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Reference: 74764

Date Added: 27 February 2020
Closing Date: 31 March 2020

Job Title: Programme Executive

Working For: GovNet Communications

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Job Details

GovNet Events are looking for a Programme Executive to join the London office. This is an opportunity to further your career within public sector or to hone your events expertise. We would like someone who is open to a challenge, passionate, team orientated, and commercially aware, to assist the team in charge of event content and programme.

Main Duties and Responsibilities 

• Responsible for in-depth industry research via telephone, online and in-person to ensure that the conference content, speakers and topics align to market wants, needs and developments
• Source, engage and confirm key public sector speakers and organisations
• Develop and maintain close and effective relationships with partner organisations, clients and speakers from both public and private sectors, with a view to increasing collaboration
• Produce detailed competitor checks for each conference that you manage
• Develop and build close and effective relationships with internal marketing, sales and operations teams
• Participate in client and stakeholder facing meetings as required by the Head of Division
• Collaboratively work with session sponsors to create a session that meets client objectives as well as delegate needs
• Play a key role in the development, delivery and proofing of conference collateral (event guide, sales brochure, website copy)
• Collaborate with the marketing team on content marketing initiatives which involve speakers such as blogs, Q&A’s and insight pieces
• Meeting key event deadlines and targets
• Manage individual event budgets for conferences

What we are looking for 

• Educated to degree level (or equivalent experience)
• Proven track record of research or conference production experience
• Self-motivated, professional and focused in all aspects of work
• The ability to research and develop the content for multiple events concurrently
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong commercial understanding and ability to understand the commercial implications of public policy
• Interest in and understanding of public policy
• Ability to write convincing commercially focused copy for a range of mediums
• Excellent influencing and negotiating skills
• Ability to network confidently and competently, often with senior stakeholders

Closing Date: 31 March 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Please note we may close the role earlier than the stated date, if we recieve a high volume of applications for this position.

Application Details

Please apply via our website at


Website: http://govnet.co.uk

Additional Notes