Conference Production Director - Summits

Posted 13 March by Media Search Inc. Easy Apply

Conference Production Director - Summits

£42000+ 6-10k Bonus

London (City)

The Client…is recognised for its delivery of market leading business events catering to the networking and information needs of Europe’s CIOs and technology leaders across multiple sectors.

The Role… Reporting to the Managing Director, the PD will be responsible for:

  • Recruitment and development of A grade producers
  • Growth strategy and product innovation for existing events
  • Topic generation and validation for new events
  • Defining and embedding a production process to allow for scaling of the department
  • Building event portfolio VIPs into engaged active communities

Specifically the role encompasses…

  • Direct management of 3 producers, dotted line supervision of marketing, sponsorship and delegate sales resources
  • Portfolio scheduling and managing P&L
  • Adding value at a strategic level to the work done by experienced producers
  • Evaluating current annual events and developing strategies that target growth through sponsorship revenue streams
  • Generating, validating and launching profitable large-scale launch events to contribute to the growth of the business
  • Communicating portfolio/event strategy to a multi-functional team. Guiding Producers, Sponsorship, Marketing, Delegate Sales and Operations teams in order to deliver project goals
  • Assessing the current strengths of the team then building and implementing Personal Development Plans to support individual progress
  • Owning recruitment plans for your team to ensure that you are fully resourced and able to scale
  • Accurately forecasting, reporting activities and results to and agreeing strategy with the Managing Director
  • Building a team brand and operating as an inspirational figure to lead your team to exceptional results
  • Using content and events to build engaged communities of senior decision makers

Skills / Characteristics

  • Demonstrated ability to grow sponsorship-led events with a heavy emphasis on driving sponsorship revenue
  • Dynamic team leader, able to gain buy-in and support from a diverse team
  • Proven topic generator able to launch events profitably
  • Strong decision-making and leadership skills
  • Devised/significantly contributed to marketing and sponsorship growth strategies
  • Proactively cultivated relationships with key sponsors, speakers and associations
  • Talented communicator - able to drive multi-team strategy and manage ambitious portfolio targets
  • Track record of achieving / exceeding targets for revenue and profitability
  • Ability to influence and add to individual’s skill sets; a strong trainer and mentor
  • Proven creativity in coming up with both revenue generating and perception enhancing ideas for event portfolio

Required skills

  • Producers
  • Summits
  • Conference Production
  • International Events

Reference: 34675932

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