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Conference Operations Executive

Posted 5 February by tfconnect Ended

This is a newly created Conference Operations role in a business with 25+ years’ growth in the conference and events industry.

You’ll need to be an experienced Conference Operations Executive with impeccable organisational skills and great attention to detail.

The role:

As Conference Operations Executive, you’ll be given responsibility to manage several shows a year, overseeing everything from contractor selection and the exhibitor manual to on-site show build-up and break down.

You’ll work within an award-winning B2B publisher and event organiser on exhibitions and conferences all over the world, from France to China. This will involve a good amount of international travel.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Manage the whole operational pre, onsite and post conference process of multiple events a year.
  • The Conference Operations Executive will directly report to: Exhibition Operations Director and Exhibition Operations Deputy.
  • The role is not limited to just B2B conferences, there is a small cross over into exhibition catering and exhibition workshops.
  • All of the events take place overseas, typically in Europe and the trips are normally between 5-6 days in duration and take place between 5-10 times a year.
  • Keeping a full and up to date budget for the events so that you can feed into master show budgets at regular intervals in the run up to the event.
  • This job is purely operational and does not include marketing or sales.
  • Up to a week of travelling per show is required.

Key requirements:

  • Impeccable organisational and administrative skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Confident team player with a creative and innovative approach
  • At least 3+ years in the Conference world, Venue, Conference Centre
  • Hungry, passionate, team player, motivated by wanting to make a difference
  • Ensuring the technical aspects of all events run smoothly

Why this is a great opportunity:

  • Leading Event Organiser, operating globally
  • Global company with 140 staff, many of whom have been with the firm for 10 to 15 years and more.
  • Excellent basic salary c.£35K plus benefits
  • Opportunity for plenty of international travel - expenses will be covered when you are required to travel, including single occupancy hotel rooms, all meals and travel expenses

**Please do not apply unless you have the relevant experience.**

Due to the volume of applications we receive each day, it is not always possible to respond to everyone. Therefore, if you do not receive a call from us within 5 working days of your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

tfconnect are a specialist recruitment agency for organising companies, venues and contractors within exhibitions and conferences. With over 25 years’ experience as an event organiser, we know the industry! 

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