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Tradeshow/Exhibits Event Manager (REMOTE)

Company: Astound Group LLC
Location: Remote
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

ASTOUND is a global creative experience design company that specializes in the design and execution of memorable experiences for companies to share with their customers. ASTOUND is a multi-faceted business whose services include architectural fabrication, brand strategy and development, retail design and store rollouts, digital engagements, trade show booths, branded events, and environments.ASTOUND's offices span North America, with fabrication facilities that exceed 600,000 square feet. Key office locations include Las Vegas, Portland, and Toronto. ASTOUND's projects span over 40 countries and their clients are some of the most well-recognized brands across multiple industry sectors including consumer products, sports and entertainment, telecommunications, and technology.We are seeking experienced Event Managers to join our team remotely in the Racine/Chicago area, Toronto, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas! The ideal candidate will reside in these areas.As a Tradeshow/Exhibits Event Manager, you will collaborate with the Group Account Team members to maintain and develop plans and objectives for our client(s). In this role, you will lead and manage the extended ASTOUND internal Operations team on the execution of individual projects, taking responsibility for ensuring that ASTOUND output adheres to client objectives, meets client deadlines, and achieves ASTOUND quality standards. MANAGER, EVENT MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist Group Account Team members in leading client accounts/projects within the tradeshow and exhibit industry
  • Maintain and stabilize Client Accounts in conjunction with Group Account Team members up to and including $3.5million a year
  • Build and maintain effective client relationships, ensuring that all client's needs are heard, understood, and addressed in a timely way
  • Proactively contribute ideas to projects and regularly make recommendations to client contact and Account Leaders on how to improve a project or program
  • Participate in new business opportunities as requested (research, preparation for & participation in pitches)
  • Own master timelines and project plans (externally and internally); communicate action items to all stakeholders and monitor adherence to deadlines
  • Lead client calls & internal meetings
  • Ensure clear communication with the client regarding roles and responsibilities, scope, budget, schedules, and project status/ action items
  • Manage & delegate to additional Operations Team members where appropriate which includes but is not limited to the following:
  • Property and graphic inventories
  • Job process issues
  • Show site expectations
  • Quality/expectation
  • Pricing/billing
    • Overall management of information to Project Management and operational departments as needed through launch meetings and status meetings
    • Take ultimate responsibility that client deliverables & deadlines are met BUDGET MANAGEMENT
      • Work with the Estimation team to solidify project budgets in conjunction with the Group Account Team members to provide proposals to clients
      • Invoice client projects assigned in a timely manner
      • Track and create change orders for all items outside of the original scope of sign-off and invoice out to clients as required
      • Follow up directly with the client, as required, to resolve unpaid invoices in a timely fashion
      • Create, maintain, reconcile & invoice projects within 45 days of the project end date CREATIVE MANAGEMENT
        • Participate actively and manage internal client brainstorming sessions with Group Account Team members by offering ideas for projects
        • Communicate client needs to the creative team and creative ideas to the client
        • Ensure creative deliverables meet client needs and are completed on time and on budget MANAGER, EVENT MANAGEMENT QUALIFICATIONS:
          • 5 years of experience with an exhibit company directly within in the tradeshow industry
          • Demonstrated Event Management competencies: client focus, developing others, accountability for results, attention to detail, flexibility, and team effectiveness
          • Demonstrate understanding and advocacy for clients' businesses and needs
          • Must be able to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and be flexible in working on multiple projects simultaneously
          • Willingness to travel within North America and overseas as needed
          • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite software
          • Salesforce expertise is an asset but not required
          • Positive attitude and ability to work in teamsBENEFITS AND COMPENSATIONThe compensation package will be commensurate with experience. Our employees are entitled to a standard set of benefits, including health and dental insurance and 401(k) with company match.
            • Excellent Medical Insurance
            • Excellent Dental Insurance
            • Excellent Vision Insurance
            • Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay
            • 401K matching program after 60 days of employment
            • 100% Company Life and Short-Term Disability Coverage
            • Employee Referral ProgramWe operate in quite a distributed manner. There is a concentration of team members around Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Portland, Milwaukee, and Toronto and so there are benefits to more team members being in these locations. But most important will be the person, their ability and motivation to help us grow, and their fit with our team and culture. Wherever they may be (in North America), they will need to build relationships and make sales all over the Americas. DIVERSITY COMMITMENTAt ASTOUND, our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is helping us to create not only a great place to work but also an environment where our employees, customers, and the communities we operate exist in a safe, productive, and enriching environment for everyone. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, and other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws. PI201704894

Keywords: Astound Group LLC, Eugene , Tradeshow/Exhibits Event Manager (REMOTE), Executive , Remote, Oregon

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