Company Name:

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Location:

Chicago, Illinois

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Event Organizer

Industry:

Education

Position Type:

Program Mgmt

Required Experience:

5 - 10 years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Posted

April 24, 2018

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Exhibit Manager

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization

of food and nutrition professionals, is seeking a motivated individual to join

our dynamic Corporate Relations Team as an Exhibit Manager in our

Chicago, IL office.  The Exhibit Manager develops, implements and manages

the exhibit sales, customer service for exhibitors, coordinates exhibit

logistics and onsite management of the annual Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™ (FNCE®).

 

Responsibilities:

           

·        Show/event sales responsibilities include: sales pipeline, lead generation, maintenance of sales database and renewals to secure non-dues revenue

·        Manages coordination of general services contractor and related vendors for the Expo

·        Show/event management pre-, onsite and post-meeting

·        Exhibitor customer service and invoicing

·        Manages Expo related communications and collateral

·        Assist in the development of the annual budget for exhibit management revenue and expenses

 

Background Requirements:

           

·        5+ years of trade show exhibit/events industry experience, CEM, CME-H or equivalent required

·        A bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or communications

·        Demonstrated experience in successfully cultivating and managing client/account relationships

·        Proven record of successful sales strategies to drive growth

·        Able to manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines

·        Exceptional organizational and time management skills with a head for logistics

·        Excellent communication and negotiation skills

·        Possess the ability to address difficult situations with finesse

·        Demonstrated ability to work well independently and collaboratively as part of a team

·        Share an enthusiasm for the industry, the role and his/her potential impact on the Academy and its mission

·        Must have a positive attitude and passion for sales and client service

·        Experience in the food and nutrition or CPG industries a plus

·        Proficiency in Microsoft Office/ Excel and experience working with contact management software

·        Strategy/planning, project management, sales, client services and administrative skills

 


About Us:

The Academy offers a salary commensurate with experience as well as an excellent benefit package, including medical, dental, LTD, tuition reimbursement and 401k match with IMMEDIATE VESTING!

 

The Academy promotes a friendly, professional and challenging team-based work environment.  Also, the Academy’s office is conveniently located near public transportation:  two major Metra train stations (Union and Ogilvie), CTA lines and major bus routes are all within a few blocks.

 


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against.

Company Name:

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Location:

Chicago, Illinois

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Event Organizer

Industry:

Education

Position Type:

Program Mgmt

Required Experience:

5 - 10 years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Posted

April 24, 2018

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