• Charlotte Boize
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Conference Portfolio Manager London, England

Reference: cb/in Type: Permanent Start: ASAP Industry: Marketing

Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 35% Bonus and Benefits

Reporting to the Senior Portfolio Director, the role involves the project management and production of this portfolio of events within one of the key verticals. Currently, this team has the highest revenue of all portfolios and houses 5 of the division's top 25 events. You are responsible for creating exceptional products and world class events that are at the heart of their industry, as well as the delivery of an exceptional audience both on site at the events and subscribed to our digital platforms.

If you enjoy a traditional, old style conference company then this is really not the role for you.

This is a unique opportunity to not only work in a fast paced, dynamic, entrepreneurial business but also to be a part of the largest conference company in the world.

Role Details

The Portfolio Manager is responsible for the following areas within their portfolio:
1.Strategic planning
2.Event creation
3.Programme production
4.Audience delivery
5.Attendee experience
6.Product development and evolution

This means that they are expected to deliver revenue growth through:
*the development of high quality, content rich events
*strategic planning at event level
*putting the customer at the front of all event and product decisions
*actively contributing to the delegate and audience acquisition process to ensure maximum attendance of high quality, relevant attendees to all events
*the development of online / digital events that support the need for fast route to market delivery

Candidate Profile

The ideal candidate will have success at a product management level within the commercial conference world, with in-depth knowledge and experience of the business. Ideally they will have:
*experience of successfully producing large scale events and marketing collaboration within a fast paced commercial conference company
*be a 'product first' person who understands what it takes to make exceptional events happen
*a good level of comfort with the digital world, from community and content marketing through to 'digital first' events, and hungry to build this into their event offerings

Personality Profile

Despite the variety of backgrounds, experience levels, cultures, seniority's and personalities, we expect everyone to have one thing in common: that they are deeply passionate about what they do.

In addition, they would be:

*Energetic conference producer who can establish a strong team culture
*Good communicator who can manage external customers and internal business expectations
*A natural motivator
*Thrives in a challenging, fast paced and high pressure environment
*Commercially minded with proven experience as a practical deliverer

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