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WHAT WE DO

1220 is a custom fabrication team that helps our clients (i.e. museums, corporations, and marketing agencies) realize their visions and tell their stories through unique and engaging experiences.

Collaborating with clients and designers, we engineer, build, and install environments that utilize exhibitory, graphics, audiovisual systems, interactives, and other allied crafts. Our process with our staff and clients is rooted in our powerful commitment to execute the work with integrity and quality.

PRIMARY FUNCTION

The 1220 Exhibits FABRICATION PROJECT MANAGER plays one of the most important roles in the company as he/she is responsible for the successful completion of a project, on time and on budget. Since 1220 Exhibits Project Managers spend a lot of time with the client, the ideal candidate is a professional and organized self-starter with exceptional communication skills who can manage multiple projects, work well under pressure, solve problems, and conduct themselves professionally with co-workers and vendors alike. If you are looking for a job where no two days are the same, this is the position for you.

REPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop project plans and comply with budgets and scheduling for assigned projects
  • Establish and maintain appropriate and timely written communications with all project team members, department coordinators and clients
  • Maximize efficiency of assigned project team through strong leadership, organizational and motivational skills
  • Mediate and resolve project team conflicts
  • Monitor and coordinate timely execution of major milestone approvals with client, prepare necessary paperwork to document approvals.
  • Coordinate payment milestones with the Account Executive and upper management
  • Negotiate price, warranty and delivery issues with critical outside suppliers
  • Manage outside suppliers of custom services, i.e. contractors, custom equipment suppliers, etc.
  • Expedite critical path suppliers through purchasing department. Negotiate and resolve outside disputes with outside suppliers

EXPERIENCE/ ABILITIES

  • Three (3) years experience in project management or equivalent
  • Shop fabrication and museum exhibit experience a plus
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and detail oriented
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage budget restraints
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Project, and Windows
  • Meet deadlines with prepared estimates
  • Participate in the job handoff process by reviewing the scope and estimate documentation with the Project Manager and Detailer
  • Shop fabrication and museum exhibit experience a plus
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and detail oriented
  • Ability to manage delivery schedules and meet deadlines
  • Applicant should be proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Windows

 

Job Type: Full-time

 

This position is based at our offices in Nashville, Tennessee. Must be willing to relocate.

Disclaimer: This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.

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WHAT WE DO

1220 is a custom fabrication team that helps our clients (i.e. museums, corporations, and marketing agencies) realize their visions and tell their stories through unique and engaging experiences.

Collaborating with clients and designers, we engineer, build, and install environments that utilize exhibitory, graphics, audiovisual systems, interactives, and other allied crafts. Our process with our staff and clients is rooted in our powerful commitment to execute the work with integrity and quality.

PRIMARY FUNCTION

The 1220 Exhibits MUSEUM SERVICES ACCOUNT MANAGER is responsible for managing the museum services of assigned projects from award to completion.  Main duties include the coordination of communication between departments at 1220, professional and service oriented interaction with clients, and the preparation of proposals in response to assigned RFPS.

Responsibilities:

ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT (55%)

  • Coordinate and lead all aspects of assigned Museum Accounts as outlined in the Account Management SOP.
  • Maintain and hold all parties accountable to project production schedules.
  • Develop strong customer relationships through appropriate client communication and the use of professional, courteous and ethical interpersonal interaction.
  • Lead and attend regular meetings, site visits and calls for all assigned projects.
  • Coordinate all billing with the accounting department for all assigned projects.
  • Capture project information for archiving and company history.

SALES SUPPORT (40%)

  • Produce and distribute sales proposals in response to assigned RFQ and RFPs.

MUSEUM SERVICES (5%)

  • Assist the Senior Vice President and Vice President of Client Services as needed.
    Other duties/responsibilities as needed.

Experience/Abilities:

  • Must exhibit a positive and involved team attitude to all departments and maintain open communication with all co-workers for the best overall performance of 1220.
  • Must represent 1220 with the highest level of integrity and professionalism, a service focused approach and a caring, sincere attitude at all times.
  • Must be able to perform all of the above listed duties as well as have the flexibility to take on additional tasks as needed.
  • Must display a neat, clean and business-like appearance at all times.
  • Must be able to work additional, non-regular hours as needed.
  • Travel is required.
  • Requires proficient computer skills, specifically the utilization of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Strong administrative skills such as typing, business writing, copier and facsimile required.
  • Requires highly developed and proven customer service and organizational skills.
  • Museum experience or management experience required.
  • College degree is required.

Job Type: Full-time

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Location: Nashville, TN – Department: Fabrication

1220 Exhibits is seeking a full-time Exhibit Carpenter/Fabricator for immediate hire.

Ideal candidates possess the following qualifications:

  • Experience in fine woodworking with hardwoods a must
  • Experience with router, table saw and hand tools
  • Competency in acrylics and metal fabrication
  • Great interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Flexibility to work some overtime and weekends
  • Ability to travel on out of state jobs
  • Efficiency in meeting deadlines

1220 Exhibits is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace with a focus on trade shows, museum displays, retail interiors, props, POP and custom signage.

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PRIMARY FUNCTION

Collaborate with key stakeholders to provide quality technical engineering documentation for shop personnel and CNC related to 1220 projects within allocated resources and time frames.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  1. Collaborate with Estimating, Production, Project Management, outsource partners and design teams to successfully detail a project’s technical approach for execution in in pre-build, build and installation phases.
  1. Lead the development of detailed technical documentation and drawings for individual projects, which will meet or exceed budget, time and quality requirements.
  1. Communicate, collaborate and ensure an efficient transition from pre-build to production. Track and resolve production issues, related to technical approach.
  1. Perform Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for technical documentation processes, focusing on continual improvement of department performance.
  1. Maintain strict quality controls for work product.
  1. Support shop build assignments related to CNC and/or other shop assignments as determined by the Production Manager.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

No direct supervision requirements.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Require no unusual physical requirements.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

This position requires interaction in 1220’s shop and on job sites under construction. This position requires travel for meetings, installations and professional development.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Education/Experience

  1. Minimum 5 years’ experience in custom fabrication or related industry.
  2. Requires a College Degree and/or extensive construction and/or exhibits industry experience.

Licensure/Certification

No professional licensure or certifications required.

Job-related Skills and Special Requirements

  1. Must have strong oral and written communication skills.
  2. Must have the ability to work with clients, production crew, designers, project managers and account executives.
  3. Must have experience working on standard Microsoft Office suite of computer programs.
  4. Must be expert in current versions of AutoCAD and Inventor.
  5. Proficiency in Adobe and other visualization software preferred

Disclaimer: This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.

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