Conference Producer - (government/education)

Regan & Dean
11 Jan 2018
17 Jan 2018
Regan & Dean Recruitment Ltd
Full Time
Contract Type
Leading political and policy communications specialist are looking for a Conference Producer/Policy Briefing Manager for their team - to develop specialist programmes for Briefing Events within the educational sector.

Our client is a leading European political information, policy communication and public affairs specialist. As part of their offering they deliver cutting-edge briefings and conferences within selected areas of public policy. They work closely with the government, and are sector leader, so are a unique and prestigious organisation to be part of - this role focusses on Education policy.

You'll be working in the events team, and, as one of a number of Policy Briefing Managers, you'll have specific responsibility for your specialist area - Education. Your key remit will be to develop the programme content and events for the education sector (key audience teachers and head teachers), creating a programme of cutting edge topics and policy issues. Key responsibilities include:
  • Identify and research relevant topics and policy issues (within education sector) and transform them into market-leading events (which meet budgetary targets and generate high delegate sales)
  • Manage client and partner relationships effectively, identifying and nurturing relationships with relevant organisations such as central government departments, sponsors and key speakers (within government and education)
  • Speaker acquisition (within education/government)
  • Develop a marketing strategy that covers various modes of delegate sales, eg e-bulletins and partner organisation marketing - (audience segmentation around key areas of interest/relevance, and campaign to maximise impact, take-up and attendance)
  • Work individually to meet deadlines and hit targets, whilst liaising with colleagues (within event operations and marketing) to produce and deliver the events

The successful applicant will ideally be working in research, communications, public affairs or events at a policy-focused organisation. Ideally you'll already be working within the educational area. You'll be experienced at research and writing, and adept at identifying key areas of relevance and interest within a sector, with the ability to develop an appropriate marketing plan for your target market. You'll be able to work under pressure, and to meet financial targets and produce exceptional copy in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving policy environment. You'll have at least one year's relevant events (content) production experience or similar (eg working as Policy Briefing Manager, or insight or training). Excellent writing and research skills, together with the ability to multi-task and present confidently, are essential.

This is a fantastic opportunity to take a key role within the public policy sector and join a prestigious and fast-paced organisation.

If your experience matches the key requirements and responsibilities as listed above, please reflect these in your CV and click the "Apply" now as interviewing asap.

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