Deputy Marketing Director – International Large Scale B2B Conferences

Deputy Marketing Director – International Large Scale B2B Conferences

Deputy Marketing Director – International Large Scale B2B Conferences

Based in London & Travel

Salary up to £55K+ Uncapped Commissions OTE £75K+


Corporate large scale conference business which create & and deliver B2B conferences across the globe and multiple industry sectors from pharma to finance. The events have on average 1000+ attendees, 100+ speakers and generate millions in revenues.


The Deputy Marketing Director will be responsible for creating the marketing strategy for a large portfolio of high profile, large scale commercial conferences and manage & develop a fantastic team of marketing managers & assistants.  For this senior marketing job, it is essential you have the following experience:

  • Min. 4 years in commercial B2B conference marketing role
  • Solid people management & development skills
  • Excellent digital, direct & online marketing experience
  • Experience developing, evaluating and analysing marketing strategy


The job

As the Deputy Marketing Director, you will take responsibility for managing a big portfolio of large scale conferences, creating the strategy and working with the marketing managers & assistants to deliver results. Specifically, you will take responsibility for:

  • Management, recruitment, career development /progression and training for the marketing managers & assistants in your team.
  • Evaluating & reporting on channel performance on a monthly & quarterly basis.
  • Analysing the performance of the events and making changes to the marketing plans to ensure success & growth are achieved.
  • Work with the digital business to market the organisations digital products; whitepapers, reports, webinars etc.
  • Working with other divisions within the business to ensure the events have the best possible opportunity to exceed expectations. This is a supportive & collaborative environment where the sales, production, operations and marketing divisions work together to drive the events forward.
  • You will also be happy to get involved in marketing some events yourself.


The person

We are looking for a very experienced, driven and credible Events Marketing professional for this senior marketing position. You will be managing a portfolio which generates millions in revenue and a team who have lots of experience and are ambitious to keep learning & moving their careers forward. The Deputy Marketing Director will require the following experience & skills:

  • Exceptional event marketing knowledge – experience of digital, direct and online marketing in the commercial B2B conference industry.
  • Large Scale Conference knowledge - Ideally, you will have worked on larger conferences (100+ speakers) or have the ability to manage such complex event marketing campaigns.
  • Experience in events marketing - We expect you will have had 4+ years in an events marketing role.
  • Management experience - at least 1 year managing a team of 3 or more marketing professionals. You will be skilled and developing people, succession planning and helping your team to be successful & achieve their career goals.
  • This is a commercial environment, you will be confident performing in a results & revenues driven culture which is constantly striving to improve, develop and growth the business.
  • Excellent time management, organisational and communication skills
  • Collaborative and supportive attitude – able to work successfully as part of a team or independently.

Words which may be used to describe you: Innovative, persistent, persuasive, supportive, reliable, inquisitive, committed, creative, positive, energetic, professional and responsible.


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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.