk and compliance management (EACCME, AIFA, MedTech, etc..)
  • Close collaboration with EULAR leadership.
  • Close collaboration with all other EULAR departments, especially Congress, Finance, and Education.
  • Establish, monitor and evaluate quality standards.

 

Your profile:

  • Higher education in relevant field
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in congress/event management, ideally gained in a medical association or PCO
  • Stress-resistant positive personality with very high engagement level
  • Strong project management skills and experienced in leading multinational teams
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Strong diplomatic and negotiation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in the English, German language a plus
  • Strong team player, but also able to work independently
  • Experience in existing congress IT solutions
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Good understanding of financial aspects and budgets
  • Availability to travel internationally
  • Interest in working with diverse people from different cultures.

 

Start: Immediate

Interested?

Send us your CV, reference letters and letter of motivation in one PDF file to Julia.rautenstrauch@eular.org to the attention of Dr. Julia Rautenstrauch.

Subject line: Application Corporate Relationship Manager

Interested?

Send us your CV, reference letters and letter of motivation in one PDF file to Julia.rautenstrauch@eular.org to the attention of Dr. Julia Rautenstrauch.

Subject line: Application Corporate Relationship Manager