AEO - Association of event organisers

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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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  • Defence are recruiting for an Event Manager.

  • Imago are recruiting for a Group Director to be responsible for the direction, top line revenue generation of DTX/IP EXPO events and associated propositions.

  • The Opportunity: Security & Counter Terror Expo is Clarion’s flagship brand in the high level security market, bringing together a diverse collection of exhibitors showcasing leading edge technologies ...
  • A pioneering and entrepreneurial spirit runs through Fresh Montgomery and its events. Our shows are exciting and varied, and we pride ourselves on our innovation, openness, family heritage, global experience, and ability to deliver market-leading results.

    Based in the heart of London, our culture is all about taking pride in the quality of our work, loving what we do and staying focussed on what makes us successful.

  • The International Food & Drink Event (IFE) is a celebration of 1,350 innovative, global and cutting-edge food & drink manufacturers.

    Taking place at ExCeL on 17-20 March in London, the home of food & drink innovation, and co-located with Pro2Pac, the UK’s only food & drink processing & packaging event, the joint festival is a must attend event for all future focused companies. 

     

  • The Independent Hotel Show is the best loved and most comprehensive business event for the luxury, boutique and independent hotel sector. Positioned as an aspirational event at the luxury end of the market, we curate the exhibition, aesthetics and content of the show with an aim to surprise and delight our 6,000 strong hotelier audience. Hoteliers attend the event not only to source exquisite interiors and innovative products from our 350 exhibitors and partners, but also to learn and network amongst their community, whilst enjoying our hospitality.

    The role will require you to get fully immersed in the hotel industry, create relationships and open opportunities for hotel trade suppliers to reach the hoteliers attending the show. The Niche portfolio at Fresh Montgomery creates the chance for the applicant to not only sell to the trade but become a part of the industry and creating lasting business relationships.

  • We are looking for a dedicated Finance Manager who is a passionate and commercially driven individual to become a key member of a growing team. 

  • Afrocet Montgomery and Montgomery ECO are looking for an individual to manage, lead and drive their commercial activities across the company’s well-established packaging and security portfolio’s in West and East Africa. Working alongside a dedicated Sales Executive for these 4 shows, a key responsibility as Sales Manager for this role will be to create a sales plan across each event, successfully and efficiently implementing it alongside the marketing and operations teams.

     

    Day-to-day activities will include;

    • Sell participation in the form of space to previous and new exhibitors and partners over the telephone and face to face
    • Manage international sales agents, associations and government bodies (dependant on experience)
    • Responsible for the daily sales management of the sales executive
    • Generate new business through own individual lead sourcing
    • Sell value added services (sponsorship)
    • Achieve agreed monthly sales targets
  • Afrocet Montgomery and Montgomery ECO are looking for an individual to lead and drive their commercial activities across the company’s well-established packaging and security portfolio’s in West and East Africa. Working alongside the Sales Manager for these 4 shows, a key responsibility for this role will be to canvass existing and new data to generate new business. Day-to-day activities will include;

    • Sell participation in the form of space to previous and new exhibitors and partners over the telephone and face to face
    • Generate new business through own individual lead sourcing
    • Sell value added services (sponsorship)
    • Achieve agreed monthly sales targets
9 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
    Brand 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
    UBM
  • "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
    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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