A fantastic opportunity to develop your career by taking ownership of several annual confexes and a series of webinars that surround them, from the initial research stages through to speaker sourcing and management of all content. You will also play a key role in the relationships with all the event’s main supporters, sponsors, speakers, and partners, from the central government departments through to practitioners, think tanks, stakeholders, and corporate vendors.

Our client is the UK’S leading provider of public sector events. They run exhibitions, conferences, and training courses that serve and improve the communities they are passionate about. They are experts with a deep understanding of the evolving challenges these communities face and our mission is to “bring our communities together to connect, learn and grow through innovative, stimulating and collaborative experiences.”

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for ongoing extensive and in-depth industry research
  • Work with Marketing to build accurate event audience profiles
  • Oversight of the production of all exhibition content elements
  • Working with the Event Director, undertake strategy related analysis, research, and commercial feasibility assessment projects
  • Management of competitor event tracking processes and analysis to create own event USPs
  • Work with the Sales and Marketing teams to research, create and deliver a series of sponsored webinars related to the annual events throughout the year
  • Develop and maintain close and effective relationships with partner organisations, clients, and speakers
  • Collaboratively work with session sponsors to create a session that meets client objectives
  • Oversight of the delivery of all confex content elements including speaker recruitment and engagement, onsite delivery, written and online content, and partner content
  • Advise on segmentation and different drivers for attendance across target audiences
  • Support marketing team on content marketing initiatives which involve speakers such as blogs, Q&A’s and insight pieces
  • Budget management for partner engagement and collaboration

The Candidate

  • At least 36 months’ proven track record in event content management
  • Strong commercial understanding and ability to understand the commercial implications of public policy
  • Strong research skills and ability to quickly digest new information
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent influencing and negotiating skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to network confidently and competently, often with senior stakeholders
  • Experience of using content management systems (websites)
  • Self-motivated, professional, and focused in all aspects of work
  • The ability to thrive in a challenging, fast-paced and high-pressure environment
  • Interest in and understanding of public and education policy

Benefits:

  • Generous holiday + public holiday + birthday
  • Tech Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Flexible working

Location: London

Salary: £40K-£42K DOE + 20% bonus OTE