• Conference Producer

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(21/08/2019 14:30)
    Job ID
    2019-1806
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Conferences/Events
  • Overview

    Risk.net is the leading industry publication for financial services professionals interested in risk management and risk transfer. With a focus on risk in global financial capital markets in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia, Risk.net delivers quality insights to more than 300,000 senior professionals worldwide.

     

    The online publication and magazine is owned by Infopro Digital, one of the world’s leading B2B publishers in professional information. It serves its professional communities through a range of different content focused products and services including digital solutions (web sites, newsletters) and in-person events (congresses, conferences, summits, awards, training). Over 350 events are organised each year, across the globe, with a total attendance of almost 20,000 professionals.

    Job Description

    Your role will involve extensive telephone and face-to-face research with industry contacts to develop conference topics and write cutting-edge conference programmes; recruitment of and liaison with senior-level speakers; writing content-led marketing copy; and effective project management of events from their inception to completion.

     

    The successful candidate will work closely with our sponsorship sales, editorial, marketing and logistics teams to ensure the commercial success of our conferences.

    Qualifications

    • Ideally you will have experience as a conference producer in a similar field. 
    • Educated to degree level (or equivalent), preferably in a business-related, science or technical discipline.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Proven research and analytical skills.
    • Very strong attention to detail and effective time management.
    • Excellent organisational skills.
    • Ability to build business relationships at all levels.
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team within a pressurised environment

     

    What we're looking for

    • Keeping to set production timelines
    • Market research: mainly telephone and face-to-face research, but also desk-based research and attending external events
    • Brief writing: creating marketing, sales and telesales briefs which explain your events to the wider team
    • Copy writing
    • Programme writing
    • Proof reading
    • Speaker research, acquisition and management
    • Managing conference department systems/IT
      - such as putting event content and speaker biographies and photos online
    • Attending the events and on-site speaker liaison

    What's on offer

    As well as working with the most interesting, talented and fun people, we operate a culture where success is recognised. You will be supported throughout your career tailoring your development through management support, internal and external training courses, and on the job training. Based in a fantastic location at the heart of London’s West End, you will also have access to numerous retail discounts!

    In addition to a Competitive Salary we offer the following benefits:

    • 25 days Annual Leave (rising up to 30 days)
    • Group Personal Pension Plan
    • Life Assurance
    • Interest Free Season Ticket Loan
    • Childcare Vouchers
    • Private Medical Insurance
    • Income Protection
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Bonusly Employee Recognition
    • Employee Discount Scheme
    • Onsite monthly Chair Massage
    • Eye-care Vouchers
    • Vodafone Employee Advantage Scheme
    • Discounted Gym Membership
    • Flexible Working

    And many more!

    Infopro Digital also runs The Foundation which supports a number of charities. Staff can volunteer to contribute their skills and expertise to make a meaningful difference to the lives of others.

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