event producer - great progression & international travel! in city of london

posted
job type
permanent
salary
£ 23,000 per year
apply now

job details

posted
location
city of london, london
job category
marketing & PR
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
salary
£ 23,000 per year
experience
Clientside
reference number
PGEVS
phone
0207 786 8039
apply now

job description

An exciting opportunity is available for an Event Producer, with 12+ months of experience in researching and producing B2B events. This is an incredible career opportunity with a market leading business intelligence firm located in central London. The offices are incredibly well designed, very trendy, with table tennis, fully stocked kitchens, trendy break out and training spaces with floor to ceiling windows - great views of London!
The team is vibrant, social and collaborative. The role offers excellent progression and international travel opportunities!

The event producer/researcher will interview and research with key figures in the financial services sectors, across the Financial Business Intelligence portfolio, to create in-depth agendas for a variety of content led events held globally. They will recruit speakers for breakfasts, dinners, workshops, summits and briefings and project manage the events from end to end.

The role also involves international travel, attendance at the events and building up relationships with key senior stakeholders globally across the industries the brands operate within.

The role will predominantly be working across the real estate, insurance and journals portfolios, which currently operates 30 events of varying sizes across the year.

Benefits:

- Great salary £26K + excellent benefits
- Gorgeous working environment - trendy design, social teams
- Company trip abroad every year + travel to international events!
- Central London location with easy transport routes


The Role

*To research, develop and produce a portfolio of commercially viable events (summits, briefings, breakfasts and dinners) based on in-depth market research
*To own each product from end to end, assisting and driving the marketing, operations, delegate acquisition, sponsorship and editorial teams to ensure targets are hit and the portfolio achieves double digit growth
*To aid the events marketing team to produce promotional led-programme and sales copy that is in the language of the market
*To acquire top-level speakers as defined during the research phase and within the timelines set out by the Global Events Director
*To work with the project team to manage the individual event P&L's and ensure all direct event costs are kept within the budget and forecasts set out by the Global Events Director
*To ensure all relevant deadlines are hit in line with the production schedule as set by the Global Events Director
*Ensure the relevant project documentation is always up to date and to maintain appropriate and accessible records of research in project file
*To contribute to a friendly, fun and positive working environment
*To work effectively side by side the other conference functions to ensure successful deliver of high value, high quality events

Key Accountability

*Produce events in line with the product life cycle
*Pro-actively raise with your line manager any potential problems that may affect hitting and achieving agreed deadlines
*To project manage the team working on each event - that means ensuring that all project meetings are held on time with agenda and minutes, all reports and documentation are completed on time, that the team hits their deadlines and if there are any problems this is flagged as early as possible
*To provide marketing with as many new sources and leads as possible for each event
*To assist sponsorship in their role of generating the sponsorship revenue target through attending meetings and inputting into the sales plan.
*To manage the conference on the day to ensure the most successful event possible
*Collaborate with Operation Teams to ensure operational and logistical success of the conference in your remit
*To carry out post-conference administration including debrief, retention plan, delegate form analysis and thank you letters

Qualifications and Experience

*Minimum of 1 year in a conference production role with an understanding of the key drivers to developing successful b2b events
*Those with strong analysis and research background will also be considered where appropriate
*Previous work exposure to financial services markets would be highly desirable
*Educated to at least degree standard (or equivalent)

Skills & Competencies

*Strong communication, research and written skills
*Creativity around event formats and commercial opportunities
*The ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines
*Confident approach to dealing with top-level executives
*Relationship builder and networker
*A desire to learn about business opportunities in the Middle East

Personal Attributes

*Confident
*Organised
*Attention to detail
*Willing to travel
*Flexible
*Trustworthy
*Works well independently as well as part of the team

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Why not listen to some of the inspiring stories from our candidates and their one piece of career advice. It's just a few of the thousands of people who have found success in their working lives with Randstad. Visit www.randstad.co.uk/how-i-became to find out what you could become.

skills

Attention to Detail,Completing analyses of competitors,Composing concise promotional copy,Composing marketing email,Competitive analysis,Composing direct marketing communications,Conducting focus groups,Conducting market research,Conducting media research,Conducting SWOT Analyses,Constructing consumer surveys,Creative,Critical thinking,Defining target audiences,Developing consumer surveys,Developing rapport with clients,Devising marketing plans,Determining keywords for search engine optimization strategies,Developing social media strategy,Developing concepts for new products,Devising marketing plans,Event planning,Evaluating the validity of research,Facilitating focus groups,Facilitating meetings and discussions,Facility with customer relations management software,Listening

responsibilities

interview and research with key figures in the financial services sectors to create in-depth agendas for a variety of content led events held globally Recruit speakers for breakfasts, dinners, workshops, summits + networking at events!