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We are growing the team at Explori

There's plenty going on at Explori, from our growing client base, to our developing platform, to the new markets we are serving in the exhibition and corporate events world. We've also got a spacious HQ in London's emerging tech hub, just 15 minutes from Victoria.  We are looking to recruit the best brains in tech and quantitative research to help us continue to offer the best possible service to events, conferences, exhibitions and publications all around the world.
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Explori office
Explori Office
Explori office

What does Explori do?

Explori operates a unique online platform to help event and exhibition organisers and event and conference planners listen to their audiences.  We allow them to benchmark their performance against one of the biggest sets of customer satisfaction data in the world.  We work with them to identify the insights that will help track and improve the performance in key areas.

We coach our clients on research best-practice both over the phone and in-person and regularly undertake bespoke research projects. We have an in-house development team who are constantly growing the Explori platform to the needs of our clients and an Insights team who work directly with clients to meet research briefs.  Explori regularly contribute to industry events and forums and provide insight for the media. 

What's it like to work with us?

We are a fun and friendly team who like to work hard and play hard.  We have some great new offices right by East Croydon station, with fast, frequent links to Victoria and London Bridge. At Explori only three things really matter: Our clients, our team and the quality of our data!
Explori office
Explori office
Explori office
Explori office

We are currently looking for the following:    

If you think you might be the person to fill one of these roles, please use this form to contact us.

Explori are currently only accepting contact directly from candidates and are not looking for the services of recruitment agencies or candidate search platforms, thanks.

Research Executive

We are looking for an enthusiastic and inquisitive individual to join our growing Insights team.

You will be:

  • Numerate with an understanding of basic statistical and research techniques (and keen to learn more).
  • Familiar with conducting simple research projects, either through your degree, or having worked on projects in other roles.  It is not essential that you have previously worked in a research role.
  • Keen to support our clients in getting the best possible insights from their research by providing product training and guidance on research best practice
  • Good at explaining results both in person and in presentations
  • Happy to work on your own initiative and hit client deadlines without prompting, but ready to ask for help when needed
  • Looking for a role where you can develop quickly, taking on your own projects and accounts
  • Ready to take an active role in the Insights team, contributing new ideas and supporting other team members
  • Open to taking on other tasks to help grow the business alongside our small team (this could be anything from organising social events to briefing new product developments)
  • Able to present yourself professionally with clients both in person and by phone / email
  • And we would be really excited if you were fluent in another European language

 

We are offering:

  • The chance to be part of a friendly fast growing tech company with a “work hard, play hard” approach
  • The opportunity to put your degree or other relevant experience to good use in a role that will grow as fast as you do as we move into new markets and territories
  • Career support and development from our experienced senior researchers
  • Flexible working arrangements to allow you to balance the needs of your role with your own personal working preferences
  • Condensed and non-standard working patterns if required
  • Central Croydon location with fast frequent services from London Bridge, Victoria and Surrey.
  • Great offices with views over London and chill out area and lots of opportunities to socialise including subsidied yoga and football sessions

 

About us: 

Explori is the leading research platform for the exhibitions and events industry.  Our clients are exhibitions, corporate events and conferences all over the world and we support them by giving them access to expert-quality customer satisfaction research. We also own the largest set of event performance data, with over a million feedback surveys conducted from hundreds of events around the world.

Junior Developer

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our growing development team.

You will be:

A graduate with a degree in a development / technical subject (such as Computer Science) or, can demonstrate relevant experience and looking for an entry-level developer role where you will have the chance to flourish and progress your career.

Familiarity with the following languages is essential, either through your degree, or having worked on projects:

  • Server-side Java or other JVM-based languages

  • Javascript

  • Relational databases and SQL

  • HTML5 / CSS

A knowledge of the following would also be an advantage:

  • NoSQL databases such as Couchbase, CouchDB or MongoDB

  • React.js

  • MySQL Server

  • Scala/Akka

  • ColdFusion

The role involves:

  • Providing first-line support to the operations and research teams on Explori’s research platform

  • Developing new and improved aspects on the platform

  • QA testing

You will be:

  • Happy to work on your own initiative and hit client and internal deadlines without prompting, but ready to ask for help when needed.

  • Looking for a role where you can develop quickly, taking on your own workload and learn / improve on knowledge of different programming languages.

  • Eager to learn more about software design and user experience

  • Ready to take an active role in the development team, contributing new ideas and supporting other team members.

We are offering:

  • The chance to be part of a friendly fast growing tech company with a “work hard, play hard” approach.

  • The opportunity to put your degree or other relevant experience to good use in a role that will grow as fast as you do as we move into new markets and territories.

  • Career support and development from our experienced Operations Director and Senior Developers.

  • Central Croydon location with fast frequent services from London Bridge, Victoria and Surrey.

  • Great offices with views over London and chill out area and lots of opportunities to socialise.

About us:

  • The chance to be part of a friendly, fast-growing tech company at the perfect "scale-up" phase of growth.  We have fabulous opportunities for growth ahead, but are beyond some of the frustrations that can typically be associated with start-ups.

  • The opportunity to put your skills and experience to good use in a role that will grow as fast as you do as we move into new markets and territories.

  • Work on an industry leading product, with ambitious growth and software development plans on the foundation of a tried-and-tested business model and secure revenue stream.

  • Career support and development from experienced technology professionals.

  • Flexible working to allow you to create a work-life balance that best fits you.

  • Condensed and non-standard working patterns if required.

  • Central Croydon location with fast, frequent services from London Bridge, Victoria and Surrey.

  • Great offices with views over London, a chill-out area and lots of opportunities to socialise including subsidised yoga and football clubs.

No recruiters please

Business Development Manager

This role has now been filled

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to join our growing sales team. This person will be responsible for driving the sales function, developing and nurturing their own leads within the events and exhibitions industry by phone and email.  They will also work closely with our existing client base to grow our accounts.

This role will suit an experienced sales professional looking to take the next step in their career or a business development manager looking for a new challenge in a fast growing company

You will be: 

  • A natural seller with the ability to build commercially effective relationships
  • Self-motivated and comfortable with working independently and structuring your own activities to deliver on revenue targets
  • Professional, articulate and compelling, in person, by phone and email
  • Experienced in managing key accounts for mutual benefit, including taking strategic decisions to ensure long-term profitable relationships
  • Able to gain buy-in from multiple stake-holders and present confidently right up to executive level
  • Comfortable developing and delivering pitches and proposals spanning multiple business units and territories
  • Able to work cooperatively with internal teams to ensure projects are delivered flawlessly and customer satisfaction continues to lead to great client retention.
  • Looking for a role where you can develop quickly: there is the opportunity for the right candidate to build their own sales team as we take on new markets and sectors 
  • Able to undertake some overseas business travel (although this role is primarily office based)
  • Passionate about live events and the event industry as a whole and want to be part of a team dedicated working with organisers to improve event performance
  • And we would be really excited if you were fluent in another language, particularly German, Russian, French or Spanish

 

We are offering: 

  • The opportunity to represent a unique product already delivering exceptional results, with an unparalleled client list 
  • A chance to use your skills and ideas to really make a difference to the potential of our business
  • Flexible working arrangements to allow you to balance the needs of your role with your own personal working preferences
  • Mentoring and support from senior team members 
  • Central Croydon location with fast frequent services from London Bridge, Victoria and Surrey. 
  • Great offices with views over London, a chill-out area and lots of opportunities to socialise including subsidied yoga and football clubs

 

About us:

Explori is the leading research platform for the exhibitions and events industry.  Our clients are exhibitions and conferences all over the world and we support them by giving them access to expert-quality customer satisfaction research. We also own the largest set of event performance data, with over a million feedback surveys conducted from hundreds of events around the world.

Full Stack JavaScript Developer

This role has now been filled

Explori is the leading online research platform for the exhibitions and events industry.  Our clients are exhibitions and conferences all over the world and we support them by providing them with access to high quality customer satisfaction research using an intuitive, cost-effective platform.

 

In this role you will report to the Technical Lead to support the existing product and develop new functionality using Agile methodologies. You will be an excellent team player with a friendly and consultative approach, using your programming expertise and problem solving skills to work independently and take ownership of development projects.

 

You will have around four years' commercial experience in a full stack developer role and experience of an AWS or similar cloud environment.

 

Essential skills for this role:

  • Javascript

    • npm

    • ECMA Script / Babel / JSX

    • Node.js

      • Restify

    • React.js

      • Webpack

      • MobX

    • jQuery

  • SQL (MySQL) / NoSQL

  • Styling with CSS / SASS / Less

  • Git

  • Test-driven Development

  • Knowledge of security best practices

 

Any of the following would also be desirable

  • DevOps

    • Linux - debian / ubuntu

    • bash / shell scripting

    • Docker

    • Kubernetes

    • AWS (or similar)

    • Helm

  • Websockets

  • Continuous Integration tools eg Jenkins Pipelines

  • Agile methodologies and tools eg Jira / Confluence

  • Understanding of Reactive programming techniques

  • Message Queues (eg Kafka)

  • Cassandra Db

  • Continuous integration / Jenkins Pipelines

  • ColdFusion / CFML or any JVM-based languages

  • Kendo UI

  • Functional programming techniques

  • Salesforce API

  • GitFlow or variants

  • Prototyping tools

 

We are offering:

 
  • The chance to be part of a friendly, fast-growing tech company at the perfect "scale-up" phase of growth.  We have fabulous opportunities for growth ahead, but are beyond some of the frustrations that can typically be associated with start-ups.

  • The opportunity to put your skills and experience to good use in a role that will grow as fast as you do as we move into new markets and territories.

  • Work on an industry leading product, with ambitious growth and software development plans on the foundation of a tried-and-tested business model and secure revenue stream.

  • Career support and development from experienced technology professionals.

  • Flexible working to allow you to create a work-life balance that best fits you.

  • Condensed and non-standard working patterns if required.

  • Central Croydon location with fast, frequent services from London Bridge, Victoria and Surrey.

  • Great offices with views over London, a chill-out area and lots of opportunities to socialise including subsidised yoga and football clubs.

Senior Sales Executive

This role has now been filled

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to join our growing sales team. This person will be responsible for generating and nurturing their own leads within the events and exhibitions industry.  It will involve a combination of new business prospecting and relationship building with existing clients.

 

You will be:

  • A natural seller with the ability to nurture warm leads and generate your own leads from scratch

  • Have some experience in a sales role, either on the telephone or in person and know that you want to pursue a career in sales

  • Commercially minded, with the ability to see the bigger picture when building your pipeline

  • Self-motivated enough to work independently and take responsibility for meeting sales targets

  • A confident, articulate speaker, able to give clients compelling product demonstrations by phone, webinar and in person

  • Good written English to be able to persuade clients using email

  • Keen to support our clients in getting the best possible insights from their research by maintaining regular contact and liaising with the research team to ensure client satisfaction

  • Looking for a role where you can develop quickly, taking on your own projects and accounts

  • Open to taking on other tasks to help grow the business alongside our small team (this could be anything from organising social events to briefing new product developments)

  • Able to present yourself professionally with clients both in person and by phone / email

  • And we would be really excited if you were fluent in another European language  

 

We are offering:

  • The chance to be part of a friendly, fast-growing tech company with a “work hard, play hard” approach

  • The opportunity to put your skills and experience to good use in a role that will grow as fast as you do as we move into new markets and territories

  • An industry leading product to sell, with a host of unique features and an unrivalled client list

  • The potential of some international travel to events and exhibitions worldwide

  • Career support and development from experienced sales directors

  • Excellent compensation package, with regular performance-based reviews

  • Central Croydon location with fast frequent services from London Bridge, Victoria and Surrey

  • Great offices with views over London, a chill-out area with pool table and lots of opportunities to socialise including subsidised yoga, fantasy football leagues and more

 

About us:

Explori is the leading online research platform for the exhibitions and events industry.  Our clients are exhibitions and conferences all over the world and we support them by giving them access to expert quality customer satisfaction research using an easy, cost-effective platform.

Java to Scala developer

This role has now been filled

Explori is the leading online research platform for the exhibitions and events industry.  Our clients are exhibitions, conferences and corporate events all over the world and we support them by providing them with access to high quality customer satisfaction research using an intuitive, cost-effective platform which is wholly developed and maintained by our in-house team.

 

In this role you will report to the Technical Lead to support the existing product and develop new functionality using Agile methodologies. You will be an excellent team player with a friendly and consultative approach, using your programming expertise and problem solving skills to work independently and take ownership of development projects.

 

You will have around four years' commercial experience in Scala / Java (or JVM) environment or equivalent post-graduate university education.

 

Essential skills for this role:

  • Functional programming with Scala (or Java 8+ with the desire to cross-train into Scala)

  • Understanding and demonstrable use of Reactive programming techniques

  • Messaging / Queues (eg Kafka)

  • SQL (MySQL) / NoSQL

  • Git

  • Test-driven Development

  • Continuous Integration tools eg Jenkins Pipelines

  • Javascript / CSS

  • Knowledge of security best practices

  • Experience with 3rd party integrations / APIs

 

Any of the following would also be desirable:

    • Agile methodologies and tools eg Jira / Confluence

    • Lightbend tools: Akka / Akka-Http / Akka-Streams

    • Websockets

    • DevOps

      • Linux - debian / ubuntu

      • bash / shell scripting

      • Docker

      • Kubernetes

      • AWS (or similar)

      • Helm

    • Salesforce API knowledge

    • Cassandra Db

    • GitFlow or variants

 

We are offering:

 
  • The chance to be part of a friendly, fast-growing tech company at the perfect "scale-up" phase of growth.  We have fabulous opportunities for growth ahead, but are beyond some of the frustrations that can typically be associated with start-ups.

  • The opportunity to put your skills and experience to good use in a role that will grow as fast as you do as we move into new markets and territories.

  • Work on an industry leading product, with ambitious growth and software development plans on the foundation of a tried-and-tested business model and secure revenue stream.

  • Career support and development from experienced technology professionals.

  • Flexible working to allow you to create a work-life balance that best fits you.

  • Condensed and non-standard working patterns if required.

  • Central Croydon location with fast, frequent services from London Bridge, Victoria and Surrey.

  • Great offices with views over London, a chill-out area and lots of opportunities to socialise including subsidised yoga and football clubs.

Research Director - German speaking, London based

This role has now been filled

We are looking for an experienced and confident quantitative research professional with a talent for finding the stories in the data and communicating insight to clients across Germany, Austria and Switzerland. 

Based out of our London head-quarters, you will lead your own research projects from design to completion for multi-national clients in a range of industries including events, publishing and visitor attractions.

The Research Director will be responsible for taking ownership of research projects across the D-A-CHs region, including client briefs, designing and delivering research projects, gaining client buy-in and project management to ensure high quality research is delivered within agreed deadlines.

In addition, the Associate Research Director will undertake in-house projects delivering insight and reports to support Explori’s partner and PR activities, taking on the role of industry expert in the markets Explori serves.

 

You will be:

  • An experienced  quantitative research professional, including survey design and analysis techniques
  • Confident in guiding users on best-practice survey design and using research software
  • A natural presenter to audiences large and small
  • Looking for a role where you can develop quickly: there is the opportunity for the right candidate to build their own team as we take on new markets and sectors
  • Professional, articulate and compelling, in person, by phone and email
  • Able to gain buy-in from multiple stake-holders and present confidently up to board-level
  • Comfortable developing and delivering projects spanning multiple business units and territories
  • Able to work cooperatively with internal teams to ensure projects are delivered flawlessly and customer satisfaction continues to lead to great client retention.
  • Able to undertake some overseas business travel (although this role is primarily office based at our headquarters in South London)
  • Passionate about the role of research in improving performance and can convey this passion to clients
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and German. Any additional languages would be an advantage.

 

 

We are offering:

 

  • The opportunity to represent a unique and award-winning team, already delivering exceptional results, with an unparalleled client list
  • A chance to use your skills and ideas to really make a difference to the potential of our business
  • Flexible working arrangements to allow you to balance the needs of your role with your own personal working preferences
  • Mentoring and support from senior team members, including other experienced research professionals
  • A modern and spacious office environment with excellent transport links to Victoria, London Bridge and South-West London.

 

 

About us:

 

Explori is the leading online research platform for the exhibitions and events industry.  Our clients are exhibitions and conferences all over the world and we support them by giving them access to expert quality customer satisfaction research using an easy, cost-effective platform.

Customer Analyst

This role has now been filled

This is a full-time role based at our head office in Croydon.

Explori boasts a friendly and inspiring team who are looking for an enthusiastic and inquisitive individual to join our growing customer support team as a Customer Analyst.

The role will suit someone who enjoys solving problems, building relationships with people all round the world and, who is looking to develop quickly to take on their own projects and accounts.  You’ll have the opportunity to learn from an expert team who have a genuine passion and enthusiasm for what they do, enhancing your communication, project management and problem solving skills.

Explori is a multi-award winning organisation with an exciting vision. We are the leading online research platform for the exhibitions and events industry, owning the largest set of event performance data. Our clients include some of the world’s biggest exhibition organisers and we’re dedicated to helping them gain valuable insights through expert customer satisfaction research.

 

You will be:

  • Numerate and comfortable working with computers, including Microsoft Excel and possibly some technical skills like basic coding or HTML

  • Familiar with conducting projects, either through your academic work, or having worked on projects in other roles

  • A good listener, with plenty of patience and good humour whilst helping our clients with our products and processes

  • Good at explaining things to clients, both in person and over the phone to enable them to become “Explori Experts”, getting great results from their projects

  • Comfortable managing your own time, working on your own initiative to hit client deadlines without prompting, but ready to ask for help when needed

  • Looking for a role where you can develop quickly, taking on your own projects and accounts

  • Ready to take an active role in the customer support team, contributing new ideas and supporting other team members

  • Open to taking on other tasks to help grow the business alongside our small team (this could be anything from organising social events to briefing new product developments)

  • Able to present yourself professionally with clients, both in person and by phone / email and are comfortable speaking to people in both junior and senior roles in large, international organisations

  • And we would be really excited if you were fluent in another European language in addition to English

The role involves:

  • Supporting the operations manager on the set up and delivery of projects to clients, including scheduling and managing the delivery of your own projects
     

  • Delivering user training, both face-to-face and online

 
  • Working with the development team on the specification, testing and delivery of new software features

  • Providing day-to-day telephone and email support to Explori's global client base on a wide variety on topics, such as technical support for Explori's platform and best practice

We are offering:

  • The chance to be part of a friendly fast growing tech company with a “work hard, play hard” approach

  • The opportunity to put your skills to good use in a role that will grow as fast as you do as we move into new markets and territories

  • Career support and development to help you progress into technical specialist or junior management roles within Explori.

  • Excellent compensation package, including flexible working and regular social events

  • Central Croydon location with fast frequent services from London Bridge, Victoria and Surrey

  • Great offices with views over London and chill out area and lots of opportunities to socialise including subsidised yoga and football sessions

Find out more about Explori and how we can help you now

Our Stats

2,900,978

Event survey responses

2,700

Events globally already 
benchmarking with Explori

17

Average completion rate 
to clients' post-show surveys 

What they say

  • With Explori’s reports and analytics, we’re much better equipped to evaluate the customers' satisfaction and needs from our events
    Paul Byrom
    MD, Upper Street Events
  • The level of performance data and customer insight that Explori gives us is invaluable to our business and makes my life easier.
    Matthew Benyon
    MD, easyFairs UK
  • We wanted deeper insight into how our strategies impacted the delegate experience, but found conventional survey tools just couldn't deliver. Moving to Explori has completely changed this.
    Jan Barthelemy
    Head of AU & NZ Digital Marketing dmg events
  • We work with Explori to gain deeper insights into our events. The ability to compare results directly with similar events in our portfolio and against industry standards will be incredibly helpful
    Baris Onay
    Group Marketing & Digital Director, ITE
  • Analysis that could have taken the team days was available within hours of the survey going live. We could immediately see how the new German events had performed, against the context of our existing shows. Information like this is essential for informing future business strategy.
    Austen Hawkins
    MD, F2F Events
  • Robust performance metrics and customer feedback is essential for achieving maximum customer satisfaction. Explori will allow us to reach all our exposition delegates regardless of language or location.
    Art Paredes
    Sr. Director, Global Expos, SEMI
  • Explori helps us gain deep insights into the customer experience across our business. Without it, understanding our key performance metrics would be considerably more challenging.
    Andrew Evans
    (former) MD, Centaur Exhibitions
  • Our expansion plans are about both organic and acquired growth and Explori is key to our ability to understand the health and performance of existing assets, as well as those that we’re looking to acquire.
    Renaud Hamaide
    CEO, Comexposium
  • Explori makes creating and reporting on surveys quick and easy. We are able to work with the team to maximise responses and analyse the results to instantly see how our existing shows are performing. Explori allows us to not only look at the what we must do in the next 10 minutes, but also what we must do over the next 10 years.
    Rikki Bhachu
    Marketing Director, MA Exhibitions

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