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Divisional Vice President – Trade Show/Event Industry – Dallas, TX | Management

Derse is a complete face-to-face marketing agency specializing in exhibits, events and marketing environments. Ranked as one of Advertising Age’s World's Largest Agency Companies and Chief Marketer’s B2B Top Shops, we are looking for a key leader to drive one of our largest divisions.

The Divisional Vice President is a critical role for the overall achievement of the Dallas division. Your primary role is to lead and strategize new business development and nurture existing client relationships, all while setting the standard for quality customer service. You will be directly responsible for overseeing all Dallas operations and employees and held accountable to profit and growth objectives set each year. This role reports to the Corporate Executive Vice President.

Qualifications

* 7-10 years management/leadership experience required
* Bachelor’s degree in Business/Finance preferred
* Previous background in running production-oriented operations in a
   custom build environment
* Must have working knowledge of financial systems
* Custom exhibit or cabinetry background preferred

At Derse, we hire leaders who have an eye set for growth and innovation. This is your chance to build Derse’s future – so you can have the best for yours. Make your move: Please submit your resumes to www.derse.com/careers.

READY TO RUN THE CITY?

A successful trade show labor service company is looking for a qualified city manager to take over its existing operation.

This city manager will be required to manage the day to day operation for trade show labor in our Las Vegas location.

We seek a city manager who has the experience and capabilities to oversee all aspects of the operation.  In this role, the individual will manage the set up and take down of trade show structures and booths, while exceeding customer expectations.

The individual will be responsible for the following:

* Manage, organize, build, recruit, hire and train individuals who can work on crews for the purposes of installing trade show exhibits and retail displays
* Coordinate and schedule labor force
* Organize all aspects of setting up multiple client exhibits at the various facilities throughout Las Vegas
* Communicate with management and staff daily to update operational reports and project information regarding events in Las Vegas
* All administrative duties including time tickets, billing reports, participate in all union activity and all on-site show floor activity

Requirements for this position:

* Related Trade Show Experience
* Excellent communication, leadership and management skills
* Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
* Effectively multi-task in a fast pace environment with a variety of projects, suppliers and unions
* A positive attitude and desire to assist teams when necessary
* Willing to work long hours when required
* Knowledge of desktop/lap top computers, internet, email, fax, etc.
* A passion to exceed customer expectations
* Desire an opportunity to manage and grow an existing company, known for its customer centric focus

Send resume and salary requirement to Maxyourcareeer@gmail.com

SEEKING A SENIOR 3D EXHIBIT DESIGNER

Elevation, a full service design and marketing firm, is seeking an enthusiastic Senior 3D Exhibit Designer. The ideal candidate will be passionate and motivated, and eager to foster a creative and inspiring team-based work environment. This is a salaried position with an impressive benefits package, and does require some travel.

Requirements & Responsibilities:

6+ years of relevant design experience

Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Design or a related field

Possess an understanding of exhibits as a marketing, educational, and experiential communication tool

Detail oriented, highly organized, able to prioritize tasks, and able to work under pressure with multiple deadlines

Compelling in person presenter able to effectively communicate and explain design solutions

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Proficient in 3D visualization tools, especially 3DS Max/Form Z/Adobe Creative Suite applications

Lead design assignments conceptual through project completion

Develop hand drawn sketches, black and white line drawings, computer generated color renderings, and presentation packages to communicate concepts to clients

Create and provide estimating drawings to communicate component dimensions, substrates, and amounts needed to the estimating team

Create and provide control drawings to communicate component dimensions and detail information needed to the CAD team

Interested candidates should submit their resume and portfolio to Dana Esposito, Creative Director at despositio@elevation3d.com

Operations Manager – Las Vegas

Company Summary:

Totally Mod Event Furnishings is a quickly growing player in the event and trade show industry. We strive every day to live up to our three core principles “Innovate, Partner, Service”.  We are an expanding team of passionate individuals that are taking the company to the next level.  If you are just looking for a “job,” this is NOT for you.

Position Summary:

The Operations Manager manages all Las Vegas operations and warehouse staff, is the primary point of contact for our headquarters in Orlando, maintains the daily flow of operations in our Las Vegas facility, and make sure all policies and procedures are adhered to. The Operations Manager will excel in the warehouse, on job site, and in an office environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Human Resources: interviewing, hiring, training, counseling, disciplining, firing, oversight of weekly payroll.

Warehouse: working with Warehouse Manager and warehouse staff to accurately pull and prepare furniture for events and return furniture to warehouse post event. Maintain accurate inventory by conducting physical counts and reconciling variances.  Ensure a clean and safe work environment.

Installation and Dismantle: working with I&D Manager and I&D staff to manage all setups and strikes.  Timeliness, preparedness, improvisational skills, and a high level of customer service on job site are essential for the success of our business.

Shipping/Receiving: overseeing shipping and receiving to ensure proper packaging, timely deliveries, consistency, and cost effective booking for both client and intercompany shipments.

Scheduling: working with I&D Manager and Warehouse Manager to schedule employees for operational excellence while staying within budget.

Budget: help set, monitor, and maintain budget for labor, materials, equipment, vehicles, facility, office, etc.

Production: overseeing basic manufacturing and assembly work in Las Vegas.  Constant communication with production facility in Orlando for Vegas needs.

Sales Communication: liaison between sales and I&D/warehouse to maintain smooth transition of jobs from sales phase to execution.  Conduct weekly production meetings with warehouse, I&D, and sales staff.

Skills/Qualifications:

Supervision
Safety Management
Dependability
Analyzing Information
Deadline-Oriented
Time Management
Multi-tasking
Equipment Maintenance
Organization
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
Ability to learn other software programs including Inventory/Sales Software

Work Schedule:

8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
Weekends and in evenings as needed especially during busy season (Jan-May; Sep-Oct)
Accessible via phone 24/7 for urgent matters
Note: this is a salaried position

Send resumes to: jdesoto@totallymod.com

http://www.totallymod.com
We Have Clients Interested in Buying Tradeshow Companies

FGI has clients interested in buying tradeshow companies in all specialties, sizes and geographic locations. Additionally, we offer a free assessment of your tradeshow company with no obligation. Find out what your company is worth. Contact Carol Fountain, President, 216-952-0745, cfountain@fountaingroupintl.com.

Exhibit Builder Looking for an Equity Partner

Well established exhibit builder, centrally located with a CNC based shop and a large storage warehouse, is looking for an equity partner to grow into full ownership.  Company has steady clientele, no debt and quality employees. Email blindbox1234@exhibitcitynews.com.

Exhibit/Audio Visual Sales Account Manager

We are looking for a motivated Sales Account Manager in the Exhibit or Audio Visual industry based out of the Las Vegas market.

Working in convention centers, hotel ballrooms, meeting venues and corporate locations across North America since 1995, CCR Solutions is at the forefront of providing the latest technology to our customers wherever they may hold events. CCR is all about teamwork both internally and externally with a family culture filled with experienced people who enjoy what they do.

The successful candidates must have:

Minimum 2 years’ experience in the Las Vegas live event industry.
Established sales relationships and opportunities.
Ability to contribute within a positive environment.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work flex-time and irregular hours.
Can travel across North America or wherever your events take you.
This position pays a salary + commission, benefits and 401K.

Please send your resume via email toJobs@ccrsolutions.com and we thank all applicants for their interest in joining the CCR team; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Senior Account Executive

Highway 85 Creative is looking for a senior account executive to join our creative team! We are located in Glendale, Arizona (Phoenix area). 3-5 years experience in the industry is preferred or 5-7 years as a sales executive. Highway 85 Creative has grown immensely since the doors opened in 2005 and we continue to exceed expectations. We are looking for a self-motivated, passionate individual who is ready to grow with our company. If interested, please send your resume to gzwick@highway85creative.com

Account Executive

J&J Exhibitors Service is a full service trade show, exhibit and special events contractor. We are a WBE certified; family owned and operated company with over 80 years of experience in the industry. Our corporate offices have been centrally located at 2338 South Indiana Avenue in Chicago, Illinois for over 90 years. Just steps from McCormick Place we are located in the heart of Chicago’s event and trade show industry but travel throughout the country exceeding the expectations of our clients. We are seeking a talented, enthusiastic commissioned sales person to offer full service solutions to show organizers, associations, and corporations.

General Duties:

Solicit, maintain and grow new and existing accounts through cold calls, networking, and referrals

Implement the sales process ‐ prospecting/lead development, proposal process and client presentations

Participate in applicable industry, networking and social events; Define and achieve sales goals
Manage the overall production

Minimum Qualifications:

Up to two (2) years of industry related sales experience with proven sales results and success in managing multiple accounts

Understanding and familiarity with trade shows, conventions and special events

Ability to work in a high pressured, fast‐paced environment
Experience in consultative, high value selling and sales processes
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
Excellent organization, planning and scheduling skills
Excellent communication, interpersonal, customer relations and analytical skill

Excellent customer service

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, including rewarding sales commissions, a 401K plan, a pension and profit sharing plan and employer paid health, dental and life insurance benefits. Please email resume, references and salary history to Colleen Becker at  colleen@jjexhibitors.com.  All inquiries handled with the strictest of confidence and professionalism.

Audio Visual Account Executive

J&J Exhibitors Service is a full service trade show, exhibit and special events contractor.  We are a WBE certified; family owned and operated company with over 90 years of experience in the industry.  Our corporate offices and 125,000 square foot warehouse are centrally located at 2338 South Indiana Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. Just steps from McCormick Place, we are located in the heart of Chicago’s event and trade show industry but travel throughout the country exceeding the expectations of our clients.  From general sessions that “wow” to break out rooms that run smoothly our audio visual team delivers digital services, audio visual technology and the equipment and team that effectively engage attendees.

We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic Audio Visual Account Executive. The Audio Visual Account Executive is responsible for selling J&J Exhibitor Services as the audio visual technology vendor of choice for national Association, Tradeshow and Convention technical programs. The Account Executive will work in conjunction with J&J’s Director of Event Technology and all operations team members to produce flawless events. This position requires highly effective communication and interpersonal skills.  The successful candidate needs to possess an excellent understanding of audio and video equipment used within the tradeshow and events industry; have a verifiable record of selling audio visual programs of various size and scope, proven leadership skills and experience in all audio-visual disciplines.

Responsibilities:

Define and achieve sales goals;
Develop and implement the complete sales process including, but not limited to, prospecting, lead development, preparation of the proposal and client presentation;
Join and attend industry association networking and social events and trade show meetings to promote services;
Visit local convention facilities to gain an understanding of the facility and familiarity with the Account Managers and decision makers;
Make constant and persuasive cold calls to potential clients;
Represent the company on a national and local level including entertaining clients;
Shepherd audio visual proposals from the request for quote through completion;
Work with the J&J team to determine the specific equipment specifications;
Work with J&J’s ownership to manage contractual compliance with host venues/clients/partners;
Manage job costs to ensure the successful on-time and on-budget implementation of each project;
Review invoices versus budgets to determine variances and investigate unexplained variances;
Extensive Travel.

Qualifications:

5+ years of verifiable sales experience in the Convention, Association and Tradeshow Audio Visual Industry;
5+ years of verifiable field experience in the Convention, Association and Tradeshow Audio Visual Industry;
Strong written and oral communications skills;
Detail oriented.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, including rewarding sales commissions, a 401K plan, a pension and profit sharing plan, employer paid health, dental and life insurance. Please email resume, references and salary history to Colleen Becker at colleen@jjexhibitors.com. All inquiries kept confidential.