Organization: National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)
Position: Manager, Exhibits
Reports To: Senior Director, Exhibits
Location: Washington, DC (Work-from-home Flexibility)
Are you a self-starter and Exhibits professional looking to manage world class events and conferences? The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) facilitates some of the largest domestic and international conferences in the aviation industry and they are seeking a Manager of Exhibits. This is an exciting opportunity to serve a key role in planning, preparing, and executing NBAA’s world class trade shows! NBAA offers flexible hours with work-from-home flexibility, generous benefits, and a collegial work environment in the heart of the nation’s capital. As a prospective and/or new employee, you will be required to comply with the company’s vaccination protocol.
As the Manager of Exhibits, you will assist in all exhibitor-related activities including exhibitor services, exhibit floor planning, communicating and enforcing rules/regulations, updating content for event website, exhibit application updates and testing, and billing and collecting fees. The Manager supports the VP of Exhibits and Senior Director of Exhibits and works in tandem with another Manager of Exhibits in bearing primary responsibility for all aspects of exhibitor relations. You will communicate regularly with exhibitors and exhibitor-appointed contractors (EACs) for all events, provide excellent customer service, and work on site at events. Events include the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE), Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE), Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference, Maintenance Conference, and Regional Forums.
Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of three years of experience in the convention/exhibits industry, including floor plan development and show management experience. NBAA seeks individuals with proficiency in Google software, an understanding of financial ledgers and transactions, and experience using software such as MapYourShow and databases such as Fonteva. This position requires the ability to travel and work extended hours including long days, weekends, evenings, and holidays.
How To Apply
If you believe you meet the requirements, please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing samples to the following job link (or copy/paste link to a new window):
Additional inquiries and questions can be emailed to Beth Cessna at email@example.com.
NBAA is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
About The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)
Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is the leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive, and successful. The association represents more than 11,000 companies and provides more than 100 products and services to the business aviation community, including the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, the world's largest civil aviation trade show. NBAA is a nonprofit trade association serving a dynamic and growing industry. From our downtown Washington, DC, office, staff members deliver top-notch customer service to our members across the world.
NBAA requires prospective and/or new employees to comply with the company’s vaccination protocol.
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