BBC Gardeners' World Live, Freelance Show Manager

Birmingham NEC
16 May 2019
21 May 2019
Admin, Manager
Job Type
Full Time

We are looking at hiring a Freelance Show Manager to manage the day to day running of our stands at BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2019, which takes place at the NEC between 13-16 June -

GET IN – 12 June

Show open – 13- 16 June

GET OUT – 16 June post show close until approx. 9pm

BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine will attend in the following capacity:

  • 1 x sales stand, dual purpose, selling magazine goody bags and subscriptions – both have sales targets for the show
  • 1 x Subscriber Club Lounge – which is a dedicated space for subscribers and their guests – busy area attracts 6k guests over 4 days


  • can-do attitude is essential – busy environment, does require standing most of the day - bags of energy required and happy to put a hand to anything – including packing bags if necessary.  It’s hard work but fun place to work.
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills -  ability to liaise with agency staff, magazine staff, stand builders, the event organisers, GW subscribers and visitors to the show
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong leadership skills 
  • Organisational skills
  • Able to deal with issues as they arise and find solutions
  • Experience of banking would be useful, but not essential

Please could candidates email their CV and application by completing the application form below.

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