Head of Conference Production

Head of Production

Ref: 77Tuesday 23 February 2021

£35-45000

Head of Conference Production

 

We have an urgent but exciting opportunity for a Head of Conference Production to take overall ownership of the Virtual & Physical events programme. Due to significant changes within the live events portfolio, the client requires a hands-on Senior Event Director or Manager to take full responsibility for the Events portfolio while managing a small team.

 

Key details:

  • Manage the virtual Events programme (b2b ) from cradle to grave
  • Manage the commercial side of the events, negotiating packages, budget inventory and costs
  • Work closely with the Production team to ensure all speakers, delegates and sponsors are up to date and informed.
  • Coaching and mentoring the team to deliver best practice
  • Setting goals for each event that align and contribute to the yearly KPIs
  • Managing in-depth supplier and buyer relationships
  • Create reports to detail Event performance and costs
  • Moderate panels, webinars with industry experts
  • Participate in the hiring process in all content verticals
  • Source reach out to and build relationships with global experts

About you

  • At least 3 years similar Event Production Management experience- Senior producers welcome to also apply 
  • Experience of handling, managing and executing b2b virtual Events & large scale events (post-pandemic)
  • Experience of managing small teams
  • Dependable, adaptable, high levels of attention to detail
  • Used to a fast-paced environment, strong sense of urgency with an ability to meet the changing priorities and demanding timescales.
  • A proven track record of developing and implementing commercial strategies that have consistently met or exceeded planned objectives
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Humble, support other team members while creating an excellent team spirit 
  • Strong organisational and time management skills 
  • A willingness to embrace change and to adapt to new strategies   

Education 

  • Degree Educated - Bachelors or Masters with a min of 2.1