Graduate Conference Producer - x3

Recruiter
Real recruitment
Location
London
Salary
£25000 - £35000/annum
Posted
09 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Graduate Conference Producer x 3
25 - 35k pa
Super opportunities for top graduates looking for a fast-track career.
For those who are unaware, Conference Production is an exciting blend of research, project management, events, marketing and networking. If you enjoy working to deadlines and targets, have a natural ability to network and a keen interest in global sectors such as Healthcare, Law, Maritime, Energy and Business, this could be the industry for you…
It's a position that holds high responsibility and accountability. The challenge of meeting deadlines and identifying and satisfying the market's needs are highly compensated for by immense job satisfaction when a conference is successful, intellectual stimulation within a range of sectors, the opportunity to meet senior industry figures on a peer basis, and attractive financial rewards.
Key responsibilities include -
* Researching hot topics by conducting in-depth research with senior figures within a given industry;
* Identifying strengths and weaknesses of competitor conferences;
* Identifying and contacting potential speakers, negotiating fees where necessary;
* Writing promotional copy for brochures, social media and websites;
* Working alongside the marketing team to ensure the correct audience is being targeted;
* Contacting special guest speakers outside the industry;
* Ensuring the conference runs smoothly on the day;
* Be known and seen as the strategic mind behind the conference;
* Building up rapport with key stakeholders;
* Producing post-event reports and analysis.
Experience/Qualifications and Skills Required -
No specific experience is required in either events or production but some commercial work experience is highly advantageous.
* Strong academic record - minimum 2:1 from a leading university;
* Excellent time management skills;
* Outstanding ability to communicate, both written and verbal;
* Great eye for detail;
* Enthusiasm, a proven self-starter;
* Good commercial awareness.
For more information about the roles available, an informal discussion about whether conference production could be the career for you or to apply, please submit a full CV asap