Senior Programme Manager – Public Policy Events

Senior Programme Manager – Public Policy Events

Senior Programme Manager – Public Policy Events

Based in London

Base salary up to £35,000



We are recruiting an experienced conference producer to join a leading public sector events business. We are looking for a content / research focused producer with at least 18 months experience to join the supportive and ambitious events team.


The role

This division creates 20 high level public sector events each year, the events are London based and attract high level speakers & delegates. You will be responsible for:

  • Research - in-depth industry research via telephone, online and in-person
  • Speaker Recruitment - Source, engage and confirm key public sector speakers and organisations
  • Relationship building - Develop and maintain close and effective relationships with external stakeholders
  • Create the programme
  • Team Work - Successfully work with internal teams; marketing, sales & operations
  • Collaboratively work with sponsors to ensure they achieve maximum success at events
  • Play a key role in the development, delivery and proofing of conference collateral
  • Management of key event deadlines and targets
  • Manage the budgets for your events


The person

  • Educated to degree level
  • At least 18 months experience in conference production, with a credible history of success
  • Strong commercial understanding and ability to understand the commercial implications of public policy
  • Strong research skills and ability to quickly understand new information
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to write convincing commercially focused copy for a range of mediums
  • Excellent influencing, persuasion and negotiating skills
  • Ability to network confidently and competently, often with senior stakeholders
  • Strong attention to detail, organisational skills and time management skills
  • Self-motivated, professional and focused in all aspects of work
  • Interest in and understanding of public policy



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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.