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What is conference production?
Conference production provides graduates with an opportunity to take on real responsibility from the very start of their careers. marcus evans producers are responsible for developing conferences from an idea on the page all the way to a large-scale industry event. This entails researching with senior professionals in the industries that we serve, designing conference agendas, acquiring speakers and providing direction for sales, marketing and sponsorship teams, who will rely on you to provide the commercial angle for the event. Successful producers will get the opportunity to move up quickly through this dynamic organisation, with opportunities for promotion to management.
To excel in this group, you must demonstrate the ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team, employ excellent communication skills to deal with senior decision makers, honed project management skills and, most importantly, a drive to succeed.
Applicants should be graduates (min 2:1 degree) with drive, enthusiasm and initiative together with 1-2 years commercial experience. Additional foreign languages and a background in journalism or project management will be a distinct advantage. The position will involve European and international travel so a valid EU passport or UK work permit is required.
About marcus evans
marcus evans is a leading business information company that provides over 1,000 strategic conferences and summits worldwide. Our group produces business and economic summits, high level conferences, market analysis, professional training and B2B internet solutions. The company employs over 3,500 staff in 65 offices worldwide, and has grown through the skills and entrepreneurial dynamism of their global workforce to be the world leader in their field, generating annual revenues in excess of US$350 million. The company is committed to providing comprehensive training and adopts an active programme for staff development with early opportunities for international transfer.
To apply please send a CV and cover letter outlining why you feel you meet the above criteria quoting reference CP1. Only successful applicants will be contacted.
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