Conference Producer - Berkshire

Conference Producer - Berkshire

Conference Producer

Large scale international Conference & Exhibition

Based in Nr Reading, Berkshire + Travel

Basic salary up to £27,000 + Profit Share + Benefits

 

The Berkshire office of a global conference business are recruiting an ambitious and commercial conference producer to work on a portfolio of large scale events. The events are established brands with a strong history of success, they are a mix of conference & exhibition formats and they are launching new events for 2019.

 

The Role

Within this position, you will be responsible for producing large scale UK & International events. You will be busy researching topics, identifying & securing the best possible speakers, producing an engaging programme and driving the events forward. You are given realistic production cycles and have a genuine focus on developing great content.

 

You will be required to keep up to date with the industry and become an expert on the subject. In summary your role will include:

  • Topic & speaker research
  • Programme development
  • Speaker recruitment
  • Creation of a marketing & sales strategy
  • Project management of the conferences within your portfolio
  • Working with internal teams and external contacts
  • Onsite on the day – travel required
  • New event launch opportunities

 

The Person

  • An inquisitive, positive, ambitious, highly articulate and excellent communicator  
  • Be a graduate with a great degree
  • Ideally, have at least 12 months experience as a conference producer or you could have gained transferable skills in a similar commercial business environment such as; recruitment, research or B2B sales
  • Be happy & confident picking up the phone and talking to new contacts and senior professionals
  • Have excellent written and spoken English communication skills
  • You will be organised, an excellent time manager who can achieve the production of quality events in the agreed time lines
  • This role will have face to face interaction with internal and external contacts therefore you will need to enjoy and be confident networking and presenting
  • You will be disciplined to plan, organise and complete your desk based research
  • A flair for articulate and creative writing is essential for this position
  • A collaborative team player who is supportive enthusiastic
  • Overseas & UK travel will be required

 

Our client supports, develops and offers international long term career progression for employees. This is a great working environment with plenty of opportunities to progress your career.

 

Please contact Helen@jbrecruitment.co.uk 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.