Estimator - Events & Tradeshows

Job Type
Fulltime Hire
New Haven,CT
Job Description:

Position: Estimator - Events & Tradeshows 

Company Overview:

icreatives is seeking a highly skilled Estimator to manage and purchase materials for an extraordinary events and tradeshows Experiential Agency. As a "shop-estimator," you will be responsible for knowing industry construction and materials needed to build out events, estimating all logistics for events and tradeshows. You will push the boundaries of traditional material-sourcing to elevate clients' brands. If you have experience in event production, construction, or a related field, and are passionate about creating exceptional events, we want to hear from you!

Job Overview:

As an Experiential - Events & Tradeshow Estimator, you will be responsible for managing the budget and logistics for all physical elements of our experiential campaigns. This includes everything from custom builds and installations to sourcing and purchasing materials. You will work closely with the creative and production teams to bring the clients' visions to life within their budget constraints.

Key Responsibilities:

- Collaborate with creative and production teams to develop cost-effective solutions for experiential campaign elements

- Source and purchase materials, equipment, and services needed for campaign builds and installations

- Create detailed budgets and cost estimates for each project, ensuring accuracy and staying within client budget

- Negotiate with vendors and suppliers to secure the best pricing and quality for materials and services

- Manage project timelines and ensure all materials are delivered on time and within budget

- Oversee the construction and installation of campaign elements, ensuring quality and safety standards are met

- Monitor project expenses and make adjustments as needed to stay within budget

- Provide regular updates to clients and internal teams on project progress and budget status

- Conduct post-project analysis to evaluate budget accuracy and identify areas for improvement


- Bachelor's degree in marketing, business, or related field

- 5 + years of experience in experiential marketing, event production, or related field

- Strong understanding of construction and installation processes

- Excellent budgeting and cost estimation skills

- Knowledge of sourcing and purchasing materials and services

- Ability to negotiate and communicate effectively with vendors and suppliers

- Strong project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

- Attention to detail and ability to work within tight deadlines

- Proficient in Microsoft Office and project management software

- Experience with AutoCAD or other design software is a plus 

Benefits offered :

Health Insurance
Dental and Vision Insurance
Health reimbursement account (HRA)
Health savings account (HSA)
Employer paid basic term life and AD&D insurance coverage

Salary: 75-85k, commensurate with experience.

This is a full-time position, onsite in the New Haven area, CT. Remote work is not an option for this opportunity.

To apply, please submit your resume and portfolio link/case studies for immediate consideration.

Due to the volume of applications, we are unable to respond to each application personally. If we are interested in your qualifications, we will contact you via telephone or email as soon as possible. By applying for this position, you agree to be contacted by email or text message. Message and data rates may apply.

icreatives is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants and talent will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law. We believe in providing a culture that embraces and champions diversity, equity, and inclusion because it truly fosters creativity.