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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.

 

‘We always use the AEO Jobs Board to advertise our vacancies. It has proven successful in attracting candidates, and we have appointed a sales role via the resource. It’s not only a great free member benefit, on this occasion it also saved us paying recruitment fees and advertising costs.’  - Alexander Angus at Montgomery

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  • As an Exhibition Sales Manager you will be responsible for sourcing and delivering sales on several exhibitions, to new and existing clients on annual Local Government Association Conference, NCAS Conference and exhibitions and ITS Congress.

  • An opportunity has arisen for an ambitious individual to join the Clarion Defence and Security Portfolio as a Sales Executive. The Clarion Events’ portfolio of Defence and Security events is acknowledged as the world’s leading forums, where high level government officials and senior military personnel converge. Leading global equipment and services providers meet to share ideas, discuss industry developments, conduct business, develop partnerships and network for future growth.
  • I’m hiring for a Sales Executive at multi award winning Exhibition company, CloserStill Media, in our Midlands office. I am looking for a sales focussed account manager to grow business for one of our award winning medical sector trade shows. This would be through existing and lapsed clients as well as assisting with new business sales. You will have great communication skills, able to build rapport and offer fantastic customer service to a wide client base. 

  • We are hiring for a Sales Manager at multi award winning Exhibition company, CloserStill Media, in our Midlands office. We're looking for an experienced sales focussed account manager to grow business for one of our award winning medical sector trade shows. This would be through existing and lapsed clients as well as assisting with new business sales. You will have great communication skills, able to build rapport and offer fantastic customer service to a wide client base. You would be responsible for managing the shows daily sales performance and sales team. Assisting the Event Director to ensure sales strategies are created and followed and to ensure the financial success of the event. Manage, motivate, train and support junior staff ensuring the companies standards/performance are met. Liaise with other departments such as operations and marketing.

  • Design Shanghai is Asia’s leading international design event, breaking new ground and setting a precedent in China’s ever-growing design community. Showcasing the best design brands from across the globe, Design Shanghai provides a unique and exciting B2B platform for exhibitors to network and establish long-term business relations with China’s elite.

  • A great opportunity has arisen for a Sales Executive to sell across the Travel Portfolio of Clarion Events Enthusiast Division. The shows in question are Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Shows in Manchester and London, and the co-located Caravan & Motorhome Show in Manchester.
  • We are Clarion Gaming. We are a charismatic and enthusiastic team who love different, never settle for second, embrace trust & loyalty, strive to make things better & believe in what we do.

    We have an exciting opportunity in the Gaming team for an Operations Executive. The role will be to organise the operations for conferences and exhibitions for the gaming portfolio.

  • Division:           Brands
    Location:          London, United Kingdom

    Job status:       Full-time, permanent role

    About ITE Group plc

    ITE Group plc was founded in 1991 and is now one of the world’s leading organisers of international exhibitions and conferences.

    ITE Group’s strategic vision is to create the world’s leading portfolio of content-driven, must-attend events delivering an outstanding experience and ROI for our customers. The Group recently launched its Transformation & Growth (TAG) programme, which is designed to transform the Company from a geographic-led business to a product-led business that focuses on market-leading events, wherever they are in the world. ITE strives to run the best shows and offer the best service to its customers throughout the world regardless of location. By putting exhibitors and visitors at the heart of everything we do, we plan to drive sustainable growth for our shareholders.

    ITE Group is a public limited company and has been listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange since 1998.

  • About ITE Group plc

     

    ITE Group plc was founded in 1991 and is now one of the world’s leading organisers of international exhibitions and conferences.

    ITE Group’s strategic vision is to create the world’s leading portfolio of content-driven, must-attend events delivering an outstanding experience and ROI for our customers. The Group recently launched its Transformation & Growth (TAG) programme, which is designed to transform the Company from a geographic-led business to a product-led business that focuses on market-leading events, wherever they are in the world. ITE strives to run the best shows and offer the best service to its customers throughout the world regardless of location. By putting exhibitors and visitors at the heart of everything we do, we plan to drive sustainable growth for our shareholders.

    ITE Group is a public limited company and has been listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange since 1998.

  • The Opportunity: We are Clarion Gaming. We are a charismatic and enthusiastic team who love different, never settle for second, embrace trust & loyalty, strive to make things better & believe in what ...
  • An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and experienced events marketer to join the Clarion Defence & Security team as a Senior Marketing Executive. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering cross-channel marketing campaigns for two new launch events, DSEI Japan & VIDSE 2020. This is a challenging but rewarding role and the chosen candidate must be able to work independently and have the confidence to deputise for the Marketing Manager when required.
  • We are on the look for a Senior Sales Executive (SSE) to work within the exhibitions team at Clarion Gaming selling world-class, global events within the ICE portfolio. The SSE will be tasked with growing revenues within a specific client base, working within a team of 8 sales individuals. The SSE will be responsible for generating new business, maximizing revenues from existing customers, cross-selling from other Gaming teams, building effective relationships with decision makers, understanding customer goals & communicating our ability to support customers’ business needs.
  • We are on the look for a Business Development Manager (BDM) to work within the exhibitions team at Clarion Gaming selling global events within the Affiliate portfolio within Gaming. The BDM will be tasked with growing revenues within a specific client base, working within a team of 4 sales individuals. The BDM will be responsible for generating new business, maximizing revenues from existing customers, cross-selling from other Gaming teams, building effective relationships with decision makers, understanding customer goals & communicating our ability to support customers’ business needs.
  • We are on the lookout for a Delegate Sales Executive (DSE) selling delegate passes to our world-class, global events. The DSE will be tasked with growing sales within a specific client split, working within a team of 4 sales individuals. The DSE will be responsible for generating new business, maximizing revenues from existing customers, cross-selling from other Gaming teams, building effective relationships with decision makers, understanding customer goals & communicating our ability to support customers’ business needs.
  • A temporary vacancy has arisen within the consumer department for a 6-7 month Exhibitor Liaison & Marketing Assistant.

    We are offering an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to fast track their marketing career.

  • Clarion Defence & Security organises sector leading events that enable government officials, industry leaders and technical experts to share ideas, develop partnerships, conduct business, network and access export and growth markets.
  • As our Conference Manager, you will be working across the IBTM portfolio, but with key responsibility to define, develop and deliver the education elements for our global, UAE and China events.  We are looking for a strategic, results-orientated and commercially driven conference producer who can also put together interactive knowledge experiences for the attendees at our events. 

    Job Purpose: Contribute to the success of the IBTM portfolio by creating, developing and implementing the conference strategy and delivery for all relevant events, providing improved value and learning for our customers.

    Team Structure: The role reports to the Head of Marketing and Buyer Programmes but works closely with each Event Manager as well as key stakeholders globally.

  • About Reed Exhibitions

    Reed Exhibitions is a leading global events organiser , with more than 500 events in 30 countries. In 2018, Reed Exhibitions brought together more than 7m event participants from around the world generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed Exhibitions’ events are held throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, and Africa and organised by 38 fully staffed offices. Reed Exhibitions serves 43 industry sectors with trade and consumer events. It is part of RELX, a global provider of information and analytics for professionals and business customers across industries. www.reedexpo.com

    We have an exciting opportunity for an articulate, creative and enthusiastic team player. You will have experience in sales both face to face and over the telephone. This sales role will be selling exhibition participation to UK companies wanting to export to international markets. The ability to build rapport with potential and existing customers is vital. Experience within exhibitions would be an advantage.

  • Event Director

    by: Sandra Geluykens Reed Exhibitions Ltd

    About Reed Exhibitions

    Reed Exhibitions is a leading global  events   organiser , with more than 500 events in 30 countries. In 2018, Reed Exhibitions brought together more than 7m event participants from around the world generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed Exhibitions’ events are held throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, and Africa and  organised  by 38 fully staffed offices. Reed Exhibitions serves 43 industry sectors with trade and consumer events. It is part of RELX, a global provider of information and analytics for professionals and business customers across industries. www.reedexpo.com

    About RELX

    RELX is a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. The Group serves customers in more than 180 countries and has offices in about 40 countries. It employs over 30,000 people, of whom almost half are in North America.

    Candidate Profile

    The Event Director (ED) will have credibility in brand & product management and a proven track record of customer-focused leadership in their given sector/s.  They will have a proven track record of sales management within a B2B environment.  He/she should be experienced in establishing strategic alliances and developing new lines of business and products. They will be skilled in reviewing, recommending and integrating innovations.  He/she will enjoy leading diverse teams of both direct and indirect reports demonstrating a  strong authentic  leadership style with an active focus on customer engagement. Critical to success will be a high level of emotional intelligence and  organisational  awareness to allow them to collaborate and leverage the expertise of colleagues across the company on  innovative  and strategic initiatives. Experience/knowledge of the drinks industry would be an advantage.

  • Job Title: Sales Executive​, WTM

    About Reed Exhibitions

    Reed Exhibitions is a leading global events organiser , with more than 500 events in 30 countries. In 2018, Reed Exhibitions brought together more than 7m event participants from around the world generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed Exhibitions’ events are held throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa and organised by 38 fully staffed offices. Reed Exhibitions serves 43 industry sectors with trade and consumer events. It is part of RELX, a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. www.reedexpo.com

  • Job Title: Sales Executive WTCE About Reed Exhibitions Reed Exhibitions is a leading global events organiser, with more than 500 events in 30 countries. In 2018, Reed Exhibitions brought together more ...
  • Reed Exhibitions is a leading global events organiser, with more than 500 events in 30 countries. In 2018, Reed Exhibitions brought together more than 7m event participants from around the world generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed Exhibitions’ events are held throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa and organised by 38 fully staffed offices. Reed Exhibitions serves 43 industry sectors with trade and consumer events. It is part of RELX, a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. www.reedexpo.com
  • We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic Sales Manager selling exhibition floor space; value added packages and e-packages to new and existing exhibitors on WTCE for UK and rest of the world region. Maintain effective relationships with customers, industry partners, trade organisations and other partners as required, requiring a strict observance of cultural etiquette and build new relationships and prospecting for new business. This role will work with both domestic and international customers, both directly and via the International Sales Group.
  • Reed Exhibitions is a leading global events organiser, with more than 500 events in 30 countries. In 2018, Reed Exhibitions brought together more than 7m event participants from around the world generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed Exhibitions’ events are held throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa and organised by 38 fully staffed offices. Reed Exhibitions serves 43 industry sectors with trade and consumer events. It is part of RELX, a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. www.reedexpo.com
  • World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo is the world’s leading event for airlines, railways and cruise lines to source the latest innovations, technologies, and products for the travel catering, onboard retail and passenger comfort sector. The exhibition takes place alongside the Passenger Experience Conference and Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg each year in April.

    WTCE is currently looking for a talented Sales Executive with proven strong sales performance to join its team. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining and growing revenue with existing clients and with support, prospect for new business. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated, passionate and dedicated team player. This position will involve a close partnership with the international sales team as well as the wider show team.

  • A Commercial Executive who can demonstrate commercial acumen with a desire to achieve sales targets.  You will be responsible for developing new business and delivering revenue across both FIT Show and W Exhibition.

    Montgomery is a global events company with a difference.  We have over 100 years experience of serving our communities, but we have kept our entrepreneurial spirit.  We do not shy away from innovation, and we relish a challenge – wherever in the world it may take us.  Our international expertise and resources mean we deliver first-class results, no matter what the vision or where the location. 

    Seeking new opportunities and delivering quality events is what Montgomery does best.  And we have fun whilst we do it!  With our in-house social events team, there are plenty of opportunities to get to know everyone and join in.

  • Marketing Executive

    by: Jessica John-Paul

    To assist in strategy and execute successful marketing campaigns across a portfolio of products as directed by the Manager. To execute marketing campaigns above and below the line as well as new media. To establish relationships with key suppliers, outsourced companies and internal teams to ensure the tasks of each project are executed as directed. To deliver effective marketing campaigns that can be nominated for awards and ensure the smooth delivery of tasks aligned to role.

  • Senior Marketing Executive

    by: Jessica John-Paul

    The purpose of this role is to help produce and deliver the marketing strategy promoting our events to delegates and exhibitors.  You will be a self-motivated individual who loves working alongside a great team, across the marketing mix. To establish relationships with key suppliers, outsourced companies and internal teams to ensure the tasks of each project are executed as directed. To deliver effective marketing campaigns that keep the events in the number one positions in the sectors.

  • The Opportunity: Clarion’s Digital Marketing portfolio is on a mission to create the largest gathering of digital marketers in the world. We are the fastest growing portfolio in Clarion and embrace in ...
  • An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and creative Marketing Manager to join the Energy Council’s growing Marketing team in London. The successful candidate will help to plan, organise and execute innovative marketing campaigns primarily across Europe, Asia and Africa.

    The brand occupies a market leading position in Europe (London, Paris), North America (Houston, NYC, Toronto, Mexico City), APAC (Singapore, Malaysia, China), South America (Argentina, Colombia), and Africa (Senegal, Cape Town) - providing conferences and large scale events for energy executives and the finance and investor community.

  • A vacancy has arisen within the Enthusiast Operations team for an Operations Assistant.  We are looking for an organised, efficient and pro-active individual who can fit into our busy and hardworking team, working across a varied mix of leading consumer events.

    The role will mainly be office based, but will work onsite at events. Therefore, any candidates applying should be willing to adapt to the onsite environment with all its unique pressures.

  • Clarion’s Digital Marketing portfolio is on a mission to create the largest gathering of digital marketers in the world. We are the fastest growing portfolio in Clarion and embrace innovation, mistakes and new ideas. We aim to put the customer at the heart of all decision making.

  • An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within a highly respected and established events company, Clarion Events, who are a successful, dynamic and creative global business spanning across multiple industries and sectors. At Clarion our people are at the absolute heart of what we do. We’re proud that our core values of passion, care, imagination and trust define the way we carry out our work across all of our exhibitions and conferences. If you share our values, we’d like to hear from you.

    Working closely alongside a team of experts with extensive CRM, business and technical knowledge/experience, you will report into the Head of Business Applications and be responsible for the support and maintenance of the Salesforce platform and live user base across the wider Clarion group.

  • We are Clarion Gaming. We are a charismatic and enthusiastic team who love different, never settle for second, embrace trust & loyalty, strive to make things better & believe in what we do.

    A vacancy has arisen within the Operations team for an experienced Operations Manager to work on the Gaming Portfolio; working on large scale exhibitions and conferences.

  • Clarion Defence & Security organises sector leading events that enable government officials, industry leaders and technical experts to share ideas, develop partnerships, conduct business, network and access export and growth markets.
  • A vacancy has arisen for a Marketing Executive in the Enthusiast department within the Travel Portfolio working on Destinations: The Holiday & Travel and the Caravan and Motorhome Shows.

    As the leading UK travel event, The Destinations Shows (London and Manchester) attract over 73,000 passionate, active and affluent travellers to discover the very best in new holiday experiences and the latest travel hotspots. The event is sponsored by the Times and also works with Stanfords to host the Travel Writers Festival with inspirational talks from explorers, adventurers, historians, novelists, TV personalities and many more.

    The largest show of its kind, the Caravan and Motorhome Show Manchester offers the biggest choice of caravans, motorhomes and holiday homes anywhere in the North of England.

  • A vacancy has arisen for a Marketing Communications Executive in the Enthusiast department within the Art & Antiques Portfolio working on The Art & Antiques Fair Olympia (part of the House & Garden Festival) and The Winter Art & Antiques Fair.
  • We are Clarion Gaming. We are a charismatic and enthusiastic team who love different, never settle for second, embrace trust & loyalty, strive to make things better & believe in what we do.

    We are searching for an Exhibition Sales Manager to drive SPEX revenues across 3 trade shows & 1 conference on the Affiliate event team within Clarion Gaming. The Exhibitions Sales Manager will also be responsible for new launches to expand the Affiliate event portfolio over the next 12-18 months.

  • We have an exciting opportunity in the Gaming team for a Senior Operations Executive. The role will be to manage the operations for conferences and exhibitions for the gaming portfolio.
39 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
    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
    FESPA
  • "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

 

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