Short Description:OSD is seeking 2 temp employees to help market the upcoming MASSBUYS Expo event to prospective vendors.
The Operational Services Division (OSD) is seeking to fill twoTemporary Help positions within Marketing, Communications and Events (MCE). The primary responsibility will be assistingwith the annual MASSBUYS EXPO, but the position also requires assisting othermembers of the team. The priority taskover the course of 10-12 weeks will be making phone calls to vendors who havenot yet registered for the event and following up with emails when applicable.The MCE team is responsible for planning and organizing theMASSBUYS EXPO, the largest Business to Government event in the Commonwealth.The candidate will work with a small team of creative, experiencedprofessionals organizing the event. The ideal candidate is dynamic, energetic,self-motivated, organized, and a team player with outstanding communication skills.
Description of Duties:
Sell exhibit space for the MASSBUYS EXPO throughtelephone calls and emails to Statewide Contractors.Provide detailed information to the event teamregarding contacts made, results of conversations with vendors, includingoutstanding questions, etc.Follow up with all contacts to close the sale.Coordinate and communicate information between theevent team and exhibitorsOn-site event coordination, as assignedAssist with prepping events (i.e. copying, helpwith gathering & loading items, and onsite event coordination)Post flyers/signs as neededData entry - contacts databaseMS Word (Mail Merge in particular)Excel (merging documents, sorting and datafeatures)Accept and timely complete additional tasksExperience and Skills:
Proficient in MS Office Products (Excel, Word,PowerPoint, Outlook)Professional and personable demeanorStrong interpersonal skillsAbility to work independently with genera linstruction while maintaining a team-oriented approach and attitudeStrong organizational skills and a high level of attention to detailProven ability to multi task and prioritize competing tasks while meeting deadlines