Trade Show Event Coordinator

You understand your audience. You live and breathe strategy. And you’ve got the data to back up every one of your amazing ideas. Join a team where you’re empowered to bring the very best of the tech world to market—and to bring your biggest ideas to life.

Merrimack, NH


<p><strong>At Connection, our purpose is simple: we connect people with technology. From hardware&mdash;PCs, printers, servers, and more&mdash;to cutting-edge cloud, cybersecurity, and professional IT services, we design, build, and support the IT solutions that thousands of companies, schools, and government agencies rely on every day. We like to think of ourselves as the IT Department for our customers&rsquo; IT Department. Our company started out almost 40 years ago with two employees and a phone line. Today we&rsquo;re a Fortune 1000 IT solutions partner operating in 174 countries around the world&mdash;still driven by that startup mentality and guided by our original purpose.</strong></p>

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Full Time

Salary Range: $19.65/Hr. - $24.57/Hr.

Overview: <strong>What We Do:</strong><br /><br />We calm the confusion of IT by guiding the connection between people and technology. If a customer is looking for a better way to manage their warehouse inventory, equip their workforce, or secure their data, we make it happen. All it takes is finding the right combination of tech hardware, software, cloud solutions, and support services. That&rsquo;s what we do. We&rsquo;re the IT Department&rsquo;s IT Department.<br /> <br /><strong>Who We Are:</strong><br /><br />Our team is made stronger by a multitude of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. It&rsquo;s what makes Connection unique&mdash;what drives us to innovate and create technology solutions that stand apart from the crowd. We&rsquo;d love for you to be a part of that fabric, to share your ideas and experiences with a team that thrives on fresh thinking, creativity, and helping others.<br /> <br /><strong>Why You Should Join Us:</strong><br /><br />You&rsquo;ll find supportive teammates and a rewarding career at Connection&mdash;plus great benefits. We take pride in supporting employees with a total rewards package that provides financial, emotional, and physical resources for you and your family. Our compensation, 401k plans, medical insurance, and other benefits are progressive and competitive. We value the importance of our employees&rsquo; emotional well-being. To support employees, we provide free therapy visits, mental health coaching and tools, and meditation resources. You&rsquo;ll also enjoy a generous paid time off package that includes not only vacation and sick time, but also Wellness and Volunteer Time Off days. <br /> <br /><br />Working under direct supervision of the Mgr., Marketing Events, the Trade Show Event Coordinator oversees all administrative duties related to coordinating tradeshows including tradeshow registration, check requests/purchase orders, communication with all relevant parties (sales, tradeshow attendees and marketing), event packing and shipping, invoice processing, maintenance of budget and organizing tradeshow docs/files. The Coordinator also supports the Events team as needed with organization and registration at large events.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Coordinates tradeshow administrative duties including equipment needed, supplies, registration, attendees and schedules. Maintains budget and organizes tradeshow docs/files.</li> <li>Communicates with all relevant parties (sales, tradeshow attendees and marketing) regarding travel needs, demo preferences, and all setup requirements.</li> <li>Ensures timely packing and shipping of all required event materials and equipment. Coordinates with shipping department</li> <li>Processes check requests/purchase orders and invoices.</li> <li>Provides occasional assistance with other events going on: registration at offsite events, stuffing envelopes, printing badges/registration sheet, packing day of materials, etc. and other duties as assigned.</li> <li>Performs all other duties or special projects as assigned.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Associate Degree or the equivalent combination of education and work experience in Marketing, Business Administration or Communications.</li> <li>Basic computer knowledge with ability to operate keyboard for data entry.</li> <li>Advanced Microsoft Office skills to include creating presentations, creating documents in Word to include advanced formatting, creating spreadsheets to include the use of macros.</li> <li>Excellent attention to detail in composing, keying, and proofing professional business materials.</li> <li>Discreet with demonstrated ability to work in a confidential executive environment using good judgment while acting as an ambassador for the company.</li> <li>Adaptable with ability to switch tasks based on shifting priorities.</li> <li>Analytical with ability to draw conclusions from data, systematic and rational.</li> <li>Conceptual with ability to conceive mentally, formulate ideas, use imagination to achieve results.</li> <li>Articulate with ability to express oneself clearly and professionally in written and oral communication.</li> <li>Decisive with ability to make a prompt determination and substantiate decision if challenged.</li> <li>Detail oriented with item-by-item focus, meticulous attention to detail with ability to proofread for accuracy.</li> <li>Intuitive with ability to perceive others' feelings and motives quickly from subtle signals.</li> <li>Organized state of mind with ability to document activities, anticipate problems, plan schedules and monitor performance according to priorities and tight deadlines.</li> <li>Perceptive with ability to understand the needs and values of others.</li> <li>Physical requirements include lifting up to 25 lbs.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Additional preferred competencies or preferred qualifications, if any:<br /><br /></strong></p> <ul> <li>Ability to work some off hours: Generally a Monday-Friday position with some weekends, weekday nights for companywide events.</li> <li>Experience with Workfront, JDE Edwards and booking travel arrangements is a plus.</li> </ul> <br /> <p>Because of the possibility for fraudulent job postings on many popular job boards, please be advised that Connection will never offer a position of employment without a complete interview process and communication with a &ldquo;live person".&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /><br /><br /></p> <h2 class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoField_Job">Min</h2> <div class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoMsg_Job"> <div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Container"> <div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Text">USD $19.65/Hr.</div> </div> </div> <h2 class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoField_Job">Max</h2> <div class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoMsg_Job"> <div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Container"> <div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Text">USD $24.57/Hr.</div> </div> </div>