Meetings Canada

IW is Hiring! Assistant Show Manager - IncentiveWorks

 

 

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Produced by Meetings + Incentive Travel (M+IT) magazine, IncentiveWorks is Canada’s largest and longest running trade show for the meetings, events and incentive travel industry.   M+IT is a division of Newcom Business Media, owners of Truck World, Expocam, and co-owner of the North American Commercial Vehicle Show.

Dream Job - istockphoto.comWe are looking for an energetic, polished, and highly detailed-oriented assistant show manager who’s ready to join the team that produces “the event” for people who produce business events.

Are you ready to:

  • Build relationships with our long term and new exhibitors—we expect no less than stellar customer service
  • Support and guide our full and part-time event coordinators to ensure their success
  • Work with management, stakeholders, internal and external teams to ensure goals and objectives are met.
  • Manage all show logistics: including show floor presence and features, exhibitor services, securing vendors and partners, sponsorship deliverables, show guides, onsite staffing, production schedules, budgets, integration of trend-forward elements as well as showcase interactive tools and advances.
  • Work directly with sales team to ensure targets are met
  • Ensure consistency across all elements, while adhering to overall brand guidelines and standards
  • Support event marketing activities
  • Identify best practices and integrate into planning process.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Demonstrate an impeccable attention to detail and a cool head under pressure
  • Be professional in every way – we are not just a show – we represent the industry we work in
  • Volunteer in the industry and attend industry events as required
  • Understand that not every day is 9 to 5. Balance will be found—but not every day.
  • Strive to learn at every point of their career
  • Possess excellent interpersonal, networking and negotiation skills
  • Have an honest desire to move the meetings and events industry forward
  • Thrive in a small team environment.

The fine print:

  • Degree or certificate in Event Management, Marketing and a minimum of five years’ experience on shows is required.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office products, WordPress and online registration required.
  • Clean driving record and use of a vehicle for work
  • Travel and industry involvement expected
  • This position works out of our 80 Valleybrook Drive, Toronto location

This position reports Robin Paisley, Managing Director, Meetings + Incentive Travel.

Please send resume and cover letter to robin@newcom.ca