Tradeshow and Event Specialist

Date:  Mar 17, 2023
Location: 

Baltimore, Maryland, US

Company:  WillScot | Mobile Mini
Req ID:  49111

WillScot (NASDAQ WSC) is the industry leader in providing storage solutions and modular workplace solutions to customers across North America. We serve ~50,000 customers with space solution needs daily, through a network of 100+ branch locations throughout North America.

Our legacy is rooted in product innovation, a reputation for exceptional customer service, effective management of business operations, and the ability to attract and retain the industry’s most talented staff and management team. Our values guide us to achieving our true potential and create an inclusive work environment which allows every person to thrive.

ABOUT THE JOB:

The Tradeshow & Events Specialist will be responsible for annual planning and execution of external and select internal events that promote the brand, support employee engagement, drive demand generation and support business priorities. 

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:

  • Partner with the Field and functional leadership to identify and prioritize strategic WSMM-footprint wide and local tradeshows and events for WSMM presence that will support business objectives. Create and maintain annual calendar of internal and external meetings/events and prioritization framework. 
  • Plan and execute strategic development, design, implementation and management of national and regional trade shows and special events. This includes pre- and post-engagement (i.e. coordination with show organizers to secure space, email outreach to customers, researching sponsorships and additional exposure opportunities, customer hospitality during trade shows and events, etc.). 
  • Obtain competitive bids from vendors, and partners with Marketing leadership to ensure the highest ROI bid with the highest quality of service and products related to internal, as well as, national and regional trade shows and events. Maintain effective relationships with all vendors.
  • Partner with Ops & Analytics manager and commercial/sales to ensure demand generation is attributable to tradeshows and events and reports accordingly. 
  • Partner with business and functional stakeholders to support planning and execution of some internal events including the annual kickoff meeting. 
  • Manage adherence to annual trade shows and special events budget.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or Marketing Communications.  5+ years of experience in marketing, with focus on tradeshow and event design and execution.

 

Required Skills and Abilities: 

  • Results oriented; drive and desire to build a commercial career (marketing, sales, sales effectiveness); Time management skills; Highly detail-oriented; Effective communicator; Experience in all aspects of tradeshow planning and execution, as well as small to large scale event planning and execution.  Experience in measurement/contribution to marketing return on investment; Experience with vendor management and budget management.   Experience effectively working in a matrixed organization.  Growth mindset.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

 

WillScot Mobile Mini is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected status with respect to recruitment, hiring, promotion and other terms and conditions of employment. WillScot Mobile Mini takes affirmative action in support of this policy to employ and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, disabled, and veterans.

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