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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We will soon be recruiting for a number of exciting temp roles to support the delivery of Farnborough Airshow 2024

We're looking for support in a number of different areas including Customer Service, Flight Ops, Media Centre, Delegations, Operations and more.  If you would like to support the delivery of the Worlds Best Airshow, do get in touch with your CV and a covering letter.   

​You will need to demonstrate your right to work in the UK.  In addition, please let us know your availability (you will need to be available for all of airshow week, which runs from the 22nd to the 26th July), and preferred area of interest, if any.  

You will be contacted by our hiring manager or recruiting partner​ once our recruitment campaign begins in earnest.


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The Role

Farnborough International is looking to strengthen its world class team by recruiting a Senior Event Producer to the commercial Aerospace Events department.

The Senior Event Producer is a new and very exciting role to create, grow and deliver high quality events and conferences for FIL.

Key to the role will be the research and creation of industry leading and differentiating conference programmes and event experiences, further complementing existing events within the FIL portfolio.

Working with the Head of Aerospace Events to research and develop new launches for the business, plan and execute in collaboration with the Operations, Commercial Sales, Farnborough International News Network (FINN) Marketing teams and our colleagues at ADS Group, this role requires, positivity, consistency, enterprise and creativity.

The successful candidate will have excellent organisational skills, be commercial, agile, able to identify trends, recruit and develop supporting partners, manage speakers and drive insightful content.

The role directly reports to the Head of Aerospace Event with no direct reports but a cross departmental matrix of management, by project.

The Budget Responsibilities

  • Accountable to the ADAEand HAE, day to day P&L responsibility for all conferences that sit within the Aerospace Events remit
  • Prepare and manage regular forecast updates for HAE, liaising with other departments as necessary
  • New event budgets, when approved

The Skills & Competencies     

  • We are looking for an entrepreneurial candidate, with a minimum of 5 years direct experience as a conference producer and event management. The successful candidate with evidence a solid track record in FTF and digital content-led conference production primarily within Aerospace, Technology, Manufacturing and Engineering markets, however candidates with experience in Energy, Mobility and Logistics sectors, would also be an advantage.
  • Superior organisational and project management skills, along with excellent attention to detail
  • Experience and able to evidence planning and launching new, successful events, measured by sales and quality of content.
  • Strong intellect, with the ability to switch between analytical and creative thinking and an ability to learn new subject matter quickly with high intellectual curiosity
  • Strong experience with research, interviewing and content management, preferably for a C-level audience
  • Impactful communication; able to influence and persuade senior decision makers in written and oral form
  • Insightful problem solving; able to foresee project hurdles and implement solutions to meet project deadlines
  • Resilience; thrives in a high-pressure, deadline driven, target focused environment
  • Positive mental attitude; enthusiasm, confidence enjoys rising to challenges and stays focused on solutions
  • Ability to establish and build relationships with high-profile business executives
  • Professional business and/or technical writing experience

The Salary & Benefits

Contract: Up to £44,000 per annum, depending on experience

Location; Hybrid working- 3 days in the Farnborough office and 2 days from home

Job Description: Senior Event Producer Job Description.docx

Benefits; bonus, pension, private health insurance, life insurance, cycle to work scheme, hybrid working, extended remote working, enhanced parental leave, 28 days annual leave, buy additional annual leave, long service additional annual leave

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The Role

The Senior Operations Manager (maternity cover) will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of all organiser operational requirements for Farnborough International’s growing portfolio of non-aerospace events. They will also have areas of responsibility for operational delivery at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA).

The Maternity Cover will ideally commence on 2nd September 2024 for 10 months.

Their role is to provide the highest level of management, service and support to the Operations team, Event teams, exhibitors, contractors and stakeholders, and to implement the operational strategy. They will take ownership and responsibility for the planning and on-site delivery of the operational elements of their allocated events.

They will ensure high levels of customer satisfaction are maintained, that deadlines are achieved and budgets closely controlled. They will manage their direct team and other team members supporting the events.

The role directly reports to the Head of Aerospace Operations and manages two Operations Executives.

The Candidate Skills

  • Customer Focused
  • A fluent and excellent communicator at all levels
  • Strong organisational and diplomatic skills
  • Experience of managing, coaching and supporting line reports
  • Assertive with ability to portray authority and composure
  • Working knowledge and expertise in coordinating contractors and the preparation of tenders
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and working to set budgets
  • Ability to be flexible and think on your feet when required
  • Innovative and Creative
  • Precise budget forecasting and management
  • ‘Hands on’ approach
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to prioritise and set workloads for self and others
  • Able to understand technical design plans
  • Flexible attitude to working hours
  • Personable and a good team player
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience operationally managing events or exhibitions.
  • Full driving licence required
  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • NEBOSH General Certificate (desirable)
  • Working knowledge of the following:
    • Microsoft office packages
    • Project Planning

The Contract

Salary: £50,000, depending on experience

Contract; Maternity Cover/Fixed Term Contract for 10 months, commencing 2nd September 2024, fulltime role, Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week

Location; Hybrid working- 3 days in the Farnborough office and 2 days from home

Job Description; Senior Operations Manager JD 22 May 2024.docx

Benefits; bonus, pension, private health insurance, life insurance, cycle to work scheme, hybrid working, extended remote working, enhanced parental leave, 28 days annual leave, buy additional annual leave, long service additional annual leave:

To view our company benefits: https://www.farnboroughinternational.org/about-us/careers/

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The Role

Farnborough International requires a Health, Safety and Compliance Co-ordinator to support the Organisation and ensure the highest standards are in place throughout Farnborough International and ADS Group.

Working with the Group Health, Safety and Environment Manager they will co-ordinate, maintain, and improve Health & Safety (H&S) records and processes for Farnborough International and its parent company, ADS Group.  The majority of activity is undertaken at our multi-functional venue, located in Farnborough, Hampshire with occasional travel to other UK locations. The venue welcomes upwards of 200,000 visitors a year and is home to the Farnborough International Airshow.

The Health, Safety and Compliance Co-ordinator will monitor and support the safe management of all Farnborough International activities, events, and group business activities. They will ensure compliance with relevant legislation and codes of practice and implement the company H&S Policy. They will ensure that statutory requirements are met and that records are current and updated. They will strive to deliver the highest levels of customer satisfaction combined with H&S excellence.

To co-ordinate and monitor all aspects of H&S across the company under the guidance of the Group Health, Safety and Environment Manager. To ensure that business activity, and the activity of directly managed suppliers, is carried out in line with company H&S Policy and procedures. To guide the business, ensure that all events and business activities comply with required legislation and standards, support in creating a ‘safety first’ culture and continuously improve H&S performance.

You will ensure that safety controls are considered in the implementation of wider business needs and are at the heart of the customer journey and experience. You will understand and interpret business or client needs and use this understanding to reach agreeable solutions.

You will proactively feedback and raise issues to Group Health, Safety and Environment Manager for improvement/best practice and continually review your own ways of working in the interest of continuous improvement and innovation.

You will strive to utilise technology to simplify operations, making them more efficient wherever possible. You will review systems used to ensure they are still current and meet the specific business needs.

The Contract

Salary: £25,000 to 30,000 depending on experience

Contract; Permanent, fulltime role, Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week, flexible to work some weekends

Location; Hybrid working- 3 days in the Farnborough office and 2 days from home, dependant on business needs

To view the Job description; Health and Safety Coordinator Job Description.docx

Benefits; bonus, pension, private health insurance, life insurance, cycle to work scheme, hybrid working, extended remote working, enhanced parental leave, 28 days annual leave, buy additional annual leave, long service additional annual leave

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