Conference Producer

Job Description

    Conference Producer 

      Our client is a leading media and events company based in Greater London and they are now looking for a skilled Conference Producer to add to their team. They are growing rapidly and have many market leading B2B brands.

      Salary is excellent.

      The role:

      Event creation 

    • Research with the profession and analyse the feasibility of repeat events
    • Maximise existing events to ensure they meet the ‘need to know’ requirement to guarantee attendance
    • Conduct detailed research by phone and in person with key industry figures to determine the validity of topics, key themes, format, speakers, competitor landscape, timing, price point and location.
    • Analyse past delegates to determine appropriate pricing and targeting
    • Establish growth areas for existing events or new events

      Fulfilment of your project 

    • Project manage all aspects and ensure the production of high quality, industry leading commercially viable events to deadline.
    • Work with the project team to ensure you perform to maximum potential by inspiring colleagues, motivating them and holding them to account on key deadlines
    • Write comprehensive topic briefing documents which contain essential information about the key industry issues, market and event to brief all internal stakeholders (SPEX, delegate sales, marketing, logistics and editorial).
    • Through your detailed research, write topical and commercially viable conference programs.
    • Invite and confirm high-level speakers that the industry wants to hear from.
    • Work with the event marketer to create a robust, clearly defined marketing, data and content brief that enables you to produce a powerful marketing, content and data plan that delivers the agreed outcome.

    • Create promotionally-led marketing copy for emails, website and brochures that is in the tone and language of the market and which generates enquiries and bookings.
    • Sponsorship – develop value propositions and assist with proposal writing where required, identify key sponsors and make initial contact from a research perspective, attend all  relevant sponsor meetings and work with sponsors on their involvement in the conference

      Skills required 

    • Excellent research skills
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Analytical and able to interpret data to shape ideas
    • Sharp copywriting
    • Excellent time management and organisational skills in order to meet deadlines and balance many tasks and people at once.
    • Good communication skills: able to develop and maintain strong personal relationships with team members and external stakeholders
    • Clear understanding and delivery of core conference kpis
    • Demonstration of strong topic generation and market development ability
    • Strong commercial awareness and a clear comprehension of profit and loss/basic business principles
    • Entrepreneurial – an innovator who has experience of new launches, new formats, new processes

      Personal attributes: 

    • Self-starter and can work autonomously
    • Business acumen
    • High integrity
    • Inspires others to get things done.
    • Intelligent, energetic, ambitious and driven
    • Good communicator
    • Results orientated with strong attention to detail

       If you think you have the qualities for this role, please apply now to avoid any disappointment