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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Event Manager – 12 Months Maternity Cover from September 2022

The Role

Farnborough International is looking to strengthen its world class team by recruiting an Event Manager, maternity cover to work within our Venue team delivering events across our two purpose-built venues, Hall 1, a 20,000sqm exhibition and conference centre and Hall 5, a 3500sqm blank canvas exclusive hire.

The successful candidate will join a vibrant and growing team focused on providing the highest level of operational service to Event organisers, exhibitors, contractors and stakeholders, and to implement the operational strategy.

Taking ownership and responsibility for on-site related aspects and infrastructures ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction, achievement of deadlines and strict budget control whilst striving for innovation with events held at Farnborough.

You will be responsible for the planning and managing of events, ensuring consistency and high standards of delivery across all events.  Your role will focus on using a hands on approach to ensure all customer needs are met, monitoring the progress of customer requests, queries and resolution.

As an Event Manager you will use your motivation and passion to deliver exceptional experiences and promote Farnborough International at its best.

The role directly reports to the Head of Event Management.

The Candidate

We seek an excellent communicator with strong organisational skills and the ability to portray authority and composure.

Using your experience within a Conference and Banqueting, Hospitality or Event environment, you will be able to work to tight deadlines and strict budget control, whilst striving for innovation with events held at Farnborough.  

With excellent attention to detail, you have the ability to understand technical design plans, coupled with a working knowledge of coordinating contractors and prioritising and setting workloads for yourself and others.  

With confidence and enthusiasm, you have a ‘Hands on’ approach and are motivated by a passion for quality and great customer service delivery.  


How to Apply

Vacancy location: Farnborough, Hampshire

Salary: £32,000 per annum

Start Date: September 2022 for 12 months

Details: Full Time, 5 out of 7 based on a rota system, 37.5 hours per week

To view the full job description: CLICK HERE Job Description.docx

All applicants should apply with a CV and Supporting Statement, which must include salary expectations and location

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The Role

The Commercial Client Solutions Manager will take ownership and responsibility for commercial account management support and commercial delivery of elements of Farnborough International’s events, including Farnborough International Airshow.

You will be responsible for the management of client solutions that support the Commercial Aerospace Team.

The role will be responsible for producing bespoke solutions working alongside the commercial team to create new and existing sponsorship inventory items.

They will play a key role in supporting a holistic sales approach to match FIL’s products with client objectives. The role will involve working closely with the operations team to ensure the implementation of sold packages.

The role directly reports to the Head of Aerospace Sales. They will also have to work very closely with the Operations Team. The Partnership Development Executive will directly report to the Partnership Development Manager.

The successful candidate will have an understanding of event budgets and support in identifying and supporting new revenue streams.

Primary Responsibilities   

  • Creating and developing brochures/content throughout the show cycle to assist with the customer journey and objectives
  • Working with the Head of Aerospace Sales, Head of FINN and operations team to create and source new commercial offerings to meet client objectives
  • Client-facing sales
  • Client facing account management
  • Creating and managing contracts for sign off by clients
  • Work closely with the operations team on customer account activation
  • Creating post show reports for the sponsors of all events, including ROI reports

The Candidate

As a fluent and excellent communicator, you are assertive with the ability to portray authority and composure whilst being personable and a good team player.

With working knowledge of Microsoft packages and Project Planning, you are able to demonstrates a competent understanding and use of IT systems to ensure internal systems are used consistently including the CRM system.

You can work to tight deadlines with attention to detail, whilst being flexible and have the ability to think on your feet.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience managing client accounts and their requirements, coupled with budget forecasting experience.

We seek a creative and innovative candidate who has a ‘Hands on’ approach to customer delivery and who is confident, enthusiastic and motivated by a passion for quality and great service delivery.

How to Apply

Vacancy location: Showcentre, Farnborough

Details: Full Time, 37.5hours per week (3 days in the office, 2 days at home)

Contract: Fixed Term Maternity Contract, 1 year

Click here for job description: Partnership Development Manager.docx

All applicants should apply with a CV and Supporting Statement, including salary expectations and location

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The Role

Farnborough International is looking for a proactive and hands-on Marketing Executive to strengthen its world-class team as it continues to grow its position in the events market and expand the portfolio of leading events.

Working as part of the Venue Marketing Team, the Venue Marketing Executive will join our dedicated team to help deliver a wide range of exciting initiatives and campaigns across the Farnborough International brand.

They will play an active role in delivering a diverse marketing programme covering our purpose-built 20,000 square metre venue, Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre, our expanding position in the filming market, and our growing portfolio of events, including ITT Hub – the future-focused innovation and technology transport show.

The role will support the Venue Marketing Manager in delivery of strategic marketing campaigns against business vision and objectives, across venue, filming and events.

The position directly reports to the Venue Marketing Manager overseen by the Head of Venue Marketing.

The Candidate

We are looking for a proactive and hands-on Marketing Executive with strong copywriting and proofreading skills with experience across all marketing activity to ensure and monitor brand integrity at all times.

You must therefore have strong knowledge of digital platforms, CRM, social networks and content plan delivery including MarTech platforms (Active Campaign, Hootsuite etc.) and be able to deliver tactical campaigns across multiple channels.

With a result driven, can-do attitude, you have the ability to problem solve and think laterally whilst paying attention to detail.

With effective interpersonal skills, you are a team player willing to collaborate with different internal and external teams, whilst being a creative thinker with the confidence to voice new ideas.

We seek a candidate with enthusiasm and a passion to embrace our values and pro-actively drive our brand forward through effective communication delivery and effective time management

The Tools

Excellent computer skills, including experience of word processing, PowerPoint, InDesign, spreadsheets, databases and e-mail software
Microsoft Office suite

Website CMS (Umbraco/Wordpress) Google Analytics & Heatmapping

Social media channels scheduling and monitoring

CRM – Ungerboeck

Email and marketing automation - Active Campaign

Graphic Design & Video - Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere Pro or other similar tools

Virtual events - SpotMe or similar

Other digital marketing platforms

How to Apply

Vacancy location: Farnborough, Hampshire

Details: Permanent, Full time, Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week

To view the full job description: Job Description - Venue Marketing Executive.docx

All applicants should apply with a CV and Supporting Statement, which must include salary expectations and location

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The Role

Farnborough International is looking for a proactive and hands-on Marketing Manager to strengthen its world-class team as it continues to grow its position in the events market and expand the portfolio of leading events.

Working as part of the Venue Marketing Team, the Venue Marketing Manager will join our dedicated team to help deliver a wide range of exciting initiatives and campaigns across the Farnborough International brand.

They will play an active role in delivering a diverse marketing programme covering our purpose-built 20,000 square metre venue, Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre, and our growing portfolio of events, including ITT Hub – the future-focused innovation and technology transport show.

The role will support the Head of Venue Marketing in planning, development and roll-out of strategic marketing campaigns against business vision and objectives.

The role directly reports to the Head of Venue Marketing, overseen by Venue Director and Marketing Director

The Candidate

We are looking for a candidate with proven marketing and communication skills, including developing and delivering marketing plans, including media planning/buying.

With strong digital and social marketing knowledge, from user journey planning to continuous optimisation of activities for best performance.

You must therefore have strong knowledge of digital platforms, CRM, social networks and content plan delivery including MarTech platforms (Active Campaign, Hootsuite etc.) with the ability to learn different systems.

The successful candidate will have experience in developing effective marketing collateral across print and digital media with strong copywriting and proofreading skills.

You are pro-active, organized and have the ability to multi-task whilst having excellent attention to detail.

With effective interpersonal skills, you are a team player willing to collaborate with different internal and external teams, whilst being a creative thinker with the confidence to voice new ideas

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

The Tools

Microsoft Office suite

Website CMS (Umbraco/Wordpress) Google Analytics & Heatmapping

Social media channels scheduling and monitoring

CRM – Ungerboeck

Email and marketing automation - Active Campaign

Graphic Design & Video - Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere Pro or other similar tools

Virtual events - SpotMe or similar

Excellent computer skills, including experience of word processing, PowerPoint, InDesign, spreadsheets, databases and e-mail software

Other digital marketing platforms

How to Apply

Vacancy location: Farnborough, Hampshire

Details: Permanent, Full time, Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week

To view the full job description:Job Description - Venue Marketing Manager.docx

All applicants should apply with a CV and Supporting Statement, which must include salary expectations and location

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The Role

At Farnborough International Ltd (FIL) we are known for organising one of the world’s most prestigious airshows and delivering events in our purpose-built 20,000 sqm exhibition and conference centre. Whilst we continue to build on every airshow and event, we’re also on a journey to become a 365 a year insight partner for the aerospace and defence industry. Insight is central to FIL’s strategic direction, which is delivered through our award-winning digital channel, FINN.

We are looking to recruit a Social Media & Content Executive to join the marketing team on a permanent, full-time basis to help position Farnborough International Ltd as a thought leader amongst industry and facilitating business insight and connections. Producing and delivering high quality written, digital, and social content that drives increased levels of brand awareness, engagement and conversion onto Farnborough International’s digital channels and subsequent growth.

The Social Media & Content Executive will work as a part of the Marketing and Communications team to assist and implement marketing initiatives across the business. They will directly report to the Aerospace Marketing Manager, whilst providing support for the Marketing & Comms team in delivering campaigns and communications across a number of events and projects including the Farnborough International Airshow.

The Candidate

The candidate will be able to plan, develop and manage short and long-term content across FIL’s websites, social media, and publications whilst upholding an exceptional standard of written communication for a range of purposes, including social media posts, official announcements, website content, email communications and interviews.

They must therefore have proven marketing and communication skills, and able to demonstrate they have developed B2B marketing experience, preferably coupled with social media management experience within an office environment.

We seek a candidate with enthusiasm, a can-do attitude and a passion to embrace our values and pro-actively drive our brand forward through effective communication delivery, attention to detail and effective time management.

Skills & Competencies  

B2B marketing experience

Social media management experience preferred

Strong copywriting skills

Strong organisational skills and effective time management

Marketing experience within an office environment preferred

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Attention to detail

A results driven, can-do attitude

Microsoft Excel skills desirable

Adobe Creative Cloud skills desirable

Marketing automation experience (e.g., Active Campaign) is an advantage

How to Apply

Vacancy location: ShowCentre, Farnborough

Details: Full Time, Permanent contract

Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday

Salary: Competitive, depending on experience

To view the full job description: Social Media Executive Job Description 201221.docx

 All applicants should apply with a CV and Supporting Statement, including salary expectation

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: We’re always looking for a better way.  We have a confident can-do attitude in the work we deliver every day.

Precision: We take care and pride in every detail of safety and organization, so that our clients shine.

Partnership: We work as one team to get the best results and work openly and collaboratively with our clients.

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Role

Farnborough International requires a Group Health, Safety and Environment Manager to deliver the safest standards of operations across Farnborough International’s events, venue and site.

The role will be responsible for managing, maintaining and improving the Health, Safety and Environmental Management of all parts of Farnborough International’s business as well as supporting our parent company ADS in both Farnborough and London.

Farnborough International’s business includes a successful exhibition and conference venue, organising events and exhibitions (including the flagship Farnborough International Airshow), and facilitating film studios and offices on the site. The role will ensure efficient and safe management of Farnborough International’s events and group business activities, compliance with relevant legislation and codes of practice and the implementation and management of company Health & Safety policy and procedures. They will also assist the Airshow operational team in the planning, management, and delivery of Farnborough International Airshow.

They will strive to deliver the highest standards of Health and Safety whilst ensuring customer satisfaction combined with operating excellence are maintained.

The role directly reports to the Director of Operations. The role directly manages a Health and Safety Coordinator. During the Airshow the role will also have an extensive temporary health and safety management team reporting to them for a three-month period.

Candidate ​

The successful candidate will strive to deliver the highest standards of Health and Safety whilst ensuring customer satisfaction combined with operating excellence are maintained.

You will develop, track and deliver the budget for areas of direct responsibility ensuring activities are on time and within budget and have the ability to look for cost saving without compromising overall operational delivery, whilst negotiating with suppliers in a precise and effective way.

With a working knowledge and experience of coordinating and managing contractors, you have a high level of technical competency and understanding.

As a personable and a good team player, you have a ‘hands on’ approach, allowing you to lead and manage a team well.

We are looking to appoint a pro-active individual with excellent diplomatic, communication and organisational skills, to be able to lead and manage a team, with the capability of building strong working relationships, in order to support and assist teams across the business.​

Key Skills & Competencies

  • NEBOSH General Certificate
  • NEBOSH Diploma (or equivalent, or working towards obtaining)
  • NEBOSH Fire Safety Certificate (or equivalent desirable)
  • Environmental qualification (desirable)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Health and Safety management role
  • Experience in the events or film industries
  • Full driving licence required

Salary & Benefits

£55,000 to 65,000 depending on experience. Benefits include; bonus, life insurance, pension, private health insurance, access to Farnborough parking, season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme

Details and How to Apply

Vacancy location: ShowCentre, Farnborough

Details: Full Time, Permanent contract

Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday (flexible)

Salary: Competitive, depending on experience

To view the full job description: Please contact [email protected]

All applicants should apply with a CV and Supporting Statement, including salary expectation

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: We’re always looking for a better way.  We have a confident can-do attitude in the work we deliver every day.

Precision: We take care and pride in every detail of safety and organization, so that our clients shine.

Partnership: We work as one team to get the best results and work openly and collaboratively with our clients.

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