Rockstars Wanted!

Having opened our doors in 1972, 1220 is proud of our past and looking forward to our future. We are always looking for professional and passionate individuals who are ready to take us to the next level. If you are interested in a career that will not only help you grow professionally, but also personally, then you have come to the right place. Please send us your resume if you are interested in joining the 1220 team.

Location: Nashville, TN – Department: Technical

Do these questions describe you?

  • Are you positive and energetic?
  • Do you always expect to exceed expectations?
  • Are you a hard-working, dependable person?
  • Is top quality customer service your number one priority?
  • Are you solutions-driven and focused?

If you answered “yes” we may have the ideal opportunity for you. 1220 Exhibits is seeking talented individuals with a passion for creating word class exhibits, event spaces, and museums to join our company. This is a fun, creative environment where you would be given the opportunity to create unforgettable experiences and environments that inspire our clients, their audiences and our employees. Join a team where your efforts are appreciated and rewarded.

What qualifications do our “ideal” Exhibits Detailer/Draftsman possess?

  • Associate’s Degree in mechanical or architectural drafting or equivalent experience
  • Strong 3D CAD design skills (AutoCAD, SolidWorks, or Inventor)
  • Experience in drafting in an exhibit, events or museum environment preferred
  • Shop fabrication experience and working knowledge of shop materials a plus
  • Microsoft computer skills (Windows, Outlook)
  • Self-Motivated, Focused and Results Oriented
  • A TEAM PLAYER yet can remain focused on individual goals
  • Clear, Concise and Effective Verbal and Written Communication Skills
  • Professional Appearance

What job duties are required of an Exhibits Detailer/Draftsman?

  • Create, update and maintain 3D solid models and shop drawings for exhibits, museums, and event spaces utilizing 3D CAD
  • Work from design documents and input from Project Managers, Production Department and others
  • Prepare models, plans, elevations as required for shop fabrication
  • Generate cut files for piece/parts for CNC operations
  • Prepare drawing and specification sheet packages for submittal to client
  • Generate required piece/part drawings to effectively communicate fabrication details

What will we offer this candidate in return?

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Competitive Benefits Package with 401K, PTO, holiday pay, etc.
  • Relocation consideration
  • Financially solid company with respected industry reputation
  • A great group of people to work with!

How will you get noticed?

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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/li>
  • 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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This full time position is responsible for assisting with the sales of Events and managing the development and design services of assigned Events from award to completion. Main duties include the selling 1220’s services to the event community, the coordination of communication between departments at 1220 and professional and service oriented interaction with clients.


Assist the Senior Vice President in the development of current relationship in the Event community for the purpose of new business from existing relationships.
Identify and contact prospective customers and partners to solicit new relationships.
Coordinate sales proposals, presentations, design, production, project management and routine customer service.
Keep current sales projects and lead tracking information.

Coordinate and lead all aspects of personally sold and assigned Events 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 Events.
Coordinate all billing with the accounting department for all assigned Events.
Capture project information for archiving and company history.

Assist the Senior Vice President and Museum Services Manager as needed.
Other duties/responsibilities as needed.

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.
Event management experience required.
College degree is required.

This position reports directly to the Museum Services Manager.
No positions report to this position

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At 1220, the Senior 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. As our Project Managers have constant interaction with the client &/or designer, the ideal candidate must be an organized self-starter with exceptional communication skills who can manage multiple projects, work well under pressure, solve problems, and conduct themselves professionally both internally and externally. If you are looking for a job where no two days are the same, this is the position for you.

• Develop 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

Ideal candidates possess the following qualifications:
Minimum of three (3) years experience in the project management of museums & exhibits
Shop fabrication and museum exhibit experience a plus
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Very detail oriented
Ability to meet deadlines and manage to budget constraints. Goal oriented. A Winner
Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Project, and Windows

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