Conference Producer – Life Science Conferences

Conference Producer – Life Science Conferences

Conference Producer – Life Science Conferences

Central London + Travel

Salary up to £29K + Bonus + Benefits inc. 25 days holiday

Great opportunity for a Graduate, ideally in biological sciences or chemistry, to join a global leader in B2B conferences & exhibitions. We welcome applications from existing conference producers looking for a new challenge or professionals looking for their first step in the production of life science related events.

The job

This Conference Producer position is a great opportunity for a bright and driven professional looking to work in a fast paced commercial environment. You will be required to take responsibility for the production & delivery of your conferences, driving the event forward and working within agreed timelines.

With specific responsibility for:

  • Research & analysis of the best conference topics & programme format – ensuring commercially viable
  • Write compelling programmes for your events
  • Develop your business knowledge, understanding and relationships with key industry professionals and associations
  • Grow & develop the conferences through the creation of innovative formats, recruiting excellent speakers and great team working
  • Identify, negotiate and confirm speakers and where beneficial source high profile guest speakers from outside the industry
  • Create & work with advisory boards when relevant
  • Create high quality, commercial, profitable and marketing leading events             
  • Attend relevant industry events
  • Create the website copy, marketing and other promotional material and create content for event marketing campaigns, i.e white papers, video, webinars
  • Budget responsibility
  • Working strategically with the marketing, sales and operations teams to ensure the event reaches the right audience and achieved its revenue targets
  • Attend the event on the day
  • Develop new event launch opportunities for the portfolio
  • Post events analyse and report findings

The person

This conference producer opportunity is best suited to a self-motivated, strategic and confident professional who enjoys the variation of working individually and as part of a team. A natural creative & strategic thinker who can successfully implement ideas.

  • A 2:1 or 1st degree / MA – ideally in biological sciences or chemistry
  • Around 6-12 months in a commercial B2B environment such as; recruitment, market research, sales or you may already be a conference producer
  • Excellent research & analysis skills; we are looking for a professional who has proven research skills utilising lots of information sources
  • Superb speaker acquisition skills; able to promote, negotiate and confirm high level speakers
  • Interest in life science sector ability to understand technical information
  • Creative, commercial, business orientated nature
  • Exceptional and high energy with communication, able to converse confidently with a variety of professionals – in person or over the phone plus equally strong written communication (copywriting, marketing copy, emails etc)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Self-motivation, drive and enthusiasm
  • Excellent time management & organisational skills
  • Able to work in a structured and organised way
  • Ability to take responsibility
  • Project management skills

Please note this is not an event management position

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.