Our aim is to transform what we are known for – to make Farnborough International a globally recognised brand, famous for its pioneering spirit in delivering world class Airshows and hosting business events in our state of the art 20,000 sqm exhibition and conference centre.

With new exciting opportunities on the horizon and the business expanding fast, Farnborough International is always looking to strengthen its world class team.

 

Logistics Assistant

At Farnborough International we are known for running one of the world’s biggest and most prestigious Airshows. Whilst we will continue to build on every Airshow, we’re also on a journey to become more than this.

Our aim is to transform what we are known for – to make Farnborough International a globally recognised brand, famous for its pioneering spirit in delivering world class Airshows and hosting business events in our new state of the art 20,000 sqm Exhibition and Conference Centre. 

With the business expanding fast, Farnborough International are looking for a Logistics Assistant who will effectively operate all aspects of Logistics, event build-up and breakdown within guidelines of the company and current legislation with liaison of the Event Management and Facility Management teams.

The Role

Working together with the Logistics Supervisor, you will report punctually for duty with a clean and tidy appearance, dressed according to the company handbook.  You will deal with customer comments in a positive manner and take appropriate follow up action when required, responding to the fast pace of the business.

With excellent attention to detail, your role will require you to organise furniture and set facilities to the standard operating procedures, clearing down facilities following event completion and always ensuring the venue is show ready.  Whilst proactively identifying show safety and security risks, you will report all maintenance issues and hazards to the Helpdesk immediately.

The successful candidate will have the ability to understand technical design plans, using their ‘hands on’ approach to work to tight deadlines while staying motivated and positive with a passion for quality and great service delivery.

People are at the heart of what we do at Farnborough and we are looking for individuals who can embrace and deliver the 3 core values at the centre of our business:

Positivity                                             Precision                                             Partnership 

We seek a self-motivated candidate with enthusiasm and energy to embrace our values and foster successful working relationships with our customers, as well as colleagues within the business.

How to apply

To apply or for more information, e-mail [email protected]

All applicants should e-mail a CV, which must include your salary expectations.

FINN Sales Executive

Background

At Farnborough International we are known for running one of the world’s biggest and most prestigious Airshows. Whilst we will continue to build on every airshow, we’re also on a journey to become more than this.

Our aim is to transform what we are known for – to make Farnborough International a globally recognised brand, famous for its pioneering spirit in delivering world class Airshows and hosting business events in our state of the art 20,000 sqm exhibition and conference centre.

With new exciting opportunities on the horizon and the business expanding fast, Farnborough International is looking for a talented Sales Executive to join our team working on our new digital media channel FINN.

The Role

FINN (Farnborough International News Network) is a digital media channel keeping the aerospace community up to date with what is happening in the industry. 

FINN features exclusive video coverage of the latest news, insight, opinion and analysis from all leading sectors of the aerospace and defence industry and is the official event TV and live blog channel for Farnborough International Airshow, reporting directly from leading industry events throughout the year. 

With a database of 50,000+ subscribers, FINN is a perfect way to get messages to an influential audience and is a great proposition for potential sponsors.

The FINN Sales Executive will be part of the FINN team and cross matrix working with the FIL Sponsorship team looking to gain sponsorship and advertising sales for the FINN channel throughout the year.  Working closely with the FINN Commercial Marketing Manager and Content Team, you will be targeting potential clients to bring in revenue targets for the channel.

Your primary responsibilities will also include;

  • Creating and sending FINN proposals or information to new sales prospects and existing customers
  • Following up with sales prospects by email, telephone and face to face
  • Customer account administration - getting client copy approval, chasing client artwork and logos etc.
  • Client-facing sales and account management [under the supervision of the FCMM & SSM]
  • Updating and maintaining the FINN Sales CRM system
  • Researching sponsorship/partnership ideas – getting quotes for works/delivery and liaising with the contractors
  • Editing contracts / booking forms / proposals in preparation for the FCMM & SSM
  • Tracking sponsorship and partnership contract processes and working with internal teams to ensure they are followed from creation to filing
  • Working onsite at allocated trade shows as necessary to aid the FCMM and SSM in the sales and activation of all sponsorship and partnership contracts and account management of clients.
  • Ownership of the sponsorship and partnership sales programme and delivering against targets set
  • Identifying and delivering new business targets including the delivery of emerging sector clients.
  • Managing the sales process for new prospects, from initial contact through to closure
  • Sponsorship & Partnership invoicing and chasing of payment
  • Raising POs under direction of the FCMM and liaising with contractors & finance

The Candidate

People are at the heart of what we do at Farnborough and we are looking for individuals who can embrace and deliver the 3 core values at the centre of our business:

Positivity                                             Precision                                             Partnership 

We seek a candidate with enthusiasm and passion to embrace our values and build and maintain successful relationships with our customers, whilst developing a full understanding of the business market-place.  

You must therefore have good sales experience and be comfortable with pro-active sales work, coupled with the ability to think creatively but with good attention to detail.

The role will suit an organised and efficient individual with strong administrative skills who is able to plan and organise their day to ensure all opportunities are maximised; and is comfortable with both domestic and overseas periodic travel as long-haul travel will be required.

How to Apply

To apply or for more information, e-mail [email protected]

All applicants should e-mail a CV which must include your salary expectations.


Event Coordinator

At Farnborough International we are known for running one of the world’s biggest and most prestigious Airshows. Whilst we will continue to build on every airshow, we’re also on a journey to become more than this.

Our aim is to transform what we are known for – to make Farnborough International a globally recognised brand, famous for its pioneering spirit in delivering world class Airshows and hosting business events in our new state of the art 20,000 sqm Exhibition and Conference Centre. 

With new exciting opportunities on the horizon and the business expanding fast, Farnborough International is looking for a highly-motivated Event Coordinator to support the Event Management team and work with them to hold high standard events for our clients.

The Role

Working closely with the Event Team, you will arrange all operational meetings, producing minutes for stakeholders, supply partners and contractors.  You will be responsible for managing internal bookings from the Sales team and providing on-the-ground support to the team when required.

You will have an important role to play in the delivery of efficient and effective support to the team where exceptional attention to detail is paramount.  These will include; assisting in the production of all operational documents, electronic and printed material, collating presentations, raising invoices and purchase orders, and using credit notes in a timely manner.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a team player who is organised and has the ability to be flexible and think on their feet.  The successful candidate will show effective communication, being able to work to deadlines and with set budgets while under pressure.

People are at the heart of what we do at Farnborough and we are looking for individuals who can embrace and deliver the 3 core values at the centre of our business:

Positivity                                             Precision                                             Partnership 

We seek a candidate with enthusiasm and energy to embrace our values and foster successful working relationships with our customers, as well as colleagues within the business.

How to apply

To apply or for more information, e-mail  [email protected]

All applicants should e-mail a CV, which must include your salary expectations.


PR & Content Executive

Background

At Farnborough International we are known for running one of the world’s biggest and most prestigious Airshows. Whilst we will continue to build on every airshow, we’re also on a journey to become more than this.

Our aim is to transform what we are known for – to make Farnborough International a globally recognised brand, famous for its pioneering spirit in delivering world class Airshows and hosting business events in our state of the art 20,000 sqm exhibition and conference centre.

With new exciting opportunities on the horizon and the business expanding fast, Farnborough International is looking for a talented PR & Content Executive to join our team.

The Role

Working with the Head of Public Relations & Content, you will be responsible for creating and delivering content & PR across non-paid media, to ensure that Farnborough International increases its public profile in line with our brand values.

This will include the promotion of Farnborough International Airshow, Bahrain Airshow and the Farnborough International Exhibition & Event Business.

You will also support local stakeholder engagement, internal communications and CSR initiatives.

Your primary responsibilities will also include;

  • Creating and delivering content for publication through various communications channels which is timely, on message and in accordance with our content plan and news pipeline
  • Working with the Head of PR & Content to co-ordinate social channel posting
  • Helping in the delivery of the PR plan: managing media lists, pitching stories and drafting media materials
  • Building up relationships with key journalists and publications
  • Supporting all PR and comms activities relating to the Bahrain Airshow and managing the website and social channels
  • Monitoring media coverage and delivering timely reports to senior management
  • Maintaining and actively participating in local stakeholder communications and events
  • Working with the Head of PR and Content to co-ordinate internal communications
  • General press office management – raising POs, organising subscriptions
  • Providing support to CSR initiatives

The Candidate

People are at the heart of what we do at Farnborough and we are looking for individuals who can embrace and deliver the 3 core values at the centre of our business:

Positivity                                             Precision                                             Partnership 

We seek a candidate with the enthusiasm and passion to embrace our values and pro-actively work with the Head of PR & Content to ensure the smooth and effective operation of the media centre during both the Farnborough and Bahrain Airshow.

You must therefore have proven experience copywriting and the ability to support the marketing team with copywriting for marketing collateral and the website, coordinating and drafting presentations for senior management and for ad-hoc events.

The role will suit a candidate with strong organisation skills, the ability to multi task under pressure coupled with a thorough understanding of the media landscape.

How to apply

To apply or for more information, e-mail [email protected]

All applicants should e-mail a CV which must include your salary expectations.

Account Manager- Exhibitions (Maternity Cover Position)

At Farnborough International we are known for running one of the world’s biggest and most prestigious Airshows. Whilst we will continue to build on every airshow, we’re also on a journey to become more than this.

Our aim is to transform what we are known for – to make Farnborough International a globally recognised brand, famous for its pioneering spirit in delivering world class Airshows and hosting business events in our new state of the art 20,000 sqm Exhibition and Conference Centre. 

We are looking to add an Account Manager to provide maternity cover support within the Venue Sales Team for a fixed term 12/13 months.  This exciting position is responsible for selling venue space and services proactively and efficiently to both new and existing exhibition organising clients; whilst maximising organic growth, deepening client relationships and developing new event concepts to provide effective solutions across a wide range of products and services. 

The Role

As a core part of the team, you will be delivering against targets set by the business, assisting the Venue Director in proactive account management across the company portfolio.  You will be capable of analysing UK and international industry and market sectors, with the ability to achieve revenue targets within a highly competitive market.

Your role is key to adding value in a mix of markets within the exhibitions sector, creating various sales opportunities beyond the scope of current events in the industry.  Through managing existing client relationships and developing events across the company portfolio, you will be ensuring high levels of repeat business and account growth.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a team player with a high level of knowledge of the UK exhibition market who is organised and has a strong customer focus.  You will need to be able to creatively and proactively seek new opportunities and be flexible to accommodate varying demands of a fast paced environment.


People are at the heart of what we do at Farnborough and we are looking for individuals who can embrace and deliver the 3 core values at the centre of our business; Positivity, Precision         and Partnership 

How to apply

To apply or for a full job description, e-mail [email protected]

 All applicants should e-mail a CV, which must include your salary expectations.

 

 

Marketing Manager

Background

At Farnborough International we are known for running one of the world’s biggest and most prestigious Airshows. Whilst we will continue to build on every airshow, we’re also on a journey to become more than this.

Our aim is to transform what we are known for – to make Farnborough International a globally recognised brand, famous for its pioneering spirit in delivering world class Airshows and hosting business events in our state of the art 20,000 sqm exhibition and conference centre.

With new exciting opportunities on the horizon and the business expanding fast, Farnborough International is looking for a talented Marketing Manager to join our team.

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Marketing, and working as part of the Marketing and Communications team, you will help to lead and co-ordinate marketing initiatives across the business.  You will have particular responsibility for the marketing of the Farnborough International Airshow as well as Airshows from our consultancy business (Bahrain and Thailand).  In addition, as the Marketing Manager you will work upon marketing initiatives across any new future events that FIL organises.

Your primary responsibilities will also include;

  • Delivery of campaigns and communications across all channels (planning and delivery)
  • Ongoing market research and insight
  • Brand management and guardianship, ensuring a consistent approach to language, brand and design
  • Management and co-ordination of agency resource and 3rd party consultants
  • Creation of sales support materials and compelling marketing propositions and copywriting
  • Producing and updating relevant marketing literature (including print and production)
  • Organisation and delivery of marketing events to promote or support activity
  • E-mail marketing strategy and plan
  • Management of content creation and delivery across social media channels and website
  • Management of some FIA Budgets

The Candidate

People are at the heart of what we do at Farnborough and we are looking for individuals who can embrace and deliver the 3 core values at the centre of our business:

Positivity                                             Precision                                             Partnership   

We seek a candidate with enthusiasm and passion to embrace our values and pro-actively drive our brand forward through compelling marketing campaigns and effective communication delivery.

You must therefore have proven marketing and communication skills, and able to demonstrate you have developed and delivered marketing plans (including media planning/buying)

The role will suit a degree qualified individual with strong digital marketing knowledge (including social media) and excellent writing and communications skills. You will need to have the ability to pro-actively analyse brands, market research, and market trends but also able to think creatively and produce effective marketing collateral.

How to apply

To apply or for more information, e-mail [email protected]

All applicants should e-mail a CV which must include your salary expectations.