Types of jobs in the UK business tourism sector 2000
Regan & Dean + Lester
Head of Exhibitions – Proven management skills needed for top corporate production company: £50k negotiable
Commercial Manager – Marketing and sales led manager required to develop the events team at this unusual venue: £35k + car
Operations Manager – Strong leadership and logistics skills for international events team. Languages useful: £28k+
Senior Production Manager – Run the technical production department of this events company: £30k
Events Manager – Promote and manage private parties and events. Some international travel: £25k + car
Corporate Sales Manager – Great opportunity for a dynamic ‘go-getter’ within top events agency: £27k+
Marketing Executive – Plan and implement campaigns for this conference production company: £25k + commission
Live Events Producers – Middle to senior level for top international corporate production companies: £28–45k
Project Manager – Creative business communications consultancy needs an experienced events manager: £25–30k
Organizing Manager – Major exhibitions company needs a customer focused organizer: £26.5k
Conference Producer – Established business to business conference producers want to expand their team: £25k + commission
Event Specialist – In-house position organizing IT trade shows and exhibitions throughout Europe: £27k
Conference Assistant – Excellent administration skills are needed for this healthcare conference company: £17k
Congress Planner – Belgium office of international events company needs an experienced conference organizer: £24–30k
Account Manager – Specialists in youth culture events need someone to win and manage new business: £20–25k
Assistant Producer – Join the production team of this top corporate company. Needs fluent German: £16k
Freelancers – Producers, Production Assistants, Production Managers, Logistics, and Account Managers
Edric Audio Visual
Edric Audio Visual Limited (EAV) with offices in Bristol, Manchester and Gerrards Cross (near London) are an established company who are enjoying a period of sustained growth. Services include audiovisual sales, hire, service, video/multimedia programmes and computer graphic production. The Conference Works division of EAV specializes in total conference/event management and production.
Conference Producer (Bristol)
Will suit sales orientated creative producer seeking career advancement
Hire Operations/Logistics Manager (Bristol)
To head up a centralized operations centre
Hire Desk Co-ordinator (Bristol)
First point of contact for all hire enquiries
Sales Executives (Manchester and Bristol)
Sales of AV equipment and hire
Basic salary + commission + car
Sales Desk Co-ordinator (Bristol)
To handle all incoming sales enquiries
Marketing Assistant (Bristol)
Full range of marketing activity, CIM qualification desirable
British Association of Conference Destinations (BACD)
To assist in the Association’s future growth, we are looking to appoint to the newly created position of: Operations Manager
Specific responsibilities include:
- Overseeing the running of the BACD office and associated systems, maximizing the use of information technology
- Managing and developing the BACD team
- Representing BACD to external bodies
- Planning, promoting and managing BACD events (exhibitions, conferences, courses)
- Maximizing revenue-generating opportunities
- Contributing to the strategic development of BACD.
The successful candidate will have a background in information technology and/or sales and marketing and/or personnel, with a proven track record in conference/ event management. He/she will be a confident communicator and a motivational team player, with a minimum of five years’ post-qualification working experience.
A salary circa £21 000 is offered.
BACD is an equal opportunities employer.
Elysium Event Managers – corporate communications
Elysium Event Managers have been established since 1992 with a predominantly City and West End client portfolio. Specializing in conference and conference production, client events, staff parties, fun days and incentives.
Business Development Manager/Director
We seek a senior candidate, working alongside our managing director, to initiate and implement new sales and marketing strategies, leading to high net sales to major corporations.
- Experienced professional with the ability to activate a sales and marketing plan from concept to completion.
- Proven current sales record over the last three years.
- Presenting at director level and adding weight to senior sales opportunities.
- Computer literate with special attention to database management systems and spreadsheet packages.
Salary £ excellent basic. Earning OTE to £45 000.
New Business Sales
Ambitious, self motivated sales professional who ideally has an understanding of the event industry, who enjoys the sales process and has the desire to achieve more than the average.
- Ideally from an event or corporate hospitality background.
- Current proven sales track record.
- Enthusiastic team player who enjoys prospecting and achieving the sale.
- Support from a core team aiming for the top.
- Long-term prospects.
Salary £ excellent basic + bonus structure. Earning OTE to £23 000.
Motivation & Marketing Resources Limited
Require Sales Executive
Are offering an exciting ‘once in a lifetime’ opportunity to join an expanding company which has gained an enviable reputation in the design and management of incentive and conference programmes. You will have the opportunity of actively contributing to our growing market share and to developing your career further.
Your proven ability to sell to some of the country’s largest blue chip companies will be essential as will be your creative flair and articulate presentation skills.
You will be responsible for increasing our client portfolio and further strengthening the company’s exposure in the following markets:
- Incentive Design
- Incentive Management
- Conference Production
- Motivation Events
- Team Development
- Event Management.
Motivation and Marketing Resources Limited with the backing of its parent company Elegant Days (Event Manager of the year 1996 and 1997 – CHA) will provide you with impeccable credibility and support.
Greater Glasgow and Clyde Valley Tourist Board
International Association Sector
Salary £16 770–20 946 (pay award pending) (scale SCP 27–34)
Applications are invited for the above post. The successful candidate will be responsible for generating new international conference business for Greater Glasgow and Clyde Valley and its members through proactive sales activity including: telesales, direct marketing and other promotional activities. In addition to highly developed analytical, communications, presentation and operational skills, the successful applicant may be required to liaise effectively with local professional and cultural communities.
At least one year’s experience in the conference and meetings market is desirable.
The C/I/T/P Group PLC Managing Director – Operations
C. £50k plus benefits
The continued growth of this dynamic group has resulted in this new senior role responsible for all the outbound operations of The Global Events Partnership and The Conference and Incentive Travel Partnership (C&IT).
Reporting to the Managing Director of these two brands, the successful candidate will have qualities that clearly demonstrate:
- Strong leadership
- Capability of managing multiple projects simultaneously
- Excellent communication and presentation skills
- High level of personal motivation
- Proven creative mind-set
- Impeccable organizational abilities
- Good interpersonal skills with serious historical man-management experience
- Unequalled understanding of the C&IT marketplace.
You may already be in a similar role or are waiting for that next career move, either way if you believe that you could more than meet the foregoing criteria then please e-mail or send an up-to-date CV and letter of application outlining your salary expectations.
We would be interested to hear from experienced operations personnel and bright graduates who are looking for a rewarding new challenge.
IATA – The sky’s the limit
The trade association for the scheduled airline industry, representing 260 member airlines, has vacancies in its Hounslow office within its IATA Conference & Exhibitions Department.
Do you have a good background in Conference & Exhibitions and are looking to move to your next challenge?
If so due to business expansion, we have excellent opportunities, both contract and permanent, awaiting you! We are currently looking to recruit Conference and Marketing Professionals in the following positions:
Conference Producer (6–12 month contract) – We are looking for an experienced Conference Producer, ideally with knowledge of the aviation industry. You will be responsible for the research and development of new events and for preparing business plans and budgets. Key tasks include liaison with internal and external contacts to initiate ideas for new events. You will be expected to work with technical advisers to develop new conference programmes and ensure that our events cover the hot topics in the aviation industry.
Conference Assistant (6–12 month contract) – We need someone to assist one of our Conference Managers with the organization and planning of our conferences and exhibitions. Duties include all aspects of event planning from venue selection to exhibition and sponsorship sales, attending international events to assist with the setup and registration process, speaker liaison and the production of conference proceedings.
Marketing Assistant – This position is a permanent post with primary responsibility for database list selections and maintenance, handling customer enquiries and managing our e-com website. Other duties include providing administrative support to the sales and marketing team, distribution of sales material, delegate and competitor analysis.
Booking Assistant (6 month contract) – This post holder will be responsible for processing sales invoices and delegate registrations and customer booking enquiries. In addition, key tasks include the production of statistics, credit control, account reconciliation and production of delegate lists and badges.
Marketing Executive – Experienced marketing professional required for this permanent post to help with the marketing and promotion of our events.
Responsibilities include preparation of marketing and production schedules, liaising with mailing house and in-house design and production staff and the preparation, layout, design and proofing of promotional materials and budgetary control. If you want an opportunity to join a fast expanding, international organization and have relevant experience, can work to tight deadlines with strong communication skills, are personal computer (PC) literate and are looking for new, exciting opportunities, then we here at IATA want to hear from you.
Hong Kong Tourist Association (HKTA)
Marketing Executive – Corporate Events and Incentive Travel
An exciting opportunity to join the specialist team within the HKTA’s London office, responsible for the promotion of Conference, Exhibition and Incentive business to Hong Kong. Working within a small but highly motivated team, this key position is responsible for the prime UK market for corporate meetings and incentive travel and to assist in developing new business out of Eire and the Nordic countries.
Specific responsibilities include: liaison and negotiation, at all levels with key conference and incentive buyers, co-ordinating and participating in exhibitions, promotional events and familiarization visits, undertaking sales calls and presentations.
The successful candidate will have excellent presentation, communication and organizational skills. A creative, confident and results-oriented professional, with computer skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks/projects. Proven sales and marketing skills and a sound knowledge of the C & I industry are prerequisites. (Some product knowledge of Hong Kong would be an advantage).
A competitive salary package will be offered including private health insurance and contribution to private pension scheme.
The Marketing Organization
Account Manager – Travel
The Travel Organization is the country’s largest and most successful operator of conference and incentive travel and is a division of The Marketing Organization, one of the UK’s leading marketing communications agencies, employing over 100 people in Newport Pagnell.
We are looking for an Account Manager to work on our prestigious travel accounts. The primary responsibility of this role will be actively to manage and successfully deliver client business to high professional standard. This will include negotiating with suppliers, planning and executing group travel programmes and working closely and confidently with the client to ensure success on every occasion.
Whilst your activities will be centred on travel, responsibilities could well encompass the co-ordination of promotional campaigns. Suitable candidates will have excellent operational skills in conference and incentive travel, communication and social skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office.
If you have the ambition to succeed within this demanding environment, please send your CV quoting your present salary.
HARP Wallen Executive Recruitment
One incentive that should get you moving.
Account Directive – Incentive Travel – Salary c £35k. Location – Central London Our client is a highly successful small but expanding C&I travel company, looking to expand their incentive travel business with the addition of a senior member of the team to develop and run their incentive department. This is an excellent opportunity for a self-starter keen to put their entrepreneurial flair into practice. You should be energetic, motivated, and a team player with a good sense of humour.
Sales Manager – Salary – negotiable – Location – North West England
C&I travel agency is seeking the addition of a dynamic sales professional to generate new and manage existing corporate business. You should be confident in presenting event solutions to clients and will work closely with the operations team in the formulation and creation of these proposals. A knowledge of marketing would be useful and the ability to create and implement sales and marketing plans is a must.
C&I Sales Manager – Hotel Group – Salary – c £30k – Location – London
This is an exciting opportunity with a leading international hotel group for an enthusiastic and energetic sales manager, with full responsibility for developing group business from the UK conference and incentive sector. You should possess a proven sales track record and a working knowledge of the group’s market, in addition to the desire and ability to further your sales career in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
If you are interested in the above positions or other vacancies currently being handled in the conference and incentive field, please send an up-to-date CV in the strictest confidence outlining salary details.
G.MEX Manchester ICC – Manchester International Conference Centre
Scheduled to open in May 2001 the new state of the art Manchester International Conference Centre offers three people the unique opportunity to be part of this exciting new development. Have you the knowledge and experience we require?
A National Corporate salesperson
Minimum 3 years experience in the conference industry or similar background is essential. A self starter with a proven track record, you should have the ability to work on your own initiative, and be an enthusiastic Team Player with a motivational attitude. You must be willing to work away from home and have the ability to develop new business.
A Regional Corporate/Banqueting Salesperson
1–2 years’ minimum experience with a broad knowledge of the North West conference and banqueting business. A self starter, enthusiastic Team Player with the ability to work on your own initiative, you must be able to source and develop new business in this region.
A National Association Salesperson
Minimum 3 years’ experience working with Association Organizers either within the industry or academia. An enthusiastic member of the Team, a self starter, with the ability to work on your own initiative and willing to travel throughout the UK.
Conference Planners is a full-service live event agency. The company, founded in 1976, has a corporate headquarters in Burlingame, California, USA with additional offices in Boston and London. Client base is primarily an Information Technology Company.
For additional information please visit our web site at: www.cplan.co.uk
We are currently seeking highly motivated and experienced individuals within the Event Management Field to add to the management team of our UK offices.
Account Managers – Min. 5 years with Account Management at senior level
Account Executives – Min. 2 years experience in Event Management
Registration Manager – Excellent technology background and a proven track record
Registration Co-ordinators – To support the Exhibit Manager in sales and logistics
Production Assistant – To support the Producer and Account Team
Marketing Assistant – To work with local countries on communication programmes & Speaker Management
On-Site Travel Directors – Required for immediate work on European seminar tours and worldwide events
Technical Analyst – Responsible for analysing client needs and matching with corporate systems Seminar Manager – Responsible for European tours, production and management of on-site staff On-Site Travel Director – With at least 2 years’ experience working on-site and will be prepared to travel around Europe as part of on-going seminar tours – approximately 2 weeks a month.
All individuals must be IT literate with a good working knowledge of Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Salaries/Benefits: Conference Planners provides an excellent benefits package and compensation package will be equal to or above industry standards. All inquiries will be kept strictly confidential.
Line Up Communications
Line Up Communications is one of the UK’s most dynamic business to business communication agencies, with expanding offices in both London and Leeds. We are looking for experienced, enthusiastic people to join our team and service our expanding portfolio of international blue chip clients.
Multimedia Producer – London
An experienced multimedia producer is required to work on existing client accounts and develop new business opportunities. Working with our Leeds based design and programming team, you should be able to develop projects from initial brief to final delivery. You will need a good working knowledge of all aspects of multimedia production from creative proposals and budgeting, through to briefing of designers, programmers and video requirements.
Technical Production Manager – London
We require an experienced technical production manager to work with our in-house production teams in London and Leeds and directly with clients. You should have at least 4 years’ experience of conference and event project management both in the UK and abroad, together with a good working knowledge of leading-edge technology.
Head of Logistics – London
A great opportunity for a highly experienced and self motivated individual to develop our existing logistics offer alongside our established events department. Based in our London office you would be working on a wide variety of UK and international events with both our London and Leeds based production teams.
Conference/Event Producer – Leeds
We are looking for a creative producer who will have overall responsibility for all aspects of conference/events production. You should be self-motivated with good client handling and project management skills. 5 years’ relevant experience of preproduction, on-site and post-production is essential along with good communications skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines.
All the above positions offer attractive remuneration packages, excellent career opportunities and an exciting, lively and fun working environment. All applicants will require a full UK driving licence. Please apply in writing enclosing a current CV clearly quoting the appropriate job reference.
CVL, the specialist Medical Conference and Event management agency is continuing to grow. We have developed a wider client proposition, grown our client base and now need to grow the organization again to fulfil further expansion.
We are seeking high calibre applicants for the following newly created positions:
Responsible for the operations division of the UK business, including Client Service Teams, Production and Medical Consultancy. Responsibilities include:
- Retention and growth of the existing client base
- Delivery of measurable high quality service
- Development of high quality client teams
- Maximize gross profit levels
- Cost base management
Applicants will have
A minimum of 8 years’ management experience within an events or communications agency.
Strong leadership skills, experience of blue chip client account management and have a passion for delivering a high quality service.
It is envisaged that the successful candidate will also deputize for the Managing Director.
Business Development Director
Deliver planned business growth. This will include client development strategies, new business gains and product development. Responsibilities include:
- Major project proposals to existing clients
- New clients development
- Sales development of Martiz product to CVL clients
- CVL marketing and promotion
- CVL new product development
Applicants will have
A minimum of 5 years’ sales management experience within an events or communication agency. Strong negotiating skills, experience of blue chip client selling, excellent presentation skills, and at least one other fluent European language.
To ensure the retention and growth of the client portfolio. Responsibilities include:
- Allocation of work to own team
- Repeat business from clients
- Successful completion of client projects
- Management of own team
Applicants will have
A minimum of 5 years’ project management experience within an events or communications agency. Pharmaceutical/medical event management experience. Good people skills and strong attention to detail, experience of blue chip clients.
An excellent package including relocation allowances will be provided to attract the right calibre individuals.