Head of Conference Production

Head of Conference Production

Head of Conference Production – Commercial Conferences & Events
12 month full time Fixed Term Contract

Based in London + Travel
Salary up to £60k + Bonus + Benefits


Join a global leader in events, media & marketing as a Head of Production. This senior management position sits in the commercial events department and is responsible for the research, development and production of a portfolio of approx. 30 global successful conferences.


The job

The Head of Conference Production is responsible for:

  • Strategic long terms conference development
  • Manage a team of 4 conference producers (lead, mentor & train)
  • Setting and managing targets, KPIs’s and best practice across the team
  • Development & delivery of new events
  • Conference production
  • Creating and delivering excellent attendee experience at all your events
  • Delivering market leading & commercially successful conferences


The Head of Conference Production is expected to deliver revenue growth through:

  • Development of industry leading, insight led, content rich events
  • Strategic planning and innovation
  • Putting the customer first at all times
  • Working collaboratively with internal teams
  • The creation of online digital events


The person

To be considered for this Head of Production position you will be a highly successful commercially, insight driven leader with experience of delivering industry leading conference-led content across traditional and digital formats. We are looking for:

  • 5+ years in Conference Production who is incredibly passionate about creating & delivering exceptional events. Ideally you will have experience producing small and large-scale events within a fast-paced commercial environment
  • Be an ‘audience first’ person who understands what it takes to make exceptional events happen
  • Comfortable with digital and capable & driven to create ‘digital first’ into the portfolio
  • Highly energetic & motivational conference expert who can establish a strong team culture
  • Excellent communicator who can manage external customers and internal business expectations
  • Thrives in a challenging, fast paced and high-pressure environment
  • Deeply entrepreneurial backed with proven experience as a practical deliverer
  • Highly ambitious with a desire to create a significant business


Start Date: ASAP


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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.