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.

 

Senior 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. 

Adding to our ever-growing team, we are looking for an experienced Senior Event Manager to lead and provide the highest level of operation service to event organisers, exhibitors, contractors and stakeholders, taking ownership and responsibility for on-site related aspects and infrastructures while ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction.

The Role

The Events Management team are a fundamental component for the smooth running of client events held at Farnborough whilst striving for innovation.  Demonstrating a commitment to the business and leading by example, you will confidently manage and allocate the event workload to the Event Managers while undertaking special tasks and projects with exceptional attention to detail.

Using your previous Senior Event Manager experience, you will ensure customer needs are met by monitoring progress of requests, queries and resolutions, translating suggestions for improvements into practical actions.  Working with the Head of Event Management, you will develop the operational budget and deliver activities working to tight deadlines with strict budget management.

Working across the business, your role will see you supporting the Sales and Marketing teams in developing briefs and designs, recommending and implementing improvements that will help to grow our business and sustain our position in the market.

Your primary responsibilities will also include;

  • Managing and developing your reporting line, setting performance and learning objectives
  • Managing an effective operational Duty Manager rota around the venue usage
  • Managing the use of a diary management system to share information for events
  • Having a strong understanding of supplier systems, being able to match technology to customer needs
  • Managing the updating of venue guides and operational manuals

It is essential that you have experience within a Conference and Banqueting, Hospitality or Event environment, using your strong organisational skills to prioritise workloads for your team and have an understanding of technical design plans.  Your motivation will lead you to support the team in identifying new revenue streams and developing existing ones.

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.

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.

 

 

Event Coordinator

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 for a highly-motivated Event Coordinator to support the Event Management team and work with them to hold high standard events for our clients.

The Role

Working closely with the Event Team, you will arrange all operational meetings, producing minutes for stakeholders, supply partners and contractors.  You will be responsible for managing internal bookings from the Sales team and providing on-the-ground support to the team when required.

You will have an important role to play in the delivery of efficient and effective support to the team where exceptional attention to detail is paramount.  These will include; assisting in the production of all operational documents, electronic and printed material, collating presentations, raising invoices and purchase orders, and using credit notes in a timely manner.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a team player who is organised and has the ability to be flexible and think on their feet.  The successful candidate will show effective communication, being able to work to deadlines and with set budgets while under pressure.

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.

Airshow Employment Opportunities

There are several temporary employment opportunities at the upcoming Farnborough International Airshow. 
To find out more or to apply please contact:
Rebekah Handford High Point Recruitment
T: 01252 734848
W: http://highpointrec.co.uk/