Business Conference Producer

Reilly People
13 May 2018
22 May 2018
Contract Type
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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