• Kay Whalley
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Speaker Manager - Global Large Scale ConferencesLondon, England

Reference: kwsm Type: Contract Duration: 21 months Start: August 2017 Industry: Marketing

Salary: £26500 - £27500 per annum + 5k bonus during contract period

Description:
Speaker Manager - Large Scale Global Conferences - 26.5k rising to 27.5k after 12 months with a 5k bonus during the contract period.

Event experience is essential to work on 2 high profile large scale events that take place every 3 years. This role is to support the Head Speaker and Program Manager in the delivery of these two complex events that involve between 250-500 speakers.

Key responsibilities will include managing the selection of speakers, provide logistical information to the speakers and ensure all relevant documentation is up to date and all deadlines are met. Managing event websites and ensuring the agenda and list of confirmed speakers is updated. Also to work with the various committees for the events and ensuring they are notified re speaker confirmations/changes.

On-site task will include ensuring all room set-ups and timings run smoothly, supplies are in working order and manage on-site staff and conference rooms to ensure well delivered sessions. Post event responsibilities and event reports, editing and updating websites and ensure speaker database is managed.

Ideally suited to a professional, pro active and highly organised individual who is passionate about events and able to take the lead and responsibility.

You will need to demonstrate event experience, ideally working on large scale international events with experience of managing multiple speakers. The ability to build and develop strong relationships with speakers, articulate with fluent English both written and spoken.
Commercially and culturally aware to work with a global audience and prepared to travel internationally as required. Degree level of education (or equivalent) with a friendly outgoing personality, team player with a huge amount of enthusiasm and strong work ethic to be part of these 2 major events. Send your CV NOW to Kay Whalley at Real Recruitment Ltd

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