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Business Development Assistant

Company: East/West Industries, Inc.
Location: Ronkonkoma
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary

The Business Development Assistant works closely with the Business Development Manager and other departmental teams to provide support for corporate tradeshows and sponsorship programs (50+ events annually) to ensure successful execution. This includes assisting with logistical planning of large multi-segment tradeshows as well as supporting smaller sponsorships and meetings. Additionally, the employee will support marketing tasks like developing and maintaining a business lead database and supporting website and digital media analytics.

Essential Functions

  • Greets clients and visitors and fill in for receptionist as required.
  • General administrative duties as assigned including typing, answering phone, opening and sorting mail and collecting and distributing messages.
  • Keeps immediate supervisor well-informed of activities, results of efforts and problems identified.
  • Performs the necessary actions to book trade show spaces, hotel reservations, flight reservations and limousine pick-ups. Coordinates with employees and outside representatives to make the proper flight and hotel arrangements.
  • Identify items and place orders for company trade show materials (giveaways, shirts, etc.).
  • Plan on-site meetings and take meeting minutes as required.
  • Develop and maintain a contact database of all business contacts, and perform outreach as needed
  • Support Website and Social Media Analytics Efforts by working with Business Development Manager and Digital Media Manager to provide web analytics to understand customer behavior.
  • Support organization and packing of trade show shipments
  • Additional office duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Minimum requirements

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • High School/GED Degree Required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing or Business Preferred
  • Analytics reporting experience preferred.
  • Proficient with using office technologies (e.g. MS Office, copier, scanner, printer, and PC Desktop). Must be extremely proficient in Excel.
  • Minimum 1-2 years of relevant experience preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
  • Strong work ethic; can work independently or in a group.
  • Highly professional with excellent telephone etiquette.
  • Must be detail oriented, self-motivated and have the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

Great Benefits! - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, LTD, 401(k) with matching, Aflac, accrued PTO, 10 Paid Holidays, and Flexible Spending Accounts.

Job Title: Business Development Assistant

Reports To: Business Development Manager

FLSA Classification: Hourly

Job Type: Full time

EOE including disability and vet

EAST/WEST INDUSTRIES INC. is a woman-owned small business located in Ronkonkoma, NY. We are a world leader in the development and production of aircraft seats and life support systems for high-performance military aircraft, and ground support equipment for servicing such aircraft.

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Keywords: East/West Industries, Inc., Westport , Business Development Assistant, Other , Ronkonkoma, Connecticut

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