Conference Portfolio Manager - HR Events

Conference Portfolio Manager - HR Events

Conference Portfolio Manager - HR Events

London + Travel

Base salary up to £35K + Profit Share


We are looking for an experienced conference producer who can further develop an established & high profile portfolio of HR Conferences.


The company

This established Conference business has been creating HR events for many years. They have a great following and their events attract a senior HR audience, high level speakers and global sponsors - highlighting the prestige and quality of their portfolio. This ambitious business is moving towards a membership model and are keen to hire a conference producer who can develop an established portfolio and make it their own.


The role

The Conference Producer position will consist of in-depth research with leading industry experts to uncover the latest trends within the HR sector, as well as other related emerging sectors. You will ensure the agendas for the events remain at the cutting-edge of the industry. Coupled with this, your role will revolve around the acquisition of the industry’s key thought leaders.


In addition to the core role of event research and speaker acquisition, the conference producer will be responsible for:

  • Uncovering new topics and opportunities for growth within the HR sector
  • Developing and applying innovative formats and event ideas to improve the onsite event experience for speakers, sponsors, delegates and members
  • Working closely with sponsorship sales to provide industry insight from the end user market to drive profitability of the series
  • Building networks and followings with industry leaders to aid with the buy-in, promotion and expand the community
  • Writing commercial marketing material to reflect the benefits and features of the event to draw in potential sponsors and attendees
  • Attend events

The person

You will have experience of working as a conference producer and would like the opportunity to have ownership & really make your mark on a portfolio of HR events. We are also looking for:

  • An inquisitive and investigative approach to research
  • Examples of securing senior industry figures to contribute to your events
  • The ability to find the balance of outstanding product and hitting deadlines
  • Clear contribution to the success of all members of the team
  • Drive and ambition
  • Positive, energised, solution focused attitude
  • A creative and original thinker


Why join?

  • You will have the opportunity to work with a smart, ambitious and supportive team
  • Become a key partner in the growth of an exciting portfolio of HR events
  • Take the opportunity to become a recognised authority in the HR community
  • Mentorship to become an outstanding Conference professional
  • A competitive salary + bonus package dependent on experience


Please contact at Jackson Barnes Recruitment for more information on this or other similar positions.


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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.