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Exhibition Build Team

Leading creative exhibition and event experience company seeking experienced enthusiastic Operational Exhibitions Build/Warehouse staff.

If you’d like to apply, please send your CV and covering letter to careers@skylinewhitespace.com

The background

Skyline Whitespace is an industry-leading exhibition design and production company specialising in award-winning custom modular exhibiting solutions for companies throughout the UK & Worldwide. We are always looking for self-motivated individuals who are looking to make a career move into this exciting and rewarding industry at a top company.

We are an equal opportunities employer based in fantastic bustling office, studio, showroom, and production premises in South West London. We have a diverse and skilled team of award-winning and talented events professionals who are dedicated to designing powerful experiences for some of the world’s largest brands using exceptional stand design, great storytelling and innovative engagement tools to connect clients with their audiences across the globe.

The Operations team play a crucial role in the business, working closely with clients, suppliers, and all internal departments to ensure the smooth operations of the business. This is a fast paced, busy environment, in which excellent organisational, communication, and problem-solving skills are key.

The Role

The role of the Exhibition Build Team is to ensure the delivery of all client projects are completed to the client’s design and specification, and on schedule. It is to be the face of Whitespace Group on site ensuring clients are happy and supporting our project teams in the delivery of world class exhibitions and events, across the UK and Europe.

You will need to be a problem solver, good with your hands and the ability to handle whatever is thrown at you with the all important ‘can do’ attitude.

You will be joining a well-established operations department at a very exciting time as we look to grow our business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support and work closely with the Director of Operations and Operations Manager to forward plan and manage timings and team movement
  • To support and liaise with the team to ensure they understand the requirements for each job, where they need to be and what they need to do onsite
  • Support the Pre-Build team with ‘pick and pack’
  • Support the Pre-Build team with loading and unloading of jobs
  • Support the Warehouse and Goods in Goods Out Manager to keep a tidy and functional warehouse
  • To check through ‘picked and packed’ jobs to ensure all items of a job are present before going onsite
  • To review the job packs before going onsite and discuss anything unusual with the Project Manager and design team
  • To load vehicles in a safe manner to ensure equipment is well fastened and cannot move around damaging people, equipment or the vehicles
  • To drive to and from jobs with the required equipment using vehicles
  • To ensure vehicles are left clean and tidy for the next use, ensuring where time allows equipment is unloaded back into the warehouse
  • To construct installations to the agreed client specification and to the highest standards
  • To ensure installation finishing takes place on all installations, this can mean hoovering, steaming fabrics, cable management, flooring, trim etc.
  • Adhere to the Organisers and Venues H&S regulations when loading and unloading equipment and building installations
  • Where a Project Manager isn’t present ‘signing off’ of stands with the client and therefore must be presentable and have a good manor/rapport with client
  • To safely manage the de-rig of installations looking our for the entire I&D de-rig team, which can often be rather hectic due to the short time allowed and the number of other contractors who are onsite at the same time

About you

  • Attention to detail and time keeping are critical for this role
  • This is a challenging role that needs someone with a can-do attitude and ability to work on your own at events for setup and derig of kit
  • A practical attitude and experience in being able to complete event set ups on site,
  • Driving licence
  • This is not a normal 9-5, so flexibility is a must.

Salary and Benefits

  • £25k-£30k Basic Salary
  • A lot of overtime opportunities
  • Bonus structure
  • 25 days holiday
  • Medical Cash Plan
  • EAP
  • Staff reward schemes
  • Employee perks program
  • Social Staff Calendar