Exhibition Operations Manager - Fun & supportive organisation!

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Category
    Marketing and PR - Events Management
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Salary
    £ 27000 - £ 35000 / Year
  • OrganizationType
    Home/Office

We are working with a highly respected Exhibition and Conference Organiser, based in Pimlico, who are looking for their newest Exhibition Operations Manager!


The company have a fantastic reputation and really invest in their staff and their training, offering a fantastic career for an ambitious and driven individual


JOB TITLE: Exhibition Operations Manager


JOB TYPE: Full time, Permanent


COMPANY TYPE: Event Organiser


SALARY: £30,000-£35,000 per annum


HOURS: Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm (Office based 4 days a week)


LOCATION: Pimlico, London (Relocating to Blackfriars in October)


CULTURE: Friendly and supportive team that are part of a well-established organisation with regular social events!


Responsibilities/Duties:


To manage the organisation of Exhibitions and related events within financial guidelines whilst adhering to the requirements of the sector Heads in presenting successful, profitable, safe and well-organised events.



  • Agree & negotiate the most favourable tenancy term to suit the event in conjunction with the sector head

  • Appoint contractors both pre-event and onsite

  • Liaise with exhibitors, space only contractors and appointed contractors

  • Liaise with Event management at each venue regarding logistics

  • Liaise with event directors, sales and marketing teams on organisational issues

  • Ensure each show is built to the correct dimensions e.g. stands, aisles, features

  • In conjunction with the sector heads, set budgets for organising areas, contractors and features and take responsibility for these costs prior to the show and onsite

  • Work closely with the sector head and web team to develop the Exhibitor Zone on each show

  • Keep abreast of any legislation changes that can affect the organising of exhibitions and communicate this to exhibitors and contractors

  • In addition, this role will support hybrid and digital events where necessary.



The successful candidate will have:



  • Previous Experience managing the operations of an Exhibition

  • Experience working to both timeline and budget management

  • Experience working closely with production staff

  • Confident telephone manner

  • Attention to detail

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