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Events Specialist - Human Resources

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Human Resources & Communications


At BioFire Diagnostics, LLC. we make the world a healthier place by providing molecular solutions that lessen the time to medical results and empower healthcare professionals to make better diagnostic decisions.

We are proud to be part of the bioMérieux family and the 5,000+ team members across 12 sites and subsidiaries in North America committed to our mission to help save lives around the globe through the power of diagnostics.

Come be a part of our team and our mission as an Events Specialist! 

The Events Specialist plans and executes employee events including parties, benefit fairs, blood drives, charitable events, and service award banquets. Coordinates tasks associated with events planning offered through Human Resources.  

Principal Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Performs all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BioFire Diagnostics’ Quality System.
  2. Creates, and implements annual plan of employee events and activities. Determines venue, vendors, agenda, theme and food for each event. Coordinates with external vendors.
  3. Assists with bioMerieux corporate-driven events and activities for BioFire Diagnostics.
  4. Assists with establishing event dates, securing presenters, extending invitations, sourcing locations, and preparing materials.
  5. Maintains inventory of all HR supplies/materials used for events.
  6. Helps facilitate new employee orientation and other onboarding events (Ignite) as needed.
  7. Works within established timelines.
  8. Creates and manages events budgets.
  9. Supports special projects as requested.


Training & Education:  Associate's degree or higher.  Directly related experience may be substituted for education.

Experience:  2+ years of planning and executing events.
Preferred Experience: Event planning in a corporate setting. Experience working with third-party vendors and presenting to adult audiences. Experience working in HR.


  • Presentation skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to negotiate with outside vendors
  • Proficient in Excel & Power Point
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work within established budgets

Physical Requirements:  Must be able to move up to 50 lbs. with or without assistance. 

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