The Florida Swimming Pool Association seeks a Trade Show and Meetings Manager. This position manages the the annual trade show, ancillary show programs, as well smaller meetings and events held throughout the year. The association’s annual trade show is the Everything Under the Sun Expo.
Bachelor’s degree and at least four years of direct experience in B2B trade shows, including exhibit and sponsorship sales, event promotion and continuing education programs. Proficiency with MS Office and a2z; excellent verbal and written communications skills. Ability to manage multiple projects in an organized, timely manner and must be extremely detail oriented. Candidate must possess the ability to coordinate projects from development to implementation. This person is expected to develop a solid understanding of the swimming pool industry.
Overnight travel, early morning, holiday, evening, weekend or long hours required during meetings and events.
To be considered, applicants shall submit a resume and cover letter demonstrating their interest in the position. Please include your experience managing a trade show including reaching and exceeding goals; experience developing and implementing a promotional program for a trade show.
Full time position in the FSPA office in Sarasota, Florida.
Valid Florida driver’s license
Ability to lift boxes up to 50 lbs.
About Florida Swimming Pool Association
The Florida Swimming Pool Association is the largest trade association for the swimming pool and spa industry in Florida. With approximately 700 member businesses in 16 Chapters, FSPA is the go-to resource on current issues, trends and industry information. FSPA provides continuing education, networking opportunities, publications, an annual trade show and representation to legislators and regulators.