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Trade Show Co Full Time

at Firmin Recruit (Agent) in London (Published at 14-02-2020)

Job Description

We are Firmin Recruit, an employment business working on behalf of our Fashion Supplier client based in Belvedere, Kent. My client has been established for over thirteen years and is a company that is growing and doing really well. As a result of business expansion my client tis seeking an experienced, organised professional with ability to coordinate and manage detailed logistics to join their business as a Trade Show Co-ordinator. They are seeking a team player with passion for and experience within event planning, project management and sales. This individual would provide outstanding customer service and would need to have the ability to manage complex deliverables/timelines, for ongoing events and trade shows through the UK and Europe.

Hours: 9am – 5.30pm Monday – Friday

Location: Belvedere, Kent

Salary: £5,000 – £27,000

Parking: Parking on site


  • The suitable candidate will need to drive trade show strategy throughout the year by working closely with the team to establish tradeshow objectives, budget and schedule
  • Negotiate and coordination contracts, arrange trade show registrations, hotel accommodation, order supplies, equipment and signage, and ensure appropriate décor to meet quality and Brand expectations
  • Solicit bids for transportation, and other trade show related services
  • Arrange and co-ordinating all exhibits, displays, promotional materials and goods are packed an delivered to and collected from various locations
  • Propose new ideas to improve the event planning and implementations process


  • Coordinate and lead planning meetings with the management team

  • Prepare event marketing materials in print and online
  • Assist with other marketing program execution such as collateral development direct mail campaigns and digital marketing


  • Manage and track event budgets and targets
  • Managing the tradeshow Critical path
  • Making sure all Health and Safety requirements are met for each show
  • Samples, stock and prop management

Suitable Candidate:

  • The successful candidate will need to have previous events/trade show experience
  • Good communication skills and ability to work well with people at all levels are essential
  • · Strong planning, organisational and presentation skills required
  • · Good selling and customer service skills
  • · Ability to multi-task and manage several assignments at a time from multiple people
  • · Excellent interpersonal skills both in person and by phone, with high professionalism
  • · Proficient in the latest versions of Microsoft Outlook, Work, Excel and PowerPoint
  • · Experience with Marketing/Web communications, publishing, graphic design or
  • Social Media is a plus
  • · Willing to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • · Travel and nights away during the shows is require


  • · Some project management or event experience
  • · Experience of working at trade shows
  • · Customer facing Wholesale or Retail sales experience
  • · Creative individual with attention to detail
  • · Fluency in Italian or Spanish is an advantage but not essential
  • · Clean driving license
  • · Visual Merchandising or graphic design skills

If you have the necessary skills and would like more information regarding this role please send your CV.

PLEASE NOTE: We will review all CV’s submitted and endeavour to reply to all candidate applications. Should you not hear back from us within seven days then unfortunately you have not been successful for this role.


  • Casual dress
  • On-site parking
  • Company events & social hours

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £25,000.00 to £27,000.00 /year


  • Latest versions of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel: 2 years (Required)
  • trade show organising: 2 years (Required)
  • Strong Planning : 2 years (Required)

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