Operations Executive

Location London
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 30000
Contact name: Carlota Adsuara

Contact email: talent@esmosrecruitment.com
Job ref: 32052
Published: 10 days ago


As an Operations Executive, you need to assist and support the Operations Team in organising our portfolio of conferences and exhibitions and any new products or launches.

This is a great opportunity for a self-motivated and ambitious individual looking to develop skills within the exhibitions industry and offers great progression.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement operational strategies

  • Ensure professional and first-class customer communications (exhibitor/sponsor/contractor) always.

  • Manage scheduled communication to go out at key stages of the event process regarding all logistical details, as relevant to the programme format and customer needs.

  • Streamline processes for maximum efficiency

  • To assist in the processing & confirmation of exhibitor information and to monitor exhibitor responses to ensure all necessary information is received on time.

  • Manage and mentor operational teams

  • Plan and execute successfully the operational and logistical elements of small projects, or events, with the support of manager e.g. the Exhibitor Day.

  • Obtaining multiple quotes and negotiating costs for services being managed, working on tender processes.

  • Ensure compliance with industry standards

  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives


  • Ideally would have 1-2 years’ experience in conferences and exhibitions.

  • IOSH Certification desirable.

  • Attention to detail when completing admin-based tasks

  • Communication – excellent written English and verbal communication skills

  • Budget experience – inputting to event budgets and keeping within the budget set.

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Flexibility – required as the post includes some travel and out-of-hours’ work relating to events.

  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite, including MS Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel

  • Open to international travel in Asia, Africa, Europe and North America