Exhibition Manager

Job Type:
Permanent
AED Salary Range:
Any
Salary Description:
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Sector:
Exhibition/Event Services
Region:
UK
Location:
London
Posted:
05/10/2021
Recruiter:
ESP Recruitment
Job Ref:
LS/Req/011614

Our client is seeking a passionate Event Manager who demonstrates strong commercial acumen, loves being part of the community their event serves and has a desire to develop an event that is the beating heart of this key sector. This exciting opportunity will allow you to take ownership of this highly focused business by having the freedom to autonomously drive its strategic growth and direction, whilst delivering on all commercial elements and liaising with the event team across all departments in the day-to-day running of the event.

The position requires you to be fully immersed in the industry, enabling you to create relationships and opportunities for all participating in and attending the event. We curate the exhibition, aesthetics and content with an aim to fulfil and delight the audience. Our visitors attend, not only to source great products from our exhibitors and partners, but to learn, network with their community and enjoy an inspired experience, all at the same time.

COMPETENCIES

* Strong leadership skills in mentoring, coaching and empowering the team to collaborate and succeed together
* Keen focus on achieving goals and attaining commercial success, with a desire to attract new business
* Knowledge and experience of using different commercial processes and techniques to sell stand space and sponsorship
* Knowledge and experience of using CRM systems
* Experience of developing creative and imaginative event concepts

THE ROLE

* To lead the event team by example in the day-to-day running of the event
* To develop & implement an event plan which explores new opportunities and drives growth
* To develop key partnerships, both commercial and content which drive revenue and visitor engagement
* To effectively line manage the Commercial Executive, driving the commercial success of the event by ensuring a focus on coaching to enable the achievement of targets and personal development goals
* To work collaboratively the Marketing Team to develop a strong commercial marketing campaign
* To work closely with the Operations Team with regards to floorplan management and to physically realise the event's vision

Contact Details:
ESP Recruitment
Tel: 020 7299 2960
Contact: Verdi Hall
Email:

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