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Reference: 71393

Date Added: 7 June 2019
Closing Date: 21 June 2019

Job Title: Head of Production

Working For: Government Events

Location: London

Salary: £40,000-£50,000 OTE

Job Details

Government Events are specialists in delivering leading, information led public sector conferences and events. With over 20 years’ experience, we pride ourselves on delivering events at the forefront of Government policy.

We are always actively looking for talented individuals who excel in what they do. Now’s an exciting time to be part of Government Events. Our client base is expanding across the globe, creating endless opportunities for rapid career progression and with your success come the rewards.

This role offers the exciting opportunity to accelerate your career and gain a strong understanding of public sector policies and the wider conference and events industry. It is perfect for driven individuals who are looking to specialise in research, project management, and relationship development with key stakeholders with an interest in public and social policy.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Conduct in-depth research and build knowledge on a range of public policy areas
  • Produce insightful sector-leading conferences and events
  • Identify and invite industry leaders and experts to speak across a portfolio of events
  • Work closely with speakers to maintain relationships and collect all relevant material pre-event
  • Generate and pitch new event ideas
  • Meet event deadlines through confirming speakers and collecting presentations
  • Oversee on-the-day event running, including speaker liaisons and relationship management
  • Manage other conference producers to meet speaker targets and production targets

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Educated to degree level (preferably in Politics, Public Policy, or a relevant subject)
  • Minimum of 2 years experience at a commercial conference/event organisation or working in political environments
  • Strong interest and/or understanding of government and public sector policy
  • Demonstrated excellent written (including copy writing) and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills with ability to multi-task effectively

Benefits include

  • Commission paid Quarterley
  • Staff Rewards & Perks Programme
  • Great Holidays
  • Pension
  • Training and Development Opportunities
  • An incredible modern work environment, culture and facilities

Closing Date: 21 June 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

careers@governmentevents.co.uk or call 0330 0584 285

Website: http://www.governmentevents.co.uk

Additional Notes