Conference Producer ??? Africa Region (French Speaker)

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
London
Salary
23000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual + GBP23000 - GBP25000/annum + Profit Share and Benefits
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
18 Aug 2017
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Conference Producer - Africa Region (French Speaker)
GBPUp to 25,000+ Profit Share & Benefits
London (Travel)

The Client -
Is regarded as one of the biggest B2B conference businesses globally with offices stretched across the globe, due to continued expansion an exciting role has arisen for a talented Conference Producer to work on there every growing Energy Portfolio working on their AFRICAN portfolio Graduates considered.

JOB PURPOSE:
• Research and write content of conference programmes
• Invite and secure high level speakers for conferences
• Ensure profitability of the event through effective project management
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS:
• Conduct phone research with regional and global markets
• Construct a detailed program ranging from of senior level speakers and multi-streamed sessions.
• Write marketing copy and formulate the strategy for the direct marketing campaign
• Take full ownership and responsibility for effective briefing, management and motivation of sponsorship, marketing and delegate sales campaign

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Programme development
• Perform detailed desk and phone research; and compile research date
• Develop and write the content for a market-driven conference program
• Conduct market research to select, invite and secure high level speakers to cover all the sessions in the program
• Generate new topic ideas for future events and develop ideas for highly profitable add-on days

Marketing
• Work closely with the marketing department to ensure effective marketing of events
• Monitor performance of marketing campaigns and suggest amendments or new ideas where necessary
• Market research to generate and provide marketing copy for all promotional literature including the conference programme, website homepage and all electronic promotional campaigns

Project Management
• Ensure profitability of events, create event budgets and monitor overall costs
• Onsite conference management: Ensure the smooth running of the event and liaise effectively with sponsors, speakers and delegates
• Develop contacts and maintain industry relationships to improve the event in the future
• Complete post-conference reports and analysis

BACKGROUND KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Essential
• Graduate or up to one year experience in a commercial environment, ideally within a B2B conference organisation
• Experience of working in a deadline driven environment
• Strong research and analytical skills
• High-level competency in writing strong sales-driven copy in English
• Ability to work as part of a close knit team
• Strong project management and organisational skills