Production Assistant

The Organisation

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.


The Role

We are currently looking to recruit a highly motivated, ambitious, commercially focused, and team-oriented professional to assist our team of producers – with the opportunity to connect with senior-level executives, travel to major European cities for events and learn essential conference production skills.


You will be responsible for:

  • Becoming an EMS and SKY “super user” in the production department to help other Producers
  • Web work: uploads and updates of agenda and speakers page
  • Organising panel prep calls
  • Managing the time of production interns
  • On-site event support:
  • Room/stream managing
  • Registration desk help
  • Speaker welcome

Secondary priorities:

  • General website reviews to clean up typos and mistakes, plus potentially sponsor updates
  • Contact details research for both (a) production research calls, and (b) speaker acquisition
  • Agenda formatting
  • Booking hotels and flights for Production Managers

Work to be done in special circumstances only:

  • Speaker database initial upload to Sky


Skills / Characteristics

You will need to display:

  • Proven experience of communicating with senior business executives
  • The ability to meet tough deadlines
  • A strong academic background
  • An ambitious and commercial focus
  • High attention to details
  • Excellent organisational skills and the proven ability to manage multiple projects at the same time


View Forward

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.

We will expect the contribution made by the company to be matched by ongoing personal development on the part of the new team member.

  • Job Overview

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