• Administrative Coordinator - Rigging Operations

    Location US-CA-Cypress
    Posted Date 6 days ago(01/10/2019 4:06 PM)
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  • Overview





    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.



    Wow I Didn’t Know GES Did That:

    Epic Events by GES:


    The Operations Coordinator position for the Rigging Department will assist in supporting the department in various roles.  The main focus is to assist the Director of Rigging, Account Manager and General Foreman in the pre-planning process, gathering information to maintain a smooth and successful show, assisting onsite with labor entry, collections, service desk, and post show follow up on client’s request.  Other responsibilities that will be involved with this position will be listed below:

    • Proactive contact with exhibitors to receive Rigging Labor orders and floorplans.
    • Assist Rigging General Foreman with building labor schedules in Kronos
    • Assist Rigging General Foreman with labor tickets, and collecting missing information from exhibitors.
    • Process rigging labor orders once received.
    • Working closely with Exhibitor Services to ensure they have all the information for the master files.
    • Assist Account Manager with booking travel for Riggers when needed.
    • Assist Account Manager with requesting Per Diem for traveling Riggers when needed.
    • Assist Director and AM with organizing files, keeping information current, and in an accessible location.
    • Prioritize tasks and responsibilities to meet constant deadlines.
    • Keep Managers and Rigging team informed, and up to date on all issues or concerns.
    • Cross training in other departments to understand the importance of communicating and working as a team, as well as being an asset if needed.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by management.


    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
    • Demonstrate leadership ability.
    • Must be proficient in MS Office program.
    • Must be able to work in fast pace environment, and meet deadlines with little supervision.
    • Must be willing to travel, and have a flexible schedule including working evenings and weekends.
    • Must have excellent communication skills, be a team player, and self-starter with an understanding of team goals.
    • Must be able to conduct yourself in a professional manner in stressful situations.

    Work Environment

    • Willingness to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.
    • 80% of the work is performed at the convention center, working in adverse temperature conditions, sitting and walking at/to the various service/dispatch desks.
    • Work may involve repetitive motion (i.e. constant keying, using fingers, or grasping of objects).
    • Work for long periods of time and be able to walk great distances on show floor.



    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……

    EEO Information

    Equal Opportunity Employer, including vets and disability.


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