Careers at Star

  • Your future is bright with a career at Star.

    Working at Star gives you great exposure to a dynamic exhibit and events industry that is ever changing and evolving. Job positions at Star include: 3D Exhibit Design, Graphic Design, Graphics Production, Sales, Marketing, Event Planning, Manufacturing/Carpentry, Project Management, Accounting, and administrative.

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    Current Open Career Opportunities

    The following are the current job openings available at Star. Please continue to check back for more updates to our job postings. If there isn’t a job opening that is a fit for you at this time, we still encourage you to submit an application form for consideration for any future job openings.

    Exhibit Event Consultant


    Date Posted: 06/26/14
    Job Location: Elgin, IL or possible telecommuting opportunities based on experience and qualifications
    Job Type: Full-time


    A Star Exhibit and Event Consultant sells Star’s products and services to clients and prospective clients. They develop a business base in assigned geographic territory or territories, and maintain customer relations with existing accounts. Specific job duties include:

    • Compiles lists of prospective customers for use as sales leads, based on information from newspapers, business directories, industry ads, trade shows, Internet Web sites, and other sources.
    • Calls on regular and prospective customers to solicit orders, or talks with clients or prospects through face to face meetings.
    • Displays or presents the product and/or service, using samples and marketing collateral, and emphasizes salable features.
    • Quotes prices and credit terms and prepares sales contracts for orders obtained.
    • Estimates date of delivery to customer, based on knowledge of Star’s production and delivery schedules.
    • Prepares reports of business transactions and keeps expense accounts.
    • Enters new customer data and other sales data for current customers into computer database.
    • Develops and maintains relationships with purchasing contacts.
    • Investigates and resolves customer problems.
    • Attends the client’s events on an occasional basis.
    • Meets their specific required sales goals as defined by the sales department.

    Desired Background/Experience or Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
    • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
    • Must have a strong sales background, with specific experience and success in cold-call sales.
    • Face to face sales experience is a plus
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    Trade Show Exhibit Manufacturer


    Date Posted: 08/29/19
    Job Location: Elgin, IL
    Job Types: Full-time, Part-time


    Trade show exhibit manufacturer and event marketing services company seeking a full-time or part-time marketing coordinator position in their Elgin IL office.

    Comprehensive benefits package. Starting compensation influenced by experience.

    Responsibilities include:

    • marketing coordination
    • coordinates requests/orders for star promotional merchandise and apparel, and collateral (e.g. business cards, envelopes, labels, etc.)
    • content marketing coordination with other depts and/or outside vendor(s), and limited content contribution/editing/creation related to: marketing campaigns, general social media, blogs, website, emails, and other marketing communications channels
    • client marketing services coordination
    • coordination of client marketing and creative services proposals, presentations and projects that include exhibit collateral, graphic design, promotional merchandise/apparel proposal
    • provides or arranges for miscellaneous event marketing items such as: event transportation, entertainment, catering, registration, and other miscellaneous on-site marketing related services
    • provides staffed on-site event marketing support for client (if requested), such as booth staffing, concierge, registration and lead dissemination, etc.
    • process technology coordination
    • provides administration support for current marketing, sales, and process tech tool stacks/platforms (e.g. marketing automation, CRM, sales engagement, conversational marketing tools)

    Desired Experience:

    • 1-3 years experience in marketing coordination/administration, event management, or administrative support, and/or combination of experience, and training/education through a related certificate program, or 2/4 year college institution
    • Ability to directly communicate proficiently and professionally with clients
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and/or Google Apps
    • Familiarity with marketing concepts
    • Event management/planning certification or affiliation is helpful but not required
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    New Business Development


    Date Posted: 08/29/19
    Job Location: Elgin, IL
    Job Type: Full-time
    Salary: $17.50 /hour


    Full time position available starting at $17.50 per hour plus commissions. The position requires excellent spoken and written communication skills. Star is a full service exhibit manufacturer providing design, build and field services to our clients.

    Comprehensive benefits package.

    Responsibilities include:

    • cold calling
    • research
    • dissemination of information to prospects
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