What we're looking for: A talented individual responsible for management of tradeshow operations for the RSNA annual meeting, focused on establishing a strong relationship with exhibitors, contractors and various internal departments to produce a high-quality exhibition.
Please submit a cover letter with your application.
This job might be for you if you're interested in:
A welcoming environment that gives you an opportunity to impact patient care
Excellent work-life balance through flexible time off and family-friendly benefits such as paid parental leave
Training and professional development opportunities
A competitive compensation package that includes generous retirement and health benefits
What you'll do:
Oversee the management of all tradeshow operations including exhibitor application process, onsite space selection, floor plan management, exhibitor logistics, booth activities, marketing, and exhibitor communications
Review, develop and execute the technical exhibition growth and exhibitor retention strategy. Identify new/emerging markets and unique exhibitor offerings to enhance and grow the exhibition
Provide direct input on all aspects of exhibition management and support to maximize profit, exhibitor retention, and exhibitor satisfaction. Annually, review and measure performance for strategic improvements
Collaborate to develop a sound exhibition budget, inclusive of forecasting revenue, monitoring expenditures, reconciling invoices, and identifying opportunities for reducing expenses while maintaining quality of exhibition
Supervises staff. Provides employee development, performance management and guidance, including hiring, training, development, setting direction, evaluation, monitoring overall output and quality and proactively assessing professional development and resource needs.
Maintain and implement department timelines, ensuring deadlines are met
Develop and oversee the technical exhibit application process including space selection, exhibit space assignment, confirmation, invoice and floor plan management
Assist in preparations of monthly sales and exhibitor status reports; Produce exhibitor statistics and maintain exhibit historical reports.
Oversee strategic exhibitor communication and education plan to support Technical Exhibitors
Collaborate to develop exhibitor and committee surveys to include clear data points and measurable insights. Review results to ensure the team considers data-driven results to implement actionable improvements for the exhibition
Nurture existing relationships with exhibitors by providing excellent customer service to exhibiting companies
Collaborate to prepare RFP specifications, analyze, recommend selection, and oversee contracting of service contractors for RSNA Annual Meeting
What you'll need:
7 – 10 years of experience in exhibition management; knowledge of virtual and hybrid meetings a plus
Successful track record of leading and developing a hybrid team
Must maintain a positive, friendly, professional attitude with a strong commitment to providing excellent customer service
Excellent presentation, communication, and project management skills
Strong organizational and analytical skills, including experience in strategic business discussions and the ability to use data to back up assumptions and develop business cases
Ability to multi-task with accuracy and thrive in a fast-paced environment
Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Familiarity with exhibition management software
Availability for10% travel, including working off-site at society’s annual meeting
Certification in Exhibition Management (CEM) or similar professional meeting designation highly desirable
RSNA requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. Vaccination verification is required.
The Radiological Society of North America is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. RSNA is committed to hiring and employing qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, sexual orientation, unfavorable military discharge, ancestry, order of protection status, pregnancy, or any other legally protected characteristic. All employment decisions at RSNA are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications.
About Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) is headquartered in Oak Brook Illinois and is a 50,000+ member medical specialty society with a staff of 200 and a budget of $40 million. RSNA holds the largest medical meeting in the world, with around 55,000 - 60,000 attendees, in Chicago each November following Thanksgiving.