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Shaw Industries Inc Customer Events Intern in Cartersville, Georgia

Job Title

Customer Events Intern

Position Overview

Position Overview:

Shaw Contract is a global design leader in commercial flooring for some of the world’s most creative and innovative environments. Our vast, sustainable product offerings can be found in diverse markets such as workplace, healthcare, hospitality, education, and multi-family dwellings; supporting the spaces in which we work, learn, live, play and heal.

With over 300 account managers across the globe, the Shaw Contract marketing department supports sales of our flooring via product literature and promotional support, social media engagement, technical papers, and general sales support on events, promotions and presentations. The Customer Event Marketing Intern will work with employees of the marketing team on assignments that will support two key events, Neocon in June of 2019 and our Global Brand Meeting in September of 2019. The Customer Events Intern will also assist with other overall marketing initiatives such as internal communications and support of our salesforce.


  1. Register attendees for upcoming events as directed by the Customer Event Specialist.

  2. Virtually scout locations for meals and event experiences for the Neocon Chicago event and communicate and organize these reservations with the sales team.

  3. Provide support before and during Neocon and Global Brand Meeting for assistance with flights, hotels and general logistics..

  4. Assist with preparation of materials for events including name tags, printed collateral, meeting rooms, sessions and appointments.

  5. Distribute leads from Neocon to appropriate individuals post show for follow-up and analyze data into metrics for compelling communications

  6. Assist with press appointments and scheduling of subject matter experts for interviews.

  7. Compile summary of media experience from Neocon

  8. Assist in overall Global Brand Meeting agenda flow and gathering data for sessions.

  9. Other assignments within Marketing to be assigned.

Position Requirements:

  1. Working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Events, Press and PR or Communications

  2. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  3. Advanced writing and editing abilities

  4. High interest in marketing related profession

  5. Friendly, outgoing personality and can-do attitude

  6. Proficient with social networking sites

  7. Possess good time management skills, multi-tasker and ability to meet deadlines

  8. Basic graphic skills preferred

Required Travel - 0%

Desired Competencies

Manage Work

Communicate Effectively

Initiate Action


Shaw Contract is based out of Cartersville, Georgia, at the new Create Centre, an innovative facility that encourages collaboration and connectivity of commercial product development and marketing teams, as well as customers from around the globe. We are looking for energetic, passionate individuals to become a part of our brand, as well as support the values and mission of our parent company Shaw Industries, Inc., a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc., which is located in Dalton, GA.

Work Shift

8 hour, day shift

Our Nation’s veterans bring an extraordinary array of skills and training to any position. Shaw actively works to understand how these skills can translate to our job categories.Shaw will consider an applicant’s military service and work experience when determining whether a candidate meets the requirements of a posted job. Shaw values Diversity & Inclusion. We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Veterans & Disabled.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company – we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including: Anderson Tuftex, COREtec, Patcraft, Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway with nearly $6 billion in annual revenue and representation throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Great Britain, India, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. For more information about our company brands, operations and community involvement, visit

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