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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like to discuss the role further please call Jenny on 01733 570222.