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Event Executive – (major international event)

E6853

£23-25k + significant bonus + excellent benefits

LONDON

Events

Exhibitions / Commercial/Publishing

Permanent

Job Description

Leading event organisor within the broadcast/media sector is looking for a fab event and exhibitions operations multi-tasker to join their busy team!

THE ORGANISATION
This is a great role joining the event operations team at this l
eading organisation working within the media production and broadcast sector – they deliver a major annual flagship industry expo which attracts over 55,000 attendees, over 1,500 exhibitors – and which is acknowledged as the major show case and discussion hub for the sector.  This is your opportunity to play a key part in bringing the event to fruition…. Read on!

THE ROLE
You’ll be joining the experienced Exhibition and Operations team who deliver this major international event, and be given responsibility for the exhibitors and activities within your own Hall, as well as taking on a key area of operations as well (eg signage, staffing etc). You’ll be involved in all aspects of pre-production as well as being on-site for this week long event!

Responsibilities include:

  • Working within the wider project team, take responsibility for allocated parts of event, mainly within the exhibition area
  • Manage and co-ordinate requirements for your own section of the exhibition
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders eg exhibitors, speakers
  • Liaise with other internal departments and suppliers as required
  • Manage exhibitor requirements and communication for your area
  • Manage other areas of production, eg signage, as required
  • Work closely with the sales team to deliver excellent customer service and deliverables for exhibitors
  • Liaise with finance to ensure cost tracking, invoices processed etc

 

THE CANDIDATE
You’ll be a proactive and very organised events executive, ideally with experience working on large exhibitions, and with exhibitors.   Excellent organisational and communication skills, with some budget management experience and exhibitor liaison experience, and ideally some experience of dealing with floorplans, signage etc.   You’ll be a really good team player, with a proven customer service focus, and ops experience from either an events or exhibition environment.

Key requirements:

  • Proven experience working on exhibitor management within the event/exhibitions sector
  • Ideally experience working with exhibitors, and used to dealing with exhibition floor plans, and associated logistics
  • Experience of large scale event ops (eg signage)
  • Excellent customer service and account management skills
  • Strong IT skill, good numeracy, excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent relationship building skills, stakeholder management
  • Flexible, proactive, clear sighted, calm and composed
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, enjoys being a key part of a large team
  • Can go on-site for the duration of the event (dates will be supplied during the application process if appropriate)

This is a great role joining a really professional and fun team, and working on a major international event – a great next step if you already have some exhibition experience but are looking to take your skills to a bigger stage!

If your experience matches the key requirements and responsibilities as listed above, please reflect these in your CV and click the “Apply” now.