Head of Events

United States
Marketing – Enterprise Marketing /
Full Time /
Sword Health is on a mission to free two billion people from pain as the world’s first and only end-to-end platform to predict, prevent and treat pain. 

Delivering a 62% reduction in pain and a 60% reduction in surgery intent, at Sword, we are using technology to save millions for our 2,500+ enterprise clients across three continents. Today, we hold the majority of industry patents, win 70% of competitive evaluations, and have raised more than $300 million from top venture firms like Founders Fund, General Catalyst, and Khosla Ventures. 

Recognized as a Forbes Best Startup Employer in 2023, this award highlights our focus on being a destination for the best and brightest  talent. Not only have we experienced unprecedented growth since our market debut in 2020,  but we’ve also created a remarkable mission and value-driven environment that is loved by our growing team. With a recent valuation of $2 billion, we are in a phase of hyper growth and expansion, and we’re looking for individuals with passion, commitment, and energy to help us scale our impact. 

Joining Sword Health means committing to a set of core values, chief amongst them to “do it for the patients” every day, and to always “deliver more than expected” on behalf of our members and clients.

This is an opportunity for you to make a significant difference on a massive scale as you work alongside 800+ (and growing!) talented colleagues, spanning two continents. Your charge? To help us build a pain-free world, powered by technology, enhanced by people — accessible to all.

Sword Health is looking for an exceptional Head of Events to join our B2B Enterprise marketing team. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and executing events across our key audiences, both through trade shows and branded/hosted events, to drive demand and brand preference for Sword. 

This role is for an experienced and independent self-starter who has deep expertise and results across industries in delivering successful events. A creative thinker and executer to reach and influence all our B2B audiences. The right person for this role is excited to truly rewrite the B2B event playbook for Healthtech. We are building a generational brand with universal impact – unlike any other Health brand – and if this inspires you, this is the role and company for you. 

What You'll Do:

• Create the strategy and drive the day to day of our event marketing efforts
• Lead and manage all aspects of event planning and execution, ensuring flawless coordination and delivery of high-quality events
• Oversee both trade shows and branded/hosted events throughout the year
• Ladder to company objectives, including identifying target audiences, determining event format, and setting goals and metrics for success
• Oversee budgeting and financial management for events, ensuring cost-effective planning and resource allocation
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align event initiatives with marketing, sales, and business development efforts
• Evaluate event performance and provide insights for continuous improvement, leveraging data and feedback to enhance future events

• Leads a team of a Senior Events Manager, Event Coordinator, agency work as needed, and our Partner marketing’s event strategy
• Develop a creative yet analytical and results-driven team, consistently delivering high-performance results
• Keep a high bar on team performance to ensure we are consistently meeting excellence on all outputs and using tech to innovate and improve deliverables

• You will collaborate with our sales and our marketing teams to execute events that influence the pipeline and create greater brand awareness 
• Partner with Finance to develop holistic goals across various marketing efforts that include forecasting, spend and ROI
• Support process improvements, working to ensure proper attribution
• Apply brand principles, voice, and design guidelines across all events

Who You Are:

• Preferred Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Hospitality, or a related field
• 12+ years leading event marketing with scalable and repeatable playbooks
• Strong understanding of B2B marketing and its most effective event types 
• Demonstrable experience in designing and implementing successful events for both lead generation and brand awareness and perceptions
• Solid rolodex of agencies for both large and small event needs
• Excellent operational skills and regular data-driven decision making
• Strong communication and collaboration skills
• Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and execute multiple activities/projects simultaneously
US Sword Benefits & Perks: *Eligibility: Full-time employees regularly working 25+ hours per week
Comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance*
Equity Shares*
Discretionary PTO Plan*
Parental leave*
Flexible working hours
Remote-first Company
Internet Stipend for remote working
Paid Company Holidays
Free Digital Therapist for you and your family
*Eligibility: Full-time employees regularly working 25+ hours per week

Portugal - Sword Benefits:
Health, dental and vision Insurance
Meal Allowance
Equity Shares

Portugal - Sword Perks:
Remote Work Allowance
Flexible working hours
Work from home
Unlimited Vacation
Snacks and Beverages
English Class
Unlimited access to Coursera Learning Platform

*US Applicants Only: Applicants must have a legal right to work in the United States, and immigration or work visa sponsorship will not be provided.*

SWORD Health, which includes SWORD Health, Inc. and Sword Health Professionals (consisting of Sword Health Care Providers, P.A., SWORD Health Care Providers of NJ, P.C., SWORD Health Care Physical Therapy Providers of CA, P.C.*) complies with applicable Federal and State civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of Age, Ancestry, Color, Citizenship, Gender, Gender expression, Gender identity, Gender information, Marital status, Medical condition, National origin, Physical or mental disability, Pregnancy, Race, Religion, Caste, Sexual orientation, and Veteran status.