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.


‘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

  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • Tarsus Group is an international business-to-business media group with interests in exhibitions, conferences, publishing and online media. Tarsus is recognised as a market leader in events and publishing in the printing and packaging, aerospace, discount goods and medical sectors. With its head office in London, it also has offices in Milwaukee, New York, Boca Raton, Shanghai, Dubai, Jakarta and Istanbul.

    The position we have a vacancy for is an exhibition sales role. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing an exhibition and awards revenue target, with a clear remit to increase sales revenue year on year from sales across Europe and the Americas for all GESS events

  • A Senior Commercial Executive who can demonstrate commercial acumen with a hunger to smash sales targets.  You will be responsible for hunting new business and delivering revenue primarily across Pro2Pac and the relaunched IFE Ingredients & NPD as well as supporting commercially on the wider IFE event.

  • An opportunity has arisen for a senior account manager at Imago Techmedia. The main responsibility for the role is to sell the cyber portfolio, including stands, seminars and targeted sponsorship packages; to achieve the sales targets within the Account Manager’s designated area. The role will focus on delivering new business and selling to your existing accounts through face-to-face meetings, telesales and email proposals. Attending industry events and conferences as required.


  • This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to work in one of the most exciting and fastest growing sectors in the world- Africa’s Power Sector. The EnergyNet team is made up of around 25 people who are all passionate about the work they do in a supportive and collaborative environment.
  • This is an exciting opportunity for someone to develop experience in financial accounting and support for obtaining relevant qualifications may be available. Reporting to the Head Office Finance Manager, the role will also work with the wider finance team in the UK and globally, as well as direct contact with board executives, senior managers and sales/operational teams.
  • An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and experienced events marketer to join the Phacilitate team as a Marketing Executive. The successful candidate will be responsible for planning and delivering cross-channel marketing campaigns for our award winning conferences. The chosen candidate must be able to work independently and execute large campaigns in order to drive qualified leads and hit revenue targets.
    This is a rare opportunity to join an ambitious team with an ethos on building success through collaboration with each other, customers and wider stakeholders.
  • An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and creative Senior Marketing Executive to join EnergyNet’s growing marketing team. The successful candidate will help to plan, organise and execute innovative marketing campaigns primarily across the LATAM portfolio of international conferences as well as the Africa portfolio.
  • Reporting to the Marketing Director, the Data Strategy Manager will devise and implement strategies to improve the quality of our existing customer data, and work with our overseas offices to ensure best quality information is acquired on incoming data, via our multiple data touch points. The successful candidate will work with our UK, Netherlands, Singapore, South Africa and United States offices to ensure consistency and best practice is upheld throughout the portfolio.
  • A vacancy has arisen within the Enthusiast Operations team for an Operations Manager to work on our wide range of leading business to consumer events.

    We are looking for an organized, efficient and pro-active individual who can fit into our busy and hardworking team.

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

  • The Opportunity: We are looking to recruit a temporary programming team who will be responsible for producing time-efficient visit programmes for some of the most senior visitors attending one of the ...
  • Award winning Broadway Events are looking for a passionate and commercially driven Sales Manager who is looking to become a key member of a growing dedicated team. 

  • 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.
  • There is the opportunity for a Junior Researcher to join Clarion Defence & Security, who are a leading global defence conference and exhibition organiser. The individual will be working across the portfolio focusing on our leading conferences and exhibitions.

    The individual will be researching, coordinating and eventually delivering high-quality conference programs that complement and drive attendance across both established conference programs and new topics.

  • New Scientist Ltd, based in state of the art offices in Covent Garden, comprises of the well-established magazine and digital suite as well as New Scientist Live and a series of one-day ‘Instant Expert’ events. With offices also in Boston and Sydney, the company is an international brand reaching over 5.2 million individuals each week.

    We now have a vacancy for a talented individual to join the exhibition sales team. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a track record of sales achievement as well as an enthusiasm for and working knowledge of the STEM market.

  • 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.
  • The Opportunity: Brands: Design Shanghai and Design China Beijing Reporting Manager:  Event Director, Design Shanghai and Design China Beijing Career progression: Marketing Director, Group Marketing D ...
  • The Opportunity: Brands: Design Shanghai and Design China Beijing Reporting Manager:  Show Director, Design Shanghai and Design China Beijing Key Responsibilities: Identifying, calling and qualifying ...
  • The Opportunity: Brands: Design Shanghai and Design China Beijing Reporting Manager:  Senior Marketing Manager, Design Shanghai and Design China Beijing Key Responsibilities: General Extensive Market ...
  • To support the Account Management Team in delivering excellent customer service in an efficient manner up to and during the show. The Account Management Executive will be responsible for the day to day duties required to meet exhibitor needs and to provide an excellent customer experience for all of IBC’s stakeholders. The job holder will be responsible for ensuring maximum retention of IBC’s clients and will use previous experience to ‘hit the ground running’.

22 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
  • "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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