Conference Producer

Posted: 06/11/2017
Location: London
Type: Permanent
Salary: £ 40,000 to 50,000

Conference Producer - London - Permanent - £ 40,000 to 50,000 - Job ref: J16594

Conference Producer wanted for a niche Publishing/Conference organiser based in South West London, these guys are an energetic and fast-growing media business. With 20 employees they are an innovative publishing and events business operating within the legal sector for magazines and events and a client-focused community brand with online, networking events and jobs board platforms.

£40,000+5K Bonus+Bens

This role will report to the creative director and will have support from a shared conference exec and a junior producer.

Role key points

To produce, market and manage several annual B2B conferences under the Legal portfolio, plus some roundtables and smaller half-day mini conferences.

Project management

  • Produce project management timelines in advance of each conference/event to record key event management dates and deadlines. Manage conferences/events in accordance with established timelines and deadlines
  • Proactive project management ensuring a high level of communication internally and externally
  • Work closely with the conference executive to deliver high quality conferences/events on time and on budget

Research and production

  • Conduct desktop research to better understand event topic and identify relevant surveys, speakers/research contacts etc.
  • Conduct telephone research with potential target market attendees and sponsors to test event/topic viability and identify key challenges to develop conference agendas
  • Analyse telephone transcripts to develop commercial conference programmes that meet the stated needs of the market
  • Produce a conference brief that you and your colleagues can refer to
  • Create briefing documents from your research for internal use by editorial and the rest of the team if needed

Experience required:

Must have proven conference production with at least 3 to 5 years experience, the client will consider people coming from an Association background but would prefer commercial experience, Legal production experience would be a bonus but not essential. Great little company with plans in place to grow, this role can evolve into a Head of Events role within 18 months.

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Required Skills:
Conference Producer, Senior Conference Producer
Expiry Date: 04/12/2017
Contact name: Guy Wilkinson
Contact phone: 02089444180