Saturday, November 20, 2010

BIO--Manager, Operations

Biotechnology Industry Organization
1201 Maryland Avenue, SW - Suite 900
Washington, DC  20024-2149


T Exempt   £ Non-Exempt
Position Title:                    Manager, Operations

Department:                       Conventions and Conferences Department

Reports to:                         Director, Operations

Salary Range:

Primary Purpose of the Position: 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordination with appropriate internal staff on operational aspects of the exhibition hall including, but not limited to: all show management areas, exhibition/pavilion benefit fulfillment, ribbon cutting ceremony, overall décor and all projects/displays/events taking place within or as part of the BIO Exhibition.

·         Overall management of the Exhibition Hall Hospitality Reception

  • Oversight and management of the Exhibitor Appointed Contractor (EAC) pre-show tracking and onsite progress.   This includes managing the Exhibitor Appointed Contractor Association (vendor) an serving as the liaison between the vendor, exhibitors/pavilion organizers and BIO staff.

  • Coordination with various departments in BIO on logistics for the Membership Booth/BIO Pavilion, Political Action Booth/Area, Patient Advocacy Displays when located in the exhibition hall

  • Oversight and management of the Exhibitor Display Guidelines and Display approvals in coordination with the Sales Team.

  • Coordination with the Marketing Team to adequately promote designated areas within the convention through the website and the printed publications

  • Organization and distribution of Exhibitor Service Kits and Exhibitor Newsletter

  • Assist the convention’s housing consultant management of the affiliated events program

·         Management of the Exhibitor Concierge and Exhibitor Information Areas

  • Supervision of temporary staff, hosts, and volunteers related to areas of management

Knowledge and Skills Required:
Previous convention exhibits experiences helpful
1-2 tradeshow operations experience helpful
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
Familiar with Relationship Databases

Education and Experience Required:
College Degree preferred

Supervisory Authority:

Relationships within BIO:
This individual will interact with all departments at BIO.

Relationships outside BIO:
Member companies, non-members, affiliates, vendors, consultants, etc.  

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