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Associate Event Manager

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Location: Glenview, IL
Renewal by Andersen
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Marketing (RbA)
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Description & Requirements


We’re focused on bringing more light into people’s lives by helping them create healthier, happier spaces to build memories and do what they love. This applies to our team, too. By celebrating our differences and embracing a positive work-life balance, we are recognized as a Yellow Ribbon company, one of Forbes Magazine’s 2021 “America’s Best Large Employers” and a “Best Employer for Diversity.” As a 2021 Energy Star Partner of the Year, Andersen is also committed to environmental health and sustainability. No matter your role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Renewal by Andersen has an exciting opportunity for an Associate Event Manager with our Chicago team! This position will assist the Event Manager to cost effectively drive non-media lead generation and local awareness primarily through the management of our events and home shows as well as the marketing representatives within that program. They will also assist as needed in managing event partnerships, event searches, showrooms, corporate partnerships, relationships with community groups, homeowner associations, company-created events, and more. 
  • Oversees participation in events, home shows, sponsorships, and creation of lead-gen opportunities based on established objectives, including onsite administration, resource supervision, and other implementation details
  • Negotiates with event sponsors and outside vendors to procure space and to obtain the best value for our investment
  • Manages the department calendar
  • In-field coaching, training, and in-booth work
  • Recruiting and interviewing
  • Leads classroom training - teaches staff methodology, rebuttals, process and procedures
  • Collaborates and communicates across departments/functions to drive results
  • Provides guidance, training, and direction to team of marketing representatives
This position requires frequent travel throughout the greater Chicagoland area. Additionally, sporadic schedule availability is required. You will be working 100+ events per year and at least 40 weekends out of the year. The right individual would need to be a people person - interactive, spunky, and outgoing. 
  • Some experience in sales/marketing, planning events, and/or managing sales/retail teams
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to think strategically, with strong project management skills, including attention to detail
  • Ability to demonstrate strong leadership skills
 Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to work experience, education, geographic location, certifications, etc. In addition to your pay, Andersen Corporation currently offers benefits such as comprehensive health benefits, 401k contribution, paid time off, 8 paid standard holidays, plus 2 floating holidays, a robust employee Wellbeing program, as well as profit sharing (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements).
Be Orange. Be You. -  is how we express our belief that by embracing our differences and empowering you, we’ll be a stronger team able to accomplish what otherwise wouldn’t be possible. This Orange spirit has helped us become the #1 innovative window and door brand* and the one homeowners love the most.** It’s also why we’re committed to supporting you to approach each day with a bright outlook.
Benefits include, and are not limited to:
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account contributions
  • Paid holidays plus PTO
  • 401(k) plan & contributions
  • Professional development and tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • Charity contributions
  • Nationwide career opportunities
We look forward to seeing how your unique skills, background and experiences will inspire our team and help us continue to be the leader we are today.
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In 2023, Andersen has set a profit-sharing target of $4,000 per eligible employee, prorated as appropriate. Profit sharing will be paid out in quarterly installments to provide eligible employees with payments throughout the year, with payment amounts tied to quarterly operating profit performance.  
Andersen is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.