Business Conference Producer

Recruiter
Reilly People
Location
SW3 1AA
Posted
13 May 2018
Closes
22 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

One of the world's leading business-event producers is looking to add a Conference Producer, ideally with experience in the role or possibly with a background in recruitment, PR or similar. The key attribute we're looking for is that you're not scared of the phone!

The role is:

  • Working towards managing a high-quality portfolio of events focused on the development of the Energy Industry
  • Conducting in-depth market and industry research over the phone and in person to develop strong topical event agenda
  • Generating new topic ideas in alignment with global and regional trends, and provide direction to the conference content
  • Work with Group MD to produce strategy for future direction of the events.
  • Manage long term supporters as well as connect with and build relationships with new clients, speakers and media partners.
  • Work with the marketing team in the successful promotion of the forums
  • Write promotional copy for the event programmes.
  • Work with and direct the sponsorship team and delegate sales team to ensure commercial targets are met.
  • Excellent management of conference onsite, including dealing with speakers and delegates and logistical arrangements to ensure flawless delivery of the event.

You'd need

  • Strong ability to engage with people - excellent research skills (phone and face-to-face)
  • Confidence and ability to build rapport and lasting relationships with senior executives
  • Excellent organisational/project management skills and able to deliver the event to high standards on the day
  • Ability to work well with the marketing team, the delegate sales team and the sponsorship team to lead the event
  • Flexibility to travel to Africa, America, Canada and Latin America to run events and research event agenda
  • Spanish, French or Portuguese would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Experience working in finance or energy events would be an advantage but not essential.
  • An interest in energy a strong willingness to learn about the sector

If this is you, please send a CV with a covering letter telling us why, ASAP!

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