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Reference: 92080

Date Added: 21 March 2024
Closing Date: 12 April 2024

Job Title: Junior Conference Producer

Working For: Professional Development Group

Location: London

Salary: £24,000

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Professional Development Group (PDG) has several divisions developing industry-leading products and services that help customers connect and learn, creating and providing access to content and intelligence so that businesses, professionals, and academics can work smarter and make better decisions faster. This role sits in our Government Events brand where we are specialists in delivering leading, information-led public sector conferences and events and we deliver events at the forefront of Government policy. 

This role is perfect for driven individuals who are looking to specialise in research, project management, and relationship development with key stakeholders with an interest in public and social policy.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

• Conduct in-depth research and build knowledge on a range of public policy areas.

• Write and produce insightful sector-leading conferences and events.

• Identify and invite industry leaders and experts to speak across a portfolio of events.

• Work closely with speakers to maintain relationships and prepare them to present at events.

• Generate and pitch new event ideas.

• Meet event deadlines through confirming speakers and collecting presentations.

• Oversee on-the-day event running, including speaker liaisons and relationship management.

Education, Experience and Competencies


• Educated to degree level (preferably in Politics, Public Policy, or a relevant subject).

• Strong interest and/or understanding of government and public sector policy.

• Demonstrated excellent written (including copy writing) and oral communication skills.

• Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task effectively.

• Flexible team player, with ability to work under pressure and with tight deadlines.


• 6 months experience at a commercial conference/event organisation, hospitality experience, or working in political environments preferable. 

Closing Date: 12 April 2024

Interview/Start Dates

We will interview as soon as we have see CVs of applicants with the skills and experience required for the role. The interview process will involve an HR Interview, soft skills competency based interview and final round task interview. We may appoint before the closing date. 

Application Details

To apply please submit a CV and covering letter, confirming why you are interested in PDG and the role, to jackie.beasley@pdguk.co.uk

Website: http://professionaldevelopmentgroup.co.uk

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