Date Added: 16 January 2019
: 28 February 2019
Job Title: Conference Producer
Working For: GlobalData
Arena International, part of GlobalData, runs over 80 international market leading conferences every year for industry, government, regulatory bodies and the wider public sector. Our growing international portfolio spans across 4 key industries - consumer goods, financial services, pharma and digital industries and we’re looking for an ambitious candidate to join our expanding team.
You will be based in Central London and be responsible for creating, producing and managing leading industry events from conception right up to programme management on the day and you can expect to regularly travel internationally for each conference. This is a project management role which requires excellent research skills, an analytical mindset and commercial awareness.
As a Conference Producer you will receive weekly training on every aspect of a project management role, from briefings to phone research to onsite management.
The Conference Producer will provide strategic leadership and devise a vibrant programme of international conferences and events. Typically you will spend 5 weeks project managing a conference, and experience an exciting range of industries which can range from project to project. The typical cycle of responsibilities includes:
In-depth desk and phone based research with your target industry to understand key trends
Journalistic skills – we have a core focus on research interviews with sector leaders
Excellent writing skills and copywriting creativity – you will write the programme and marketing material for all your projects
Inviting and confirming senior leaders to present at the conferences
Supporting your sales and marketing teams as project leader
Travelling internationally to the conference and programme management during the event
Diligent, well organised and able to manage time
Research experience through phone, internet and other sources
Analytical skills - you will need to be able to turn interview transcripts into a compelling conference agenda
Confident, good phone manner, strong skills of persuasion and negotiation
Articulate and creative copy writing
Interpersonal skills to effectively brief and support project teams
Closing Date: 28 February 2019
Please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line Conference Producer. These will then be filtered by our internal team.
Due to the sheer number of applications we aren't always able to contact every candidates. As such you should expect contact from our side within 3 weeks of your initial application.