Conference Producer/Senior Conference Producer/Conference Director

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. This includes researching, writing the agenda and recruiting speakers, leading a passionate event team to deliver on the event strategy – marketing, delegate sales, sponsorship, event management, and executing the event onsite/online.In terms of career progression, you will have the opportunity to work towards a production management (Divisional Director) or portfolio management (Portfolio Director) career path depending on your interests and skill-sets match.  We offer a flexible working environment – with all employees returning to work at our London Victoria office every Tuesday and Thursday and having the option to work from home every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

 

About WBR:
Brilliant people thriving from building world-class products, is what makes Worldwide Business Research (WBR) such a successful and fast-growing conference company. As the world’s biggest large-scale conference company and part of the PLS group, our conference divisions consistently out-perform their industry sector competitors. The quality of the events we produce and the relationships we nurture with both delegates and sponsors is what makes us stand out from the crowd. 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 across the globe.

 

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

 

Characteristics & Skills:
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

 

How To Apply:

To be considered for the position, you should contact Ashaa Khunti below with your CV and cover letter. Please include information on your availability to start this role as we are looking for the right candidate to join ASAP

  • Job Overview

  • Location: London
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Department: Production
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