Events Manager

Renewal by Andersen - Best Window Division - San Antonio, TX3.5

Full-time
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Renewal By Andersen

Events Manager

Renewal by Andersen, a century old brand company, has an immediate opening for an Events Manager based in the San Antonio Area.

Position Summary

The candidate chosen for this position will work with events, festivals, home shows, businesses and fairs located in and around the San Antonio metropolitan area to obtain an opportunity (booth) for prospective customers to learn more about our products and to set appointments for our design team to visit the customer in their home and discuss window and patio door replacement. The more qualified appointments your team makes, the better!

You will recruit, hire, train and manage a team of supervisors, event specialists consisting of both full time and part time.

Duties:
Research, register and coordinate logistics for events to reach lead generation goals in assigned territory
Employee Management: Recruiting, hiring, training and managing event specialists, team leads and showroom staff. Scheduling, payroll, continuous training and onboarding. Organizing and conducting regular staff meetings. Ability to plan, develop and motivate an event marketing staff. Setting sound objectives, developing and executing measurement tools and providing feedback effectively
Logistical Management: Delivery/set up/breaking down and transporting promotional event equipment as required. Keeping warehouse organized and helping prepare event set ups.
Budget Management: Tracks expenses, manage budget to ensure maximum ROI and Approve Event expenses
Executes promotions and records event statistics
Develops events and in-house promotions
Approach and engage with home-improvement seekers at tradeshows, conventions, festivals, and fairs
Schedule in-home estimates and monitor event appointment logistics
Determine and set monthly, quarterly, and annual goals in partnership with Regional Event Manager and corporate marketing team
Create a positive culture by encouraging event demonstrators and celebrating success

Qualifications:
3+ years experience of sales management/leadership required, events management experience preferred
Manage and direct staff including recruitment, selection, and development to achieve goals and objectives
High School Diploma required, Degree preferred in Business, Communications, or related field
Ability to prioritize workload, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and easily shift focus in a fast-paced environment
Proven negotiation skills, self-motivated and competitive spirit
Ability to effectively present information to customers in one-on-one, small, and large group settings
Excellent written and verbal communication
Strong Customer Service and quality orientation
Clean driving record and reliable transportation. Valid Driver s License (no CDL) Required and proof of general liability insurance
Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
Must be able to work weekends, this is a management role, but working at events along with the team is expected
Ability to stand for up to 8-10 hours
Knowledge in the home improvement industry strongly preferred