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If you're sales career is focused on work-lie balance and some travel this position is for you. You have the opportunity to help grow the biggest names of shows in the trade expo industry. Mgmt truly has an open door policy and the culture is fun and low key. However, the flipside of that coin is the compensation for sales is quite low.
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Summer Hours, OT Pay, Travel, Mgmt who seem open to listening
Cons
Low pay, average benefits
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Reed Exhibitions has changed over the last 5-7 years, for the worse. The management preaches the importance of a positive culture, but then creates an environment of extreme oversight, fear, and famously low pay. Employee opinion surveys, given annually, reflect extreme levels of employee dissatisfaction, for the last several years.
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A large, ethical company. Great experience, particularly to begin with but you will earn every penny that they pay you twice over due to the relentless workload. You will either love it or hate it depending on what you are looking for.
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Variety of experience, good benefits package
Cons
Poor management planning and non-existant ability to prioritise
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Toxic work place with cold atmosphere. Low salary with no benefits.

No support or care to peoples well being


Nice looking office with good travel opportunities
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4.0
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I only did a weeks worth of work experience but all the staff at Reed were kind and welcoming to me and all of my class.
They explained what was expected of us well and everything was explained in detail
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Reed Exhibitions loves to hire recent college grads and pay them well below the national average for most of their entry-level and low-level positions. There is lots of demand in the work they expect out of you, and in the marketing department (a dept. with high turnover) it is expected you pick up the additional work without any additional pay or incentives.

Company has a prominent clique culture and it is hard to get to know your colleagues until months of working in the business. This makes it difficult to feel comfortable reaching out to colleagues for assistance when first starting out, yet it is something managers expect of you early on so that you do not intrude on their busy days.


Managers have a tough time masking their emotions and not letting their stress affect their overall attitude.


The processes overall could use a lot of work and the associates have voiced their concerns and suggestions multiple times to upper management.


Pros: you are going to learn a ton of different programs and gain lots of overall digital marketing experience. Downside, most of what you need to learn you will end up teaching yourself.


Overall, it is expected you learn to work independently without being given the proper tools to do so in most cases.
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5.0
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Excellent place to work, very friendly environment The management team is very involved and motivate you to do your job The co-workers get involved and help out each other Enjoy going to work everyday great team spirit
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Nice offices with a lot of thought put into the working environment including flexible working.
Free tea & coffee, and leisure areas. Lots of social activities organised.
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Great place to start a career and learn a lot. Good for people who like to jump in and do/learn hands on. Pay is not good so don’t expect to be paid for those extra efforts. Plan your exit strategy after a couple years.
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Enjoyed work experience varied and responsibility for all aspects of job, continually hit targets . Was given full support, and even though the customers could be hard , I always achieved the full payment and the customers were always happy and complementary .
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Great place to work in the events and exhibition industry.Reed is takes employee satisfaction very seriously. The company's portfolio of exhibitions and events is outstanding.
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Great place to work. Solid management team and people are wonderful. Lots of travel opportunities and exciting events to be a part of. Highly recommend working with Reed Exhibitions.
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Fun company but the pay is bad for younger employees. Good place to start your career. They do offer a lot of great training classes. younger employees tends to leave and provide their talents else where with more pay.
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Modern offices with plenty of break out areas and places to work away from your desk make Reed HQ a pleasant place to work. Very flexible with working times and working from home a huge benefit - especailly if you have children.

My average day is varied - emails, show guides, sponsorship, barters, registration - all with people who want to succeed. A good place to work
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Flexi -time
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non so far!
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 Achieved 100% quota of sales for first 2 shows in 08
 Identified lead sources and sign contacts with c-level & VP –level executives, such as CEO, VP Marketing, and VP, Corp. Communications, within targeted marketing segments

 Prepared and presented proposals, quotes and recommend solutions based on customer needs and sell appropriate solutions.

 Responsible for increasing organizations profitability by managing existing accounts and generating new sales leads

 Responsible for revenue growth through new business development, ongoing client contact and account management
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Lot of changes with new management. Cold hard business, not people friendly. High expectations, high level of work that is beyond normal work hours. Technology not cutting edge.
Pros
travel.
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5.0
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I enjoyed working at Reed. I was there for 8+ years. All the staff were very friendly making the work environment an easier place to be. The hours were flexible.
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This job is best for anyone just getting our of college and wanting good experience in the event industry. But for the most part, many employees here are underpaid and overworked, with little work/life balance. The travel is a nice part of the job, and there are some really great people that work here. I believe they are so great because they all have something in common, and that is that they are willing to sacrifice so much to be a part of this company.
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5.0
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fun place, family oriented, team building, excellent customer care.
Amazing company, great leadership, great management, excellent perks. good work/life balance
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Being with them for that long is a good advantage for me as i learn a lot of things in terms of events management, accounting, sales reporting. good employers makes me stay that long
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Morale is very low unless you are an executive. Employees are not valued contrary to what management tells you. Hard work and dedication is also not valued.
Pros
Cool industry
Cons
Poor leadership
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