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Senior Operations Executive - B2B Exhibitions

  • JOB CODE: J17177
  • JOB TYPE: Permanent
  • SALARY/RATE: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum
  • LOCATION: South East
  • BENEFITS: Bens

Senior Exhibition Operations Executive required for a very well known Exhibition Organiser/Publisher based in West Sussex, these guys produce a large number of B2B shows in the UK.

£25,000 to £30,000+Bens

The Senior Operations Executive's role is to take operational responsibility for many aspects of the planning and successful delivery of the Shows within the clients portolio. They will be responsible for interacting with the venue, contractors, suppliers, sponsors, partners, exhibitors and their staff to ensure that these important elements are delivered on time, within budget and to agreed specifications.

Skills

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills - creating timelines for events
  • Proven strong administration skills with an eye for detail
  • Ability to project a positive, professional image
  • Good people skills with ability to build productive relationships with contractors, exhibitors and venue personnel
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills - excellent telephone manner and good command of spoken and written English
  • Ability to use own initiative / common sense / multi-task
  • Thorough knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel & Database Management
  • Be able to work as part of all teams - Operations, Exhibitions Department and with all contractors to put on a seamless Show.
  • Possess patience and understanding and ability to cope under pressure
  • Confidence and experience in working to deadlines
  • Flexible working attitude - additional hours in the run up to the Shows
  • Confidence and ability to run their own Show - pre-site and on-site in the Organisers Office
  • Ability to put together a budget and keep operating costs within this budget and come up with ideas on how savings can be made so that budgets can be cut wherever possible

Experience

The role of Senior Operations Executive requires a solid proven track record (at least 2 - 3 years of exhibition experience) organising large-scale Exhibitions in either the Public or Trade sectors. Experience in controlling budgets, tendering, negotiating and managing contractors is essential. Requires an IOSH qualification, experience of managing health & safety with the ability to develop and operate emergency plans. Proven excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Call 0208 944 4180 or Email guy@eligo.co.uk

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