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ASSISTANT conference producer

Akabo Media is a growing and ambitious business-to-business (B2B) publishing and events company. Operating across the logistics, supply chain, transport, and robotics industries, we produce a range of leading magazines, websites, exhibitions, conferences and awards both in the UK and overseas.

We are looking for a Conference Assistant to work with our Conference Producer on existing and new conferences, both UK-based and international. Most of our events are in-person, but there will be some online events involved in the programme.

KEY Responsibilities

  • Researching markets and speakers
  • Writing conference programmes
  • Liaising with speakers
  • Identifying key stakeholders in industry
  • Working closely with sales and marketing to ensure commercial success
  • Working with editorial to identify speakers and topics
  • Working with the rest of the company to identify new markets and opportunities

who are we looking for To excel in this role

  • Degree qualified, ideally in a relevant subject
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of the business conference sector
  • Numerate and analytical
  • Good writer, with good command of punctuation, grammar, and spelling.
  • Articulate and capable face to face and on the telephone
  • Sound working knowledge of main software tools such as Excel and Word.
  • A proactive attitude, with ability to keep on top of the latest thinking and propose innovative methods and activity.
  • Good interpersonal skills with a positive manner.
  • The ability to be a good team player.
  • Experience with marketing tools such as LinkedIn Campaign Manager, Asana, InDesign, would be a plus


  • Free Private Medical Insurance & gym membership discounts
  • Group Pension scheme
  • Free Employee Assistance Programme
  • Paid Birthday Day off
  • Social & Company events
  • Modern office near London Bridge
  • 24.5 days holiday + bank hols.
  • Opportunity to travel to our events within the UK & internationally (Miami, Brussels, Asia).
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Dress down Fridays
  • Amazing Training & Development opportunities with money contributed towards personal development of your choice


Apply by sending in your up-to-date CV to