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Reference: 72401

Date Added: 19 August 2019
Closing Date: 20 September 2019

Job Title: Conference Producer

Working For: Westminster Insight and Holyrood Insight

Location: London

Salary: £21,000-£25,000, depending on experience

Job Details

About Us:

Westminster Insight and Holyrood Insight produce exciting conferences, forums, briefings, and workshops on public policy topics; and private sector forums and events.

Key Objectives:

The role is to research and develop one day conferences, half day forums, and half day workshops for delegates across public, private, and voluntary sectors.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Project management from inception to programme sign off, delivery of key targets/ deadlines for each event.
  • Design and writing of the event programme from start to finish.
  • Research, undertaken through the completion of a conference brief.
  • Desk research and in-depth telephone research, to ensure viability of programmes.
  • Research, selection of and liaison with senior-level speakers.
  • Writing copy for marketing materials and website.
  • Desk, telephone and face-to-face research with industry contacts to develop new event topics.
  • Identification of audience, commercial partners and sponsors.
  • Collaboration with marketing, sponsorship sales, and logistics teams.
  • Communicating updates to the wider team and senior management.
  • Industry research to identify key trends, competitor events, new topics and revenue streams.
  • Working to strict deadlines and working in cycles.
  • Liaise with speakers in the lead up to events.
  • Acting as main contact for speakers on the day of the conference.
  • Dealing with speakers post event.

Previous Experience and Knowledge:

  • Excellent research skills and proof of experience.
  • Working to tight deadlines.
  • Experience of using negotiating and influencing skills.
  • Experience of writing copy.
  • Good understanding of/experience of the public sector and issues.
  • Experience of project management.
  • Good level of IT competence.

Personal Attributes and Working Style:

  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines.
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Creative flair and ability to identify key themes rapidly.
  • Ability to assimilate information rapidly.
  • Persuasive and able to pin down speakers.
  • Ability to act quickly and solve problems.
  • Willingness to use initiative and take ownership of projects.
  • Maturity and professionalism.
  • Team player.

Closing Date: 20 September 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interview dates Monday to Wednesday between 9.30am and 4pm. We may appoint before closing date if we find a suitable candidate.

Application Details

Please email with a CV and covering letter to jobs@knowledgeexchange.group

We do not acknowledge all applicants.

Website: http://westminsterinsight.com

Additional Notes