Conference Producer / Portfolio Manager

That Recruit
London (Greater)
£25,000 - £24,000
05 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for an experienced Conference Producer/Portfolio Manager to join our production team and manage a range of projects across the portfolio. We deliver high level events, with the portfolio including conferences, forums, awards, bespoke roundtables, and special projects all aligned with established industry publications and supported by in-depth research. 

Areas covered: financial services – private and retail banking, energy – power generation, design and construction, architecture, brand protection and luxury brands. We are looking for a candidate who can jump straight into the role and provide exceptional service to the events team.

Duties & Responsibilities:
- Conduct market research and identify opportunities for new events and ways to grow existing events
- Conduct industry research and work with editorial teams to create a draft agenda
- Working with commercial clients to develop an agenda that covers their KPIs and attracts their target companies
- On-going monitoring of competitor events (existing and launching) to see latest speakers/hottest topics
- Creation of commercially driven session slots and allocation of potential sponsors
- Secure industry speakers for the agenda and confirm all speakers in line with event timelines
- Manage onsite speakers, presentations and streamed sessions liaising any change in timings to the operations team
- Write briefing documents and supporting material for all events

Candidate Requirements:
- Graduate, ideally with a degree 2:1 and above or equivalent
- 2 years + production experience in commercial events
- Full understanding of production cycles and creating programmes to a deadline 
- Ability to assimilate complex information quickly, thrive under pressure, and work on several focus areas simultaneously
- Entrepreneurial and ready to take responsibility early on 
- Excellent organisational, communication, research and interpersonal skills

Salary on offer is £25k - £34k, depending on experience.

To be considered for this excellent opportunity, please apply today.

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