Senior Event Specialist

ADT Security Services, Inc Romeoville , IL 60446

Posted 2 weeks ago

Company Overview:

The ADT Corporation (NYSE: ADT) is a leading provider of security and automation solutions in the United States and Canada for homes and businesses, people on-the-go and their network. Making security more accessible than ever before, and backed by 24/7 customer support, ADT delivers same-day service and live answer within seconds in customer operations, helping customers feel more safe and empowered. ADT is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida and employs approximately 17,500 people throughout North America. More information is available at www.adt.com.

Position Summary:

The Senior Event Specialist will assist our organization in delivering best-in-class corporate events and tradeshows that generate excitement around our organization and build brand awareness. Your creativity and resourcefulness in planning successful tradeshows and events will aid us in promoting products, engaging with customers and creating an emotional connection with our brand.

Responsibilities:

  • Take the lead in coordinating all aspects of tradeshow logistics for 20+ tradeshows annually, staying on-time and on-budget

  • Administer end to end paperwork and registration for each tradeshow

  • Attend top tier shows and events nationally & internationally for onsite logistics and execution, including nights and weekends

  • Work as part of a team to create the strategy and creative vision for each event

  • Work with sales and product teams, listening to their needs and presenting ideas and solutions to meet their requirements for all tradeshows

  • Manage portable tradeshow booth rental program

  • Prepare and manage event timelines

  • Manage budgets, payments and invoices for all events and tradeshows

  • Work with suppliers, contractors, venues and other vendors to execute creative vision

  • Some administrative duties required

Education/Certification:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Hospitality and Tourism Management, Marketing, or other relevant degree

Qualifications & Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience in events, tradeshows, wedding planning, corporate events or other relevant experience

  • Strong project management skills to execute numerous projects simultaneously

  • Excellent creative, communication and critical thinking skills

  • Self-motivated, outgoing and work proactively to meet event/show timelines

  • Ability to manage through ambiguity and overcome obstacles to deliver

  • Candidate must be organized, driven, and a fast learner

  • Excellent planning, time management and strong organization skills

  • Candidate must have excellent problem-solving skills and be able to think on their feet when issues arise during a live event

  • Position requires frequent travel and weekend availability for events

  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft office)

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