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Event Specialist – RDI Technologies Inc.

Company Name: RDI Technologies Inc.
Location
: Knoxville, TN
Type: Full Time

Job Description:

This is a full-time, in-office position within our Marketing department in Knoxville, TN. As our event specialist, you will manage and execute North American trade shows and virtual events that help build business relationships, generate leads, and amplify brand awareness. Your creativity and resourcefulness will aid us in promoting products, engaging with clients and partners, and inspiring confidence in our brand.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Managing our events calendar, including trade shows, speaking/keynote presentations, sponsorships, webinars, and channel partner events.
  • Managing our trade show, event, and sponsorship schedule, project checklist, and processes.
  • Working with webinar presenters on presentation content and formatting, dry runs, etc.
  • Managing social media and pre- and post-event communications.
  • Assisting with the development of event messaging and creative concepts.
  • Coordinating logistical elements such as booth delivery and installation, meeting space, badge registrations, housing, marketing collateral, display parts, signage, etc.
  • Working with vendors to ensure timely and effective organization and execution – examples: booth builders, designers, onsite labor, etc.
  • Holding know-before-you-go meetings and creating event briefs for each trade show.
  • Holding post-mortem meetings that review budget vs. actuals and cost per lead, among other metrics.
  • Ensuring all event contacts and leads are expedited and shared with the marketing team.
  • Collaborating with stakeholders on the creation and distribution of pre- and post-event communications.
  • Traveling to and supporting onsite execution and management of key events, including show set-up and tear down and managing the on-site team.
  • Tracking all event expenses and processing payments and invoices.
  • Inputting leads into Salesforce campaigns.

Your Profile/What We Are Looking For

  • 5+ years of experience in trade show/event planning and execution. Compensation reflected by level of experience.
  • You have a mix of creative and technical intellect and can work in a fast-paced environment.
  • You can manage ambiguity and uncertainty in your tasks and then navigate those situations with the help of your teammates.
  • You have a desire to develop industry expertise. We work in a high-tech industry, and over time, you need to know our business and our industry.
  • You can multitask and are detail-oriented, with excellent follow-up and time management skills.
  • You have strong project management and organizational skills.
  • Your role does not require you to be an expert in Motion Amplification®, but you must have an aptitude for understanding and translating technical information to best engage with our target personas.
  • You have an understanding of brand standards and can effectively uphold them.
  • A willingness to travel throughout North America as needed.
  • Your education: BA or BS in communication, marketing, hospitality management, or a related field.
  • You have a working knowledge of social media, marketing automation, and design.

Salary:

$50,000 – $60,000 Annually

Benefits

  • Health Insurance (United Health Care)
  • Dental and Vision Insurance: 100%
  • Life Insurance: $50,000
  • 401K Program: 100% of the first 3% and 50% of the next 3% (Eligible after 3 months)
  • 3 Weeks PTO
  • 10 Holidays, 3 Floating Holidays
  • Team lunches and off-site events
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