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Smarter Shows is a vibrant, dynamic business-to-business exhibition and conference company based in the centre of Brighton.  The company has a wealth of experience in the development and execution of leading events across a wide range of market sectors globally. We pride ourselves on nurturing fresh talent via a highly flexible and open working environment. Our ability to quickly and successfully absorb new ideas and react to changing and increasingly demanding customer needs is making us a small yet powerful force to be reckoned with in an exciting, fast-paced industry.

The company has grown significantly since its creation in 2009 and we are lucky to have a passionate, creative and ambitious team here. We also offer excellent career progression opportunities and international travel. Take a look at our vacancies below or email us directly — your perfect job might be just around the corner!


Junior Web Developer

Application Deadline

We are seeking a Junior Web Developer to join our busy marketing team on a full time, permanent contract. The role primarily consists of supporting the Senior Web Developer and Marketing in the day-to-day running of Smarter Shows’ event websites, developing and improving the CMS and company technology infrastructure. You may also be required to support with our on-site registration, before and during our events, and owning the registration and data capture form schedule, ensuring our websites are optimised to capture leads, enquiries and registration data. Onsite registration support may include international travel up to three times per year

Person specification:

The successful applicant must be flexible, able to work in a fast paced environment and adapt to the continually growing requirements for the company.  A good sense of humour will also go a long way. Applicants should be keen to learn, able to use their initiative, be passionate about the web and associated technologies and keen to keep up to date with current industry trends.

Required skills:

  • HTML5 / CSS
  • JQuery / JavaScript
  • Basic Photoshop
  • Working knowledge of PHP / mySQL
  • Keen interest in the web and familiar with current trends and practices
  • FTP
  • Required to work on a PC – not Mac

Desirable skills:

  • Angular JS
  • Angular 2
  • Experience with the Modx CMS platform (OR similar PHP open source CMS such as Joomla, Mambo,  Wordpress, Drupal etc)
  • Experience of php MyAdmin
  • Bootstrap
  • Version control (GIT)
  • Experience of email marketing
  • Working knowledge of SEO
  • Any design skills would also be an asset