Conference Producer – Connect

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  • Job Overview

  • Location: New York
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Department: Production
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CONNECT, a rapidly growing division of Worldwide Business Research, was launched two years ago to facilitate private gatherings for senior-level executives. CONNECT programs allow top executives within various industries to discuss current trends, disruptive technologies and innovative initiatives in an exclusive, intimate and interactive setting, while meeting selected solution providers 1-2-1 that can aid them with their challenges. WBR CONNECT is all about creating opportunities for high-value interaction between leaders, innovators and disruptors.

 

Our CONNECT division is growing and we are seeking a highly motivated and driven professional to develop and research senior-level, strategic business conferences. You will be responsible for programming, building and growing 4-5 highly profitable, invite-only conferences each year. Your primary responsibilities include:

  • Conducting in-depth, telephone-based research and analysis of key industries
  • Identifying and examining industry trends and issues
  • Developing your own senior advisory network on each event
  • Identifying and recruiting industry leaders to the speaker faculty
  • Working with our sponsorship and marketing teams to drive revenue growth
  • Managing the execution of your events onsite

PLEASE NOTE: this is not a meeting planner / events organizer role.

 

Desired Skills & Experience

You will be the subject matter expert for your events working closely with Sponsorship and Delegate Acquisition in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment. Great organizational, 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 organizational skills the proven ability to manage multiple projects

In return for your commitment and drive, we offer industry-leading salaries plus profit share on the events you produce.

To be considered for the position, contact Kai Hahn with a cover letter, resume and salary expectations:kai.hahn@wbresearch.com