Abbott Event Coordinator in Waukegan, Illinois

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Looking for a fun, enthusiastic, highly organized individual to plan global IT events and meetings. Manage “Ask IT” events, which are global events providing on-site IT support at various Abbott sites and sales conferences.

Responsibilities include:

Establish standardized event procedures and train staff into properly executing them

Track event key performance areas and identify items to work on for future events

Work closely with vendors, exhibitors and stakeholders during event planning

Create event listings on Yammer & Sharepoint sites

Manage event staffing, communications, marketing, surveys, set up, tear down and follow-ups

Coordinate shipping of marketing kits, adhere to an event budget to avoid project overruns

Manage site logistics.

Work with cross functional teams to deliver the correct print collateral & training materials required. Manage translations per country requirements.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email