Conference Producer

Worldwide Business Research 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.

We run over 100 industry leading, annual conferences worldwide, along with a full complement of content marketing services and intimate networking events – all aimed at educating, supporting and connecting the leadership of the world’s core industries.

Job Purpose

Are you interested in progressing your career in conference production in an established global events company with market leading B2B event brands?

If so, our Worldwide Business Research London office has an opening to join our dynamic production team on an established portfolio of events as a full-time Conference Producer/Senior Conference Producer/Conference Director role – depending on your experience.

You will be responsible for producing 3-4 market leading events from our well-known B2B brands in the large-scale conference and 1:1 meeting model and in physical and virtual formats with the opportunity for international travel in the US and EU.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Conducting in-depth telephone/video/face-to-face research interviews to identify industry trends to support the development of a commercial agenda and event strategy
  • Writing compelling agenda and marketing collateral sales copy to drive delegate and sponsorship interest and bookings
  • Building your own senior advisory board network on each event to vet and improve your agenda
  • Recruiting senior influential industry leaders at top companies as speakers to attract high quality delegates and key sponsors
  • Coordinating between your sponsorship, marketing , delegate sales, and event management team members to deliver on key event goals
  • Developing and executing commercial growth plans to grow your event year-on-year

Desired Attributes/Behaviours 

This role could be a great fit for you if you have a strong academic background and have thrived in a commercial -sales, recruitment, or conference production role, and have strong:

  • Research skills- desktop and interviewing phone/video/face-to-face
  • Communication skills- spoken and written for internal and external contact
  • Sales copy skills- for writing the agenda and marketing collateral
  • Sales and relationship management skills – to research with new and existing contacts and confirming them as advisors and/or speakers
  • Organisational skills – manage multiple production projects and effectively prioritise key tasks to meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail- proof agenda and marketing collateral- including websites/brochures/emails
  • Team work and leadership – to coordinate between marketing, delegate sales, sponsorship and event management teams to deliver on key event goals
  • Solution focused ‘can-do’ attitude- to address key internal and external challenges and keep projects moving forward

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Job Perks

  • We will support new members of the team with dedicated training and development time to evolve their existing skill set to be successful within our environment
  • Generous salary + Profit share
  • We have a focus on developing industry leading training practices, adopting tools and processes from leading sales organisations.
  • Commitment to progression based on achievement.
  • Hybrid working model (Tuesdays & Thursday in the London Office)
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Medicash Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Access to wellbeing app
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Social events arranged for all
  • Team and company incentives based on performance
  • Casual dress code
  • Job Overview

  • Location: London
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Language: English
  • Compensation: 30-40k
  • Department: Production
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