Content and Event Production International Business Events

Salary: £18,000 to 21,000, Plus Profit Share plus benefits plus expenses plus share scheme
Location: London, Central London
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Sales

Content and Event Production – International Business Events  Central London £18,000 - 21,000, Plus Profit Share                    


The Company


Arena International, part of Global Data, runs over 80 international conferences and forums every year, with a thriving programme that is always expanding. Our portfolio spans numerous industry sectors and geographical regions, meaning the successful candidate will be open to travel internationally. As a Conference Producer you will report to the Portfolio Director and be responsible for producing and managing 5-8 annual events from start to finish.

 

The Position


Typically you will spend 5 weeks producing a conference, and then up to 22 weeks managing its campaign. The typical cycle of responsibilities includes:


  • Phone based research to senior industry figureheads to identify key themes for the agenda
  • Copy writing to develop a strong agenda and creative marketing/sales content
  • Speaker acquisition through effective phone-based engagement and persuasion
  • Project Management of the campaign through supporting and working alongside sales and marketing teams; developing strong commercial acumen to deliver financial targets
  • International ravel to events to run the event programme on the day


Requirement


We are looking for a degree-educated candidate who demonstrates a keen interest in business and a natural ability to work on projects with either strategic or technical focus. The candidate should have a keen interest in research and the confidence to engage different markets over the phone.

 

Package


  • £18,000 - 21,000, Plus Profit Share competitive and transparent Profit Share scheme 
  • Global travel to International events
  • Regular, thorough training to develop competence in all required skill areas
  • Structured development programme to develop key steps and skills required for progression
  • Days in lieu scheme to supplement holiday allowance
  • Authorship opportunities for keen and creative writers to contribute to internal publications
  • Company pension contributions

 

Desirable Skills


  • Diligent, well organised and able to manage time
  • Cold calling experience and assertive communication style
  • Confident, good phone manner, strong skills of persuasion and negotiation
  • Interpersonal skills to effectively brief and support project teams



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