24 July
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Events and Trade Show Coordinator

 

The Company

Founded in 1980 by Irish entrepreneur and scientist Dr. Pearse Lyons, Alltech discovers and delivers solutions for the sustainable nutrition of plants, animals and people. With expertise in yeast fermentation, solid state fermentation and the science of nutrigenomics, Alltech is a leading producer and processor of yeast additives, organic trace minerals, feed ingredients, premix and feed. Our guiding ACE principle seeks to develop solutions that are safe for the Animal, Consumer and the Environment. Our more than 5,000 talented team members worldwide put this purpose to work every day for our customers. Alltech is a family-owned company, which allows us to adapt quickly to emerging customer needs and to stay focused on advanced innovation. Headquartered just outside of Lexington, Kentucky, USA, Alltech has a strong presence in all regions of the world. For further information, visit www.alltech.com/news. Join us in conversation on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
 

 

Profile of Candidate

The ideal candidate will have 3–5 years of experience in event/trade show logistics and a bachelor’s degree (or higher) in business, marketing or a related field. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential as well as proven organizational skills, attention to detail and computer skills (Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite experience preferred). International experience and/or proficiency in a second language are an advantage. We are seeking dynamic self-starters looking for an exciting career opportunity in the animal health and nutrition industry.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and coordinate local, European and corporate events and trade shows; includes travel to various events and shows
  • Oversee and manage exhibit inventory and warehouse
  • Create and maintain a budget for assigned events and trade shows
  • Create and maintain event and trade show management documents, such as briefs, Requests For Proposals, quotes, etc.
  • Communicate and promote Alltech events and trade shows internally and externally in conjunction with the communications team
  • Organize and supervise staff at each event; provide briefings on goals and expectations as well as metric collection
  • Monitor project tasks and manage external suppliers, controlling contracts with vendors, including hotels, caterers and audio/visual suppliers
  • Manage all logistical functions related to company events, including graphics, signage, staging and promotional items
  • Manage the internal pre-planning of major events, such as attendee lists, speakers, event registration, etc.
  • Produce analytical reports to monitor each event to be sure objectives are met and each event is appropriate for Alltech to exhibit
  • Active contribution to Alltech’s global marketing team and overall company goals
  • Follow standards set forth by Standard Operating Procedures

Skills and Experience:

  • 3–5 years of experience in a marketing role, ideally in events project management
  • Business/marketing degree
  • Excellent project management skills, ability to multitask, attention to detail and results-oriented
  • Previous experience in preparing, monitoring and managing large budgets and event marketing
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and diplomacy skills
  • External supplier management