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HD Supply Asst Manager, Events Marketing in Norcross, Georgia

Company Overview

HD Supply (NASDAQ:HDS) ( www.hdsupply.com ) is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations and specialty construction sectors. Through approximately 260 locations across 36 states and six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 11,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion – all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!

Job Description & Qualifications

Job Summary

Responsible for strategically placing HD Supply brands at industry events and partnering with team members and stakeholders to deliver superior client experiences in the industry, driving cross-brand solution adoption and achieving stated event goals and objectives.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Plans, manages and executes strategy for various 400 square feet or larger trade shows.

  • Engages and interfaces with key stakeholders across the enterprise to ensure goal alignment for industry events and trade shows. Shares resources and best practices with the business.

  • Leads and develops team members to execute on industry event and trade show initiatives with a high degree of service and success. Hires, trains, develops, and reviews the performance of staff.

  • Participates in the annual budgeting process associated with events for one or more industries. Manages applicable industry trade show and event expenses to include monthly forecast and monitoring.

  • Interacts with stakeholders across the organization, including sales marketing leadership and product departments to ensure alignment of approach at all events.

  • Partners with merchandising on appropriate vendor partnerships, show specials and product showcases.

  • Recommends key vendor partnerships for storage, giveaways, displays, etc. Negotiates contracts with vendors and manages internal and external agency/vendor resources.

  • Participates in special projects as assigned.

Nature and Scope

  • Experience provides solutions.

  • Ensures that work is performed consistently with company policies and procedures.

  • Leads a group or team of support, craft, or lower level professional associates.

Work Environment

  • Usually located in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors causing moderate physical discomfort, such as dust, fumes, or odors.

  • Frequent periods are spent standing or sitting in the same location with some opportunity to move about. Occasionally there may be a requirement to stoop or lift light material or equipment (typically less than 8 pounds).

  • Typically requires overnight travel 20% to 50% of the time.

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in a related discipline. Generally 5+ years of experience in a related field. May require certification. Advanced degree may offset less experience in some disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2-3 years tradeshow event and project planning experience

  • Supervisory/leadership experience

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, hospitality or related field preferred

Job Locations US-GA-Norcross

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (2/13/2020 1:01 PM)

Job ID 2020-36780

Business Unit Construction Industrial WC

Functional Area Marketing

Remote Position? No

Position Type Full-Time

Posting Location : Postal Code 30093

HD Supply is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer. HD Supply considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law.

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