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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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  • Speciality and Fine Food Fair, is the go-to showcase event for established and emerging food & drink brands.  Our team are dedicated to serving the needs of the Food and Drink Industry to enable the future success for exhibitor and visitor alike.  If you are passionate and have a desire to achieve set targets come and join the highly respected SFFF team as a Commercial Executive.

     

  • Montgomery Events are dedicated to serving the needs of the food, drink, catering & hospitality industries. We are passionate about exceeding expectations by delivering events that focus on developing future success for all that attend. 

  • Montgomery Group Design & Build Division and the shows that we produce are highly respected by the industries that we serve.  We are passionate about being the best.  If you have a desire to achieve set targets and be part of a close-knit, well-integrated team, come and join Montgomery Group Design & Build Division as a Commercial Manager.

    Montgomery Group's purpose “To serve our world, nurturing relationships and developing opportunities.” runs through everything that we do whilst adhering to our Company Values: Ethically Commercial, Growth Mindset, Embrace Collaboration and Empowerment​.  We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to diversity.

  • * DVV Media has several vacancies at present. 

    Experienced event marketer sought for role across 3 well known and established b2b events in the UK. DVV Events range in format across exhibitions, C-suits summits, conferences and awards. We also operate online news and community sites and webinars.

  • The Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM), founded in 2008, is a membership and events organisation emcompassing a community website with 365 interaction with professionals around the globe and events, both live and online.  As market leaders, the events bring together the global mobility community to learn from experts, meet with peers, network with suppliers and discuss the latest developments.

    The Global Sales Executive will be responsible for maximizing stand and sponsorship revenues across 4 annual events in UK, EMEA, USA and APAC.  Selling to existing customers and generating new business opportunities (60:40), you will build effective relationships with decision makers, understand their goals and communicate our ability to support their business through sponsorship, exhibition stand and paid speaking opportunities.

  • WE ARE LOOKING FOR AN EXPERIENCED EVENT SALES PROFESSIONAL
  • SENIOR EVENT MARKETING PROFESSIONAL
  • We have a very exciting opportunity for a Sales Executive to join the award-winning team at Raccoon Events working for the Run Show USA. Reporting directly to the Event Director, this is a commercial-lead opportunity that is perfect for a Sales Rep looking to take the next step up.

    Plenty of opportunities to travel. 

  • Lead on the development and delivery of GMA events, forge and build relationships with our commercial partners and maximise income potential to impel the awareness and strategic ambitions of the GMA ensuring our offerings and influence in the industry and beyond stay up to date and relevant.

  • We have a very exciting opportunity for a Sales Executive to join the award-winning team at Raccoon Events working for the The National Running Show. Reporting directly to the Event Director, this is a commercial-lead opportunity that is perfect for a Sales Rep looking to take the next step up.

  • We're looking for a Commercial Operations Lead - Europe to join our team in London as part of our Operations function.

    The Commercial Operations Lead role will sit within the Ascential Operations Team to manage the operational delivery of the sponsorships at Money20/20 Europe. The commercial operations lead will be a core role both in the lead up to and during the onsite delivery of the show. They will also support the Commercial Operations Lead for Money20/20 USA. The role will require travel to both Money20/20 Europe and Money20/20 USA

  • We're looking for an Event Operations Lead  to join our team in London as part of our Operations function.

    The Event Operations Lead role will sit within the Ascential Operations Team to manage the efficient and creative delivery of all event operations of Money20/20 Europe. The event operations manager will be a core role both in the lead up to and during the onsite delivery of the show. They will also support the Event Operations Lead for Money20/20 USA. The role will require travel to both Money20/20 Europe and Money20/20 USA.

  • We're looking for an Event Operations Executive to join our team in London as part of our Operations function.

    This event operations executive role will sit within the event operations team to support the operational delivery of the Money20/20 shows. The operations executive will be a core support role both in the lead up to and during the onsite delivery of the shows. 

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable Commercial Operations Executive to become an integral part of our Operations Team supporting us to deliver an outstanding Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2022. Alongside the Commercial Operations Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the festival sponsorships are delivered efficiently, effectively and with the highest quality of customer care.

    This is a 6 month fixed term contract.

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic, personable and detail orientated person to join our wonderful Operations team as Conference & Exhibitions Coordinator at Brintex, Hemming Group. This new role not only holds the opportunity to further develop and sharpen your conference organisation skills but also work with a small, dedicated, highly motivated and passionate team.

    This position provides opportunities to get involved in coordinating and organising a series of established and new conferences, both standalone and in conjunction with exhibitions. The role requires strong interpersonal and organisational skills and the ability to work proactively when sourcing new vendors, liaising and building relationships with clients and contractors as well as working with internal departments. 

  • The Company

    This is the UK subsidiary of Messe Frankfurt, the 3rd largest exhibition company in the world. Messe Frankfurt’s vision is to be the first choice for business encounters –physically and digitally –with 2500 employees globally. The UK business comprises of 15 permanent employees, and has 3 core revenue streams:  organising trade exhibitions in the UK; UK sales agents for Messe Frankfurt’s 160 exhibitions internationally, and a digital subscription platform. The company has ambitious growth plans in the UK through both acquisition and geo-cloning its international shows.  Culturally there is a good balance of small ‘family’ spirit and local autonomy with the strength, stability and positioning of a hugely strong brand and global business.

    Role Summary

    The Telemarketing Executive / Telesales Executive is responsible for generating leads and selling Messe Frankfurt UK’s event and digital products to the UK automotive industry. The three B2B products are the award winning Automechanika Birmingham, the newly launched UK Garage and Bodyshop Event and www.autoresource.co.uk.  The individual will be responsible for a large portfolio of data prospects (and incoming enquiries) with the aim of qualifying and selling the MF UK products. They will be paid commission on revenue brought in against all products and inventory.

    We are looking for a sales hungry individual who enjoys selling, primarily via telephone and at events.

  • The Company

    This is the UK subsidiary of Messe Frankfurt, the 3rd largest exhibition company in the world. Messe Frankfurt’s vision is to be the first choice for business encounters – physically and digitally – with 2500 employees globally. The UK business comprises of 15 permanent employees, and has 3 core revenue streams:  organising trade exhibitions in the UK, UK sales agents for Messe Frankfurt’s 160 exhibitions internationally, and a digital platform (www.autoresource.co.uk). The company has ambitious growth plans in the UK.  Culturally there is a good balance of small ‘family’ spirit and local autonomy with the strength, stability and positioning of a hugely strong brand and global business.

    Role Summary

    The Marketing and PR Assistant will report to the Marketing Director and is accountable for the visitor and exhibitor marketing output for the UK and Ireland for select Messe Frankfurt international shows.

    They are also responsible for maintaining the brand of Messe Frankfurt UK within the UK exhibition press, industry press, and Messe Frankfurt organisation as a whole.

    They will support the UK Automechanika event marketing with clearly defined campaigns and projects.

    £Competitive basic (based on experience) and good benefits, with a mixture of office / home location.

  • Sales Manager

    by: John White EAG Ltd

    EAG Ltd is a trade exhibition and event organising company.  Wholly owned by the amusement machine trade association, bacta, the company currently organises the highly successful Entertainment, Attractions and Gaming International Exhibition at Excel in London each January.

    The company has made the decision to bring organisation of this and other events in-house as part of its strategic ambitions to grow the company into a multi-event organising company spanning a range of industries and a range of global jurisdictions.

    The company needs an exceptional Sales Manager to drive sales of floor space to exhibitors.

  • We are looking for a Senior Marketing Executive to join our busy, hard-working but fun marketing department. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to take the next step in their marketing career. This is a varied role covering all elements of the marketing mix, but we are particularly looking for someone skilled at writing creatively for different audiences, who is also highly organised, digitally savvy, and confident in communicating with business professionals. 

    The successful candidate will work within a collaborative team to deliver publications, industry awards, and trade events in the coach, bus, and group tourism sector.

  • We are currently recruiting for a full time Event Manager on our award-winning trade show for Restaurants.  This annual event is held at London, ExCeL

    This is a rare and exciting opportunity for ambitious, focused events professionals looking to take the next step in their career.

  • An enthusiastic, detail-oriented, and self-motivated Operations Manager is sought for this exciting role.  Working closely with the wider operations and event teams, you will be responsible for the organisation and management of multiple international exhibition and conference projects within the energy portfolio at dmg events, from conception through to completion. 

    Working with internal and external stakeholders and suppliers to deliver operational excellence, on time and within budget and with a good ROI.

  • An enthusiastic, detail-oriented, and self-motivated Events Technical Manager is sought for this exciting role. Working closely with the wider operations and event teams, you will be responsible for the organisation and management of multiple international conferences/ projects within the energy portfolio at dmg events, from conception through to completion. This role will be leading on best practice surrounding conference and speaker management, as well as registration and customer service strategy.

    Working with internal and external stakeholders and suppliers to deliver operational excellence, on time and within budget and with a good ROI.

  • To assist and support the Operations Managers in organising our portfolio of conferences and exhibitions, and any new products or launches. This is a great opportunity for a self-motivated and ambitious individual looking to develop skills within the exhibitions industry and offers great progression

  • The Digital Marketing Manager is a core role and discipline within the group and therefore reports directly to the Head of Marketing. The global energy division at dmg events includes several high-profile and long running events including one of our flagship events, GASTECH. Our energy events are supported by many of the world's leading national and international oil companies, industry service providers and key Government bodies.  Developing effective digital engagement strategies is critical for the future of the events. 

  • An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Executive Office for an Executive Office Administrator who will be supporting the Executive Assistants and the Senior Directors.

  • This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to establish their career in the Latin American energy sector in a very exciting and growing portfolio within the business.

  • A vacancy has arisen for a Senior Marketing Executive in the Enthusiast department within the Travel Portfolio which includes the Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Shows and the Caravan, Motorhome & Travel Show.

  • An exciting new opportunity is available to join our new digital subscription product launching this year

  • An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Marketing Campaigns Executive to join our Clarion Gaming Marketing Team. This position will focus on promoting Digital Portfolio and will report to the Senior Marketing Manager.

  • This is a great opportunity for an experienced and motivated professional with a successful track record of growing membership to join a reinvigorated membership function in a not-for-profit industry association.

  • This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and entrepreneurial sales professional, in a not-for-profit industry association

  • Digital Project Manager

    by: Permanent, Full Time Clarion Events Ltd

    The opportunity is within Clarion retail - home, of five prestigious market-leading events in the UK; Top Drawer Spring, Top Drawer Autumn, Home & Gift, January Furniture Show, Manchester Furniture Show and our NEW digital marketplace REVEAL. (www.retail-reveal.com)

  • We are seeking a creative and brand-led digital specialist to take a management role with two direct reports, a Social Media Executive and Digital Marketing Executive. 

  • Marketing Campaign Executive

  • Sponsorship Manager

    by: Permanent, Full Time Clarion Events Ltd

    The successful candidate will join a team of dedicated Defence individuals in sales, content, marketing and operations to lead on and deliver new and existing sponsorship opportunities to this buoyant marketplace, sponsorship campaigns that will support their traditional exhibition stands.

  • You will be responsible for selling on specific events within EnergyNet, running throughout the year. 

  • A vacancy has arisen for a dynamic Operations Assistant to work within the Defence Operations team. We are looking for an organised and pro-active individual who can fit into our busy and hardworking team, working across a varied mix of confexes.

  • A vacancy has arisen for a dynamic Operations Manager to work within the Enthusiast & Retail Operations team. 

  • This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to work in one of the most exciting and fastest growing sectors in the world- Africa and Latin Americas’ Power Sector. The role is to work closely with the sales team doing both delegate sales and assisting our sponsorship teams on meetings across the whole portfolio including the market leading Africa Energy Forum.

  • An exciting new opportunity is available to join a new digital subscription product launching this year. The product is being managed in a start-up environment yet with the support and investment of being part of Clarion Events.

  • Clarion’s Digital Marketing Division is the home of two market-leading brands Traffic & Conversion Summit & Affiliate Summit. 

  • We are looking for an experienced Brand Marketing Manager to work alongside the Campaign Marketing Manager to co-lead the marketing department of a series of annual confex-style events within the Clarion Defence & Security portfolio.

  • As the Event Marketing Executive for Agriconnect, you’ll be responsible for planning and implementing successful marketing campaigns for Agriconnect’s expanding portfolio of events. The role will focus on B2C marketing to ensure registration and attendance targets are achieved.

     

    • Do you enjoy variation in your work?
    • Can you adapt your marketing skills to different audiences and objectives?
    • Does delivering results give you job satisfaction?
    • Do you enjoy delivering events and creating bespoke marketing campaigns?
    • Can your marketing skills grow a brand and revenue?

    The role plans, oversees delivery, measures and improves content led multi-channel marketing campaigns that acquire, retain and engage our visitors and grow attendance to our portfolio of events. This role will encompass brand and category marketing primarily to B2C audiences to support the wider business with strategic market and revenue growth. Ensuring integrated, cross-channel marketing techniques are used to deliver demonstrable, effective results. Taking personal responsibility for time-sensitive delivery of marketing plans, campaigns and activity.

  • As one of the Marketing Managers for Agriconnect, you’ll be responsible for engaging and supporting our farming audience through content focused, customer-led, marketing campaigns for our print and digital brands.

     

    • Do you enjoy variation in your work?
    • Can you adapt your marketing skills to different audiences and objectives?
    • Does delivering results give you job satisfaction?
    • Do you enjoy creating bespoke marketing campaigns?
    • Can your marketing skills grow a brand and revenue?

     

    This role plays a key part in defining the audience marketing strategy with the Head of Marketing to deliver campaigns that increase the reach, engagement, and revenues from our farming audience across our content and other audience online brands and for our print magazine portfolio.

     

    The role will focus on B2C marketing to ensure retail, registration and subscription targets are achieved.

  • Montgomery Group are looking for an Event Operations Assistant to assist the Operations Team in the running a number of events in the departments’ portfolio and provide an operational support service to exhibitors, as specified by the Operations Manager. 
     
    If you are customer service experience focused, great organisational skills with a ‘can do’ attitude, we look forward to hearing from you.

    Montgomery Group's purpose “To serve our world, nurturing relationships and developing opportunities.” runs through everything that we do whilst adhering to our Company

    Values: Ethically Commercial, Growth Mindset, Embrace Collaboration and Empowerment​.  We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to diversity.

  • Montgomery Group are looking for an Event Operations Executive to take an active role in the operational running of a number of events in the departments’ portfolio and provide an operational support service to exhibitors and internal show teams as required and specified by the Head of Operations / Manager.  To undertake set projects that must be managed to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction, achievement of deadlines and strict budget control. 
     
    A successful candidate will ideally have experience working on events. The role requires customer service experience focus, great organisational skills with a ‘can do’ attitude, we look forward to hearing from you.

    Montgomery Group's purpose “To serve our world, nurturing relationships and developing opportunities.” runs through everything that we do whilst adhering to our Company Values: Ethically Commercial, Growth Mindset, Embrace Collaboration and Empowerment​.  We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to diversity.

  • Montgomery Group are looking for an Event Operations Assistant to assist the Operations Team in the running a number of events in the departments’ portfolio and provide an operational support service to exhibitors, as specified by the Operations Manager. 

    If you are studying an events management degree, have you considered experiencing the world of exhibitions? During your placement period here, you will be working on multiple with a mixture of office and onsite time. You will gain valuable transferable skills whilst with us which you can take into your remaining time at university and beyond! We are looking for someone with some customer service experience, great organisational skills with a ‘can do’ attitude, we look forward to hearing from you.

    Montgomery Group's purpose “To serve our world, nurturing relationships and developing opportunities.” runs through everything that we do whilst adhering to our Company Values: Ethically Commercial, Growth Mindset, Embrace Collaboration and Empowerment​.  We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to diversity.

  • Event Manager

    by: Louise Read Arc
    This role is a brand champion for Agriconnect’s growing events portfolio, reporting to the Head of Events. Agriconnect is part of the Arc network, an ambitious global events, data and information grou ...
  • Immediate Live is the UK’s leading producer of unmissable consumer events; creating premium, passion-led events and experiences that connect and inspire audiences as they come together to share, learn and participate in their interests. Our specialist content creators, producers and commercial teams are as passionate about their subjects as our audiences - working together to create live experiences and online content in art and design, textiles and craft, cycling, dance, food, gardening and travel for communities throughout the UK and across the world.

  • Immediate Live is the UK’s leading producer of unmissable consumer events; creating premium, passion-led events and experiences that connect and inspire audiences as they come together to share, learn and participate in their interests. Our specialist content creators, producers and commercial teams are as passionate about their subjects as our audiences - working together to create live experiences and online content in art and design, textiles and craft, cycling, dance, food, gardening and travel for communities throughout the UK and across the world.

  • Immediate Live is the UK’s leading producer of unmissable consumer events; creating premium, passion-led events and experiences that connect and inspire audiences as they come together to share, learn and participate in their interests. Our specialist content creators, producers and commercial teams are as passionate about their subjects as our audiences - working together to create live experiences and online content in art and design, textiles and craft, cycling, dance, food, gardening and travel for communities throughout the UK and across the world.

  • Immediate Live is the UK’s leading producer of unmissable consumer events; creating premium, passion-led events and experiences that connect and inspire audiences as they come together to share, learn and participate in their interests. Our specialist content creators, producers and commercial teams are as passionate about their subjects as our audiences - working together to create live experiences and online content in art and design, textiles and craft, cycling, dance, food, gardening and travel for communities throughout the UK and across the world.

  • An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated Senior Marketing Operations Manager to join the Confex team responsible for ITC Europe, Phacilitate and Energy Council events. 

  • A vacancy has arisen for a dynamic, customer centric Campaign Manager on a fixed term contract for 4 months in Clarion’s Enthusiast Department across the Spirit and Arts portfolio which includes Spirit of Christmas Fair, The Luxury Travel Fair, Spirit of Summer Fair and two Olympia Art & Antiques Fairs.

  • A vacancy has arisen for a Senior Marketing Executive in the Enthusiast department within the Travel Portfolio which includes the Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Shows and the Caravan, Motorhome & Travel Show.

  • William Reed currently have an exciting opportunity for a Marketing & Social Media Assistant to join our Exhibitions team.

  • William Reed currently have an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Assistant to join our Exhibitions team.

  • There is the opportunity for a Junior Conference Producer to join Clarion Defence & Security, who are a leading global defence conference and exhibition organiser. The individual will be working across the portfolio on a range of events, producing both strategic and technical level conferences.

  • This is an administrative role and will work closely with the Group Director and the production team on the world’s Africa energy flagship event – The Africa Energy Forum (aef) -  which will attract over 20 Ministers of Energy, 3000 participants and over 300 high level speakers.

  • A vacancy has arisen for a dynamic Operations Assistant to work within the Enthusiast & Retail Operations team. We are looking for an organised and pro-active individual who can fit into our busy and hardworking team, working across a varied mix of leading consumer and retail events, including; Spirit of Christmas, The Baby Shows, Classic Motor Show, Race Retro and Home & Gift Buyers Festival.

  • We are recruiting an enthusiastic Sales Operations Assistant to join our successful Clarion Gaming Sales Team. Day to day admin support to our sales team after the point of sale and on site will include administration and data entry into our CRM system and fulfilment schedules, directing incoming leads to be passed the sales team, analysis of internal sales dashboards and more.

  • Clarion’s Digital Marketing Division is the home of two market-leading brands Traffic & Conversion Summit & Affiliate Summit.

  • An opportunity has arisen within the Digital Marketing team at Clarion Events to work on both of our fantastic brands. 

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  • "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
  • 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
    FESPA
  • The AEO provides an opportunity to make a difference, to work with other companies for the good of the industry as a whole, but beyond that, it provides it’s members with valuable insight and tangible benefits to grow your business, upskill and engage your teams. For those reasons, our membership is in indelible ink on the each annual budget. In short, if you aren’t a member, you are missing out.
    Ed Tranter
    73 Media

 

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