Graduate Conference Producer | Technology Industry | Central London | £25-30k

Salary: £25,000 (per annum)
Location: London
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Management, Sales, Secretarial & Business Admin, Research & Analysis

Every year, thousands of community meetups, training courses, conferences, and hackathons are organised, bringing London's most innovative tech companies together to discover new technologies, gain new skills, and attract new talent.


Our client is a well-known, global brand that stands for top quality and their training courses don't just provide the skills people need, but also inspire software craftsmanship and engineering excellence. Their amazing space is the UK's largest venue for Technology Events, designed as a specialised venue complete with 7 fantastic lecture spaces, a funky 5,000 square foot break-out area and licensed bar.


With more than 100,000 engineers regularly coming together, they are now Europe's largest community of software engineers and ever growing. Over the next 3 years, their vision is to expand this community to 1 million and open spaces internationally in New York and Singapore!


This is a permanent graduate job with a starting salary of £25k plus a potential £5k bonus.


Day-to-day activities will include:


Helping the team produce high quality programs by researching topics and the leading experts in the technology domain of the conference;


Researching online and liaising with members in the company's awesome community, in their program committees, and in their own conferences team, creating timely recommendations for keynotes;


Inviting and securing top speakers, leading experts in their field, to keynote their conferences, at least 14 months ahead of the conference and meeting the company's diversity objectives;


Publishing engaging, rich and well tagged descriptions of their keynotes and bios on their conference web pages;


Creating rich marketing assets that can be used to promote program content, for print, social media and their website;


Growing attendance, content engagement, and revenues from the company's conferences by executing engaging social media campaigns around the content you have sourced and created;


Researching and securing cool conference venues in NYC and SF, and negotiating flexible terms, reasonable commercials and the spaces and services they need to create an awesome experience for their attendees.


No two days will be the same so they are looking for a great communicator, who loves researching, organising and making stuff happen.


Key candidate requirements for the role:


Degree-educated.


Creative and a quick-thinking team-player, a natural in organising things and able to meet (often tight) deadlines;


A people person, both flexible and fearless, who can talk to anyone and can also listen;


Highly curious, someone who loves learning, researching and getting to the bottom of things;


Always buzzing with energy and enjoy rolling up your sleeves and get stuck in;


Able to assume responsibility and ownership for successfully reaching individual and team goals; and you are


Looking to channel your creativity and superb organisational skills into a product and team that helps thousands of people learn and share skills in advanced technology.


What are the perks of working for this company?


You will work at Codenode, their funky tech community and events venue complete with table tennis tables, fussball and its own fully licensed {{SpaceBar}}, located in the heart of Tech City and with superb transport links;


You'll work with a talented and creative team of highly social innovators and collaborators, who are ready to share their skills and experience with you.


You will receive comprehensive training, an annual performance-related bonus, and the following upon the successful completion of the probationary period.


A pension contribution, of up to 2.5% of gross salary, matching your own contribution.


A £35 per month allowance to operate their own smart phone.


Childcare vouchers if desired.


The opportunity to participate in the company's private health scheme with subsidised gym membership at Virgin Active.



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