Event Portfolio Leader

Albany Appointments
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Event Portfolio Leader

World - leading professional body with a growing membership of over 112,000 members in 140 countries is seeking an Event Portfolio Leader.

As an Event Portfolio Leader your role isto manage and grow a portfolio of commercial events as well as topic generating new events. This is an exciting role, giving the right the Conference Producer the opportunity to run a commercial 'mini-business’ within the secure and established institute.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Identify and validating new topics through market research and conversations with industry experts to produce compelling programmes and manage the events within your portfolio
  • Identify key sessions and speakers through high quality telephone and face-to-face research, meeting telephone research KPIs for each event.
  • To write marketing copy to drive enquiries and bookings
  • Manage onsite speaker liaison and ensure the event programme is delivered to a high standard
  • Oversee the budgets for events within your portfolio ensuring they are hitting commercial revenue and profitability targets

Ideal Candidate:

  • Will have 2 -3 years proven commercial B2B conference production experience, ideally producing technical conferences
  • Will have excellent market research skills and proven experience in launching new events
  • Will have strong communication and interpersonal skills, be able to work with internal stake holders and external organisations
  • Proven high-quality speaker acquisition
  • Creative and resourceful, with an innovative approach; ability to analyse ideas from a commercial perspective

Location: Central London

Salary: £28,000 per annum + Profit Share and Benefits

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