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Employee Spotlight - Vicky

Date:

Tuesday, 27 March 2018
Employee Spotlight - Vicky

Vicky is one of our highly experienced on-site managers, having worked in the industry for 20 years!

Our on-site managers are tasked with managing the registration team for the build-up and duration of the show, allowing the organiser to focus on other areas knowing that registration and front-of-house is in our team's capable hands.

They are there to take any worry away from the organiser, setting up and managing the equipment to make sure it's ready to welcome attendees. As the first face the visitor will see, our team are welcoming, helpful and friendly, whilst making sure the right people are coming in and managing the queues.

Our on-site team provide the exhibitors with a lead capture service and advise the exhibitors on their chosen device, before processing and uploading the data for sometimes hundreds of exhibitors at an event. Our on-site managers are always available to the organiser, keeping them updated with statistics, and sometimes, due to the experience of each of our on-site managers (having worked at hundreds of events at many different venues), they can even help with the unexpected - they've probably experienced it before!

So, a bit more about Vicky...



How long have you worked for JET?

20 years in the registration industry - 17 years with ShowData/Jonas Event Technology and 3 years with Info Salons Australia in Sydney.

What have been your impressions of the events industry?
I love the fast pace and the variation. It has given me the opportunity to travel to many places and meet some great people along the way.

If you were going to run an event, what would it be?
The Emergency Services Show, although the lovely Emma Nicholls already runs this one! Both the exhibitors and visitors are a pleasure to deal with. 

Vicky at Emergency Services Show


First song bought?
Dexys Midnight Runners - Come on Eileen

The song you’d sing at karaoke?
Dolly Parton - 9 to 5

Worst job you’ve had (hopefully not this one ;) )?
Temp job filing for an insurance company, it was very dull!

Favourite Film?
Point Break.
 
First Concert?
Five Star!

Favourite Food?
Thai.

Favourite Drink?   
Dark Rum & Coke or a Mojito.

Favourite Holiday/Place to go on holiday?
Thailand, I haven't been there for over 10 years but hope to get back one day.

If you could travel anywhere in the world tomorrow, where would you go?
Tahiti and Moorea. I was meant to visit these places on my way home from Sydney but unfortunately we had to cancel the plans so my aim is to get there one day!

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
Being outside and going for walks

What one thing could you never give up?
My friends - they keep me sane!

Your biggest achievement?
My kids even though they drive me crazy.

Tell us something we don’t know about you.
I used to work at a fruit, veg and flower stall at Circular Quay in Sydney. I loved that job!



If you think you'd be a great fit like Vicky, and are interested in joining our team, please check out our careers page for the latest vacancies.

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