Graduate Conference Producer - Sustainability

Recruiter
Venator Recruitment Limited
Location
East Grinstead
Salary
£22k - £25k pa + Bonus
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Expires
16 Aug 2017
Job TitleConference Producer, Sustainability, Utilities LocationWest Sussex Role typeProduction Your Profile You will be an ambitious graduate with a 2:1 degree from a leading University (or above). You will have an analytical, intelligent, positive, fast-paced and hard-working attitude. You will be commercially astute with a constant desire to find out more about complex business/financial issues. You will have excellent formal communication skills (knowledge of foreign languages will be considered an asset) As such, you will have strong analytical research skills that enable you to build an understanding in the various and niche areas you will be investigating. You will also be creative with strong self-drive, project management skills. You will need to have no fear of researching with senior business professionals: - often the heads of their departments - in areas that you are unlikely to have prior experience of The Role Researching and producing a range of business to business events, you will be responsible for researching and writing your own conference programmes and managing the production process within a defined topic area. Speaking with key business industry players in the research process, you will be responsible for all elements of speaker acquisition and topic research across a number of different events. With telephone research, emails and face to face meetings a critical element of the role, you will have excellent communication & inter-personal skills - being able to forge professional relationships easily. You will also be expected to have good formal communication skills as you will be using email communication throughout. As a division that runs events of various scale across the world, you will also be an excellent time manager, able to balance many different tasks at any one time. The ability to generate ideas for new events and run them from conception to execution will be an added bonus, but not be integral to the role at this stage. The Rewards The events division is growing rapidly based largely on the hard work and initiative of its staff. Given our product range and breadth of topic, there are excellent prospects for the right person both in terms of personal development and financial reward. The portfolio has an established history with excellent prospects for financial reward.