International professional association based in Austin, Texas USA seeking experienced Exhibits Manager to oversee sponsorship and exhibits for all Association events.
Overview of job responsibilities:
Plans and coordinates event and exhibit logistics for association's specified meetings and events.
Works with general contractor to develop floor plans for all the association expositions; sets up floor plans and manages booth space assignments in floor plan software. Maintains accurate exhibitor files, and booth assignment log.
In concert with sales and marketing department, responsible for selling and processing the association’s exposition sales for all the association’s exhibits/table tops and sponsorships.
Spearheads the development, communication, and implementation of effective growth strategies and processes for the association’s exhibit and sponsorship sales initiatives.
Coordinates preparing departmental budgets and operates within the annual budget for the association’s exhibits and sponsorship activities.
Responsible for producing and managing all aspects of assigned exhibits including pre-show program development and marketing.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, or business, or related area, from an accredited college or university, or a minimum of five (5) years association management experience.
Relevant Experience: Minimum of two years association experience developing, marketing and evaluating exhibitions, preferably in the not-for-profit sector. A2Z experience and CEM designation is preferred.
Internal: Works closely with all staff to fulfill position responsibilities.
External: Works closely with association’s vendors and contractors. Works with representatives of other industry organizations to identify exhibit resources.
Job Location: This is an in-office position at the global headquarters.
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