• Senior Conference & Training Producer

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(23/08/2019 12:41)
    Job ID
    2019-1811
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Conferences/Events
  • Overview

    Central Banking Publications & Events is a financial publisher, owned by Infopro Digital, which specialises in public policy and financial markets, with an emphasis on central banks and supervisors, and the communities which serve them. For nearly three decades, Central Banking has built, grown and served a unique constituency across public, private and international sectors through print, digital and in-person platforms.

     

    Founded by Robert Pringle in 1990, Central Banking Publications is supported by a prestigious advisory board whose members include former central bank governors, Nobel-prize-winning economists and principals at the IMF and World Bank. Centralbanking.com  

    Job Description

    The role will involve producing events as well as managing a small team of content producers. The role will also involve extensive telephone and face-to-face research with industry contacts to develop conference and training courses topics and write cutting-edge conference and training course 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.

     

    Managing a small team of content producers, you will be responsible for the production and delivery of Central Banking Publications global portfolio of events, conferences and training courses. In 2019 the portfolio comprises 6 regional flagship conferences, 3 two-week residential courses as well as a number of public courses, awards and roundtables in locations such as Mexico City, London, Singapore, Cambridge, Kuala Lumpur and Rabat.

     

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

     

    Your main responsibilities include:

    • Managing team of 2 content producers
    • Delivering events in line with brand expectations
    • 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 the 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

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of 4 years conference production experience
    • People management experience preferable
    • 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 with tight deadlines.

    What we're looking for

    Our ideal candidate will be an experienced event professional looking to join the exciting world of Central Banking. Does that sound like you?

    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 in London, 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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