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 set to open in 2018.

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

 

Account Manager - Exhibitions

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 new state of the art 20,000 sqm Exhibition and Conference Centre. 

With Farnborough International expanding fast, we are looking to add an Account Manager to join our Venue Sales Team.  This exciting new opportunity will be responsible for selling venue space and services proactively and efficiently to both new and existing exhibition organising clients.  The Account Manager will maximise organic growth, enhance yield management, deepen relationships with clients and develop new event concepts to provide effective solutions across a wide range of products and services. 

The Role

As the Account Manager, you will be delivering against targets set by the business, supporting the Venue Director by assisting in proactive account management across the company portfolio.  You will be able to analyse UK and international industry and market sectors, with the ability to achieve revenue targets within a highly competitive market.

You will be responsible for positively adding value in a mix of markets within the exhibitions sector, creating various sales opportunities beyond the scope of current events in the industry.  Managing and developing events across the company portfolio, you will maximise existing client relationships, ensuring high levels of repeat business and account growth are maintained.

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

A full job description is available on request.

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 energy to embrace our values and foster successful working relationships with our clients, 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 and covering letter, which must include your salary expectations.

Receptionist

ADS Group is the national trade association for the UK’s Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space industries where we support over 1,000 businesses.  We also operate an extensive event management service and run a number of industry programmes.

We have a great opportunity for a Full-time Receptionist to join our collaborative business support team, working to support activities that facilitate the efficient running of the ADS and Farnborough International offices.  You will be working at our Farnborough office, with the requirement of working extra hours during the Farnborough International Airshow period.

The Role

As our Receptionist, you will create a positive first impression and departure experience for our visitors.  Your responsibilities will include;

  • Preparing Reception/Meeting Rooms for daily use
  • Ensuring visitor security measures are in place and adhered to, liaising with site security
  • Processing all incoming and outgoing post promptly
  • Signing for deliveries and ensuring their distribution
  • Managing meeting room allocation/bookings
  • Ordering meeting buffet requirements as and when requested
  • Ordering and monitoring stationery stocks, ensuring supplies are kept up to date
  • Supporting Company H&S requirements

We are seeking a candidate with strong written and oral communication skills, using their ability to adapt and remain calm when the reception area becomes busy.  To be successful in this post, you will have knowledge of Microsoft Office and be able to multi-task and think on your feet with a presentable, approachable and friendly personality.

How to apply

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

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

Part-time Receptionist

ADS Group is the national trade association for the UK’s Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space industries where we support over 1,000 businesses.  We also operate an extensive event management service and run a number of industry programmes.

We have a great opportunity for a Part-time Receptionist to join our collaborative business support team, working to support activities that facilitate the efficient running of the ADS and Farnborough International offices.  You will be working at our Farnborough office working 25 hours per week working 8:30am-1:30pm, with the requirement of working extra hours during the Farnborough International Airshow period.

The Role

As our Receptionist, you will create a positive first impression and departure experience for our visitors.  Your responsibilities will include;

  • Preparing Reception/Meeting Rooms for daily use
  • Ensuring visitor security measures are in place and adhered to, liaising with site security
  • Processing all incoming and outgoing post promptly
  • Signing for deliveries and ensuring their distribution
  • Managing meeting room allocation/bookings
  • Ordering meeting buffet requirements as and when requested
  • Ordering and monitoring stationery stocks, ensuring supplies are kept up to date
  • Supporting Company H&S requirements

We are seeking a candidate with strong written and oral communication skills, using their ability to adapt and remain calm when the reception area becomes busy.  To be successful in this post, you will have knowledge of Microsoft Office and be able to multi-task and think on your feet with a presentable, approachable and friendly personality.

How to apply

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

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

PA to Marketing & Venue Directors

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. 

Farnborough International has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Personal Assistant to join our fast expanding business.  We are looking for a driven, proactive and exceedingly well organised PA to provide a high-level administrative service to the Marketing and Venue Directors.

The Role

Having the responsibility of managing multiple diaries, you will have an impact on the efficiency of day to day scheduling of meetings, travel and accommodation.  Using high attention to detail and strong ability to multi-task, you will actively meet deadlines and take responsibility for drafting documents from your own notes after attending any necessary meetings and events, providing minutes as and when required in a timely manner. 

Providing effective research and efficient administrative support, you will ensure the Directors are fully briefed and prepared for meetings and events.  Together with managing expenses, you will keep record of holidays and manage email enquiries when the Directors are on leave or overseas.

 

We are looking for someone with strong organisational skills and the experience of compiling presentations through a variety of mediums, including Powerpoint.  You will have the capability of collaborating with colleagues and delegating tasks as and when appropriate, providing additional support and assistance to the wider team as necessary.

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 and covering letter, which must include your salary expectations.

Event Manager

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 to strengthen its world class team by recruiting an enthusiastic Event Manager to deliver the highest level of operational service to Event organisers, exhibitors, contractors and stakeholders.

The Role

Working as part of the dynamic Events team, 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.

Your primary responsibilities will include;

  • Coordinating and operating the allocated events, including any pre-brief and debrief meetings with the appropriate stakeholders.
  • Operating as an effective Duty Manager of the venue when allocated to do so by the Senior Event Manager.
  • Continuously updating the venue guides and operational manuals.
  • Using the customer point of view to simplify the customer journey and experience, making improvements to the customer experience both pre-show and onsite.
  • Proactively identify show safety and security risks. Plan and manage the safety and security services to minimise risks as agreed with the Head of Event Management.
  • Providing relevant event information for internal comms to be issued by the Senior Event Manager.
  • Daily usage of the diary management system to share information for events.
  • Having a strong understanding of supplier systems and are able to match technology to customer needs.

 

We are looking for someone 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.

 

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.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 17th June 2018

How to apply

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

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

 

 

Logistics Supervisor

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. 

Here at Farnborough International we are looking to add a Logistics Supervisor to our ever growing team to effectively supervise all aspects of the Logistics operation, event build-up and breakdown with liaison of the Event Management and Facility Management teams.

The Role

Working within a fast paced team, you will be directly responsible for the management and day to day operation of the Logistics Team.  You will be accountable for the organisation of furniture and set facilities, clearing down following event completion and ensuring the venue is show ready.

You will be required to support Senior Managers in the effective liaison with the customers to ensure the continual development of the partnership, dealing with customer comments and taking appropriate follow up action where required with a ‘hands on’ and positive approach.

Whilst ensuring all staff are dressed correctly, you will produce and manage porters rota’s and performance, implementing staff planners to effectively set up and clear down areas of responsibility in line with business needs and set targets. 

Attending interface meetings is essential in handing the correct event information to team members to ensure the correct levels of equipment are available for each operational day.  Using your ability to work to deadlines, you will place orders directly with relevant suppliers, ensuring all relevant paperwork is completed along with completing stock takes at least twice a year.

We are looking for someone who is motivated by a passion for quality and great service delivery to customers, having the ability to understand technical design plans and set workloads for the team.

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.

 

Closing date for applications: Sunday 17th June 2018

How to apply

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

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

Logistics Porter

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

Closing date for applications: Sunday 17th June 2018

How to apply

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

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