Strategic Conference Development Director

Strategic Conference Development Director

Strategic Conference Development Director – Global B2B Events

London + Travel

Basic salary up to £55K+Generous profit share


You will be an experienced Conference Producer & manager who is confident working on a market-leading events portfolio within a well established global publishing & events.


The opportunity

Responsible for:

  • Driving the overall strategy & growth of the events division across international markets
  • Conference production & development
  • Develop swift understanding of complex topics through comprehensive desk, telephone and face-to-face research
  • Identify & develop long term business relationships with key senior professionals
  • Work closely with other departments; editorial, sales, marketing and logistics
  • Identifying & developing launch events
  • Team management & Leadership
  • Driving teams to achieve
  • Process improvement
  • UK & Overseas travel is required


Your experience:

To be considered for this position you must have:

  • Extensive content development experience gained within the B2B conference industry
  • Proven management experience
  • Excellent ream working skills
  • Ability to project manage & drive forward a portfolio of events from start to finish
  • Process driven
  • Experience identifying & launching new events  
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven research and analytical skills
  • Effective time management
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • The ability to work to deadlines and within budget


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Jackson Barnes Recruitment deliver international recruitment solutions within the events, media and publishing sectors. Working with commercial and not for profit organisations and institutions. Jackson Barnes place from Graduate up to MD level in the following positions:
• Researchers 
• Conference producers 
• Event Marketing professionals 
• Sales professionals – delegate, sponsorship and Business Development
• Event Managers 
• Editors 
We recruit for organisations in UK and overseas with success in London, Dubai, New York, Singapore and Australia.