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Reference: 74477

Date Added: 4 February 2020
Closing Date: 16 March 2020

Job Title: Defence Conference Producer

Working For: IQPC

Location: London

Salary: £24,000 - £28,000 DOE, plus profit share

Job Details

The Defence Business is one of IQPCs most established divisions within IQPC, 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 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.


  • 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

IQPC is an international event and media company. Every year we produce more than 1,200 events in a variety of sectors. Founded in 1973, IQPC now has offices in major cities including: Berlin, Dubai, London, New York, Singapore, Sydney and Tampa.

Closing Date: 16 March 2020

Interview/Start Dates


Application Details

The following link will take you to the application page for this vacancy via the IQPC careers website: https://apply.workable.com/iqpc-2/j/CEAD7C9CC1/apply/ 

Website: https://www.iqpc.com/

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