• Conference Producer - Research and Programme Manager £21,000, plus profit share - up to £32k OTE

    Job Locations UK-London
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  • Overview

    Arena International, part of Global Data, runs over 80 international conferences and forums every year, with a thriving programme that is always expanding. Our portfolio spans numerous industry sectors and geographical regions, meaning the successful candidate will be open to travel internationally. As a Conference Producer you will report to the Portfolio Director and be responsible for producing and managing 5-8 annual events from start to finish.

    What you will do

    Typically you will spend 5 weeks producing a conference, and then up to 22 weeks managing its campaign. The typical cycle of responsibilities includes:

    • Phone based research to senior industry figureheads to identify key themes for the agenda
    • Copy writing to develop a strong agenda and creative marketing/sales content
    • Speaker acquisition through effective phone-based engagement and persuasion
    • Project Management of the campaign through supporting and working alongside sales and marketing teams; developing strong commercial acumen to deliver financial targets
    • International ravel to events to run the event programme on the day

    What you will bring to the table

    • Diligent, well organised and able to manage time
    • Cold calling experience and assertive communication style
    • Confident, good phone manner, strong skills of persuasion and negotiation
    • Interpersonal skills to effectively brief and support project teams
    • Degree level of education or equivalent
    • Ability to work on multiple projects with a strategic or technical focus
    • A keen interest in Research
    • Confident communicator both in person, and over the phone.


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