Job role: Event Producer, London

by Lee Hopkins on July 27, 2008 · 0 comments

in housekeeping

There's an Event Producer role going in Stevenage if you want it

My colleague in arms and good all-round Aussie girl Danielle Crofts has a cracker of a job going in London that she’d love to see filled asap:

Event Producer

Job Details

  • Reporting to: Group Manager, Event Production
  • Working hours: 35 hours per week, exclusive of meal breaks, plus as many as required to fulfil the needs of the post
  • Location: Michael Faraday House, Six Hills Way, Stevenage, Herts, UK (25min train trip from London Kings Cross)

Job Summary
To research and produce events within one or more sectors which not only contribute to the sharing of Science, Engineering and Technology knowledge amongst members and the wider engineering community but which are also commercially viable.

Main Duties and Responsibilities (not necessarily in priority order)

  • To produce a specified amount of events per year in one or more sectors
  • To follow research and event production processes and meet key event deadlines
  • To carry out telephone and web research into each event to ensure its commercial viability and that the target delegate number is achievable
  • To be responsible for identifying and inviting speakers for events
  • To be responsible for writing and proofing all material for web, email and print marketing channels
  • To liaise with the Sponsorship Sales department to ensure that sponsorship opportunities are maximised for each event
  • To liaise with the Marketing department to ensure that each event is effectively promoted and publicised using all appropriate channels
  • To be responsible for managing the budget for individual events, liaising with the Event Services department to ensure that budgeted costs are not exceeded
  • To liaise with the Event Services department to ensure the smooth running of your events
  • To liaise with the relevant TPN Community Manager where you are responsible for producing an event proposed by members
  • To work with magazine and journal editors where appropriate to use their market knowledge to identify speakers and presentation topics for your events
  • To build up industry knowledge and a network of contacts for the sector(s) in which you produce events
  • To maintain an awareness of events produced by other Institutions and commercial competitors for the sector(s) in which you produce events
  • To undertake duties and projects at the request of the line manager
  • To be familiar with the Health and Safety and Fire policies for the organisation and to attend mandatory updates where required

This job description is intended as a general guide to the scope of the post and may change in line with the needs of the service or at the request of the line manager.

Person Specification 
Essential Criteria: 

  • Educated to degree level with an interest in engineering and technology
  • At least two years’ commercial experience, preferably in a research-based job role
  • An ability to assimilate complex information quickly
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • An ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Good level of IT literacy

Desirable: 

  • An established network of contacts in an industry sector served by the Institution
  • Previous conference production experience
  • Budget management experience
  • Conference topic generation experience
  • Knowledge of additional languages

All correspondence to Danielle:
E: dcrofts@theiet.org
Tel: +44 1438 765 661

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