• Sally Davies
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Conference Production Manager - retail industry eventsLondon, England

Reference: SD010417 Type: Permanent Start: ASAP Industry: Marketing

Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + uncapped bonuses; total ote £50-60k

Our client runs over 60 international conferences and forums every year, with a thriving programme that is always expanding. Events run in Europe, USA and Asia, so the successful candidate will be expected to travel internationally. They are seeking an experienced Conference Production Manager or Senior Conference Producer looking to step up to a management role to head up their portfolio of retail industry events.

As a Production Manager you will report to the Head of Production and be responsible for both production of a small event portfolio, alongside direct line management of a Conference Producer. Key duties in this role include:
- Production; delivering quality commercial products within set timeframes and according to KPIs
- Commercial contribution; leadership in campaign management, supporting events/teams in hitting and exceeding financial performance objectives through demonstrating a commercial mindset
- Line management; taking accountability for performance of (a) Producer(s) through effective and structured management in line with internal processes and expectations
- Training and development; identifying and responding to team skill gaps with appropriate training, whilst actively working on development of team ready for progression
- Portfolio management; taking responsibility for the delivery and growth of a portfolio of events
- New product development; actively contributing to the event schedule with well-validated new product launches which compliment our sector focus
- Recruitment; responding proactively to recruitment requirements within Production by processing candidate applications for the team

Candidates applying for this role must be able to demonstrate the following:
- A successful track record of conference production and experience of managing or mentoring junior team members.
- Evidence of contribution to product/series growth through analysis/growth strategy development and/or self-set and achieved product goals
- Educated to degree level in any academic subject

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