Head of Content - Retail Exhibitions - 12 Month FTC

Recruiter
HANDLE RECRUITMENT
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
23 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Handle Recruitment is seeking an experienced Content Manager or Conference Producer to join a leading exhibitions business, where you will specialise in their portfolio if retail exhibitions, including fashion and homeware. This is a one year maternity cover.

The key purpose of this position is to create year round content and at-show experiences that drive visitor engagement, and increase show attendance through targeting new and existing visitor groups.

As the Head of Content your responsibilities will include:

  • Interpreting visitor research to inform the business of industry change and visitor preferences, representing the visitors needs at a strategic level.
  • Overseeing the development and delivery of content to visitors as part of the at-show experience.
  • Working with the marketing and digital teams to create content marketing strategies.
  • Acting as a digital content editor including leading on content strategy, commissioning, editing, and sponsor liaison.
  • Securing sign off for new projects, leading on internal stakeholder relationships.
  • Taking accountability for producing and securing agreement on the content plan for each show, including a strong speaker line up, video, written and social media based campaigns.
  • Working to constantly innovate both onsite content, and pre-event content marketing, to ensure that the shows retain their position as the sector's leading trade shows.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Experience in conference or exhibitions content management.
  • A proven track record of success within the conference world.
  • A high level of commercial awareness and target/deadline driven mentality.
  • Strong relationship skills, the ability to build and develop good working relationships.
  • Experience of launching new events and products in new markets is an advantage

Please apply now for a further conversation!

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.


This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/80965403

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