AEO - Association of event organisers

Content Producer


Content Producer

  • Closing date: 20-May-2021
  • Hours:
    • Full Time
  • Job function:
    • Event Management
    • Management
    • Research
  • Contract type:
    • Permanent

We are the UK’s leading food, drink & hospitality event organiser and host trade events including Hotel, Restaurant & Catering (HRC), International Food & Drink Event (IFE), Independent Hotel Show, Speciality & Fine Food Fair, ScotHot, IFEX and IFE Manufacturing Solutions. Content is incredibly important to our events and to the future success of our business. 



  • Planning and choosing content for all of our UK food, drink & hospitality event stages.  

  • Planning and choosing content for our Connects online platforms across HRC, IFE & IMS  

  • Speaker sourcing and speaker liaison  

  • Managing and hosting webinars and onsite stages at events 

  • Setting up advisory boards with industry leaders to help design content at our events 

  • Analysing success based on attendance at events and numbers watching online 

  • Meeting up with key business leaders one-on-one to gain insight into what content we should be providing   


  • Working with commercial team to put together content packages for key suppliers and sponsors 

  • Creating and sending speaker toolkits to help promote up coming speaker sessions 

  • Uploading and updating event websites with speaker session descriptions, speaker headshots and speaker pics  

  • Attending industry events to gain excellent understanding of the market and network with potential speakers  




  • Exceptional time management.  Event dates do not move and therefore ability to meet deadline is critical 

  • 3+ years of experience in a similar role or good understanding of the food, drink & hospitality sector   

  • Keen interest in the food, drink & hospitality sector 

  • An innovator – looking at the future, industry trends and visitor / exhibitor needs to keep the event number one in the industry 

  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time 

  • A confident communicator in all mediums – written, face-to-face & telephone 


For a full list of company benefits please refer to the Montgomery Group website. 



Please send your CV to:  

listing the Division and Job title in the subject line.



  • "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
    Informa Markets
  • "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
    Vice President Marketing, Data & Digital , dmg events
  • "We have the opportunity to contribute positively to the industry as well as gaining valuable insight and advice. There’s no need to spend valuable time and money reinventing the wheel when you have so many experienced professionals in AEO membership to learn from”
    Emma Cartmell
    CHS Group
  • "JOINING THE AEO HAS BEEN FANTASTIC! Being able to gift our customers with free places at the FaceTime masterclasses, learn alongside industry peers and seek advice to common challenges is invaluable”
    Sharon Azam
    GovNet Communications
  • I just wanted to send my most sincere thanks for everything that you and the AEO team are doing to help navigate the events industry through the pandemic. The working groups and communication from the AEO have been excellent and I’m really appreciative of being part of such a wonderful organisation.
    Simon Burns
    ICHF Events
  • I think what the AEO has been doing during this tough time has been exceptional.
    Greg Cherry
    QD Events LTD
  • It is so useful to hear from your peers at this time. Please pass my thanks to Ruth and the BTIG panel
    Dan Assor
    CloserStill Media
  • Just wanted to thank you and Ruth this morning for the Zoom meeting - it was really interesting to hear how things are moving along in the virtual/hybrid meeting/exhibitions. All very new to me, so a lot to digest.
    Maureen Wright
    Optic UK
  • The session this morning was fantastic. We are right in the midst of this and the information was so useful. We can apply it immediately
    Claire Adams




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