SENIOR CONFERENCE PRODUCER

Posted 12 November by Red recruitment

SENIOR CONFERENCE PRODUCER - HOSPITALITY EVENTS - SW LONDON - UP TO £40K + BONUS

Successful conference producers are at the heart of any event. In-depth research, targeting appropriate market segments, effective programme writing, speaker procurement, and on-site management are just some of the areas of activity you will be assisting in. You will be joining an established global company within a well-established business sector, producing industry-leading international conferences and events.

SENIOR CONFERENCE PRODUCER - The candidate…

  • Able to organise self and others, planning ahead as appropriate
  • Able to write clear concise and professional e mails and other written communications.
  • Able to talk fluently and influence a variety of stakeholders.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in all work.
  • Ability to prioritise own workload, meet deadlines and work on own initiative.
  • Able to work under pressure with the ability to find creative solutions to unexpected issues
  • Diplomatic, energetic and calm under pressure
  • Flexibility and a desire to work in a co-operative, collaborative way with other individuals and teams within the organisation

SENIOR CONFERENCE PRODUCER - The role...

  • Responsible for planning, coordinating and directing the development of conference content in the Company’s EMEA-region events;
  • Responsible for developing sponsored programs in collaboration with the group’s management and Event sponsors/hosts;
  • Supports the management of the group’s advisory board relationships, relations with key industry association, professional and trade groups and represents the group externally among such organizations;
  • In collaboration with group management, organizes the advisory board meetings and engages as an active participant to solicit advisory board input into the programming of keynote, panels, speakers, breakouts and other related conference sessions.
  • Produces conference topics and programming schedules/grids as an outcome of advisory board meetings and on-going communication with sponsors/hosts and group management.
  • Maintains an active knowledge of the industry and works collaboratively with sponsor/host companies to place C-level and other senior executives into relevant sessions on the program and facilitate the production of relevant breakout/workshop sessions with sponsors/hosts at all events.
  • Actively organizes, facilitates and, where necessary, recruits, speakers, moderators and panelists, securing commitments in a timely fashion consistent with overall conference production and marketing plans.
  • Speaker liaison to ensure speakers and moderators are properly briefed and prepared.
  • Provides critical input to internal editorial and external/3rd -party contributors in the development of appropriate content in alignment with audience interests on the group’s primary digital media, eNews and social media assets;
  • Responsible for identifying new conference opportunities within defined industries; includes researching potential markets, event themes and formats.
  • Coordinates with the Event Director and conference operations and meeting management staff in the implementation of all pre-event and on-site activities for the conference programs.
  • Oversees management of on-site speaker support, speaker ready rooms, green rooms and VIP handling of participating speakers and advisory board members.
  • Negotiates with suppliers and vendors, making appropriate decisions and vendor selection.
  • Collaborates with the Event Director in supplying relevant cost inputs to the budget and for other EMEA region conferences, ensure that all event activities are within budget guidelines.
  • Confers with senior management and performs other projects as assigned.

SENIOR CONFERENCE PRODUCER - The skills and attributes...

  • University degree or higher and minimum of 3 years’ experience in the conference and event marketing industry and/or hotel investment, commercial real estate development or related.
  • Establishes and communicates a clear and common vision of the desired future state of the conferences and served industry.
  • Effective at communicating and collaborating at a business level with senior executives from sponsor/host companies and applying knowledge to the process of developing world-class conference programs.
  • Must be highly organized, self-directed in the achievement of key objectives according to strict schedules, deliverables, and timelines.
  • Must be an excellent communicator and comfortable speaking in the board room and large audience settings
  • Understands issues relevant to the conferences’ market and industry
  • Listens to and understands internal/external customers and supplier expectations, needs and wants

SENIOR CONFERENCE PRODUCER - HOSPITALITY EVENTS - SW LONDON - UP TO £40K + BONUS

Advertised on behalf of our market-leading client by Red Recruitment.

SENIOR CONFERENCE PRODUCER - HOSPITALITY EVENTS - SW LONDON - UP TO £40K + BONUS

Required skills

  • B2B
  • Event Management
  • Researching
  • Conference Coordination
  • Conference Production

Application question

HAVE YOU HAD 3 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN CONFERENCE PRODUCTION?

Reference: 39349472

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