Job Title: Event Director
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: Depending on experience
Location: Bristol (BS1)
Why work at Fortem International?
With a portfolio of 36 well-established events, the multi award winning Fortem International is the UK’s biggest independent trade exhibition organiser, and recognised as one of the most progressive exhibition organisers in the world. With a current year on year growth of 50%, the last 12 months have seen us grow from 80 to 190 employees and open new offices in Bristol City Centre and Truro.
The Success of Fortem International is built on a strong work ethic, work culture and the passion and commitment from our talented staff. In the last 5 years alone, both our shows and our staff have been nominated and won multiple awards, from UK’s best Trade Show to EN Awards best newcomer.
With the recent acquisition of RWM, our portfolio is now split into 9 different brands; business, marketing, environmental, design, rural & leisure, legal, sport, medical and hospitality. With a 12 month plan of launching 10 new shows, both local and international, this is a really exciting time to join Fortem International and grow with us.
What’s the opportunity?
Based in Bristol City Centre, you will be responsible for one of our exhibitions based in London Excel, with view to add more events to your portfolio in the coming months. You’ll be managing the event, a team and dealing with senior stakeholders ensuring a successful show year on year.
This role is perfect for a hard working, passionate individuals with experience in a fast paced B2B sales environment and an ability to manage multiple tasks and stakeholders whilst hitting individual targets. Although experience within the events industry isn’t necessary, the ideal candidate will have an interest and passion for events.
Required Skills & Experience:
We’re looking for someone who’s well motivated, career driven and hard working, but most importantly, we’re looking for someone with the right attitude an creative flare.