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Haymarket Media Group  

Date Posted:28/09/2016

Twickenham, London (Greater)

Awards, Conferences, Event Management, Media Group

Dependent on Experience

Event Production

Content Producer
Job Description:

Haymarket Events is renowned for producing quality events featuring high-level speakers and great content. Working closely with both our editorial and commercial teams we have the opportunity to produce some of the most innovative events in our sectors and we are looking for a content producer to join the team! 

The role is to shape and manage the content for our forum events portfolio, primarily in the Conference, Events and Marketing sectors. The content at these events is to key to attracting the right calibre of delegates whom we require to match with the suppliers in the sector who pay to attend for the pre-arranged 1-2-1 meetings. 

This is a unique role where great content is a key part of an event, but it is not a conference. You will have the opportunity to help shape the current events whilst also being integral in extending the portfolio of this type of product. The content has to be relevant to the delegates, of the moment, fun and interesting. You will work closely with the event managers and the marketing team to deliver the events.  

Our products stand out in a competitive market and we are looking for candidates who will do the same. We are looking for someone who will be able to help shape the future of the events we run as a department in these challenging but fun sectors. 

•    The successful candidate will be experienced in producing sector specific, commercially led but interesting and relevant content
•    The ability to develop strong relationships with key industry players
•    Have the ability to work with sponsors and suppliers where commercially driven content is part of the event 
•    The sourcing, management and delivery of speakers at the event is a crucial aspect of the role 
•    A track record in maximising profitability of events 
•    Excellent analytical research skills and the ability to quickly assimilate and prioritise commercial information 
•    Experience of producing programmes for multi-streamed events 
•    Experience of researching new topic ideas with no previous knowledge of the subject
•    Some knowledge of the specific sectors would be a plus
•    Experience in a media company, ideally working on similar events is a bonus but not essential 
•    Excellent research and analytical skills 
•    Ability to make strong commercial decisions based on research
•    Strong telephone manner and ability to meet and speak face-to-face with senior executives in the market 
•    Ability to multi-task on many different projects, whilst remaining highly-organised 
•    Ability to build up a team of freelance content producers and manage external producers if required
•    Excellent oral and a high standard of sales / marketing written skills to effectively communicate the core content of each event  
•    Excellent organisational skills and time management 
•    Proven track record of delivering projects on time and working under pressure 
•    Creative and innovative 
•    Excellent at building relationships and working with a range of stakeholders

•    Outstanding attention to detail 
•    Enthusiastic, with a professional and “can-do” attitude 
•    Proactive 
•    Fast learner 
•    Self-motivated; able to work on own initiative 
•    A team player with the ability to communicate effectively with your cross functional colleagues 
•    Trustworthy and discreet with sensitive commercial information



About Haymarket Media Group

Since we founded the company half a century ago, Haymarket has always prided itself on being a highly creative business, with an unrelenting focus on the quality of our products and our people.