Graduate Conference Producer

Salary: £22000 to £26000 per annum + benefits
Location: London
Sectors: Sales

Do you want to work for an organisation that will reward your hard work and develop you as you grow, through a successful career within conferences and business media? If so, read on........


The Company


For 30 years the organisation has had its finger on the pulse of the ever-evolving modern world of business.


Delivering high quality strategic events and B2B communications to industries including Financial Services, Economics and Regulations, and Energy and Utilities, throughout the UK and Europe.


They invest in graduates across the company and pride themselves on ensuring that employees are intellectually stimulated and constantly challenged in their day-to-day work. Staff are given responsible and taxing roles from the outset and receive expert coaching to enable them to develop their skills in a supportive environment.


Many graduates have gone on to managerial roles, and for the right people, there is the opportunity to progress fast within the company.


The Rewards

  • Up to £26K starting basic salary
  • Up to £10,000 bonus per year, paid quarterly
  • World class training
  • Opportunity for international travel
  • Excellent benefits


The Role


A fascinating blend of research, planning, people skills and intuitive management, Conference Producers are professionals that take ultimate responsibility for the success of an individual or series of events by making sure the intellectual content is right.


In this role you will have an input into virtually every aspect of conference development, from inception, through marketing to eventual delivery.


Specific responsibilities include but are by no means limited to:

  • Researching and analysing industries to identify commercial drivers, (for example the impact of Brexit, political and economic uncertainty, changes in regulation or market conditions etc.)
  • Writing creative conference agendas
  • Identifying and inviting leading industry executives and speakers
  • Building relationships and industry knowledge for long term development of conferences
  • Project management: working with and briefing internal teams and clients


As this is a graduate opportunity no previous experience of conference production or event management is necessary. You will receive invaluable training and development, learning skills that will enable you to be successful and thrive in your career.


The Person

  • The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual
  • Outstanding academic record - minimum 2:1 honours degree from a respected university
  • Having spend time in a commercial office based environment, either through paid work or internship
  • Proven analytical ability is essential
  • Excellent written and spoken communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work independently and to communicate well with a wide range of people
  • A keen interest and knowledge of business, economics, politics
  • IT literate including competency in Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint


We will also be looking for someone who enjoys taking pride and ownership, and is able to use their initiative to deliver a world experience, helping the organisation continue to stand out as an essential and valued source of information and insight


Summary


A fantastic opportunity for a great communicator who is organised, driven and passionate about building a rewarding career in an exciting and relevant industry.



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