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Whether you’re a gear-head who was in the AV Club, grew up as a tech, or only learned the business in recent years, if you’re a superstar, we want to talk with you! What you know, and how you treat our clients and our team is what matters most. Your proven track record of outstanding technical skill and experience will continue to grow with AV Chicago/Edge ShowTek. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that continues to outpace industry growth. Please send us your resume, and we’ll explore the potential of you fitting in with the band.

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Inside Sale and Customer Support Representative

Level: Full-Time Staff

Location: Chicago, IL

Alternative Work Eligibility: Yes

Organization Overview:

AV Chicago serves meetings and events nationally, both virtually and in person. Our team is made up of individuals who are client-focused and all-in to ensure each event is a successful one. We are Show Ready for all events, no matter where they are held.

Summary of Position:

AV Chicago’s sales team is looking to bring in a self-starter inside sale and customer service representative to help field our inbound sales leads and take them through contract execution. In this position, we are looking for a candidate that excels in a fast pace environment and is comfortable juggling multiple priorities at the same time. This position will help assign the inbound leads as well as handle their own book of business.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

· Outreach to engage/ re-engage customers

· Proposal development for customers

· Field inbound sales lead to execute or pass to other team members

· Follow up and walk customers through the sales process

· Track deals within CRM

· Data integrity management

· Ability to communicate with people at all levels of an organization

· Call/ email potential customers to sell AV Chicago’s services

· Assist Director of Sales in the sales process

· Provide demos to potential and existing customers

· Assist customers with questions along the process

· Bridge the sales and project management accountability

Qualifications:

· 3+ years of sales experience

· Knowledge of events and AV

· All-In mindset to jump in and help out wherever is needed

· High attention to detail and accountability

· Excellent written and oral communication skills

· Excel working in a fast pace environment

· Basic technical skills in AV or experience in selling technology solutions

Education:

· Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or equivalent work experience

Other Skills:

· Strong communication skills, organizational skills, critical thinking skills and ability to multi-task
· Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as an integral sales team member
· Knowledge of Hubspot or CRM

Project Manager - PM

Level: Full-Time Staff

Location: Chicago, IL

Alternative Work Eligibility: No

Organization Overview:

AV Chicago serves meetings and events nationally, both virtually and in person. Our team is made up of individuals who are client-focused and all-in to ensure each event is a successful one. We are Show Ready for all events, no matter where they are held.

Summary of Position:

At AV Chicago, Project Managers play a critical role in the execution of our events. This person is responsible for taking projects sold by the sales team through execution and internal debriefs. Project Managers are responsible for planning out project timelines, scheduling client stakeholder meetings, developing run of shows, hosting rehearsals, and other assigned needs of the project. They are also responsible for keeping projects on-time and on-budget. Ideal candidates have excellent time management and organizational skills, they enjoy working in a fast pace and ever-changing environment and they are both great individual contributors and work well within a team.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Project planning- take sold projects from the sales team through execution of the event.
    • Delivering an exceptional customer experience- on-schedule and on-budget
  • Assist sales with any pre-sales support on resources and capabilities
    • Provide support on client’s needs, budget, and timeline
  • Production support- working with the operations team to deliver
  • Logistics- coordinate all transportation, sub-rentals, and labor needs with the operations team
  • Financial responsibilities- Keep track of expenses to make sure projects are profitable and within the client’s budget.
  • All-In attitude- willing to jump in and help to make sure we are delivering an exceptional experience for our customers
  • Ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously
  • Self-starter

Qualifications:

  • PMP- preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of project management tools and processes
  • 3+ years experience in project management
  • Knowledge of events and the AV industry

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience

Other Skills:

  • Strong communication skills, organizational skills, critical thinking skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as an integral part of a team
Web Services Manager

Level: Full-Time Staff

Location: Chicago, IL

Alternative Work Eligibility: Yes

Organization Overview:

AV Chicago serves meetings and events nationally, both virtually and in person. Our team is made up of individuals who are client-focused and all-in to ensure each event is a successful one. We are Show Ready for all events, no matter where they are held.

Summary of Position:

AV Chicago's virtual events platform host events for thousands of attendees each month. To continue developing our virtual events platform and support the large number of projects hosted there, we are seeking a full-time web services manager to join our team. You will not be working on yet another e-commerce platform or marketing website. Instead, you will be working with streaming video, Zoom/Teams/Webex integrations, registration systems, donor platforms, analytics, and audience engagement tools. The ideal candidate will oversee our platform's ongoing development by serving as the lead developer and project manager. In this role, you will develop features and coordinate with outside developers to ensure development sprints stay on time. Working with leadership, you will recommend and lend to the ongoing direction of the platform. At the heart of everything we do is our clients and the events we host for them.

Additionally, you will act as the lead for the online portion of their events, including joining in on event preproduction sessions and ensuring their event site is launched. If you are excited about creating great experiences for event attendees, apply today.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Build websites and applications
  • Platform Integrations
  • Creating and implementing plug-ins
  • Develop platform features
  • Project manage development sprints
  • Oversee contractors and ensure on-time delivery of work
  • Attend client-facing needs assessment and development meetings

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years designing and developing web applications
  • Experience with working vendor API’s
  • Experience with PHP, JavaScript, jQuery and CSS
  • Experience with WordPress and Larvel architectures
  • Experience with Firebase and Angular
  • Ability to lead web development
  • Ability to analyze business requirements and create solutions
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems and provide timely resolutions
  • Ability to work with existing codebases

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred, in an IT or CS-related field. In lieu of a degree, a preferred candidate would have relevant or equivalent work experience.

Other Skills:

  • Strong communication skills, organizational skills, critical thinking skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as an integral web development team member

Why Join AV Chicago?

AV Chicago recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are Chicago’s top event production company for meetings and events. We have the most knowledgeable, passionate, and performance excellence employees in our business. Our Company offers our employees a selection of robust benefits. We aspire to find the best employees in the Audio Visual industry – individuals with integrity and enthusiasm for performance excellence.

Our Competitive Compensation Package Includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Transit Program
  • Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
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