Conference Producer

Employer
National Housing Federation
Location
London (Greater), Bristol, Homeworking
Salary
£35,850 (London) and £31,750 (National) per annum
Closing date
29 May 2022

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Function
Event Production
Sector
Conferences, Charity
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Salary:                    £35,850 (London) and £31,750 (National) per annum

Hours:                     Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00 (flexible arrangements can be agreed) 

Contract:                 Permanent

Benefits:                 

  • 27 days annual leave + statutory holidays + 3 closures days over the Christmas period;
  • Flexible working for all staff including working from home / hybrid working, and flexi-time/TOIL scheme;
  • Attractive family friendly policies;
  • Private healthcare cover;
  • Season ticket loans;
  • Employee awards, and training and development opportunities.

Location: London (Holborn) and Bristol with the flexibility to work from home

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the National Housing Federation (NHF) for a Conference Producer to join an ambitious team, work on a variety of commercial conferences and make their mark by developing existing events and creating new ones in a growing market.

The NHF is the voice of housing associations in England. We are the trade body to almost 600 housing associations, who have grown from philanthropic roots to provide 2.6 million homes to around 6 million people. You can find further information about the NHF on our website.

 

Key elements of the role:

  • Be the lead producer for up to 4-5 commercial conferences (hybrid, virtual and in person).
  • Carry out high-quality research and develop leading-edge conference agendas that respond to the needs of our audience and sponsors.
  • Identify high-priority topics, leading organisations and potential speakers
  • Identify target audience segments and potential sponsors for each topic and conference
  • Develop leading-edge conference agendas that respond to the needs of our audience and sponsors
  • Source, test, secure and brief high-calibre speakers to deliver the talks and case studies
  • Assist the marketing team to identify compelling messaging and ensure communications are accurate
  • Assist the sponsorship team to ensure suitable sponsors are identified and targeted appropriately
  • Work closely with the event operations team to ensure operational requirements of the events are met

 

The successful candidate:

  • The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:
  • Minimum 1 year experience in a commercial Conference Producer role
  • Experience in conducting in-depth desk research, phone and face-to-face interviews to scope out markets and topics
  • Highly-developed communication and interpersonal skills to build relationships and informal networks
  • Highly-developed writing, editing and proofreading skills in English
  • The ability to manage multiple stakeholders and work across teams to ensure the success of the event
  • The ability to prioritise, work independently and under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Proactive and enthusiastic, with a professional and can-do attitude

 

Equality, diversity and inclusion

The NHF has published its equality, diversity and inclusion strategy, which was co-created with staff  and details of which can be found on our website. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and we value the contribution each individual makes to our work.  

 

Disability confident committed employer

We are a disability confident committed employer and if you are a disabled person who demonstrates you meet the skills and experience we consider essential for the role, we will offer you an interview.

If you require this job advertisement and role profile in large print, please contact us. 

 

Uploading your CV and cover letter

If you decide to apply for this role, when requested, please upload a version of your CV that does not include any personal details, such as name, gender, age etc.  You should also ensure that you do not add your name at the end of the cover letter. This will help us to shortlist candidates for interview based solely on their knowledge, skills and experience.

 

Closing date for applications: Sunday, the 29th May

Interview date: Tuesday, the 14th June

Company

How we represent our members and campaign for better housing & neighbourhoods;

Influence decision makers

  • National and local media profile for housing to ensure it remains high on the political agenda
  • National and local campaigning and influencing on the issues that matter to you
  • Influencing the direction of future government policy
  • Sector access to the most senior politicians and officials

Helping you prepare for the future

  • Access to research and ideas on the long-term future for the sector through our HotHouse brand
  • Access to local meetings with peers to discuss the latest thinking and shape our policy work
  • A new series of webinars available to you, your staff and your board members
  • Invites for your staff and board members to networking events

Influence decision makers

  • National and local media profile for housing to ensure it remains high on the political agenda
  • National and local campaigning and influencing on the issues that matter to you
  • Influencing the direction of future government policy
  • Sector access to the most senior politicians and officials

Helping you prepare for the future

  • Access to research and ideas on the long-term future for the sector through our HotHouse brand
  • Access to local meetings with peers to discuss the latest thinking and shape our policy work
  • A new series of webinars available to you, your staff and your board members
  • Invites for your staff and board members to networking events

Helping you meet your challenges

Locally tailored support

A range of paid for products

Find Us
Telephone
020 7067 1190
Location
Lion Court
25 Proctor Street
London
WC1V 6NY
GB
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