Head of Conferences - Medical Technology

Paramount Recruitment
London, South East England
10 Jul 2017
09 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Conferences - Medical Technology

The company is a global conference organiser, publisher of 7 specialist newspapers and market research consultancy within the medical devices sector. Currently, the company organises Europe's largest and longest-running vascular symposium which attracts nearly 4500 attendees from 84 countries.

A Head of Conferences will lead the company's conference division and manage the team that organises all aspects of the company's annual event in London. The individual will work closely with the Programme Chairman and publishing team. They will also work closely with the Managing Director to identify, bid for and organise more international medical conferences as well as take the existing event to other parts of the globe.

?* Negotiate the contract with the venue for the company's annual event in London and identify other venues in Asia, Middle East and Africa
* Meet the requirements with our pavilion and major sponsors so that they continue to support the annual event and other new regional events
* ?Manage a small events team of 4 that includes an Events Manager and Prog?ramme Manager
* Put together professional bids to organise other target international medical conferences
* Develop with the publications team a marketing and communications plan for the company's events
* Oversee the relationship with key contractors for the company's events (AV, logistical,electrical and health & safety)
?* Produce post-event metrics and feedback

The successful candidate will have the following skills:

* Prior experience with a leading professional conference organiser
* Experience organising large-scale events in different countries? and regions
* Ability to manage and grow a team of event professionals
?* An interest in developing a good understanding of different medical specialties and medical device sectors
*A 'can do' attitude with the flexibility to do what is needed to get the job done

This opportunity offers an excellent salary and chance to work in an exciting sector. To hear more please contact Richard Maxwell at Paramount Recruitment!

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