Conference Producer

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  • Job Overview

  • Location: New York
  • 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. Our portfolio of events is focused in the areas of Retail, Supply Chain, Defense, Life Sciences, Finance, Technology and Manufacturing.

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 3-4 highly profitable, large-scale 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 responsible for all phases of project management working 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

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 Lisa Ringlen with a cover letter and resume.