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Senior Conference Producer

JOB PURPOSE

Akabo Media is a UK-based business information, publishing and events company serving the supply chain and logistics markets as well as transport and technology.

We are looking for a Conference Producer to work on existing and new conferences, both UK-based and international in nature. In addition, given the opportunities afforded to us by virtual events, the ability to work on both physical and virtual conferences/events is important.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

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

EXPERIENCE

  • Degree qualified, ideally with a relevant qualification
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous conference production experience
  • Proficient in social media
  • Highly numerate
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong MS Office skills

In return we offer you a highly competitive salary, with bonuses linked to your performance plus the chance to continue developing your skills within a professional and friendly environment. The sectors we are in are fast-growing, interesting and ultimately will provide a fulfilling career for you.

To apply, please send your CV with a letter of application to stephen.brooks@akabomedia.co.uk