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  • Operations Representative

    Location US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(06/26/2018 11:25 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-10961
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Operations
    Company
    GES
  • Overview

    WE BRING THE “WOW”!

     

    ARE YOU READY TO BE A “WOW” MAKER?

     

    GES, Global Experience Specialists, is a global event marketing company with over 90 years and 4,000 passionate employees in North America, Europe and the Middle East. We create some of the most incredible events in the world – think traveling entertainment exhibitions, global user groups, sales conferences, holiday extravaganzas and exhibitions of all sizes. From initial strategy to show-stopping audio visual, accommodations to insightful measurement – and every detail in between – we bring brands to life!

     

    Our mission is to create memorable event experiences, and we count on our talented employees around the world help us do it. We are looking for team members who can dream up the impossible and deliver it.

     
    The Operations Representative will work within the Operations team, supporting tradeshows with preplanning administrative processes, as well as show execution in multiple departmental capacities.

    Responsibilities

    • In conjunction with the Operations Manager or Sr. Operations Manager, implements GES SOP and Best Practices relative to show site production.
    • Assist with Integrated Implementation plans for assigned show portfolio to ensure planned labor and show margins are met or exceeded.
    • Assist in ensuring proper billing practices and proper documentation of materials, labor, and rental equipment is preformed to ensure accurate invoicing, for the purpose of capturing all revenue.
    • Provide assistance of the assigned operational show team in the pre-show process for the purpose of developing Productivity Improvement Plans, Service Plans, and the clear documentation of process improvement opportunities to be reviewed in Post Show Meetings.
    • Manage all operations involving Union personnel within the guidelines and spirit of the current contract.
    • Coordinate and develop all operational aspects of showsite operations, which is inclusive of GES Electrical.
    • Exhibit a basic understanding of all lines of business required for production of event or show.
    • Ensure compliance with OHSA, DOT and Safety Requirements.
    • Ensure damage and loss reports are documented in adherence with company practices.
    • Assist with managing the labor and productivity tracking and reporting process.

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or equivalent required
    • At least (3) years experience in an operational environment reguired
    • CDL (Class A) required
    • Must be detail oriented
    • Must be able to work nights and weekends.
    • Must be able to work autonomously with minimal direct supervision.
    • Must be able to interface with not only labor, but also show management, convention center and hotel executive staffs.
    • 25% travel required
    • Tradeshow or event experience
    • Tradeshow Electrical experience 
    • Temporary electrical power installation experience
    • Freight specific experience
    • Written and Oral communication skills
    • Computer skills

    Work Environment

    • Will be required to perform work on the tradeshow floor, in noisy and crowded areas as well as office setting
    • Requires working both alone and with others in a team atmosphere
    • Requires working with union and non-union employees

     

    BENEFITS:

    Our team members are our family, so we help our team members care for their families. The rewards of joining GES are extensive. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees. Here are some of the highlights:

    • Competitive salaries
    • 401K with company match
    • Healthcare/vision/dental insurance
    • Wellness benefits
    • Career development program
    • Tuition reimbursement program
    • Employee assistance program
    • Vacation time
    • Community involvement opportunities
    • Team activities

    And much more……

     

     

    #GLD

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