Tradeshows & Events Manager

Date: Jun 15, 2024

Location: Palm Beach Gardens, FL, US

Company: TBC Corporation

Company Overview

With $5 billion in revenue and 3,800+ employees in the U.S., Mexico and Canada, TBC Corporation is a leader in the mobility industry and one of North America’s largest marketers of automotive replacement tires through wholesale and franchise operations. TBC serves wholesale customers in the United States, Canada and Mexico through TBC Brands, NTW, TBC International, and TBC de Mexico. Additionally, TBC responds to the needs of consumers in search of total car care at more than 2,000 franchised tire and automotive service centers under the Big O Tires® and Midas®. TBC is headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

 

TBC markets on a wholesale basis to regional tire chains and distributors serving independent tire dealers throughout the US, Canada, and Mexico. TBC has 20 proprietary brands of tires specializing in passenger, commercial, farm and specialty tires. In 2005, TBC Corp. was purchased by Sumitomo Corporation of America (SCOA). SCOA is the largest subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation, one of Japan’s major integrated trading and investment business enterprises. In 2018 Michelin, the largest tire manufacturer in Europe, invested in the company which is now a 50:50, privately held joint venture between Sumitomo and Michelin.

Description

TBC Corporation is seeking a Tradeshows & Events Manager based in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Ideal candidate is self-motivated and able to assist our organization in delivering phenomenal events that build business relationships, generate excitement around our organization, support stakeholder engagement, amplify brand awareness, and create a memorable event experience. The event leader will be responsible for conceptualizing event themes, preparing and managing event timelines, coordinating technical aspects, processing invoices, collaborating with marketing, managing event staff, preparing expenditure reports, and managing risk. Your creativity and resourcefulness in organizing and hosting successful events that meet business objectives will aid us in promoting products, engaging with customers, inspiring confidence in our brand, and communicating brand strategy to internal and external stakeholders. TBC’s Tradeshows & Events Manager will join a high-performing Corporate Communications team and report to the Vice President, Corporate Communications.

Job Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute company's internal and external conferences and events, annual meetings, and team-building retreats.
  • Create event timelines, event agendas, schedules and budgets, ensuring alignment with company objectives and culture.
  • Coordinate logistics elements such as site selection, transportation, accommodations, catering, audiovisual equipment, and other logistical details for each event.
  • Manage event registration, attendee communication, and execution to ensure a seamless experience for participants.
  • Coordinate with speakers, presenters and performers to ensure their needs are met.
  • Serve as the bridge between organization, participants, event venues and vendors, and process payments and invoices.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to develop engaging and informative presentations, workshops, and activities.
  • Oversee the design and production of event materials, signage, and branded merchandise.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive event environment that promotes networking, collaboration and employee morale.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements for senior executives, presenters and other performers.
  • Facilitate post-event surveys and feedback sessions to evaluate event success and gather insights for future improvements.
  • Stay informed about industry trends and best practices in event management to enhance the quality and impact of our conferences and events.
  • Ability to travel 6-8 times per year to various locations in the U.S. and Mexico to oversee and execute company events.

Qualifications

  • Degree in hospitality, public relations or marketing.
  • 8+ years of work experience.
  • Multi-tasker with a strong work ethic.
  • Excellent communicator and rapport builder.
  • Highly organized and excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency under demanding deadlines.
  • Highly efficient project management abilities and the ability to balance multiple projects.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.
  • Strong attention to detail, high-quality work and the ability to make recommendations are essential.
  • Experience developing communications for global and multinational audiences a plus.
  • Experience in event management software programs, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Certification in event planning or project management is a plus.

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401k plan with a company match. Immediate 100% vesting
  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental and vision
  • Company paid short term disability and employer subsidized long term disability
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Discounted tire purchasing
  • And more!

 

TBC Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a Drug-Free Work Environment.

 

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