JO – 4523 Exhibit Project Manager

Exhibit Project Manager

As an Exhibit Project Manager, you play a crucial role in planning, executing, and successfully delivering projects within established project schedules, budgets, and quality standards. This role involves coordinating the efforts of cross-functional teams and external partners to ensure project success. You will oversee quality control, manage resources, and maintain effective communication throughout the project lifecycle.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and oversee multiple exhibit projects to ensure accuracy, quality, and timely completion.
  • Manage projects from beginning to end.
  • Must have the ability to look at designs and concepts in a critical way in order to provide estimates for the production of these designs. These estimates include projected project costs and expected profit margins.
  • Provide feedback and solutions to the team that will ensure a safe and well engineered structure while staying true to the design intent while also keeping in mind the ease and safety and setup of these structures during installation.
  • Ensure projects are aligned with established objectives, specifications, and company standards.
  • Work with our Department Managers to establish production schedules, define and delegate tasks, milestones and responsibilities to team members based on their skills, expertise, experience, and availability.
  • Work directly with our Purchasing Department to acquire materials and elements needed from our vendors, provide drawings and specifications as needed.
  • Foster a collaborative and integrative work environment within the project team.
  • Facilitate effective communication and coordination between various departments involved in projects to achieve project goals and deliverables.
  • Monitor and manage changes in project scope, schedule, and costs, ensuring alignment with project objectives.
  • Perform risk assessments for each project, identifying potential challenges and opportunities and communicate identified risks to the team as well as management.
  • Serve as a primary point of contact during the production of assigned projects.
  • Address questions, concerns, and complaints throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Act as a liaison between the company, customers (same as above – not primary contact for customer), and vendors to ensure smooth collaboration and execution.
  • Supervise and represent during the setup and teardown of exhibits requiring occasional travel to trade shows and other venues.
  • Assist with other assigned tasks and responsibilities as needed to contribute to the success of the team and company.

What we’re looking for:

  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in trade show fabrication or a similar trade.
  • Proven experience in construction management, preferably in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize effectively.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and a proactive attitude.
  • Professional demeanor and excellent customer service orientation.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing tasks and responsibilities.
  • Software proficiency – MS Outlook, Excel and Word. Ability to learn ERP and Warehouse Management Software. CAD software experience is nice to have.


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