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National Trade Productions

Operations Manager

Operations · Alexandria, Virginia
Department Operations
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor

National Trade Productions, Inc. (NTP), a leader in the trade show industry is looking for a talented Operations Manager to join our team.

The Operations Manager is responsible for planning, managing, negotiating and implementing all pre-show, show and post- show operational/logistical activities for assigned events, and will have full operational project management of two or more shows.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and communicate pre-show operations and logistics
  • Establish and maintain floor plans in conjunction with sales and marketing
  • Select and manage contractors and facilities
  • Responsible for all aspects of event registration; customer service, daily office operations, reporting and on-site registration and reporting 
  • Develop on-site working staff schedule for assigned shows
  • Oversee Operations on-site, acting as a liaison between exhibitors and contractors
  • Create post show analysis for all shows, incorporating all data from contractors and NTP staff 

The successful candidate will have an understanding and experience in exposition/show management as well as knowledge of the trade show industry.  They will have excellent project management, technical, negotiating and planning skills with the ability to multi-task and work across various departments.  The candidate must be goal-oriented with strong organizational and communication skills.  3-4 years experience in show management or comparable experience necessary, and a B.S. degree and/or on the job training preferred.  Travel is required.

With 40+ years of experience, NTP's process-oriented culture combines their legacy of success with an entrepreneurial spirit and leading-edge skills to achieve and exceed business goals and objectives.  Be a part of this outstanding team and apply today.

NTP is an Equal Opportunity Employer  


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    Alexandria, Virginia
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