Conference Producer (Technology/Engineering)

Posted 15 March by The Graduate Project Ending soon

We are currently recruiting for a Conference Producer who is looking for a vibrant, challenging and exciting new role. This is an exciting new opportunity for a recent graduate with at least 1 years’ experience in an office based position to join a team full of energetic highfliers who are keen on excellence and producing high quality technical conferences.

Role Responsiblities

  • Market research - carrying out qualitative research via depth interviews with a sample of the conference target market to identify technology trends, implementation and operation issues, and translating these into commercially viable conference programmes
  • Copy writing - writing in a variety of styles ranging from technical programme content, to persuasive marketing copy, directive sales and marketing briefings, and analytical project progress reports
  • Speaker acquisition - identifying, profiling and inviting high level engineering speakers from the electric utility sector, briefing them on content requirements and reviewing and approving their presentations prior to onsite delivery
  • Project management - driving project progress to ensure on time and on budget delivery through effective time, risk and team management. Acting as the main point of contact onsite at the conference and representing the company in the most professional and customer focused manner
  • Relationship management - engaging and managing relationships with key speakers, sponsors, association and media representatives to create long term win-win partnerships and opportunities
  • Productivity management - ensuring that the target of 6 conferences per year is achieved whilst meeting quality and profitability objectives

Person Specification

  • 2:1 degree or higher in a Technology/Engineering/Business related subject
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a commercial conference production role
  • Strong intellect, with the ability to switch between analytical and creative thinking
  • Insightful problem solving; pragmatically anticipating and mitigating risk
  • Clear communication; able to inform and influence in both written and verbal form
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; able to engage and lead stakeholders at all levels
  • Ambitious and tenacious; able to tolerate short term discomfort for long term reward

Required skills

  • Interviewing
  • Market Research
  • Project Management
  • Writing
  • Conference Coordination

Application questions

2:1 degree or higher in a Technology/Engineering/Business related subject?
1-2 years’ experience in a commercial conference production role?
Excellent command of the English language both written and verbal?
Do you live in North London?

Reference: 34698133

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