Head of Sector – Oil & Gas Conferences

Head of Sector – Oil & Gas Conferences

Head of Sector – Oil & Gas Conferences

London + Travel

Salary Between £35-£45K (DOE) + Profit share

The company

Our client is an exciting high growth events business that specialise in the energy sector – oil & gas specifically. The business has high profile events delivered by a small & growing team. We are hiring for a Head of Sector to lead the oil & gas team for this high growth, innovative events business.


The Job

The Head of Sector for the Oil & Gas division will form a critical part of the management team’s growth plan, taking on full responsibility for annual planning and execution of the organisational operational strategy. The role will constantly evolve and develop as the business grows. You will be expected to seek opportunities to add value and advise the management team on new projects.

You will have 3 core areas of responsibility:

  • Business Planning and Operational Strategy
  • Training and Team Management
  • Flagship Conference Production

The person - The Head of Sector will be an ambitious, hardworking and business minded conference professional who will develop and deliver the strategy for the next period of growth.


  • At least 2 years conference production experience, both building new conferences from scratch and growing repeat conferences
  • A strong commercial grounding. You will need to demonstrate experience of successfully developing and executing a growth strategy
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication
  • Experience of consultative sales
  • An eye for detail
  • An understanding of digital marketing principles
  • To be comfortable working to deadlines and targets
  • Project management - competently managing many moving parts to deliver something exceptional
  • A readiness and desire to take the next step in your career to a Head of Sector role
  • Experience of researching market trends
  • Training or managing team members
  • Business planning
  • Salesforce and Mailchimp experience

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.