Account Executive – Lombard, IL

About SourceOne Events

SourceOne Events is a nationwide leader in the events & expo industry, defined by our innovation and client experience. Whether the need is for a trade show, special event, or corporate meeting, SourceOne Events delivers an unparalleled experience from beginning to end.


SourceOne Events seeks an experienced account executive in Lombard who understands how to develop and maintain relationships with current and new clients. The account executive is expected to build & maintain business through the use of phone, e-mail, live presentations, demos and client entertainment.


  • 3-5 years experience
  • Sales Goal of $300,000 – $500,000 first year
  • Ability to achieve annual sales goal. Goal Buster!
  • Sells SourceOne Event services: expo management, furnishings, exhibit services, graphic production and branding
  • Focuses on new business
  • Researches future event schedules of clients and prospects
  • Quotes projects
  • Manages client projects on-site
  • Addresses problems quickly to achieve successful outcomes
  • Responds immediately to customer grievances
  • Manages expenses
  • Attends Chicago industry events
  • Develops positive working relationship with and effectively communicate project details to the SourceOne operations team
  • Working knowledge of all Microsoft Office Software applications
  • Exceptional new business and customer service skills
  • Outstanding organizational skills


High School Diploma or GED

Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree

Job Type: Full-time

SourceOne Events, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment with regard to race, color, religion, sex national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status. We conduct background checks and drug testing on all applicants.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, 401K plan, company match and one of the largest privately held Employee Stock Ownership Plans in the US. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act, if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with SourceOne Events, please call (877) SOE-EXPO.


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