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Reference: 72002

Date Added: 23 July 2019
Closing Date: 22 August 2019

Job Title: Conference Producer - Defence

Working For: IQPC

Location: London

Salary: £25,000-£35,000 + Profit Share (£5,000-£10,000 annual estimate)

Job Details

The Defence Business is one of IQPCs most established divisions, with around 50 events being run each year across the globe in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Latin America. The role has a great deal of scope for international travel.

In this role, you will specialise in business research, project management and building relationships with international military services and senior defence business executives. You will be working on international stage 1 & large scale events but also be targeted on establishing launch products with the division’s leadership.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Extensive business research, written and verbal communication
  • Strategy and project management responsibilities
  • Researching and structuring commercial conference agendas
  • Inviting high level speakers from the Defence sector to speak at events
  • Delivering marketing strategies by formulating marketing copy and media partner relationships
  • Working closely with and briefing the delegate and sponsorship sales team, directing and supporting them throughout each campaign
  • Working closely with all clients – speakers, sponsors and delegates - to ensure the smooth running of Defence events from product development right through to the event itself
  • Ensuring that conferences run to schedule and within budget


  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Confidence and ability to customer-face
  • The ability to assimilate complex information quickly
  • A positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to sell an original idea to senior management
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to work under pressure to deadlines
  • Entrepreneurial and creative flair
  • A high degree of interest in current sector issues and industry trends

This career offers:

  • Intellectual challenges and the need to regularly overcome problems
  • Interaction with global business leaders within a diverse range of industries
  • A fast paced environment
  • Financial rewards for high performance
  • Opportunity for rapid career progression
  • Comprehensive training and development

Closing Date: 22 August 2019

Interview/Start Dates


Application Details

Email your CV to:


Website: http://defenceiq.com/

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