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Head of Exhibitions – (agency – East Sussex)



East Sussex




Job Description

Exciting opportunity to join East Sussex based creative live events agency – who work with global brands and organisations to deliver varied exhibition and branding projects globally.

The Agency:
Creatively driven, dynamic live events agency – East Sussex based, with over 20 years experience of delivering pioneering solutions for global brands and governments.  They have a talented and passionate team across Production, Creative/Design, and Account Management.  This role will be taking a key role within the Exhibition Production team.

The Role:
The Head of Exhibitions is a Senior level role - you’ll be accountable for the oversight, continuous improvement and innovation of the exhibition project delivery (across varied clients), with a focus on quality assurance, delivering clients value for money and supply chain management.  This is an Operational Management role that requires attendance at management meetings, and contributing to the delivery of company goals and objectives.  You’ll have oversight of Exhibition Stand Proposals, Exhibition Stand Delivery, Contractor Management, Training and Development (wider team of Production Managers, and Account Managers).  Exciting role to be part of a talented, successful, passionate and growing company.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing commercial and technical input into the proposal process for exhibition stand/installation proposals, maximising agency’s chance of success
  • Working with a team of Production Managers to define delivery approach of stand/s, ensuring quality of delivery, maintaining/ensuring best practices, and ensuring value for money for clients
  • Management of international supply chain, specifically contractors – building and maintaining relationships, ensuring value for money, standards and safety.

We’re looking for someone with an excellent track record of operational and production management within the exhibition field, with excellent team management experience, who has worked globally, highly organised, excellent communication skills.  And whose looking to be part of a dynamic, proactive and exciting organisation.

  • Proven track record of people management
  • Proven track record of exhibition and conference industry experience, with extensive previous exhibition project management experience
  • Excellent contractor and supply chain management
  • Commercial awareness, good oral and written communications skills

This is an excellent opportunity to take a senior role at this very exciting and growing agency – fabulous client list, and hugely talented team!  Click ‘apply’ now!