Tradeshows and Events Operations Manager in Nashville, TN at CORT

Date Posted: 10/29/2019

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Job Description


At CORT, we believe that everything is possible through service.  Everyone, each individual, has the potential to make things happen; everyone is empowered.  We take pride in providing world class service and that details matter.  It's the little things that separate good from great.  Great things come from an authentic commitment to delivering our very best, every time, everywhere.  What makes us unique is our unparalleled customer service to people and businesses. 

We are looking for a self starter to manage our warehouse.  Do you love numbers, want to roll up your sleeves, and love building a team?   


  • Identify market potential, engages in business development, identifies and analyzes sources of competition, establishes pricing and market strategies, estimates potential sales, and manages mature product through phase-out.  Report on these to DGM once a quarter. 
  • Identifies sales (both Event and Tradeshow) opportunities and reports leads to DGM and Account Executive on a weekly basis. 
  • Manages labor, temp labor, truck, transportation, and warehouse to meet budget commitments. 
  • Controls inventory to insure the integrity of computerized inventory database on a daily basis. 
  • Coordinates incoming and outbound transfers to assure appropriate balance of product and control costs.
  • Maintains a culture where everyone in the facility is knowledgeable of safe work practices and committed to following safe work practices. 
  • Driving, delivering and retrieving furniture to/from tradeshow and special events sites.
  • Maintains a company presence in the local business community
  • Maintains and strengthens relations with contractors
  • Previous management experience managing a team


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5 years plus management experience
  • Shipping and receiving experience
  • Relationship building experience
  • P&L experience
  • DOT experience
  • Valid Driver’s license and safe driving record

Additional Information

About CORT

CORT, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, is the nation’s leading provider of transition services, including furniture rental for home and office, event and trade show furnishings, destination services, apartment locating, touring and other services. CORT Events is the leading nationwide provider of rental furnishings for the exhibit and events industry. From high-profile special events and trade shows, to corporate meetings and weddings, CORT provides the rental furnishings that make exhibitions and events possible. For more information on CORT Events, visit 

As part of a national company, CORT Trade Show & Event Furnishings offers opportunities for career development, professional growth, competitive salaries with position-specific incentive or commission plans, a comprehensive benefit plan, 401(k) and Profit Sharing, educational expense reimbursement and employee discounts. 

CORT conducts drug screening, background checks and MVR checks (if applicable) as a condition of employment. CORT also participates in the E-Verify program. 

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