POSTIONS WE PLACE

These are the positions we place, please click on each title for a description.

 

 

Account Manager

Alternative titles:
Sales Assistant, Sr. Account Manager, Sales Coordinator, Client Support Specialist, National Account Manager, Global Account Manager, Key Account Manager, Account Handler

Position Summary:
Responsible for providing administrative support for the sales person through active day-to-day handling of account; servicing client and responding to inquiries; facilitating implementation of marketing plans; coordinating telecommunications activities; facilitating weekly production meetings. Confers with management to assess advertising needs, determine goals and establish annual budgets. Manages creative and production teams to develop advertising strategies, including selecting media vehicles, determining timing and placement of materials and estimating costs. Ensures campaign strategies are implemented on time and within budget, and adjusts or redirects strategies as needed. May supervise account executives. Requires strong critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.

Account Director

Alternative titles:
Account Supervisor, Senior Account Director

Position Summary:
Provides expertise and leadership in guiding internal teams to meet client goals. Develops, recommends and presents strategic solutions which build brand equity and delivers measurable results for the client. Other duties include: planning and selling assignments that are on strategy and appropriate for client requirements; serving as the liaison between creative, account and project management teams and the client; ensuring that the financial aspects of the account(s) are managed according to agency procedures; and engaging in new business development, including expansion within existing clients.

Art Director

Position Summary:
Oversees the artistic development of marketing and promotional pieces, including print, online, television and radio advertisements; collateral materials; and internal and external corporate publications. Supervises teams of designers, photographers, illustrators, production artists and freelance creatives. Within an agency, the art director collaborates with senior-level copywriters to develop strategies for compelling advertising campaigns, and often specializes in a particular area, such as print advertising or broadcast. Requires strong leadership ability, design background and knowledge of software applications, including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, PowerPoint and QuarkXPress. Five or more years of experience is preferred.

Associate Creative Director

Position Summary:
Responsible for the preparation of advertising and marketing concepts, and the production of collateral materials in various media, including print, video and interactive. In a large advertising agency, the associate creative director works on projects with a team of copywriters and designers. In a smaller agency setting, this person may perform the copywriting and create artistic concepts him- or herself. Should possess five or more years of industry experience, strong project management skills and the ability to direct a creative team.

Brand Product Manager

Position Summary:
Plans, develops and implements brand strategies and marketing programs for a particular business or product. Duties include providing branding direction, developing and executing brand marketing programs, reviewing market research to anticipate competitive and industry trends, and translating consumer attitudes into new branding directions. Coordinates sales, pricing, product supply and product development to meet strategic objectives. Has broad interface within an organization, and consults with development and design teams about market requirements and product features. Requires communication, leadership and team-building skills, analytical abilities and initiative.

Business Development Director

Alternative titles:
VP of New Business Development, New Business Development Director

Position Summary:
Leads the day-to-day execution of all operational responsibilities for market assessment and long-range planning. Duties may include managing business development processes and tracking investment resources. Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to negotiate complex transactions at the most senior level - both internally and externally - is required.

Creative Director

Alternative titles:
Design Director, Director of Creative Strategies, Director of Creative Services, Senior Creative Director, Design Manager, Art Director, Chief Creative Officer, Creative Services Manager

Position Summary:
Responsible for providing direction to the Design department; designing exhibits/displays; scheduling projects to designers; providing necessary technical and creative assistance; interpreting client needs and providing creative design solutions to them within budgetary constraints and exhibit hall physical limitations; producing design renderings, floor plans and models; overseeing departmental administration (ordering materials, authorizing expenses, keeping time sheets); attending job launch and preliminary design meetings. This position is also is responsible for overseeing the content and design direction of experience-based exhibits and media as well as ensuring that this direction fits in with the client’s requirements and the image they wish to promote for their company or products.

Designer

Alternative titles:
Exhibit Designer, Senior Exhibit Designer, Project Designer, Structural Designer, Exhibition Designer, Experience Designer, Interactive Designer, Retail Designer, Environmental Designer, Museum Exhibit Designer

Position Summary:
Responsible for designing projects within budget; planning and illustrating concept by studying materials and designing rough layout of art and copy (arrangement, size, type size and style); reviewing and analyzing submitted projects in accordance with client requirements; maintaining hardware (archiving graphic digital files); maintaining materials records; following projects through production to determine changes or improvement for future; reviewing designs after project to determine effectiveness and define problems.

Detailer

Alternative titles:
Engineer, Draftsmen, CAD Designer, Production Engineer, Projects Engineer, Creative Engineer, Museum Exhibit Detailer

Position Summary:
Responsible for creating set up drawings based on client and/or sales specifications; preparing layouts, scaled drawings or patterns for construction; analyzing and reviewing submitted projects; maintaining material records; ensuring department library is equipped with updated brochures and literature; participating in design/product meetings and customer/company discussions.

Estimating Manager

Position Summary:
Responsible for directing the operations of the Estimating Department by communicating job expectations and reviewing estimate results, developing, and maintaining estimating schedule; scheduling and supervising estimating personnel and equipment; providing staff with technical assistance; maintaining files of past work.

Estimator

Alternative titles:
Senior Estimator, Pricing Specialist

Position Summary:
Responsible for reviewing estimate requests, design drawings and specifications with appropriate company personnel to gather necessary information in order to understand project; gathering and identifying information on labor, material and time by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications and related documents; obtaining price quotes from vendors; completing timely and accurate estimates from floor plans, sketches, models, renderings, oral and written descriptions, and other sources of information; breaking down projects into components; maintaining documentation and records to support projected cost of project; keeping current on changes in production methods, material, labor costs and other standards, evaluating feasibility of meeting client requirements; resolving discrepancies.

Event/Trade Show Coordinator

Position Summary:
Assists the trade show manager in organizing trade shows or events. Duties are similar to those for the event/trade show manager.

Event/Trade Show Manager

Position Summary:
Plans and manages events or trade shows for an organization. May work with vendors and corporate marketing and public relations departments to ensure successful participation in promotional functions. Duties include identifying event locations, negotiating rates, developing budgets for functions, acquiring event permits, securing speakers, gathering products for display and promotional giveaways, coordinating event staffing, overseeing set up and tear down of demonstration booths, ensuring availability of equipment and supplies, booking hotel or conference rooms, and coordinating activities. Requires excellent organizational skills and previous event planning experience.

General Manager

Alternative titles:
Executive Vice President, Division President, Managing Director, Executive Producer

Position Summary:
Responsible for entire operations at a given location; recruiting and developing management staff; developing strategic plan; developing and managing budget; setting business objectives and measuring results; building company image by collaborating with customers, government, community organizations, employees; enforcing ethical business practices; maintaining quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.

Graphic Designer

Position Summary:
Responsible for planning concept by gathering information and materials; illustrating concept by designing rough layout of art and copy; producing high-quality, accurate and timely renderings and artwork for production as display graphics; producing creative graphic layouts for variety of related uses; supporting sales and marketing by designing presentation sales and marketing materials; operating graphic design software with high level of proficiency; effectively attending job launches; checking and approving copy layout and colors for graphics and production; updating and correcting renderings as per client changes; maintaining files for graphic drawings, and graphic information folders.

Graphic Production Manager

Position Summary:
Responsible for directing the operations of the Graphic Production Department by communicating job expectations and monitoring job results, developing, and maintaining graphics production schedule; updating and maintaining Graphics data base; creating the appropriate graphics work orders; scheduling and supervising graphics production personnel and equipment; providing staff with technical assistance; maintaining files of past work.

MarCom Coordinator

Position Summary:
Contributes to overall branding efforts by assisting with the execution of marketing and communications strategies, in addition to tracking campaign results. Duties include researching target audiences, coordinating events and writing promotional materials. Requires strong communication skills.

MarCom Manager

Position Summary:
Develops marketing and promotional communications strategy for a company or product. Develops promotional marketing materials and coordinates compatibility of marketing programs with public relations activities. Assists in preparation of long- and short-term marketing plans, pricing policies and budgets. May supervise marketing coordinators. Requires advertising and publishing knowledge, as well as excellent writing and analytical skills.

Motion Graphics Designer

Position Summary:
Creates animated and video artwork for a variety of mediums, such as the Web, television and movies. Projects may include commercials, movie clips, stand-alone presentations, trailers, title sequences and post-production work. Should be proficient in Flash, After Effects, Premier, Final Cut Pro and Photoshop. Requires design ability and willingness to embrace new design, video and audio technologies. Should have a good understanding of 2D/3D animation, Cinema 4D, and audio and video compression techniques.

Multimedia Designer

Position Summary:
Creates and executes creative concepts for interactive media, including websites, presentations, videos, kiosks, CD-ROMs and DVDs. Knowledge of web architecture, web design, multimedia communications and interface design is required, as is proficiency in software programs such as Flash, Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Dreamweaver and PowerPoint. Working knowledge of print design software is helpful. Strong visual style, willingness to embrace new technologies, and thorough understanding of how typography, layout, color, images and interactivity impact user experience also are necessary. Should possess a good understanding of multiplatform and mobile device requirements.

Operations Manager

Alternative titles:
Director of Operations, Vice President of Operations, Chief Operating Officer

Position Summary:
Responsible for planning, organizing and directing facility operations; creating production strategies and objectives that support the business goals; implementing processes to measure efficiency and profitability; developing and approving policies / procedures that ensure exhibits meet customer requirements and quality standards; establishing and developing production departments; ensuring production and warehouse issues are addressed; coordinating the recruitment and training of senior management staff; controlling allocation of material, human and financial resources; establishing and managing the budget.

Prepress Specialist

Position Summary:
Pre-flights files from clients, anticipating and correcting any problems. Duties may include imposing files in press layout program; operating image-setters, scanners or related equipment; fine-tuning basic settings for PostScript Raster Image Processors; and tracking customer jobs. May also be responsible for separating colors and reviewing proofs. Requires knowledge of printing processes, pre-flight and imposition software, and design applications such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and QuarkXPress.

President

Alternative titles:
CEO, Managing Director

Position Summary:
Responsible for entire operations of entire company; recruiting and developing management staff; developing strategic plan; creating and managing budget; establishing business objectives and measuring results; building company image by collaborating with customers, government, community organizations, employees; enforcing ethical business practices; maintaining quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.

Production Manager

Alternative titles:
Vice President of Production

Position Summary:
Responsible for overseeing responsibility/directing production for all functions of Display/Carpentry, Warehouse, and Graphic departments. Production planning and scheduling; managing staff; keeping current on changes to technology; ensuring effective quality control and timely delivery of goods and services.

Program Strategist

Alternative titles:
Marketing Strategist, Experience Strategist, Account Strategist

Position Summary:
Responsible for event marketing strategy and analysis within specific client programs. Spearheads strategy development and execution of live and virtual experience marketing engagements that incorporate the fullest possible range of traditional and new media. Involved in a large variety of client projects requiring consistent consultation, ranging from quick turnarounds to million dollar long-lead projects. Also responsible for building, maintaining and growing relationships with key clients and will be dedicated to working with specific client program teams. Other duties include: Identifying solutions that entice, engage, experience and enable consumers to drive advocacy.

Project Manager

Alternative titles:
Sr. Project Manager, Project Director, Interpretive Services

Position Summary:
Responsible for managing projects through production and ensuring project is completed on time, on budget and according to quality standards; reviewing prospective projects and estimates with sales person prior to proposal submission to determine feasibility; lead pre-construction meeting to verify expectations; developing project schedules; generating appropriate work orders; addressing any questions (new build construction, lead times, use of materials, etc.); attending final client viewing to address any issues that may develop prior to packing and shipping; leading post-show construction/meeting; maintaining change order log on all projects and ensuring all changes have been noted on prints.

Sales

Alternative titles:
Account Executive, Account Developer, Account Handler, Account Strategist, Brand Developer, Account Development, Sales Executive, Marketing Consultant, New Business Developer, Senior Account Executive, Exhibit Consultant, Design Consultant, National Account Executive, Sales Consultant, Strategic Account Executive, Director of National Accounts

Position Summary:
Responsible for identifying current and future customer service requirements; researching potential clients and their businesses; establishing rapport and conducting analysis with prospects to assess current program and determine new objectives; servicing all aspects of client accounts; selling product line, preparing reports; attending shows; supervising set ups/installations and ensuring set ups reflect client’s expectations.

Sales Manager

Alternative titles:
VP of Sales, Sales Director, Sales Manager, VP of New Business Development, New Business Development Director, VP of Marketing, Director of Sales

Position Summary:
Responsible for planning, organizing, and directing sales operations; maintaining awareness of business environment and trends of the Exhibit industry; developing sales objectives and strategies to support goals of the organization; establishing and developing departments and regions; coordinating the recruitment and training of senior management staff; controlling allocation of material, human and financial resources; establishing and managing the budget; developing corporate policies.

Traffic Coordinator

Position Summary:
Oversees the efficient flow of all market collateral and work from account services to creative and production departments. Duties include monitoring workloads, creating project schedules, maintaining job files, tracking and monitoring progress, routing projects and conducting traffic meetings. May oversee traffic coordinators. Excellent time-management and multitasking skills, an eye for detail and previous traffic experience are required.

Traffic Manager

Position Summary:
Oversees the efficient flow of all market collateral and work from account services to creative and production departments. Duties include monitoring workloads, creating project schedules, maintaining job files, tracking and monitoring progress, routing projects and conducting traffic meetings. May oversee traffic coordinators. Excellent time-management and multitasking skills, an eye for detail and previous traffic experience are required.

Vice President of Corporate Marketing

Position Summary:
Oversees development of marketing strategies and execution of business plans, including definition of new markets, branding initiatives and pricing. Manages product development process and maximizes revenue sources. Leads and directs marketing team, and may report directly to the chief executive officer.

Vice President - Media/Creative Director

Position Summary:
Works with senior management to develop and execute sales strategies. Duties include leading a team of account managers/executives and inside sales representatives, identifying growth opportunities and action plans to meet client goals, and helping guide overall business direction. Requires excellent business writing, training, communication, organizational and presentation skills, as well as the ability to analyze and evaluate marketer objectives and sales performance.