Exhibition Operations Manager - Fun & supportive organisation!

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

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!


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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