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Exhibition Recruitment Agency

Exhibition Recruitment Agency

Welcome to Live Recruitment. We’re the UK’s largest specialist recruitment agency for the exhibition industry.

We have the scale, candidate reach and deep understanding of the industry that allows our clients to recruit the talent they need faster, smarter and more effectively.

We’re a specialist recruitment agency that works across the exhibition industry for boutique and global agencies, exhibition design & build companies and exhibition organisers.

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  • Hybrid working - 3 days in office. This is a rare opportunity to join a well- established event production company, who have successfully built an outstanding reputation in the industry, over the past 30 years!The CompanyThis established event and production agency are specialists in exhibition design, manufacturing and logistics, who like not many production companies, offer the full end to end experience! With a team of over 40 experts, they will take the time to understand your brief and deliver a specialist service that is truly tailored to you! Most of the team have been with this business for 10 years + which shows the loyalty from both sides. Following their most successful year to date and a busy year ahead, they are looking to welcome forward thinking individuals to their team, and join them on this exciting journey! The Role Day to day, you will be working collaboratively with the wider team and your specific responsibilities will include: Managing client relationships end to endWorking with the design team to create bespoke exhibition standsWorking with well-known brands and delivering an exceptional serviceBeing part of the senior team and making key decisionsAttending site visits prior to installation dayWorking with production and using the latest technologyUnderstanding technical planning aspects (CAD etc)Maintaining organisational and time management skillsManaging events and exhibition stands of all typesManaging a team of Junior Account ManagersWorking closely with the Commercial Director The Candidate The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years experience working at a Senior Project Manager level specific to the exhibitions and events sector - you will be highly organised, creative and confident. In return, they offer an array of benefits, including company pension, on-site parking, opportunity to work from home and career progression plans!Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions.  If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.As a specialist events recruitment agency we help our clients build the most talented and diverse teams in the UK. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, embracing diversity across all intersecting dimensions, including ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, well-being, abilities, and neurodiversity.We are dedicated to ensuring a supportive and accessible recruitment process. If you require any adjustments or accommodations for any reason, please do not hesitate to let us know.Vacancy Ref: MBP11991 

  • Hybrid working (2 days in Leeds p/week) - further your career by joining a reputable and award-winning creative event production agency at a period of growth! The Company This agency have created experiences with some of the biggest names in film, sports and music and left their clients astounded by the quality of their execution! With in-house divisions covering digital, design, creative & technology they create and deliver highly sought-after digital solutions for live, virtual & hybrid events. They are a passionate and creative bunch, who love what they do and deliver projects to the best of their ability by working together and having fun along the way! The Role They are now seeking a Event Executive to join their team, after continuous new briefs and pitch wins. This role will take advantage of a range of your skills from ideation input right through to on-site management. •          Supporting the wider events team on bries•          Liaising with suppliers•          Coming up with creative ideas to enhance the event•          Creating detailed account plans•          Maintaining a close working relationship with clients•          Creating and supporting with client proposals•          Site visits and venue liaison•          Supplier selection and management•          Working with in-house teams (technical, event, creative, print, digital) The Candidate The ideal candidate will have event experience. In return you will join a friendly, social and supportive team, who pride themselves on delivering extraordinary results – every time! Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions.  If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.As a specialist events recruitment agency we help our clients build the most talented and diverse teams in the UK. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, embracing diversity across all intersecting dimensions, including ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, well-being, abilities, and neurodiversity.We are dedicated to ensuring a supportive and accessible recruitment process. If you require any adjustments or accommodations for any reason, please do not hesitate to let us know.Vacancy Ref: MBP11969

  • 12-month maternity contract!!! Are you an event manager looking to join a creative agency?The Company Our client is a boutique brand experience agency who specialise in events, 3D design and build, branding and graphics, servicing a large array of high end clients.  As an agency they are a forward thinking and creative business with the aim to inspire and excite the audience.Producing a variety of projects from conferences, road shows and launches to experiential and PR campaigns.This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly team orientated, fun loving working environment and get the chance to work on some inspiring projects. The Role As part of their expansion plans, they now have an exciting and immediate requirement for an experienced Event Manager to join the dynamic and busy team.Reporting to the Head of Events, you will be working within a fantastic team of creatives and as the Event Manager you will be responsible for managing a range of event projects, from meetings and presentations to large conferences and experiential events, including; Management of all project elements from initial client briefing through to completionBriefing and management of suppliers and other departmentsLiaison with clients, suppliers and venuesCosting and management of budgetsOn-site managementPost event evaluation and reportingBudget management  The Candidate The ideal candidate should have agency experience managing the end to end delivery of corporate and experiential events with a fun loving approach to their workYou will have: A good understanding of AV and conference productionExcellent communication skills The ability to produce presentations and present these to clientsAbility to manage projects within very short timescalesA 'can do' attitude If you have the drive and ambition to take advantage of this exceptional career opportunities then apply NOW!In return they offer the opportunity to join a fantastic team orientated environment where you can get creative, work on some exciting accounts and develop your career to the next level.Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions.  If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.As a specialist events recruitment agency we help our clients build the most talented and diverse teams in the UK. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, embracing diversity across all intersecting dimensions, including ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, well-being, abilities, and neurodiversity.We are dedicated to ensuring a supportive and accessible recruitment process. If you require any adjustments or accommodations for any reason, please do not hesitate to let us know.Vacancy Ref: SP11957 

  • Elevate your career by becoming part of an established and award-winning creative event production agency during a phase of expansion!THE COMPANYThis agency has crafted unforgettable experiences for some of the industry's leading names in film, sports, and music, leaving clients awestruck by the excellence of their execution. With in-house divisions spanning digital, design, creative, and technology, they specialize in delivering highly sought-after digital solutions for live, virtual, and hybrid events. Their team is comprised of passionate and creative individuals who thrive on collaboration and enjoy the journey as much as the destination.THE ROLEThis growing agency are currently seeking a dynamic Business Development Manager to join the team, dedicated to fostering our continued growth by identifying new business opportunities, nurturing existing accounts, and cultivating relationships. This role will leverage your expertise in sales and relationship management.Key responsibilities include: Identifying potential opportunities and key decision makers within prospective client accountsEngaging in industry events, conducting research, initiating calls, arranging strategic meetings, and generating new prospectsOverseeing sales processes and monitoring incoming briefs on designated accountsCollaborating with Project Managers to support new pitch endeavorsConducting regular client visits, both with existing and potential clientsCompiling monthly progress reportsDeveloping and executing sales and marketing strategiesTHE CANDIDATEThe ideal candidate will possess robust sales and relationship-building experience, coupled with a solid understanding of AV equipment and production processes. Demonstrated success in meeting and surpassing targets in a target-driven environment is essential. Candidates should have technical expertise within the events sector, gained from experience in an agency, technical supplier, or venue setting.In return, you'll be welcomed into a vibrant, supportive team culture that prides itself on consistently delivering exceptional results.Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions. If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit our website to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.  Ref: MR11974  

  • The opportunity to join a well-established and growing events agency to deliver exciting events across the UK!  The Company  This highly collaborative event agency has been planning and delivering highly successful events for over 25 years, including conferences, exhibitions, and roadshows, offering an excellent opportunity to develop your skillset and progress within a highly supportive and social culture. With fantastic progression and the chance to work on exciting events across the country, this is an opportunity not to be missed!  The Role  This highly regarded events agency is now looking for an Event Manager to join their close-knit and social team to deliver their events across the UK. The roles responsibilities are broad and include: Event delivery from brief to completion Interpreting briefsManaging deadlines and budgetsWriting proposalsNurturing client relationshipsSourcing and liaising with suppliersComing up with creative ideas and solutionsLiaising with delegates and clientsManaging accommodation and travel  The Candidate The ideal candidate will have at least a couple of years events experience and can show that you've got the enthusiasm, attention to detail and a positive attitude to get things done in this industry. Calmness under pressure, organisational skills and the ability to work in a team are a must. In return, you will have the opportunity to work within a highly supportive and collaborative team, offering a fantastic workplace culture and the opportunity to work on impactful and exciting events across the country - with the chance to develop event management skills and progress.Having a driving license and access to a car is essential for this role as the office isn't accessible via public transport. They are open to Hybrid working for the right candidate although the rest oif the team are in full time. Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions. If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit our website to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.  Ref: MR11959   

  • HYBRID WORKING 2 DAYS IN OFFICE - Your chance to join a leading association that is globally recognised by the medical community. THE COMPANY This established association is a global organisation that is renowned in the medical field, offering medical professionals a space to examine research, share ideas, and take part in industry leading educational courses. They make major contributions to the medical field through journals and podcasts, and their worldwide presence has cemented their place in the medical sector. This association prides themselves in their success having almost doubled in size since the pandemic, and they are always open to new ideas and creative solutions. On top of this, they host an internationally recognised exhibition alongside a growing events programme, which invites up to 100 companies to exhibit along with the some of the brightest minds in the medical field to share their ideas. THE ROLE There is now the opportunity for an experienced Exhibition Manager to join the team to ensure the ongoing success of their annual exhibition. This is a broad role that includes: -          End-to-end project management of their exhibition-          Supplier selection and management-          Managing complex logistics-          Budget creation and management-          Collaborating closely with key stakeholders-          Developing exhibition layouts-          Implementing marketing strategies-          Facilitating attendee engagement-          Onsite project delivery-          Post-event analysis and evaluation THE CANDIDATE The successful candidate will have experience in managing large-scale exhibitions, preferably within the medical field. You will need to have a deep understanding of how an exhibition comes together, as well as drive and motivation to succeed due to the high standard expected of this association. In return they offer the opportunity to work with a close knit and sociable team with excellent long-term progression within this global organisation, in an immensely rewarding field that makes significant contributions to the medical field worldwide. Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) in events, exhibitions and experiential. If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting. VACANCY REF: GS11929 

  • 2 days home working offered, with 3 days from the London offices - Your chance to join a leading conference and exhibition organiser and take your career to the next level! THE COMPANY This leading conference and exhibition organiser are renowned for organising and delivering award winning exhibitions and conferences across the globe!  With a busy portfolio of events across the year, they operate in a range of markets including healthcare and technology.Priding themselves on building a strong client base through flawless delivery and first class service, this highly regarded agency have been recognised on multiple occasions as a leading innovator in their market.Offering an excellent working environment, strong team ethos, competitive salaries and fantastic career opportunities, this is an opportunity not to be missed! THE ROLE Due to their ongoing success, they are now looking for an Operations Manager to join their team and be responsible for delivering a portfolio of exhibitions across the year.A broad role, responsibilities will include: Producing high quality events within agreed budget and deadlinesEnsuring the technical aspects of all events run smoothlyManagement and implementation of internal and external Service Level AgreementsBudget managementNegotiation with suppliers to ensure best prices without compromising on qualityProject planning and schedulingHealth and Safety management of shows whilst onsiteWriting Risk Assessments & Fire Risk Assessments for showsDesign and production of all feature areasLiaison with contractors, suppliers, and exhibitorsPost event reporting and analysisDay to day liaison with internal event teamsManagement and maintenance of floorplans & online technical manualsEnsuring the fulfilment of all sponsorship and contra dealsManage events onsite independently or with the support of the Operations Coordinator / Executive THE CANDIDATE Candidates must have similar experience gained from working within an exhibitions environment and have a proven background of managing their own exhibitions from brief through to delivery. Candidates must be client facing and would benefit from experience in floor plan production and management, in addition to solid budget management skills.In return this agency is giving you the opportunity to take your career to the next level, working with some of the best in the business - this is an opportunity not to be missed! Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions.  If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting. Vacancy ref: MM11943 As a specialist events recruitment agency we help our clients build the most talented and diverse teams in the UK. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, embracing diversity across all intersecting dimensions, including ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, well-being, abilities, and neurodiversity. We are dedicated to ensuring a supportive and accessible recruitment process. If you require any adjustments or accommodations for any reason, please do not hesitate to let us know.

  • Senior CAD Draftsperson / Designer – Events & ExhibitionsKent£Excellent + BenefitsAre you expertly skilled in CAD and have knowledge of the full design and build process? The Company Our client is a leading event set build company who create high-quality sets and environments, tailored to the client’s brief.  As a business they work on event projects from stage sets to brand environments, props to exhibition stands with attention to detail and a high-quality finish at the heart of its ethos.With an incredibly varied portfolio, no two days are the same in this high-paced and sociable environment!The Role As a Senior CAD Draughtsperson / Designer, you will be based within a lively design office overlooking a bustling workshop and be responsible for working to brief, bringing the clients design concepts to life!As part of your role you will be consulting on construction methods, programming componentry for CNC machining, creating construction and assembly drawing packs for on-site carpenters to build from.Key responsibilities include; Receive briefs directly from clients and discuss projectsManaging own projects from start to finish, overseeing other team members to ensure deadlines are metProduction of detailed designsSpecification of suitable build methods and techniquesUse your knowledge of carpentry construction methods and joinery to your advantage.Cross-departmental communicationTraining and development of junior team members The Candidate The ideal candidate will come from a similar industry background, with experience in AutoCAD and CNC drawing skills and be competent in liaising with production and build departments. Experience from events or theatre design would be a huge advantage.Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions.  If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting. As a specialist events recruitment agency we help our clients build the most talented and diverse teams in the UK. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, embracing diversity across all intersecting dimensions, including ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, well-being, abilities, and neurodiversity.We are dedicated to ensuring a supportive and accessible recruitment process. If you require any adjustments or accommodations for any reason, please do not hesitate to let us know. Vacancy Ref: SH11938

  •  THE COMPANY This Events Agency, a dynamic live event consultancy and media creative agency, delivers top-notch events, media services, and entertainment experiences. With a foundation rooted in audio-visual expertise, Agency has evolved into a comprehensive event solution provider, offering tailored services to meet diverse client needs. THE ROLE This Events Agency seeks an Accounts/Event Manager to join its vibrant, hardworking team. The ideal candidate will possess experience in managing multiple projects within the live events industry, demonstrating proficiency in organizing conferences, awards ceremonies, dinners, product launches, and more. This pivotal role involves overseeing event logistics from conception to execution, collaborating closely with directors on key accounts, and fostering client relationships.The chosen candidate will spearhead the organization and management of numerous events, exhibiting a keen eye for detail, exceptional organizational skills, and a passion for delivering outstanding customer service. Working collaboratively with the team, they will uphold This Events Agency's reputation for excellence, ensuring seamless event execution and client satisfaction. Lead the development, production, and delivery of projects from proposal to completion Manage Event Management software systems and production/AV equipmentEnsure timely and budget-conscious event delivery, exceeding client expectationsMaintain effective communication with clients, suppliers, and team membersCultivate client and supplier relationships, driving growth and satisfactionProvide leadership, direction, and support to the team, fostering a collaborative work environmentTravel to client meetings, site inspections, and events as requiredManage project budgets and ensure quality delivery, prioritizing customer satisfactionSupport company Key Accounts and collaborate with directors on account acquisitionInnovate event planning processes and contribute to post-event analysis and planning THE CANDIDATE The ideal candidate for this role is an enthusiastic professional with a proven track record in event management, possessing the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. They should exhibit exceptional organizational skills, a customer-centric approach, and a passion for delivering unforgettable event experiences. If you're ready to join a dynamic team and contribute to the success of diverse events, This Events Agency awaits your application. Excellent communication skills across all levels. Proficiency in project planning and management.Strong attention to detail.Ability to motivate and collaborate within a team.Negotiation and persuasion skills. Vacancy Ref - 11939MR

  • Workshop based with wfh up to 2 days per week - The chance to work within a thriving event production company that are currently in an exciting time of growth!THE COMPANYThis business is a leading live event production company who supply a wide range of products and services to the events industry across the UK and overseas. Established over 20 years ago, they aim to combine the best in cutting edge technology with a team of people who are quite simply amazing at what they do. Their work is split across the whole spectrum of live events including corporate, private, public, sporting and live music!The last year has seen rapid, organic growth due to new projects, clients and partnerships, with company headcount doubling to facilitate this! They are continuously developing, investing and improving to keep themselves and their team at the forefront of the event industry.Join this well-established business in the North West for your opportunity to utilise your knowledge within this ‘one stop’ event service!THE ROLEThis role will see you working closely with SLTs to develop the Scenic department, whilst improving processes, line managing senior team members within the workshop and ensuring delivery of projects is to a high standard.Responsibilities will include:Leading and developing scenic team including line managementIdentifying and developing new business opportunities to help grow scenic departmentLiaising with project managers to collate set lists and pass on to the workshop teamManaging the preparation process of equipmentMaintaining high standards of health and safetyProviding input on construction design and material specification for custom scenic elementsResearching new materials, products & equipment and advise on investmentProvide training where required.THE CANDIDATETo be considered for the role, you must have experience in leading teams, projects & a department – specifically the build process of structures / scenic builds (and the resources needed for this) within the events industry.In return, this role offers the chance to work in a collaborative and dynamic team within a highly supportive and well-known company. They provide fantastic opportunities for growth and the opportunity to develop your career in a business that promotes from within.Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions.  If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit our website to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.As a specialist events recruitment agency we help our clients build the most talented and diverse teams in the UK. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, embracing diversity across all intersecting dimensions, including ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, well-being, abilities, and neurodiversity.We are dedicated to ensuring a supportive and accessible recruitment process. If you require any adjustments or accommodations for any reason, please do not hesitate to let us know.Vacancy ref: VH11911

  • Workshop / site based - The chance to work within a thriving event production company that are currently in an exciting time of growth!THE COMPANYThis business is a leading live event production company who supply a wide range of products and services to the events industry across the UK and overseas. Established over 20 years ago, they aim to combine the best in cutting edge technology with a team of people who are quite simply amazing at what they do. Their work is split across the whole spectrum of live events including corporate, private, public, sporting and live music!The last year has seen rapid, organic growth due to new projects, clients and partnerships, with company headcount doubling to facilitate this! They are continuously developing, investing and improving to keep themselves and their team at the forefront of the event industry.Join this well-established business in the North West for your opportunity to utilise your knowledge within this ‘one stop’ event service!THE ROLEThis role will see you working closely with Head of Scenic and Technical PMs to ensure the seamless delivery on a vast array of bespoke structures for truly thrilling events.Responsibilities will include:Working with technical project managers & directly with clients to oversee scenic projects from the initial enquiry to completion of eventsMaintaining and developing client relationshipsAttending and leading client meetings andConducting site visitsTaking clear and detailed briefsAdvising on solutions for their eventDeveloping creative ideas / designs for client eventsPreparing CAD drawingsSpecifying suitable materials / finishesCreating quotations including budget managementBooking and management of set & stage crewOn site work at venues across the UK and occasionally internationallyTHE CANDIDATETo be considered for the role, you must have experience in leading projects – specifically the build process of structures / scenic builds within the events industry.In return, this role offers the chance to work in a collaborative and dynamic team within a highly supportive and well-known company. They provide fantastic opportunities for growth and the opportunity to develop your career in a business that promotes from within.Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions.  If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit our website to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.As a specialist events recruitment agency we help our clients build the most talented and diverse teams in the UK. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, embracing diversity across all intersecting dimensions, including ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, well-being, abilities, and neurodiversity.We are dedicated to ensuring a supportive and accessible recruitment process. If you require any adjustments or accommodations for any reason, please do not hesitate to let us know.Vacancy ref: VH11912

  • Workshop / site based - The chance to work within a thriving event production company that are currently in an exciting time of growth!THE COMPANYThis business is a leading live event production company who supply a wide range of products and services to the events industry across the UK and overseas. Established over 20 years ago, they aim to combine the best in cutting edge technology with a team of people who are quite simply amazing at what they do. Their work is split across the whole spectrum of live events including corporate, private, public, sporting and live music!The last year has seen rapid, organic growth due to new projects, clients and partnerships, with company headcount doubling to facilitate this! They are continuously developing, investing and improving to keep themselves and their team at the forefront of the event industry.Join this well-established business in the North West for your opportunity to utilise your knowledge within this ‘one stop’ event service!THE ROLEThis role will see you working closely with Head of Scenic, Scenic PMs & Assistants within the workshop to ensure the seamless delivery on a vast array of bespoke structures for truly thrilling events.Responsibilities will include:Managing the day-to-day resource of the workshop and scenic warehouse team.Managing the construction & preparation processMaintaining high standards of health and safetyStock management of workshop materials and consumablesMaintenance of workshop equipment and toolsProviding input on construction design and material specification for custom scenic elementsHands on construction of scenic productsTHE CANDIDATETo be considered for the role, you must have experience in leading projects – specifically the build process of structures / scenic builds within the events industry.In return, this role offers the chance to work in a collaborative and dynamic team within a highly supportive and well-known company. They provide fantastic opportunities for growth and the opportunity to develop your career in a business that promotes from within.Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions.  If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit our website to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.As a specialist events recruitment agency we help our clients build the most talented and diverse teams in the UK. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, embracing diversity across all intersecting dimensions, including ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, well-being, abilities, and neurodiversity.We are dedicated to ensuring a supportive and accessible recruitment process. If you require any adjustments or accommodations for any reason, please do not hesitate to let us know.Vacancy ref: VH11913

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