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