Junior Conference Producer - Tech Focused Conferences

Recruiter
Skills Matter
Location
Broadgate
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for a creative team-player to join our conferences team to help produce great conferences for our technology community.

Currently we run 15 Tech Conferences throughout the year in London, primarily at CodeNode although 3 are now held at Business Design Centre in Islington and we have just launched our first Conference in New York 2019.

*Responsibilities*

• Assist in producing high quality programs by researching topics and the leading experts in the technology domain of the conference.
• Research online and liaise with members in our awesome community, in our program committees, and in our own conferences team, creating timely recommendations for keynotes.
• Invite and secure top speakers, leading experts in their field, to keynote our conferences, at least 12-14 months ahead of the conference and meeting our diversity objectives.
• Publish engaging, rich and well tagged descriptions of their keynotes and bios on our conference web pages.
• Create rich marketing assets that can be used to promote program content, for print, social media and our website.
• Grow attendance, content engagement and revenues from our conferences by executing engaging social media campaigns around the content you have sourced and created.
• Research and secure cool conference venues in NYC and SF, and negotiate flexible terms, reasonable commercials and the spaces and services we need to create an awesome experience for our attendees.

*About you*

Essential

• You must have some commercial experience organising events/conferences.
• Be very interested in technology – you do not need to code but you must be excited and passionate about technology.
• Creative and a quick-thinking team-player, a natural in organising things and able to meet (often tight) deadlines;
• A people person, both flexible and fearless, who can talk to anyone and can also listen;
• Highly curious, someone who loves learning, researching and getting to the bottom of things;
• Always buzzing with energy and enjoy rolling up your sleeves and get stuck in;
• Able to assume responsibility and ownership for successfully reaching individual and team goals; and you are
• Looking to channel your creativity and superb organisational skills into a product and team that helps thousands of people learn and share skills in advanced technology.


*Why join our team?*

• 22 days annual holiday, increasing by one day per year to a maximum of 27 days per year.
• Contributory pension (up to 2.5%).
• Participate in the company private health scheme with subsidised gym membership;
• Smart Phone allowance - £35 per month to operate your own smart phone.
• Fun Forum - monthly team events - recent events include Cheese and Wine tasting night, Games night, Ping pong tournament, Hawaiian fun...
• Seasonal company events - Summer party, Christmas party etc

*Who are we*

We are a community of software craftsmen and women, with a passion for tackling complex engineering challenges, and for sharing our skills and experience with others. With 140,000+ passionate, experienced, and highly engaged members, we're one of Europes' largest software developer communities.

Every day, hundreds of us get together at our venue CodeNode which is the UK's largest venue designed for technology events.

A buzzing hive of activity, CodeNode provides 23,000 sq. ft of community meet-up, conference, training and collaboration space with unrivalled technology capabilities and great transport links in the heart of Tech City and the financial district.


Strictly NO Agencies

You must be eligible to live and work in the UK to be considered for this role.

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