Coordinate and execute a variety of logistics related to tradeshow operations with an emphasis on sponsorship fulfillment in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Duties include sponsorship fulfillment for trade shows and other events, live and virtual, floor plan development, space assignments, exhibitor service manual creation, exhibitor rule enforcement, show signage, vendor coordination, and reporting and budget monitoring. The position involves a high level of collaboration and communication with AEM staff and external vendors. A bachelor’s degree is preferred with up to three years of related experience, ideally in large-scale event operations and floor plan management. Additionally requires good verbal and written communication skills and problem-solving ability, financial acumen, strong attention to detail and organization, comfort working without documented processes in a variety of tasks, a collaborative and team-oriented workstyle, superior customer service skills, the ability to manage external vendor relationships, and willingness to adapt to new technology and an ever-changing environment focused on continuous improvement to enhance the exhibitor experience. Proficiency in floorplan management software preferred along with proficiency in Microsoft Office suite for business communications, presentations, budgets, reports and data collection. Requires the ability to travel approximately 10%.
AEM offers competitive salary and an outstanding benefit package including health, dental, vision, 401(k), 401(k) company match, life insurance, long term disability, 18 PTO days during first full calendar year, 10 paid holidays. Our staff are enthusiastic and passionate about what they do, our office space is really cool, our dress code is casual, and we hold several staff functions and are involved in community service.
As a condition of employment, AEM requires newly hired employees be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.
About Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)
AEM is the North American-based international trade group providing innovative business development resources to advance the off-road equipment manufacturing industry in the global marketplace. AEM membership comprises more than 1,000 companies and more than 200 product lines in the agricultural, construction, forestry, mining and utility sectors worldwide. AEM is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with offices in the world capitals of Washington, DC; Ottawa, Canada; and Beijing, China.