Conference Production Capital Markets Finance Division

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  • Location: London
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Department: Production
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Do you want to work for a dynamic, entrepreneurial company that is growing at over 25% every year, with a high-energy, ethical corporate culture?

Worldwide Business Research (WBR) is the leading producer of annual large-scale, executive level business-to-business conferences with offices in US- New York, Europe- London and Asia- Singapore. Our portfolio of events are focused in the areas of Retail, Supply Chain, Defense, Life Sciences, Finance, Technology and Manufacturing.

We are currently seeking a highly motivated and driven professional to manage a portfolio of Capital Markets conferences within our Finance Division in London. You will be responsible for building the product and leading the event team to grow three large-scale conferences each year. Two of these conferences take place in the US (in a 5 star resort in Miami and Tampa) and 1 in Europe (in London) so you can expect to travel to the US at least twice a year at a minimum to lead the events onsite as well as in between to develop and maintain relationships with senior industry figures. All three events have strong potential for growth, i.e. the Miami conference is a geo spin off of one of our most profitable flagship finance events in the Europe and Asia offices.

Your primary responsibilities include:

  • Conducting in-depth, telephone-based research and analysis of key industries
  • Identifying and examining industry trends and issues
  • Maintaining your own senior advisory network on each conference.
  • Identifying and recruiting industry leaders to the speaker faculty
  • Leading your event team by working with sponsorship, marketing and delegate sales teams to drive revenue growth
  • Managing the execution of your events onsite
  • PLEASE NOTE: this is not a meeting planner / events organiser role.

Desired Skills & Experience

You will be responsible for all phases of project management working in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment. Great organisational, communication, inter-personal, research, and writing skills are essential. In addition you have:

  • With 2-4 years of proven business experience, you possess excellent interviewing and research skills and the ability to meet tough deadlines
  • You have proven experience of identifying new business trends, writing compelling copy and communicating with senior business personnel
  • You have a strong academic background and are highly ambitious, team-oriented and commercially focused
  • You have excellent organisational skills the proven ability to manage multiple projects

Company Description

WBR is the world’s biggest large-scale conference company and part of the PLS group, one of the world’s leading providers of strategic business intelligence with 16 offices worldwide. Our conference divisions consistently out-perform their industry sector competitors on the quality of the events we produce and the relationships we nurture with both delegates and sponsors.
Every year over 10,000 senior executives from Fortune 1000 companies attend over 100 annual conferences – a true “Who’s Who” of today’s corporate world. From Automotive events in Bucharest to Logistics conferences in Arizona and Finance summits in Hong Kong, WBR is dedicated to exceeding the needs of its customers around the world.

In return for your commitment and drive, we offer industry-leading salaries plus profit share on the events you produce. Advancement within the organization is based on merit and not time on the job.

To be considered for the position, you should contact Ashaa Khunti with a cover letter (mentioning where you saw the advertisement). It is essential that you include both a resume and current salary details