Operations Executive

Location
London
Salary
£23000 - 25000 per annum
Posted
22 Aug 2017
Closes
21 Sep 2017
Ref
VH/10660
Contact
Verdi Hall
Sector
Exhibitions
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
An entrepreneurial and dynamic conference and exhibition organiser seeks an Operations Executive to join their growing division of content-led exhibitions. This position is within the Operations Department of the Expo Division. The vacancy is within a team responsible for the successful, high quality execution of a variety of exhibition, including new launches. You will be reporting to the Senior Operations Manager - planning, organising, managing and delivering your event(s).

Show Tasks:

Feature designs - working closely with contractors to ensure all features are built to the best standard, on time, and within budget
  • AV ordering - ensuring best sound quality at all times
  • Furniture and carpet ordering - requirements for each area must be met and within budget
  • Shell scheme specifications - designing the colours / spec of the shell scheme and name board design
  • Catering orders - ensuring catering on the show floor is substantial and up to standard
  • Signage - working with Marketing to use the expo artwork to the best ability, ensuring signage for each area required, and under budget
  • Registration - working with Marketing and the registration company to ensure the best layout and way of working
  • Rigging - where required for theatres, welcome banners and trusses for AV requirements
  • Post-show reports
  • Floorplan updates
  • Staffing role outlines and briefings
  • Delivering new ideas that will improve both the exhibitor and visitor experience
  • Budget control
  • Exhibitor liaison


The ideal candidate will be able to work on their own initiative and be highly motivated and enthusiastic. Experience within the exhibitions industry is preferable, and a passion for events is a must.