Conference Producer (10-12 month FTC)

Location London
Contact name: Lils Collingwood

Contact email: lilsc@albany-appointments.co.uk
Job ref: 3666
Published: about 2 months ago
 Conference Producer 
£32,000 (National) - £35,000 (London)
10-12 months fixed term contract

Exciting opportunity for a Conference Producer to work for one of the UK's biggest membership organizations, covering the housing and property sector. You will work on high quality, content driven conferences, and move away from the "churn and burn" mentality of the events world.

With the opportunity to work on high impact, purpose-driven events, this role is perfect for someone with a passion for socio-political issues looking for a rewarding and fulfilling role, or someone looking to move into an industry with philanthropic roots.

As a Conference Producer, you will build compelling conference programmes that attract housing leaders and drive the growth of commercial events. This role is a fascinating blend of research, planning, people skills and intuitive management. You will lead on up to five medium sized national events attracting between 200-1500 attendees that respond to the market demand and drive growth of their portfolio.

Not only will you work on quality events but you will also be part of an organisation with unbeatable work-life balance and benefits and fantastic employee benefits including:

  • Flexi-time and TOIL scheme 
  • 30 days holiday (including 3 days paid holiday leave between Christmas Day and New Year's Day) + public holidays
  • Private health care
  • Company are committed to diversity, equality and inclusion
  • Family-friendly working policies
  • Fantastic learning and development opportunities, including the opportunity to take part in part time courses like Master’s degrees and apply for half the costs covered!
  • Generous pension scheme 
  • Reduced gym membership
  • 5 days a year to volunteer and give back
  • Sabbaticals after 5 years of service
  • Retail discount

Responsibilities: 

  • Develop the event strategy for up to five virtual, hybrid or live commercial conferences
  • Carry out high-quality research
  • Develop leading-edge agendas, product add-ons & launches
  • Source, test, recruit and brief high-calibre C-suite speakers to deliver the talks and case studies.
  • Liaise with sponsors to develop programme content, communicate deadlines and share information
  • Work with the marketing manager to guide your sales team’s strategy 

About you :

  • 1-2 years experience of managing and delivering large scale, complex commercial event programmes
  • Confident communicator with excellent interpersonal skills and strong customer care abilities
  •  Experience working autonomously in a leadership position or as a project lead with cross-functional teams
  • Powerful and persuasive copy writing.

Location: Central London or Bristol

Salary: £35,850 (London), Non-London salary applicable to Bristol based role

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Albany Appointments specialises in recruiting for roles in Conference Production, Event Marketing, B2B Sales and Event Management.

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