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Employment Opportunities

Our responsibility as a company is to provide the highest quality of services to our customers and to do so we strive to be more efficient and economical than our competitors.

The exciting and challenging careers we offer may be the right path for you. We are seeking highly trained, passionate and committed staff in all areas of our business including accounting and finance, information technology, human resources, sales, operations, marketing, graphic design and more.

Why Messe Frankfurt?

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Paid Time Off: Employees accrue 20 days a calendar year and this increases by 1 day for each continuous year of service thereafter, to a maximum of 30 days.
  • Holidays: Eleven each year. Separate from PTO.
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • and more!

Current Openings

Requirements

Candidate must be a motivated and energetic team player with the ability to work unsupervised, in the office and remotely when required. Excellent work ethic, ability to prioritize, be a quick learner, organized, have excellent time management, attention to detail, thoroughness, and decision-making independence. Ability to function in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment. Must be able to adapt to change.

Responsibilities

Specific duties and responsibilities include the following but the individual will also be expected to perform all the duties necessary which are customarily performed by a person holding this position. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assist in data cleanup and maintaining integrity of database
  • Administer and support Microsoft Desktop infrastructure for 40+ employees
  • Maintain and support day-to-day operations of computer systems, and storage devices by monitoring systems performance, configuration, maintenance, and repair
  • Administer and support core Microsoft, Citrix, and Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
  • Maintain inventory and asset configuration documentation
  • Mentor/cross train team members on existing and new technologies
  • Recommend, establish, and maintain policies and procedures for system use and services
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible, automated approaches for system administrative tasks
  • Assist in the architecture/engineering process for new infrastructure related technology solutions ensuring they are compatible with the company's business needs and strategic objectives
  • Work closely with other infrastructure teams and IT hardware service provider vendors

Skills and Experience

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed here are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required.  Under the ADA, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience in Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related technical discipline
  • 2-5 years of solid experience in the Microsoft Information Technology industry
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows Server, Windows 7/10, and Microsoft Office suite
  • Solid understanding of web hosting and LAN/WAN networking
  • Knowledge and good understanding of Active Directory, Group Policy, and Microsoft Exchange user management
  • Knowledge and understanding of Microsoft SQL
  • Knowledge of on premise Microsoft Dynamics GP and Infor CRM a plus
  • Strong data analytical skills – creating pivot tables, using VLOOKUP in Excel
  • Team oriented, yet able to work independently; very self-motivated
  • Outstanding work ethic; displays a high sense of urgency to resolve issues quickly and efficiently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication; must be able to communicate technical solutions to senior management
  • A high sense of responsibility – to customers, our business partners, our colleagues, and to the quality and timeliness of one’s own work; a willingness to “do what it takes” to support our company’s systems – sometimes during non-standard work hours
  • Demonstrate excellent time management skills
  • A continual desire and capability to learn
  • Ability to provide guidance and training to others

Physical Demands

The physical demands listed here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of his/her job.  Under the ADA, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to sit, stand, walk up and down stairs, crouch, stoop, and reach.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 - 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work long hours on-site during shows, if required

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics listed here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Under the ADA, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Basic office environment
  • Basic trade show environment

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an individual assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified. Messe Frankfurt, Inc. reserves the right to modify this job description at any time.

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Position Overview

This is an incredible opportunity for an ambitious, driven, collaborative team member looking to build skills within an established organization. Candidate must be a motivated and energetic team player with the ability to work unsupervised, in the office and remotely when required. Excellent work ethic, ability to prioritize, be a quick learner, organized, have excellent time management, attention to detail, thoroughness, and decision-making independence. Ability to function in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment. Must be able to adapt to change.

Specific duties and responsibilities include the following but the individual will also be expected to perform all the duties necessary which are customarily performed by a person holding this position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Specific duties and responsibilities include the following but the individual will also be expected to perform all the duties necessary which are customarily performed by a person holding this position. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Collaborate with Marketing & Graphic Design Specialists in producing digital marketing collaterals for digital platforms as needed
  • Manage the website update requests forms and coordinate assignments with the Senior Digital Services Coordinator
  • Work on the development and deployment of the show mobile apps
  • Project manage and lead the deployment of the show virtual event platforms
  • Coordinate with the virtual platform vendor and show team to fulfill deliverables
  • Developing and analyzing reports on the performance of digital channels
  • Continuing education to ensure that MFI is utilizing the latest best practices in all analytical efforts
  • Develop new efficiencies for in office communications/workflows and digital platform strategy
  • Develop and implement digital touchpoint strategies across all brands
  • Have an understanding and be familiar with Corporate Guidelines and lend support to the marketing and sales teams when needed.
  • Ensure that all electronic mailing pieces comply with the MF Corporate Identity Guidelines as well as applicable e-mail regulations.
  • Ensure that all digital platforms comply with Corporate Identity Guidelines.
  • Keep the company updated on current internal communications/happenings with the corporate office and subsidiaries
  • Collaborate with show teams to produce and curate social media and web content for the Messe Frankfurt USA office

Qualifications & Work Experience

  • 1+ years digital media experience
  • Excellent interdepartmental coordination and collaboration skills
  • Strong command of digital media landscape and solutions to fit business needs
  • Self-motivated, strategic, and forward thinking
  • Enthusiastic, growth driven personality with excellent communication, documentational, organizational and time management skills
  • Creative and solution oriented, anticipating challenges and preemptively offering solutions
  • Knowledge of WordPress, Google Analytics and reporting features
  • Knowledge of analytical tools and platforms
  • Knowledge of designing websites or website UX design - Experience with Adobe AEM is a plus
  • Knowledge and understanding of email best practices. Experience with an EMS (email service provider). Acoustic EMS experience a plus
  • Knowledge of social media platforms (specifically data collection, research, reporting and application to campaigns) including LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube and reporting features - Hootsuite experience is a plus
  • Overall knowledge about digital marketing channels including websites, social media, email, SEO, paid advertising, and more
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams using a project management platform or equitable tool (i.e. Smartsheet, Slack, Monday.com, other) is preferred
  • Ability to comprehend complex and technical information and translate/articulate the information into readable deliverables
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of MS Office
  • Passionate about the impact and importance of digital media and data analysis to the growth and success of an organization

Physical Demands

The physical demands listed here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of his/her job. Under the ADA, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, travel up and down stairs, crouch, stoop and reach.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Ability to work long hours on-site during shows.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics listed here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Under the ADA, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Basic office environment
  • Trade show environment

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an individual assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified. Messe Frankfurt, Inc. reserves the right to modify this job description at any time.

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Position Purpose

Responsible for all business to business sales, business development activities, sales from lead generation and direct sales campaigns. Achieve revenue generation and client acquisition goals aligned with MFI vision and values. Coordinate domestic and international sales by establishing sales objectives by forecasting and developing annual sales quotas and goals for sales associates. Analyze sales statistics to determine sales potential and monitor the preferences of customers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Specific duties and responsibilities include the following but the individual will also be expected to perform all the duties necessary which are customarily performed by a person holding this position. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintain direct communication with international teams meeting deadlines for projected targets and goals.
  • Collaborate with Frankfurt and international brand managers to maximize available space for American exhibitors.
  • Manage the sales and organization of any US national pavilion turnkey projects to be held in Frankfurt or internationally.
  • In collaboration with the Sales Associate/Show Coordinator, maintain an updated floor plan, receive and ensure completeness of exhibitor agreements.
  • Through SalesLogix manage the process of tracking Frankfurt’s communication with American exhibitors and follow up on invoices, confirmations, deadlines, catalogue orders, ancillary Messe Frankfurt services and general communications.
  • Manage the process of providing services to exhibitors and miscellaneous projects prior to and during the onsite operation of relevant Frankfurt trade show.
  • Projecting expected sales volume and profit for existing and newly acquired shows. Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of sales, methods, costs and results.
  • Within the structure of the Sales Plan, work with the Show Director to coordinate time-line for sales activities.
  • Develop strong relationships with client base to increase yearly event re-booking.
  • Manage financial resources. Prepare operating budgets for pavilion’s and approve budget expenditures. Prepare and adhere to travel budgets and policies.
  • Implement marketing strategies; analyzing trends and results.
  • Supervise the preparation, issuance and delivery of sales materials, exhibits, and promotion programs.
  • Develop strategies for outbound business to further develop the portfolio.
  • Develop sales plan, track commissions, outstanding balances, forecast estimated square meters, revenue and promotional schedule for all assigned trade shows.
  • Keep current with supply and demand, changing trends, economic indicators and competitors.
  • Structure sales operational requirements by scheduling and assigning sales associates and following up on work results.
  • Consult with operations team on specific customer specifications or preferences.
  • Prospect for new accounts using trade publications, industry specific web sites, visit competitive trade shows, association referrals.
  • Make decisions and solve problems by analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution.
  • Represent MFI at trade association meetings and further develop relationships with the US and state government agencies.
  • Serve on the committee that will prepare new systems and policies for international sales and US pavilion sales in the outbound division.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and reviewing professional publications.
  • Develop and establish constructive interpersonal networks in the industry.
  • Responsible for staff recruiting, selecting, orientation, training and performance management.

Knowledge and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed here are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Under the ADA, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to be present in the office.
  • Ability to travel.
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screening test.

Education

  • BA or higher

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of principles and methods of promoting, sales techniques and proven ability to close new business and achieve sales quotas.
  • Demonstrates the ability to carry on a B2B sales conversation and presentations with business owners, CEO’s and decision makers.
  • Strong understanding of marketing strategies and tactics.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of principles of providing quality customer service.
  • Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings.
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of customer relations management systems.
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, leadership technique and human resources.
  • Motivate teams, work within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects.

Work Experience

  • Work in a trade show industry a plus.
  • 5-7 years sales experience.
  • Managerial experience.

Physical Demands

The physical demands listed here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of his/her job. Under the ADA, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to work long hours on-site during shows.
  • Ability to sit, stand, walk up and down stairs, crouch, stoop and reach.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics listed here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Under the ADA, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Basic office environment
  • Basic trade show environment

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an individual assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified. Messe Frankfurt, Inc. reserves the right to modify this job description at any time.

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Position Overview

Messe Frankfurt (MF) one of the world’s largest trade show, congress and event organizers is seeking an experienced Marketing Manager to creatively, re‐think and invigorate the marketing approach for its apparel and home textile and apparel manufacturing shows Texworld New York City, Apparel Sourcing New York City and Home Textile Sourcing which take place bi‐annually.

The Marketing Manager will join a team based at the Messe Frankfurt, Inc. North American office in Atlanta, Georgia. This position is accountable for managing the creation and implementation of the overall marketing plan to ultimately achieve increase qualified visitor attendance goals and brand awareness. Responsible for strategic direction based on shows incentives, uncovering marketing channels and ensuring execution of marketing for live and/or digital event.

The ideal candidate can demonstrate proficiency and ingenuity relevant to B2B trade show marketing and promotion practices. Ability to cultivate strong, positive relationships, work effectively in a collaborative team environment and superior speaking, writing and editing skills.

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Communications or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Qualifications & Work Experience

  • Minimum 5 ‐ 10 years of demonstrated experience with management of B2B print, digital, and social marketing campaigns.
  • Demonstrated copywriting skills including press releases.
  • Experience in trade shows or fashion industry a plus.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of marketing software, marketing intelligence and automation including skills related to data collection, analytics, branding, tracking, social and digital media marketing, content distribution, search engine optimation and email marketing.
  • Expert knowledge of current marketing trends, multimedia and social media platforms.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collectively work with Graphic Designer and Show Director on design concept, messaging and overall look for each show which includes the design, layout, and messaging, production and distribution of all promotional literature (printed and electronic) – including, but not limited to the show directory, onsite signage, mailers, digital advertisements, surveys, sales material, websites, seminar schedules, and post show activities.
  • Research and analyze industry trends to develop a marketing campaign and incentives that identifies and effectively promote the shows to its targeted audience.
  • Stay knowledgeable of changes in the industry and able to identify potential areas of growth within the market.
  • Copywriting for integrated marketing promotions, including e‐mail and direct mail; distribution of marketing materials, including traditional and digital brochures, flyers and direct mail; copywriting for email blasts, direct mail, telemarketing and automated voice mail scripts, and websites; development of promotional videos, brand engagement campaigns, with an ultimate goal of driving attendee acquisition.
  • Coordinate with designers or other outsourced contractors on the production of promotional materials for trade publications and other media outlets.
  • Work with Show Director to development of a show look that ties in consistency with brand image.
  • With guidance of Show Director, insure all marketing related expenditures are within allocated budgets.
  • Work with international brand team in Frankfurt and Paris to align messaging. Manage and develop relationships with resource partners.
  • Provide and review, text, images and data for the production of Texworld NYC, Apparel Sourcing NYC and Home Textile show website. Work with digital team to maintain a clean, attractive and updated website.
  • Spokesperson for the Brand.
  • Develop and preserve relationships with all key press and associations in the industry.
  • Create Marketing and Media plans.
  • Work with New York based consultant and partners on speaker recruitment and conference programming
  • Expertise in writing Press Releases.
  • Show development strategy in conjunction with Show Director.
  • Analyze survey data to use in promotional literature for future events.
  • Ensure show Production Schedule is accurate and current in reference to marketing responsibilities.
  • Provide on a regular basis, a review of current marketing programs. Include constructive and proactive approaches to enhance existing methodology.
  • Seek out and provide new resources and technologies to enhance and increase all marketing vehicle performances.
  • Develop relationships with media partners and identify potential new sources for advertising and promotion of shows from exhibitor and visitor standpoints.
  • Increase social media following and engagement on all platforms.

Knowledge and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed here are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Under the American Disabilities Act (ADA), reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to be present in the office
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the year
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screening test

Physical Demands

The physical demands listed here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of his/her job. Under the ADA, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to work long hours on-site at shows.
  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, and travel up/down stairs, crouch, stoop and reach.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics listed here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Under the ADA, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Basic office environment
  • Trade show environment

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an individual assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified.

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Position Purpose 

You will be responsible for exhibit space sales and exhibitor-related communications for specific brands and trade shows assisting the Sales Manager, Show Director and/or Sr. Show Manager in the administration and communication of effective customer support activities. As a sales professional, you will perform a variety of administrative duties and sales-related support.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

Specific duties and responsibilities in the administration sales programs for MFI trade shows include the following, but the individual will also be expected to perform all the duties necessary which are customarily performed by a person holding this position. Other duties may be assigned.

Responsibilities (included but not limited to): 

  • Provide general sales and exhibitor related communications support.
  • Identify, qualify and close exhibitor prospects.
  • Perform administrative tasks, including mailing functions, organizational projects, invoicing, producing and distributing sales reports, up keeping timelines and general record keeping.
  • Responsible for processing contracts and sending invoices to exhibitors.
  • Assist with collecting payments. Work with Sales Manager/Sr. Show Manager and accounting department to ensure payments are properly tracked and recognized.
  • Assist in the maintenance of show related database(s) – i.e. Updating accounts and contact information, saving and organizing files, auditing sales reports.
  • Working in SalesLogix, track communications with exhibitors and follow up on invoices, payments, confirmations, deadlines, catalogue orders, ancillary MFI services and general communications.
  • Field exhibitor questions regarding the operational services (Exhibitor Service Manual) as needed. Address exhibitor concerns, requests and questions prior to, during and after trade show.
  • Research potential growth areas (new or underserved product categories, country segments and trends) that will affect the sales plan. Provide this information to this Show Director or Sr. Show Manager.
  • Assist Sales Manager with the coordination, preparation and execution of sales campaigns. (if applicable)
  • Assist in ExpoCad with managing floor plan as needed. Confirm booth placements.
  • Assist international and domestic Sales Partners with questions.
  • Assist with proofing of the registration system.
  • Assist with exhibitor customer service questions regarding registration.
  • Assist with the proofing of the show directory and the mobile app.
  • Maintain industry and product knowledge and inform Show Director of changing market conditions and competitive issues.
  • Additional support functions in the daily communication, record keeping and strategic positioning of the shows.
  • Maintain a master list of open/closed sales opportunities.
  • Print and organize booth drop distribution at the show.
  • Provide plotter print outs of floor plan to Operations, Sr. Show Manager and Show Director as requested.
  • Run and save weekly reports. Distribute as requested.
  • Travel to and work onsite during the show(s), assignments to be determined.

Knowledge and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed here are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Under the American Disabilities Act (ADA), reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to be present in the office. 
  • Ability to travel up to 50%. 
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screening test. 

Education 

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent degree and work experience. 

Qualifications & Work Experience 

  • A proven ability to communicate effectively with Sales, Marketing, Executive Management, and vendors. 
  • The ability to manage workloads and prioritize requests to meet deadlines. 
  • Ability to maintain poise and self‐control under pressure in a fast‐paced environment.
  • Outstanding project management skills. 
  • Strong problem solving, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work independently and with minimum direction.
  • Robust attention to the details without losing sight of the big picture association is preferred.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Adobe Creative Suite.

Physical Demands

The physical demands listed here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of his/her job. Under the ADA, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to work long hours outside of the normal work schedule during the show. 
  • Ability to sit, stand and/or walk for 8 hrs/day. 
  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, travel to shows and walk up and downstairs, crouch, stoop and reach. 
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. 

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree and work experience

Qualifications & Work Experience

  • Experience in customer service and sales
  • A proven ability to communicate effectively with Sales, Marketing, Executive Management, and vendors
  • The ability to manage workloads and prioritize requests to meet deadlines
  • A proactive approach to "managing" exhibitors/attendees, such as ensuring that they register on time
  • Ability to maintain poise and self-control under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Outstanding project management skills
  • Strong problem solving, negotiation, and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work independently and with minimum direction
  • Robust attention to the details without losing sight of the big picture
  • Tradeshow experience strongly preferred, but not mandatory
  • Proficiency in MS Office and comprehension of CRM

Physical Demands

The physical demands listed here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of his/her job. Under the ADA, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  • Ability to work long hours outside of the normal work schedule during the show.
  • Ability to sit, stand and/or walk for 8 hrs/day.
  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, travel to shows and walk up and downstairs, crouch, stoop and reach.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

Work Environment 

The work environment characteristics listed here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Under the ADA, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Basic office environment
  • Trade show environment

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an individual assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified.

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Position Purpose 

You will be responsible for exhibit space sales, exhibitor related communications and global sales partner communication for any brand trade shows while assisting the Sales Manager and Show Director in the administration and communication of effective customer support activities.  In this role, you will perform a variety of administrative duties and sales-related support.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

Specific duties for an MFI show/sales coordinator is to assist the team with exhibitor services, sales, sales processes and to perform all the duties necessary to support during the show cycle. Must thrive in a fast-paced team environment.

Responsibilities (included but not limited to): 

  • Provide general sales and exhibitor-related communication and support.  
  • Identify, qualify and close exhibitor prospects. 
  • Perform administrative tasks, including phone and email functions, organizational projects, invoices, produce and distribute sales reports, timelines and general record keeping.
  • Work in a CRM (SalesLogix), to process contracts and send invoices to exhibitors. 
  • Assist Sales Manager in collecting payments and clearing payments through the accounting department to ensure payments are properly tracked and recognized.
  • Maintenance of show-related database(s). 
  • Working in CRM to track communications with exhibitors and follow up on sales prospects, invoices, payments, confirmations, deadlines, operational services and general communications. 
  • Field exhibitor service questions as needed. Address exhibitor concerns, requests and questions prior, during and after trade show.
  • Research potential growth areas (new or underserved product categories, country segments and trends) that align with show strategies.
  • Assist Sales Manager with the coordination, preparation and execution of sales campaigns throughout show cycle. 
  • Assist in ExpoCad with floor plan as needed. Confirm booth placements if requested. 
  • Assist international Sales Partners.
  • Assist with the setup and proofing of the registration system and signage.
  • Assist with exhibitor questions regarding registration. 
  • Participate in the proofing of the show directory and the mobile app exhibitor list. 
  • Additional support functions in the daily communication, record keeping and strategic positioning of the shows. 
  • Maintain a master list of Booth ID signs, send completed list to operations and/or to the General Service Contractor. 
  • Maintain a master list of onsite exhibitor booths including open/closed booth corners, provide to operations. 
  • Work on show floor at the live event which includes, booth checks, booth ID sign checks, payment collection, physical labor including unpacking boxes, distributing sales materials, assisting exhibitors. Additional items to be determined.
  • Pull sales report weekly form SLX, save to the M drive. Distribute as requested

Knowledge and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed here are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required.  Under the American Disabilities Act (ADA), reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to be present in the office. 
  • Ability to travel up to 20%. 
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screening test. 

Education 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree and work experience 
  • Previous experience managing convention/trade show planning activities for “client-side” organization desired. 

Qualifications & Work Experience 

  • A proven ability to communicate effectively with Sales, Marketing, Executive Management, and vendors. 
  • The ability to manage workloads and prioritize requests to meet deadlines 
  • A proactive approach to "managing" exhibitors/attendees, such as ensuring that they register on time. 
  • Ability to maintain poise and self‐control under pressure in a fast‐paced environment.
  • Outstanding project management skills 
  • Strong problem solving, negotiation, and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work independently and with minimum direction 
  • Robust attention to the details without losing sight of the big picture association is preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Excel and comprehension of contact management database

Physical Demands

The physical demands listed here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of his/her job.  Under the ADA, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to work long hours outside of the normal work schedule during the show. 
  • Ability to sit, stand and/or walk for 8 hrs/day. 
  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, travel to shows and walk up and downstairs, crouch, stoop and reach. 
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. 

Work Environment 

The work environment characteristics listed here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Under the ADA, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Basic office environment 
  • Trade show setting 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an individual assigned to this position.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified.

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Atlanta office

Messe Frankfurt Inc.
3200 Windy Hill Road SE,
Suite 500 West
Atlanta, GA, USA 30339
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