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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Operations Coordinator, Purchasing
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GES Corporation | Hodgkins, IL
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Job Description




GES, Global Experience Specialists, is a global event marketing company with over 90 years and 4,000 passionate employees in North America, Europe and the Middle East. We create some of the most incredible events in the world - think traveling entertainment exhibitions, global user groups, sales conferences, holiday extravaganzas and exhibitions of all sizes. From initial strategy to show-stopping audio visual, accommodations to insightful measurement - and every detail in between - we bring brands to life!

Our mission is to create memorable event experiences, and we count on our talented employees around the world help us do it. We are looking for team members who can dream up the impossible and deliver it.


Wow I Didn't Know GES Did That: https://www.youtube.com/embed/Mh6q13ji8Hw

Epic Events by GES: https://www.youtube.com/embed/ZOfYAWqTqa8

Ultimate Retail Experiences: https://www.youtube.com/embed/tKx3SKwPWKA


Life at GES U.S.

The Operations Coordinator will provide administrative support to the Opertaions Department with data entry and invoice reconciliation processing in relation to Purchase Orders.


* Enter purchase requisitions to support all operational tradeshow needs including rentals/services and local purchases.
* Research and reconcile aging ORACLE documents with open balances, coordinate efforts with requisitioning party, vendors and the National Accounts Payable Department on service and rental issues.
* Contact vendors via phoen and email for informaiton requirements.
* Upload reports to spreadsheets as needed.
* Maintain inventory of all office supplies, business forms, and uniforms.
* Reconcile all invoices to purchase orders and update as needed.
* Process check request forms.
* Support other Operations Support Coordinators in alignment with their requirements as needed and prescribed by GES Management.


* Three to five (3-5) years of customer service and administrative experience, preferred, specifically data entry
* College grad preferred, High School/GED grad required.
* Must be above average proficiency in Microsoft Office EXCEL
* ORACLE experience preferred
* Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines with little supervision
* Must be able to multi-task
* Must have excellent communication skills, be a team player, and self-starter with an understanding of team goals
* Strong customer service and organizational skills as well as attention to detail.

Work Environment

* Work is performed in an office setting sitting at a desk
* Standard hours are Monday - Friday, 8am-4:30pm
* Overtime is sometimes required
* Occasional showsite assistance as needed, but minimal


Our team members are our family, so we help our team members care for their families. The rewards of joining GES are extensive. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees. Here are some of the highlights:

* Competitive salaries
* 401K with company match
* Performance Bonus
* Healthcare/vision/dental insurance
* Wellness benefits
* Career development program
* Tuition reimbursement program
* Employee assistance program
* Vacation time
* Community involvement opportunities
* Team activities
* Charitable Gift Matching

And much more……

EEO InformationEqual Opportunity Employer, including vets and disability.

About GES Corporation

GES provides exhibition and event services in every major convention market across North America. A subsidiary of Viad Corp (NYSE:VVI), GES services include exposition general contracting, corporate event services and exhibitor support.