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Reference: 85486

Date Added: 9 August 2022
Closing Date: 30 September 2022

Job Title: Graduate Defence Conference Producer

Working For: Defence iQ-IDGA

Location: London

Salary: £26,000 rising to £28,000 on successful passing of Probation

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Defence iQ-IDGA provides Defence professionals from around the world with outstanding commercial events, market intelligence and sales platforms, in multiple formats including large-scale physical conferences, virtual meetings, 1:1 meetings-based exchanges and a catalogue of digital services. The business operates globally, with market-leading portfolios covering everything from Armoured Vehicles, to Combat Helicopters, to Surface Warships, as well as technology critical for future defence capabilities.

Key Responsibilities for this role:

  • Conduct phone and web-based research to identify market pressure points and investment priorities, defining the commercial angle for your event and product portfolio
  • Develop exciting and engaging content in innovative formats
  • Recruit senior military leaders to provide keynote briefings, to join panels and to participate in interactive roundtables – virtually and (when restrictions allows) face-to-face
  • Build a gripping narrative around all of your events and take responsibility for driving that message, internally and externally
  • Deliver cross-functional briefings and project manage your events across their lifecycle
  • Deliver in-person conferences on-site. Travel domestically and internationally to represent IQPC and support an outstanding customer experience

Who are we looking for?

  • Future business leaders. The IQPC production role is the ideal environment for those interested in building a range of leadership skills – from budget management to people management and everything in between
  • Strong communicators who can distil complex subject matter and confidently brief a project team, motivate their peers and drive results
  • Uncompromising researchers who refuse to be intimidated by seniority and enjoy understanding why businesses work the way they do, what their challenges are and how we can help to solve them
  • Accomplished writers who can deliver gripping external-facing content that captures the attention of our audiences
  • Self-starters who welcome the opportunity to work autonomously, at pace and across multiple projects simultaneously
  • Fast workers who can deliver to tight deadlines without compromising on quality
  • Degree-holders with 18months+ experience of conference production (though we welcome applications from ambitious individuals with other transferrable experience

Closing Date: 30 September 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews available ASAP with preferred start date between in September-October.

Application Details

Please send your CV and covering email to alexander.stephenson@defenceiq.com

We will acknowledge all application received.

Website: http://www.defenceiq.com

Additional Notes