Conference Manager

Recruiter
Lipton Media
Location
London
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
12 Feb 2017
Closes
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Programme Manager

Leading global events business seeks a highly commercial individual to produce intellectually stimulating b2b conferences. A fascinating blend of research, marketing, budgetary management and key stakeholder management.

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to manage your own budget, have complete autonomy over the commercial content of your own b2b conference? Research, creativity, key stakeholder management and an entrepreneurial mind set is key…Interested?

Our client is on a mission to build industry leading global conferences focused on growth markets and technology innovation. Their topics are cutting edge which is reflected in the high level of engagement they get from all involved stakeholders.

We are looking for degree educated candidates with a year or two in a highly commercial role. You will have an excellent academic background with the confidence and ambition to speak to busy senior executives at FTSE 100 companies..

The role requires someone who has a strong grasp of research and business fundamentals and is looking to stretch their entrepreneurial and leadership side.

The Role:

If you want to learn about business, how industries function and markets work, this job is for you.

You will research create and manage at least five profitable business to business conferences per year. You will invite senior executives to speak at your conference, write commercially engaging copy and help create sales and marketing strategies for the summits. You will have control over a large budget. This is not an event operations logistics or marketing role but a research based project management role with plenty of key stakeholder management responsibilities…and international travel!

The Person:

You are entrepreneurial with a strong work ethic and ability to work under pressure. Degree educated with strong research and project management skills. Confident and comfortable with calling and engaging senior executives. Effective communicator with great listening skills and a superb copywriter. You will receive ongoing training, a highly attractive bonus structure based on the output of your conferences and scope to travel to many of the world’s leading commercial hubs.

Lipton Media is a dynamic, proactive and progressive media recruitment agency solely dedicated to the media industry. We are leaders across media sales and creative opportunities. We cover: media, digital media, print, exhibition, event, conference, outdoor and radio sales, in addition to marketing, conference production and editorial jobs.

Our clients range from small start-up companies to FTSE 100 and 250 businesses. We work with people at every stage of their career from undergraduates looking for their first entry point into sales to senior managers and directors looking for their next challenge.