Conference Manager - Global Exhibitions

Recruiter
Real recruitment
Location
London
Salary
£33000 - £36000/annum plus bonus; ote £40-43k
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a global B2B exhibition and conference provider with an outstanding portfolio of large international events. They are seeking an experienced B2B Conference Manager to develop commercially successful conference content on their annual market-leading large scale exhibitions for the global nutraceutical industry, which take place in Europe and Asia.

The position of Conference Manager is one of high responsibility and accountability. The challenge of identifying and satisfying the market's precise needs are highly compensated for by immense job satisfaction when an event is successful. The role offers intellectual stimulation, strategic thinking, the opportunity to meet senior managers on a peer basis, excellent promotion prospects and attractive financial rewards.

Key skills required for the role include: Proven research skills using a number of information sources, attention to detail, time management with an ability to multi-task, good commercial awareness, interpersonal skills, enthusiasm and the ability to make cold calls.

To succeed in this role you must be able to demonstrate:
- At least three years' experience researching and producing content and securing speakers for B2B conferences
- Idea generator, initiative-taker and ability to think strategically
- Strong research and analytical skills
- Excellent negotiation and rapport building skills