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 looking to strengthen its world class team by recruiting a Logistics Porter to provide logistical support to the Event Management and Facilities teams, facilitating the needs of clients using the Farnborough International venues and site.

This will involve being responsible for the movement and set-up of various items and furniture, ensuring that event spaces are set up on time in accordance with requirements issued. They will support a large number events ranging from meetings and conferences through to large exhibitions and the prestigious Airshow.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate that has excellent attention to detail, a hands-on approach and that is a team player. There is potential for progression within the role and to other positions within Farnborough International.

The role directly reports to the Logistics Supervisor on a daily basis. They will work closely with both the Facilities and Event management teams.

Skills & Competencies

  • A fluent and excellent communicator at all levels
  • Confident and enthusiastic.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Customer focused
  • Motivated by a passion for quality and great service delivery
  • ‘Hands on’ approach
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to understand technical design plans (preferable)
  • Flexible attitude to working hours
  • Personable and a good team player
  • Full driving licence required
  • Fork lift truck licence (preferable)

Salary & Benefits

Salary; £22,000 annually, depending on experience

Contract; Permanent, fulltime role, 37.5 hours per week

Location; Farnborough Office

Benefits; Bonus, life insurance, pension, private health insurance, access to Farnborough parking, enhanced parental leave, 28 days annual leave, buy additional annual leave, long service additional annual leave, cycle to work scheme


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The Role

Farnborough International is looking to strengthen its world class team by recruiting a Head of Event Management, primarily responsible for the Event Management team that delivers all events at the venue (site) Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre (FIECC).

The role directly reports to the Venue Director, with six direct reports of 6 Event Managers, an Event Coordinator & Event Placement Student. And has overall responsibility for Venue Event Management P&L, whilst developing the operational budget alongside Venue Director.

The Candidate

We are looking for a candidate with strong organisational and diplomatic skills with the ability to portray authority and composure. They must be personable, self-motivated, a good team player and can work under pressure with tight deadlines and budgets.

As a fluent and excellent communicator, you will have the ability to lead and manage a team whilst working and building an excellent report with our contractors and customers.

The preferred candidate will have a degree or equivalent qualification with a minimum of 3 years of strong operational venue or event experience and have knowledge of Microsoft Office packages and IOSH.

The Contract

Contract; Fixed Term, Fulltime role, 5 out of 7 per week, 37.5 hours per week

Location; Hybrid role working from Farnborough International Office and home

Compensation: £55 to 60k annually, depending on experience

Job Description: Head of Event Management.docx

Benefits; Bonus, pension, life insurance, cycle to work scheme, hybrid working, extended remote working, 28 days annual leave, buy additional annual leave