Exhibition Manager

Trafford Park, Greater Manchester
£40,000 - £50,000
22 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a new role that is being created within our client company to organise and manage their exhibitions throughout Europe, mainly, in countries such as in Germany, Spain, France etc but also into Asia which includes Hong Kong and China and Dubai and so a huge amount of travelling involved

This role is to be responsible for the whole of the organisation of an exhibition from booking stands, ensuring they have the best placement possible and that the exhibition is relevant to their products

Once booked, they have bespoke stands for each product that need to be shipped to relevant country; organising third party contractors to be on site to set up stand, overseeing that ensuring furniture, lighting, carpeting etc all as requested. Sending out all samples, marketing literature to relevant exhibition etc so that they arrive in time

Hiring hosts/hostess to man the stand but the suitable candidate will also be there during the show to ensure leads are properly recorded and passed through to the sales team in UK to follow up together with building relationships with potential new customers and representing the company overseas

At end of exhibition, organise the packing up of the stand and having it shipped back to UK or to next exhibition destination

Any language skills ideal, but most important is experience in a similar role whether that be large scale international event management or exhibitions management.. this is a role that requires huge amounts of travel, plus weekend work so must be prepared for that

Highly competitive salary based on experience