AEO - Association of event organisers



The events industry is an exciting industry to be a part of so, whether you're interested in starting your career or advancing it, you're in the right place. The roles are many and varied including event management, marketing, operations and sales, so if you have passion and drive you're bound to find the right job for you.

Vacancies that are available with event organisers are listed below but please visit our sister associations AEV and ESSA if you are interested in working for a venue or a supplier to the industry.

  • Event Director

    Location: Twickenham, London Easyfairs UK & Global
    • Permanent

    Easyfairs UK, Twickenham


    Easyfairs UK & Global is growing rapidly, having made a number of recent acquisitions, and with many global launches in the pipeline. As such, it is a very dynamic and exciting team to join, with some exciting opportunities for driven, energetic and passionate individuals.

    We are looking for an Event Director to join our senior management team.

  • The PPMA Group of Associations comprises 3 associations: PPMA (processing and packaging machinery association), BARA (British Automation & Robot Association) and UKIVA (UK Industrial Vision Association).

    As a result of membership service expansion and growth, there now exists a need for a Marketing Executive to contribute to the future development of the Group. This is a permanent position reporting to the Head of Marketing. The successful candidate will be capable of undertaking marketing activities and work as part of a small team. This is a hands-on role that needs creative flair and a can-do attitude. The successful candidate will devote the majority of activity in supporting a major annual exhibition, which is a key element to the organisation.

  • The Marketing Manager will take full responsibility for the marketing and promotion of the IBC event with the support of a Marketing Executive and Marketing Assistant.

    They will be expected to put together a clear, detailed and dynamic marketing plan for the show each year and then execute that plan. The Marketing Manager will need to be able to produce accurate, high quality, deadline driven work.

    This role will be hands on with a significant amount of implementation to be delivered by the Marketing Manager along with also being responsible for managing a Marketing Executive and Marketing Assistant, delegating some work and driving the event forwards strategically working with the Head of Marketing and driving constant innovation with the marketing approach taken. 

  • If you live and breathe digital marketing, we want to talk to you. We are looking for a Digital Marketing Manager to develop, implement, track and optimize our digital marketing campaigns across all platforms. The Digital Marketing Manager will report into the Head of Marketing and will be responsible for one Digital Marketing Assistant.
  • A key member of the marketing team this role will provide support to the marketing team to implement a high quality event marketing campaign. The individual will employ a professional skill-set with good communications skills and ability to work within a dynamic and deadline driven environment.
  • To manage the events team across all operational elements in the successful planning and execution of the IBC event. To manage a portfolio of events to ensure they are delivered on time, on budget and to high standards; meeting the expectations of stakeholders (internal and external). To also deputise for the Head of Events in his/her absence, applying your delegated authority appropriately in operational areas.
  • To provide an evolving range of support to the IBC Content team, in particular in relation to research and administrative support in the acquisition and delivery of 350 speakers and VIP delegates who attend the IBC Conference, Big Screen Experience, Leaders’ Summit and Rising Stars events, both before the events and onsite in Amsterdam. The content of the role will evolve over the period.
  • To take a leading role in the development of IBC’s 365 online content and community platform generating news, analysis and insight for the evolving Media, Entertainment & Technology industries. Drawing on a wealth of experience developing content in the online and digital space, the Editor will have a good sense of what works and what makes an interesting angle to a story to attract an audience. An ability to generate timely and engaging online content is key.

    Reporting into the Executive Editor & Publisher you will also collaborate with and be part of the IBC Content Strategy Committee to establish the direction, goals, parameters and outputs for this new channel. You will also plan, coordinate, review and edit all content delivered, deciding which story lines should be pursued and which should get dropped in order to align with our strategic direction. The goal is to provide exceptional, informative and engaging content on a year-round basis, across our online content and community platform.

  • You will be responsible for primary & secondary research to deliver and produce a range of media and broadcasting content for IBC’s annual flagship event in September at the RAI, Amsterdam, and its’ other events; this will include a range of themes from the TMT sector.

    You will play a key role in managing IBC’s key content committees and international contacts to steer the editorial content to create critically and commercially successful output for these events and across all of IBC’s other mediums, throughout the year.

    Along with these stakeholders and consultants, you will be responsible for acquiring and managing speakers for all events. You will have responsibility for actually producing or ensuring the production of a range of sessions within all IBC events.

  • The writer is responsible for assisting the editorial team in sourcing, writing and publishing content for IBC’s 365 digital content channel. The Writer will also manage the brand’s newsletter platforms, tagging of content and work with the Editor to develop the brand’s social channels.

  • To support the Events Team with day to day duties to meet stakeholder needs and provide customer care that results in a successful experience for IBC’s exhibitors and speakers.

  • Events Sales Executive

    Location: Ringwood, Hampshire Broadway Events Ltd
    • Permanent

    A Sales Executive role has arisen within the company for a passionate and commercially driven individual who is looking to become a key member of a growing dedicated team. 

12 Results
  • "Broadway Events joined the AEO on the Enterprise Membership. We’ve already taken advantage of the many benefits including the excellent FaceTime Masterclasses and training guides for exhibitors."
    Emma Barrett
    Broadway Events
  • "We are a member of the AEO because it is a proactive association for the events industry. As an organiser it provides us with high value ideas, networking, guidance and information."
    David Harrison
    PPMA Group
  • "This year, the association has led working groups to address industry issues and put on some amazing events full of insightful content for both organisers and, through the AEOs FaceTime initiative, exhibitors. In addition, the AEO has represented the industry at a Governmental level to raise awareness of the importance of events to the UK economy."
    Paul Byrom
    Upper Street Events
  • "I genuinely believe that if you’re involved in organising events you should become a member of the AEO."
    Simon Kimble
    Clarion Events
  • "Our membership of the AEO represents real and tangible value for UBM - it provides fantastic networking opportunities, practical training for our team as well as valuable insight into the state of our industry."
    Simon Parker
  • "The AEO take great effort to ensure our industry continues to be recognised for its value, promotes the sector for talent acquisition and encourages the sharing of best practice across its members and their customers. It also provides a rich calendar of events for our staff to learn, network, share experiences and celebrate with their peers in the industry."
    Stuart Johnston
    Ascential Events
  • "As an Association business, we appreciate the excellent work the secretariat of the AEO do for our community. From the events side of our business, the AEO provides an excellent return on investment, providing thought leadership, fantastic networking, brilliant awards, excellent research and FaceTime, a valuable tool to tell our markets why exhibitions and events should be an essential part of the marketing mix."
    Neil Felton
  • "AEO’s networking and member meetings are valuable for individuals at all levels within our organisation. The promotion of our sector to the outside world, to government, authorities and business at large is another vital aspect of the AEO’s purpose for members, many of whom, like my company, work on events throughout the world."
    Stephen Brooks
    Mack Brooks Exhibitions
  • “Knowledge is power and the AEO dinners are certainly powerful, there is always a wealth of knowledge at the table. Insightful presentations make for a constructive and extremely social way to learn from the experts who’ve done it before. I attended the Japanese evening and gained really valuable insight about the culture and how best to communicate with a local audience.”
    John Whitaker
    Digital & Data Director, dmg events




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