Exhibitions Project Manager

M develops and delivers persuasive Experiential, Digital and Communication solutions – from concept to completion. We are an adventurous agency both in ambition and geographically. With global headquarters based in London, we continue to deliver award-winning work across five continents.

Position Summary

The Exhibitions Project Manage will work with clients to create and execute ideas that make the client’s exhibition unforgettable. Service excellence is key with candidate demonstrating a proven track record of excellent project delivery and service standards. The Exhibitions Project Manager will take ownership of their own account and be responsible for the organic growth of account including some elements of Business Development and up-sell of the company services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Project ownership and management of Exhibition and associated congress related installations
  • Oversee and manage Exhibition booth design, pre-production, on site installation & management
  • Manage an on-site team comprising external AV/Exhibit contractors and internal team
  • Take responsibility for the production and execution of project from initial concept to delivery
  • Oversee the development and delivery of client graphic/digital content and messaging
  • Be able to up sell the M’s extended services and be an ambassador for the brand and group
  • Working with internal resources be able to put together budgets using group proprietary budget
  • Maintain and drive revenues with a focus on maintaining appropriate margins
  • Negotiation with extended partners to gather best price (AV, Exhibit build, services etc.)
  • Liaison with suppliers, venues and internal stakeholders
  • Hold a key role in client liaison (planning and project meetings including visits to client offices) and communications, being responsible for own account
  • Working with internal tech support and digital teams to facilitate on exhibit digital activities
  • Undertake venue site inspections – providing reports post site visit

Personal Attributes

  • Experienced in Exhibitions project management and delivery with excellent overall technical knowledge and commitment to service excellence
  • An awareness of digital/technical kit that applies to exhibitions (iPad, PC Screen connectivity etc.)
  • Solutions focused – proactive organised and methodical
  • Commercially astute, produce and manage own budgets, good supplier negotiation skills
  • Strong client communication and client service skills/relationship building skills.
Type of contract: Full Time and Permanent
Location: London
Reports to: Head of Account Mgmt
Closing date: 28th February 2020

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