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Our Ohio based client is currently looking to grow their production team. They are a full-service trade show and event marketing firm specializing in creating memorable trade show displays, corporate interiors, and corporate events. Their client centric approach is to get the right message to the right audience.

They have an immediate need for an industry experienced Estimator to provide timely and accurate estimates of exhibit construction, taking into account company production methods and labor and material costs.The Estimator is responsible for collecting and analyzing data in order to estimate the time allocation, financials, materials, and labor required to manufacture tradeshow displays, museum exhibits, corporate lobbies and any other display properties as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Produce timely and accurate estimates from floor plans, sketches, models, renderings, oral and written descriptions, and other sources of information, breaking down projects into components
  • Identify and quantify cost factors, such as production time, raw materials, equipment and labor expenses
  • Keep abreast of changes in production methods, material, labor costs, and other standards
  • Work with Purchasing for material pricing and sourcing for new items
  • Submit estimate reports / bids to project managers, account executives, clients, etc.
  • Evaluate vendors and products for cost-effectiveness or profitability
  • Perform risk analysis
  • Perform post show analysis on projects that will drive profitability analysis

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3+ years’ experience in the Trade Show Industry
  • Microsoft Office Suite Proficiency
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of all phases of exhibit design, production, and of prices and standards
  • Strong communication skills and ability to extract pertinent data from oral and written information as well as standard visual sources
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Strong service orientation and cost consciousness
  • Ability to operate under severe time constraints
  • Vendor relationship and versatile knowledge of all common exhibit materials

Location: Cleveland
Salary: Dependent on Experience Level
Ref#: 2468