Portfolio Director - Russian & English Conference Producer

Portfolio Director - Russian & English Conference Producer

Portfolio Director - Russian & English Conference Producer

Based in London + Overseas Travel

Generous basic salary & Profit Share

We are looking for an experienced Senior Conference Producer to step into a Portfolio Director position. You will have produced B2B events in a commercial environment and be keen to join a well established and growing events business in a senior role.

The Portfolio Director will produce & manage an impressive portfolio; 1 flagship annual event and 2 high growth conferences. You would be joining a dynamic & creative events business which has a supportive & friendly team and encourages innovative ideas and career growth.

The job - Portfolio Director

The Portfolio Director will be responsible for producing & managing 2-3 international events a year. These are annual energy related events which have generous production cycles and high quality content & speakers.


  • Telephone and in person research to develop a commercial conference agenda
  • Continuous market research to keep up-to-date with industry trends and developments
  • Identifying, inviting and confirming the best possible speakers and advisory boards to create a commercially viable conference programme
  • Organise and attend in person meetings with clients
  • Write marketing copy - promotional material, email campaigns, press releases, etc
  • Work collaboratively with the marketing, sales & operations teams to ensure the event is successful
  • Achieve agreed deadlines and financial targets
  • Work effectively with the team on-site to ensure smooth running of the events
  • Developing the conference portfolio - expand existing events and launch new conferences

The person

This Portfolio Director position is a great next step in the career for an experienced Senior Conference Producer.

  • You will have at least 2 years experience of creating and delivering high quality, successful and commercial B2B conferences
  • Excellent communication skills. Confident, engaging and credible when researching topics & securing speakers for your events.
  • Excellent copywriting skills - fluency in both English & Russian language
  • Strong time management & organisation skills to ensure tasks are completed in line with agreed deadlines
  • Commercial awareness to conference production
  • Creative, innovative and positive approach to conference production
  • Collaborative team player
  • Fluent in English and Russian (both written and spoken)


  • Knowledge of the energy sector
  • Experience working on international events
  • Experience working on larger B2B Conferences

If you are looking to step up from a senior conference producer position into a Portfolio Director role and speak fluent Russian & English this could be a great next step in 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.

Required skills

  • Copywriting
  • Oil Gas
  • Research
  • Russian
  • Conference Production