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Event Specialist-I&D


St Louis, MO
ID: 44823

Nies | RRD has an immediate opening for an Event Specialist to join the events and exhibit I&D (install and dismantle) team. The Event Specialist should be client-focused and able to work well individually or as part of a team to successfully complete the asset preparation and on-site set up requirements of each assigned event. The ability to work efficiently to meet project standards and deadlines is a must. This position will require frequent travel during peak event season(s).

  • Install and dismantle of exhibits and displays
  • Stage and pack trade show exhibits and related materials
  • Use of manual and power tools and finishing supplies for repairs, fabrication, maintenance, installation of exhibits
  • Work on ladders and operate/use forklift, scissor lifts
  • Use internal computer systems to receive and complete tasks and communicate with coworkers
  • Navigate event services resources at convention centers and venues, such as general contractor, decorator and freight
  • Other warehouse duties as assigned: QC inspection, shipping/receiving, pickup/delivery, housekeeping

RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer

Required Skills

  • Proficiency in construction and cabinetry skills, proficient in use of hand and power tools
  • At least 2 years’ experience in exhibit production, execution or related
  • Read and analyze production and shipping orders to determine exhibit requirements 
  • Assemble components of exhibit based on design specifications and setup instructions 
  • Evaluate assembled exhibit for damages to structure, surfaces, packaging, graphics, wiring, etc. 
  • Suggest improvements or upgrades to structure, surfaces, packaging, graphics, wiring, etc. 
  • Efficiently communicate with other departments as needed to facilitate timely execution of responsibilities
  • Label components to facilitate ease of setup on-site or ease of return to warehouse inventory
  • Record components, graphics, and shipping containers using standardized forms (BOLs, etc)
  • Learn and utilize warehouse and event software programs to perform functions of job 
  • Package and label pallets and containers for storage in warehouse, efficient transport, effective deployment
  • Transport and securely store pallets and containers in storage racks using forklift 
  • Maintain all equipment to ensure proper functionality 
  • Complete quality control checks on event pack list prep and staging
  • Maintain clean and safe working environment 

Perform accurate inventory procedures 

Required Experience

  • Frequent lifting of up to 40 lbs. and occasional lifting over 70 lbs.
  • Walking and/or standing for more than 4 hours at a time
  • Comfortable working on ladders
  • Basic computer skills
  • Valid driver’s license

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