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.

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Role Outline

Farnborough International is a globally recognised brand, famous for its pioneering spirit in delivering world class Airshows and hosting events on site with 23,000sqm of flexible event space.

Farnborough International is looking to support an Event Management student in enhancing their employability skills in a professional training placement.

The student will primarily support the experienced Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference centre team in delivering events across our two purpose built venues, Hall 1, a 20,000sqm exhibition and conference centre, and Hall 5, a 3000sqm blank canvas exclusive hire venue.

Across the year the student will also benefit from the opportunity to spend time with the other Farnborough International teams responsible for delivering the world famous Farnborough International Airshow and events on site at Farnborough; Aerospace Events, Aerospace Sales, Customer Experience, Catering, Finance, HR, IT, Marketing, PR and Comms, Sponsorship, Venue Facilities, Venue Logistics and Venue Sales

Role Responsibilities

  • Support the Sales and Events Coordinator in managing internal events
  • Create event packs and key briefing documents for the event managers
  • Create welcome packs for clients and organisers, placing orders for bespoke items where required and managing the budget across the financial cycle
  • Support the Event Duty Managers during the operational periods of events on site in Hall 1 and Hall 1, taking on ad hoc projects as assigned.

Skills & Competencies

Organised and self motivated
A fluent and excellent communicator at all levels
A third year Event Management student
Personable and a good team player
Flexible attitude to working hours
Willing to work weekends on occasion
Ability to work to tight deadlines
Ability to think on your feet and be flexible when required
Attention to detail
Ability to work under pressure
Time management skills
Full driving licence
Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office packages

How to Apply

Vacancy location: Farnborough, Showcentre

Details: Full Time, 37.5hours per week

Contract: Permanent, 12 Months Fixed Term Contract

Salary: £18,000 annually

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