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Akabo Media produces a number of magazines, conferences, exhibitions and awards in the transport, logistics and supply chain industries. Many of the brands, events etc. have been running for a number of years, some have only recently been launched.

We have an ambitious expansion plan in place both nationally and internationally and content and events are at the heart of our business philosophy.

We are now looking for a Operations Executive (Sen) to be responsible for the successful operational activities of our events, including, but not restricted to conferences, exhibitions, networking events and awards. it is a hands on and dynamic role. Primary responsibilities include the following

  • Supplier management – venues, accommodation, negotiating with suppliers,
  • Programme alignment -working with the head of content and sponsorship to ensure aims of event are met
  • Exhibitor ops management – liaison for exhibitor queries working with the exhibitor marketing manager
  • Pre and on site management -working with the sponsorship direct to ensure sponsor needs are met, liaison with venue for operational requirements, main contact on-site for all operational issues
  • Post event activities – providing recommendation for future events, providing post-event information to registrants and sponsors
  • Finance and accounting – passing invoices as required on time, monitoring spend and working to a budget
  • Design and collateral – working on delegate packs, ensuring deliveries are made to venue, creating post event material

Profile and qualification

  • You will probably be a university graduate
  • Excellent written skills
  • Strongth maths and analytical abilities
  • Good understanding of Excel and Word

Experience

  • A minimum of one year’s events experience in operations

Location

The offices are based in London, SE1. The position does require some travel in order to attend and organise the events

This is an exciting opportunity for a driven, well organised person to be part of a small, but lively and friendly team. You will be at the heart of the business.

We offer an excellent remuneration and opportunities for performance related bonus’s

Please supply a covering letter with your application and email this to stephen.brooks@akabomedia.co.uk