Graduate Conference Assistant

Demon Recruitment & Resourcing Ltd
05 Feb 2017
05 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Client

Due to expansion my client a vibrant and innovative Communications, Conferencing and Events Company have a newly created opportunity for a talented Conference Producer to join their award winning London office.

This is an exciting time for the business and an excellent opportunity for someone to really make their mark and stand out in this growing and exciting company while raising their profile. So if you’re a bright, tenacious, well presented and high-energy Graduate with first-class communication skills who is seeking an excellent platform to start your career in conference productions my client will be committed to help drive your career forward!

They are a fun, friendly and warm team who are very hands-on with a really collaborative culture where you are positively encouraged to bring ideas.

The Role

As a Conference Producer your role is integral to the success of the company and as such this is an exciting and highly visible opportunity where you will be responsible for the creation of the events from the very beginning! Acting as a key contact you will liaise extensively with speakers and delegates and attend events while networking with leading industry professionals.

  • In-depth research into target markets

  • Creating databases

  • Writing sales-orientated agendas

  • Copywriting
  • Influencing and recruiting speakers on the telephone and face-to-face

  • Liaising and organising the speakers on the actual day of the conference

The Person, Skills & Experience

You will need exceptional organisational, research, English grammar and creative writing skills as well as being a commercial, ambitious, high-energy self-starter. The ability to build relationships and while conducting yourself professionally on the phone and face-to-face are also needed.

  • Graduate with 2.1 degrees (or equiv)

  • A Level (or equiv) with grades A-B

  • Relevant work experience is desirable but not essential however, a positive attitude and strong and pro-active approach are essential!

  • Excellent writing, proofing and Microsoft Excel skills

  • A good eye for detail, a logical mind as well as being very personable

  • Excellent team player with a bright, sparky, personality and GSOH

If you need to discuss this role in more detail, please call Demon Recruitment & Resourcing in the Croydon office.

Demon Recruitment confirms its commitment to equality of opportunity in all areas of its work. All individuals will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

Whilst we would like to personally respond to every application this often isn't possible due to the volume of applicants. Should you have not been contacted within 7 days you have not been short listed on this occasion. However, your CV may be held on file for future reference. Demon Recruitment is acting as an employment business in relation to this vacancy.