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Trainee Exhibition Stand Builder - full time - Peterborough

Salary: Dependant on skills/experience

Due to continued growth, we are recruiting for a Trainee Exhibition Stand Builder within our Peterborough based Exhibition & Custom Display Workshop.

This is a unique opportunity to join a growing exhibition and display company that continues to operate as a family run business, since its establishment in 1976. We serve businesses across the UK and overseas, transporting exhibition stands and custom displays all over the world.

This is an entry level position and will suit individuals who may have recently qualified with a relevant carpentry/construction qualification looking to gain further practical experience in the exhibition industry. We will provide on the job mentoring support as well as learning and development opportunities dependent on the candidate’s skills and experience.

The role will involve supporting the stand building team both in the workshop with the initial pre-build of exhibition stands as well as on-site support with the stand transportation, set-up and breakdown. The successful candidate will ideally have some experience in carpentry, painting and finishing skills. A hardworking, 'can-do' attitude and resourceful approach to work are essential. As well as building custom displays we also supply off the shelf portable products and the role will involve constructing these in the workshop, fitting graphics and repacking them for dispatch to customers.

The role requires the build and de-rig of exhibition stands at events and the participation in the loading and unloading of exhibition stands and equipment onto vehicles is a regular part of the role.

You will be able to manage competing demands and will work well under pressure. A flexible approach to work is required as there is some weekend working to meet the needs of the business.

It is an excellent opportunity for someone with an interest in developing a career within the exhibition stand building indsutry. An awareness of Health and Safety practices within the workshop is essential.

The post will involve both UK and international travel and therefore a UK driving licence would be an advantage.

If you think you have what it takes, please download a job description below and send your CV and a covering email to jennyhodson@ghdisplay.co.uk.

If you would like to discuss the role further please call Jenny on 01733 570222.

Download a job description below

Job Description

TRAINEE EXHIBITION STAND BUILDER (Right Click, Save Target As)

Join a professional team of custom exhibition stand designers, bespoke exhibition stand builders and exhibition graphic printers.

We are always on the look out for talented individuals to join our growing team of custom exhibition stand designers and exhibition stand builders. If you are interested in working for an industry expert in exhibition and display solutions then why not get in touch today to discuss possible jobs in the exhibition industry.

GH Display design and build high quality custom exhibition stands and custom showroom displays. Our workshops and studio based in Peterborough provide staff parking and is within a short walk to amenities within Werrington, a large village in the North of the city.

We have been proudly serving the events industry for over 40 years, providing design and build services to exhibitors throughout the UK and overseas. We are a local family run business with global ambitions. We have a friendly and loyal team, the majority of which have worked for GH Display for the most of their careers. We take our employer responsibilities seriously and ensure that we provide our team with a safe and friendly environment, with development and training opportunities. We welcome ambitious individuals and reward those who are hard working, dedicated and are willing to go the extra mile for the company and our customers.

In addition to having a permanent workforce we also employ a number of self-employed exhibition stand builders, exhibition graphic designers, exhibition stand builders and display stand manufacturers.

If you have a proven track record in the exhibition industry, carpentry skills or graphic design please send your CV to the email below. 

If GH Display sounds like the right fit for you please send us your CV to info@ghdisplay.co.uk or 68-70 Papyrus Road, Werrington Business Centre, Peterborough, PE4 5BH. Vacancies are advertised via our social media links. To receive notification of a new vacancy advert please follow us via the social links at the bottom of this page.

Thank you for your interest in our company.