Conference Portfolio Manager - financial services events

Real Recruitment Ltd
London (Greater)
29 Mar 2018
13 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client runs over 60 international conferences and forums every year, with a thriving programme that is always expanding. They are seeking an experienced Conference Portfolio Manager to head up their portfolio of financial services events.

As a Portfolio Manager you will report to the Head of Production and be responsible for both production of a small event portfolio alongside direct line management of 1-3 Conference Producers. Key duties in this role include:
- Production; delivering quality commercial products within set timeframes and according to KPIs
- Commercial contribution; leadership in campaign management, supporting events/teams in hitting and exceeding financial performance objectives through demonstrating a commercial mindset
- Line management; taking accountability for performance of (a) Producer(s) through effective and structured management in line with internal processes and expectations
- Training and development; identifying and responding to team skill gaps with appropriate training, whilst actively working on development of team ready for progression
- Portfolio management; taking responsibility for the delivery and growth of a portfolio of events
- New product development; actively contributing to the event schedule with well-validated new product launches which compliment our sector focus
- Recruitment; responding proactively to recruitment requirements within Production by processing candidate applications for the team

Candidates applying for this role must be able to demonstrate the following:
- A successful track record of conference production and experience of managing or mentoring junior team members.
- Evidence of contribution to product/series growth through analysis/growth strategy development and/or self-set and achieved product goals
- Educated to degree level in any academic subject

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