• Francesca Ratcliffe-Boize
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Conference and Seminar Producer West End, England

Reference: casp/frb Type: Permanent Start: ASAP Industry: Graduates and Trainees

Salary: £23000 per annum + Profit share and bonus

This role of Conference and Seminar Producer will be responsible for the research, development and management of commercially successful events. This is a highly responsible and challenging position, working to tight deadlines and targets, with great rewards.

Key qualities and skills required for the position:
*Proven research skills using various information sources
*Strong commercial awareness
*Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and motivate colleagues and clients on all levels
*Ability to manage and prioritise multiple tasks, roles and priorities
*Candidates must be degree educated (or equivalent) with an excellent academic track record (minimum of 2:1 or equivalent).
*Willing / able to travel

Overview of the role:
*Assessing the commercial feasibility of conference topics through conducting in-depth market research with key industry stakeholders and potential attendees
*Developing compelling conference programmes, through desk research and phone and face to face meetings with industry specialists
*Working closely with the marketing department to coordinate the marketing, communications and sales plan for the event
*Developing a sponsorship strategy with the Sponsorship Manager for each event, including identifying target sponsors
*Liaising with internal departments such as Marketing, Telesales, Operations and Customer Services to ensure each event generates optimal revenues and meets the needs of the target market
*Event management, including all onsite management of the conferences and seminars
*Driving the overall profitability of each event and managing the conference budget
*Building a strong network of industry alliances to stay abreast of developments and make contact with potential speakers and sponsors
*Analysis of trends and developments impacting the maritime sector that can be converted into timely conference and training course topics

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52 Berkeley Square London W1J 5BT020 7499 5955

Registration by appointment only
in Central London