Head of (Content) Production - (commercial events)

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Location
London
Salary
£65000 - 70000 per annum
Posted
21 Sep 2017
Closes
21 Oct 2017
Ref
E6693
Contact
Regan & Dean Recruitment Ltd
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Role
Event Producer
Looking to escape the 'churn' mentality, be part of an innovative leadership team at a successful, dynamic and growing commercial events organization? Fantastic career opportunity for a talented and ambitious Head of Production.

COMPANY
Young (but estalished), dynamic, rapidly growing commercial events company based in central London. Their events cover a number of portfolios including Oil & Gas, Defense, Brexit, Infrastructure and Commodity Trading. The company has, to-date, mainly grown from within, and is now looking to bring in additional new talent, experience and vision to enhance and support the extensive growth the company has planned for the next 2-3 years. They are looking to bring in a Head of Production, with the right balance of innovation, independence, commercial mindedness and leadership skills to support this.

ROLE
A central part of the leadership team and reporting directly to the MD, you'll lead a team of 4-6 Producers and Production Assistants (currently but growing), with responsibility for a portfolio of events, with revenues typically ranging from £100k to £350k. You'll lead and develop the team, you'll enhance processes, bringing new ideas and insight to the production process as well as the forward vision for event development. You'll be strong on topic/event validation, and developing events to maximise their reach, size and commercial potential. As well as a leadership role, you'll also have a number of the most prestigious hi-level government events as your direct production responsibility, as necessitated by the very high level status of participants.

Core responsiblities include:
  • Part of the leadership team
  • Lead, manage and monitor the production team with clear KPIs and deadlines
  • Recruit top talent
  • Identify, create and execute a long term programme of launch and repeat events with strong commercial angles and high revenue generation opportunities
  • Train and develop team to enable them to deliver and act not just as producers but project managers
  • Work closely with sales, marketing and operations teams to enable them to see the commercial value and successfully execute profitable products
  • Work with other Heads to take the company to the next stage of its growth


YOU
You'll be an ambitious and talented production expert and leader, looking to bring your experience, vision and innovative approach to a new and exciting opportunity. You'll be looking to move away from being a 'cog' to being a leader, and a key part of a leadership team with focus and ambition. You'll be able to bring your learnings from the best and the worst of the sector - so you'll ideally have had exposure to large and small commercial events organisations, and be ready and able to bring that distilled knowledge and expertise to your new organisation and role.
Key requirements include:-
  • Proven track record within commercial conference production - ideally with exposure to a range of organisations and approaches (both large and small)
  • Track record of innovation, and strong vision and with proven leadership qualities
  • Proven experience in training and managing successful producers
  • Strong experience in topic (and event) validation
  • Ideally track record of taking events to the next level of development to larger scale
  • International experience would be very useful
  • Career-focused, commercially driven, highly ambitious, with a strong desire to create commercial success
  • Independent, accountable and self-motivated - able to perform at the highest levels with without the need for micromanagement
  • Highly organised, clear, concise communicator, strives for excellence in everything you do


This is a really exciting opportunity with a dynamic and growing organisation - looking to harness your leadership potential in this exciting career opportunity.

If your experience and aspirations match the key requirements and responsibilities as listed above, please reflect these in your CV and click the "Apply" button now. LOOKING TO INTERVIEW ASAP SO DO APPLY NOW.

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