Date Added: 7 February 2017
: 31 March 2017
Job Title: Graduate Project Manager
Working For: Arena International - part of GlobalData
Salary: £18k - £22k, plus profit share
Arena International, part of GlobalData, runs over 80 international conferences every year for government and business. Our growing international portfolio spans across 4 key industries - consumer goods, finance, pharma and digital industries and we’re looking for someone ambitious to join our expanding team.
You will be based in Central London and be responsible for producing and managing some of these events from conception right up to programme management on the day and you can expect to travel regularly for each conference. This process is made up of various stages and requires a broad skill set to push your projects to be the best in the market.
We are dedicated to the development of our team and each graduate project manager will undergo weekly skills training and will have a Production Manager assigned to them.
Typically you will spend 5 weeks project managing a conference, and then up to a further 22 weeks managing its commercial campaign. The typical cycle of responsibilities includes:
• Desk and phone based research with your target industry
• Copy writing to develop your conference programme and marketing content
• Inviting and confirming senior business leaders to present at the conferences
• Supporting your sales and marketing teams
• Travelling internationally to the conference and programme management on the day
We are looking for a degree-educated candidate who demonstrates a keen interest in project management. The candidate should have a keen interest in research, excellent writing skills and the confidence to engage different markets over the phone.
Closing Date: 31 March 2017
We are a rapidly expanding team and have a number of graduate positions available. We'll be conducting interviews through February and are looking for our first recruit to start in the first week of March.
We will also have a number of positions open throughout the year.
Please send your CV and a covering letter to Hannah Toms, Production Manager Hannah.firstname.lastname@example.org.