Superb permanent role for an Exhibition Operations Manager with strong experience in the operational delivery of large scale B2B shows / exhibitions!
Highly regarded international exhibition organising company with offices across the globe, a large and impressive HQ in central London and an enviable portfolio primarily within the Technology, IT and Computing sectors.
Working in the UK & EMEA department with other talented Operations Managers (all of whom report directly to the Group Operations Manager) you will be responsible for the overall delivery of a portfolio of UK exhibitions working within agreed budgets and deadlines ensuring all the technical and operational aspects of the shows run smoothly. You will also work alongside the sales and marketing teams and will line manage one Operations Coordinator. Key responsibilities will include:
This company are looking for a confident and out-going exhibitions industry professional with circa 4-5 years’ experience in B2B exhibition operations.
You’ll need to be IOSH qualified, have prior knowledge of the exhibitions industry (including all the major UK exhibition venues & key exhibitions related contractors) and should be able to read and understand technical floorplans and stand drawings.
Budget planning and budget management skills are essential as is over-arching Project Management (planning, scoping, scheduling and tracking) and you must have strong organisational and administrative skills and meticulous attention to detail.
You’ll need to be able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines and should be a confident team player with a creative and innovative approach.
From a personality point of view you’ll need to be customer service focused, proactive and enthusiastic as well as being patient and calm under pressure and you must be able to adapt quickly and flexibly to changes
This is an excellent opportunity for an “exhibitions” professional (Exhibition Operations Manager or a Senior Operations Executive ready to move up to the next level) with strong exhibition operations experience and a customer service focus.
If your experience matches the key requirements and responsibilities as listed above, please reflect these in your CV and click “Apply” now.