Current Openings

Exciting. Challenging. Rewarding. These are the type of career opportunities Marketplace Events offers to our team members. If you thrive in an environment that encourages accountability, creativity, teamwork, relationship building, customer service and sales and marketing excellence, we encourage you to explore becoming a member of our passionate team.

Marketplace Events is committed to its vision and values. As an employer, we support employees in finding a work/life balance and recognize the importance of a vibrant and dynamic work environment.

If you wish to apply for any of the positions below and are interested in joining this type of organization, please forward your application to the HR department by emailing careers@mpeshows.com unless otherwise stated.


EXHIBIT SALES CONSULTANT

 


Current Inside Sales Openings In: Alberta, Canada (remote), Cleveland (remote), Denver (remote), Phoenix (remote) & Raleigh (remote)

Marketplace Events is currently hiring Exhibit Sales Consultants. These positions are responsible for selling exhibit space via telephone. We provide you your own territory along with a robust customer base. Selling exhibit space for our premier home shows to businesses in the remodeling, home décor, landscaping and building industries is your primary responsibility. We are proud to offer the highest quality home shows in the market to top-tier home improvement companies. If you have a hunter mentality and are driven to make things happen, this is the job for you!

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Sell exhibit space in home show(s) via outbound telephone calls
  • Sell add-on advertising/marketing opportunities to your customers
  • Make 50-60 sales calls per day to current and prospective clients
  • Meet weekly, monthly and annual sales goals and related targets
  • Work in CRM program; every sales conversation to be documented and all information to be complete/detailed
  • Develop and maintain relationships with exhibitors; ensure customer satisfaction and provide excellent service
  • Through use of our consumer research, understand our attendee demographic and use this information to help sell in the right exhibitors, as well as help our exhibitors do an optimum job reaching their customers
  • Constantly seek out leads for potential exhibitors from every possible source such as advertisements in other media, internet sources, competitive shows, exhibitors from other Marketplace Events shows, association members, etc.
  • Constantly build and maintain sales database utilizing existing processes/guidelines for documenting records
  • Join relevant professional associations, regularly attend meetings and network with your membership
  • Attend all appropriate competitive shows/events and follow-up on leads immediately
  • Source local sponsorship leads
  • Understand our show features, marketing/promotional plan and utilize this information
  • Attend weekly video chats with manager and team, attend occasional in-person meetings with manager, team and/or clients, and attend annual in-person company meeting
  • Provide onsite floor management in-person at the show and assist show management with the coordination of the move-in/move-out of the show
  • Bring personal energy, enthusiasm and flair as a member of the sales team, willing to put in whatever hours are necessary to get the job done
  • Ensure all contracts are signed and space is paid in full on time
  • Collection calls as needed
  • Travel to company meetings, shows and training
  • Other duties as required

KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:
  • 2+ year of proven sales experience required, preferably within a telephone-based, inside sales, outbound calling environment
  • College degree preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office is required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including presentation skills required
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and meet conflicting deadlines
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • High level of emotional intelligence and self-awareness and stress management skills
  • Experience in events including home shows is a plus!
BENEFITS:
  • Competitive base salary + monthly commission
  • Sponsorship Sales Commission
  • Health, dental and vision benefits as well as 401k/GRSP plan with 3% employer match
  • Generous paid time off program, four weeks per calendar year
  • A high-energy culture that rewards success
  • Flexible remote or hybrid work environments
  • Employee Assistance Program
These positions report to the Show Manager.

To apply for these opportunities, please submit your cover letter and resume to Terri Higgins, VP, Human Resources at careers@mpeshows.com  

We thank all applicants for their interest. No phone calls or agencies, please.

Job Type: Full Time, Exempt

Experience: Applicant should meet criteria outlined

 


 

WEB + EMAIL COORDINATOR

 

Are you technically savvy? Do you love spending time learning about content, design, and analytics related to website and email marketing?  If so, we want to hear from you!

 

The web coordinator will be responsible for assisting with website updates as needed and supporting the show teams. In addition, the junior staffer will work alongside the web + analytics manager to execute special projects such as increasing online traffic, SEO, email list growth, analytic reporting, email reporting, list management, and future development. You will apply a combination of business and technical skills to help support Marketplace Events’ digital growth.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Update and create new web pages within the existing website framework, using Sitefinity by Telerik content management system
  • Provide user support to show teams and assist in training of new users
  • Understand information architecture and content strategy
  • Test all development updates and run quality checks across all websites
  • Assist with seasonal website content audits
  • Regular maintenance of email databases
  • Track, understand and interpret status reports of all key email and website statistics
  • Provide support to the show teams and regional marketing managers around email reporting and trends
  • Participate in special initiatives in digital marketing based on business requirements (i.e., SEM, Google Business)
  • Understand and interpret website data and analytics to update and implement SEO tactics
  • Act as digital consultant for internal teams and brainstorm new creative digital growth strategies
KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:
  • A college/university degree in marketing, digital graphic arts, digital marketing, and/or communications
  • New graduate, or minimum 6 months of experience working in digital marketing
  • Knowledge of digital marketing concepts
  • Experience in email marketing, databases, and reporting
  • Desire to keep abreast of latest technologies in online/email marketing and website functionalities
  • Experience with content management systems and database management is helpful, specifically Sitefinity CMS and Acoustic email marketing.
  • Strong understanding of CASL, CAN-SPAM compliance and requirements
  • High level of proficiency with the Internet, and MS Office (particularly Excel)
  • General knowledge of imaging software and creative design (Photoshop)
  • Knowledge of basic HTML/CSS
  • Strong organization, attention to detail, problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to be proactive and work independently while in a team environment
  • Knowledge of event marketing or consumer shows would be an asset
  • Strong command of the English language (written and verbal)
  • Minimal travel required
BENEFITS:
  • Competitive base salary
  • Health, dental and vision benefits as well as GRSP plan with 3% employer match
  • Generous paid time off program, four weeks per calendar year
  • A high-energy culture that rewards success
  • Flexible remote work environment
  • Employee Assistance Program
This position reports to the Web + Analytics Manager.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to Joanne Carry, Digital Marketing Director, joannec@mpeshows.com

We thank all applicants for their interest. No phone calls or agencies, please.

Job Type: Full Time, Exempt

Experience: Applicant should meet criteria outlined

 


 

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