Conference Producer - Graduate, Telecoms Projects

Media Search Inc.
11 Feb 2017
11 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Conference Producer - Graduate, Telecoms Projects

£25,000+ Bonus

London (International Travel)

My Client….. Is a global organiser of wireless connectivity events (5G, Bluetooth, Internet of Things, Smart Cities…) working closely with industry associations and clients include all of the world’s major operators and equipment manufacturers within Europe, Asia and Americas.

The Role…Working with the head of portfolio and the head of content, this role brings together the 'who’s who’ of the industry. This includes identifying and recruiting speakers for the event programmes, researching conference and online content, identifying and qualifying (and on occasion, closing) sales leads for both sponsorship and delegate sales.

The candidate will already have at least 6 months experience in an office environment, ideally in a sales or content related role. The position will suit someone looking to develop their skills on a successful and growing portfolio.

The candidate will be a self-starting, confident individual who is able to communicate with senior executives. You will be able to demonstrate an understanding of markets and commercial acumen

Key Responsibilities:

Programme Development

  • To conduct research with a variety of stakeholders, provide feedback on the programme content and to help develop the programme further
  • Identify opportunities around specific topics and target groups
  • To assist in market-testing content ideas with your contacts

Marketing and Prospect Management

  • Engage with a wide cross-section of the market and generate interest in the event
  • Grow our database of contacts through telephone networking and research
  • Clarify the event value proposition for different parts of the ecosystem
  • Manage a number of prospect lists and qualify prospects according to whether they will be a speaker, sponsor, delegate, guest etc

Driving Attendance and Sales

  • Recruit senior level speakers to take part on the conference programme - high quality and to hard deadlines
  • Secure participation and commitment from senior 'buy-side’ executives as VIP delegates

Knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviours required

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience
  • Commercially minded, you will be excited by the prospect of seeing events exceed targets
  • Strong relationship developer, will be able to quickly develop a rapport with senior executives over the phone
  • Proactive, results driven, highly motivated