Conference Producer

Conference Producer  

Posted by:
Qatalyst Global | Public profile »
Region:
Central London 
Location details:
Cannon Street 
Job Sector:
Event Management 
Period:
10+ Months 
Type:
Full-time 
Remuneration:
Paid 
Post date:
02/07/2019 


Description

Qatalyst Global is a provider of high-level B2B events around the world aimed at senior professionals working in industrial cyber security, A.I., and the industrial internet of things (IIoT). Our market-leading summits are put together with a team of steering committee members from: government, key institutions, academia, vendors, and end-user companies, ensuring that the most up to date topics are addressed and that questions from across the industry are effectively answered.

We are now looking for a conference producer to come in and learn from our experienced management team.

Responsibilities:

- Market Research & Analysis. Building a Steering Committee and conducting in-depth phone-based research of key subject areas and topics within a specific region or industry. Identifying the target audience and finding out what they want and need to know. Creating a comprehensive conference briefing document and accurately briefing other staff after conducting research.
- Copy Writing. Writing promotional copy in the form of a conference program, in the language of your target audience. Creating a relevant, thought-provoking and high-quality program attractive to an audience of C-level executives. Ensuring that all sales-driven materials such as website, emails and LinkedIn posts will maximise delegate interest and attendance.
- Speaker Acquisition. Identifying high-level, influential industry thought leaders and inviting them to speak at the conference. Recruiting speakers is done through various methods of communication including cold calling.
- Project Management. Working with a cross-functional team from several departments: sales (delegate and sponsorship), marketing and operations to ensure the success of the conference and that it is delivered on time and in budget.
- Onsite Attendance. Attending conferences to ensure excellent delivery and smooth running on the day. This will include opening your conference. This is an opportunity to represent the company and to network with key players and speakers within the sector, to build relationships and shake hands with the people that helped shape your agenda.

Qualifications

- A confident team player who also works on their own initiative
- Ability to conduct in-depth research via telephone
- An appetite to constantly learn and develop their skills
- Someone who enjoys talking to clients within a commercial and professional environment over the phone (including cold calling) and via email/LinkedIn
- Ability to pick up knowledge of markets and adapt to different conferences
- Someone who can work independently on the research and writing side, while also being sociable in order to network and persuade speakers to join the conference
- Good copywriting skills
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills as you will be speaking with international business leaders
- A quick thinker who is able to work well under pressure and to meet deadlines
- Great project management skills
- 2:1 or above at degree level preferred