Conference Producer

Posted 5 October by Jobfinders


An exciting position has arisen for a Conference Producer to join the team to help produce and deliver a series of events covering the latest trends in their industry and featuring the top global industry thought leaders. The Conference Producer will be part of an international team that puts on 10-15 events annually, from 150 person conferences to tradeshows for 13,000 attendees, in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas.

The Conference Producer will research, write and deliver high quality and innovative agendas for programme of worldwide events, identifying and recruiting appropriate speakers at the same time as ensuring the marketability and commercial viability of the each conference they are responsible for. Applicants must have a proven track record of conference and content production in a B2B commercial environment and working with a global audience of customers and contributors. The role will help support growth and revenue goals and work directly with senior level leadership. You will be a strategic Conference Producer who can take the portfolio to the next level and at the same time look at developing new ideas for events and content areas to help to expand the business.

Responsibilities include:

  • Research and produce high quality and innovative agendas for a portfolio of global conferences using in depth phone based and desktop research of key subject areas
  • Research important industry topics and keep up to date with industry trends to ensure streams of content are relevant to the audience
  • Source, select and secure the participation of high level, industry leading speakers through research, networking, and existing contacts to achieve your target requirements
  • Assume full project ownership of each event from a content perspective and to ensure that events run to deadline and to schedule close working with the cross functional team
  • Produce all content related copy for your events including sales-driven brochures, websites, direct mail and emails
  • Contribute to social media activity for the events through regular participation
  • To be responsible for the onsite delivery of the events through meticulous on-site execution of the conferences to exceptional customer standards
  • Provide input for the sales and marketing strategy for the events by identifying and suggesting possible sponsors, supporters and media partners
  • Contribute towards portfolio development by generating topics to deliver a forward schedule of commercially viable programmes and to conduct due diligence and assist in the development of new ideas for expanding the portfolio
  • Make and maintain relationships with industry stakeholders and the client base to develop and build communities around the events in the portfolio
  • Work with other departments to ensure all processes are efficient and effective as possible, suggesting new processes where necessary
  • Work with the senior management team to grow and enhance the product and service offering across the portfolio to maintain market leadership

Knowledge, Skills, Ability/Competencies

  • 2 years of experience in conference production, preferably in a B2B commercial environment, and a proven track record in creating editorially powerful, well written programmes with innovative, interactive formats across a range of topics and subject areas
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deliver on time
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills - written and verbal
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • A high level of commercial awareness and are target and deadline driven
  • Ability to quickly understand a market and draw up list of appropriate topics and speakers

Don't dealy - our client is moving quickly! Apply today!

Required skills

  • Commercial Awareness
  • Research
  • Conference Production
  • Attention to detail
  • Organised

Application questions

Do you have a minimum of 2 years producing conferences within a B2B remit?
Are you extremely organised?
Do you enjoy in depth research?
Have you had full responsibility in successfully delivering conferences?
Can you pick up new markets quite quickly?

Reference: 33477018

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