Exhibitions Operations Manager

An exciting opportunity for an Exhibitions Operations Manager to hit the ground running managing one large-scale exhibition and six conferences a year across Asia, Middle East and US. The Exhibition Operations Manager will be working for an exciting company delivering worldwide events, project managing all logistical aspects, and will be the lead operations contact for the London team.

Tasks & Responsibilities will include:

  • To project manage, plan and organize all logistical aspects of each assigned event
  • To manage supplier research, contract negotiation and delivery
  • To deliver stakeholder and sponsor services, once contracts have been signed, including after-sales support and communication pertaining to their attendance at events
  • To deliver events on-time and to budget and to seek to continuously improve event delivery
  • To be responsible for speaker liaison and management

Ideal Candidate:

  • Exhibition experience is a MUST. Minimum 3 years’ experience project management preferably in a B2B commercial environment
  • Proven success in managing external suppliers on international events
  • Track record of working with a global audience of sponsors, speakers and attendees
  • Considerable expertise of event logistics and planning, validating strong negotiation skills, strategic input and effective leadership
  • Experience of working to, and with, a budget
  • IOSH and First Aid Certificate a plus