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ISMG - Information Security Media Group Conference Producer in London, United Kingdom

About Us

QG Media (http://www.qgmedia.io/) , part of the Information Security Media Group (ISMG), is an international provider of cutting edge B2B conferences & digital content for technology leaders. Focusing on cybersecurity & IoT (Internet of Things), we bring together business leaders to demonstrate thought leadership through content driven presentations, interviews & webinars.

The success of any QG Media event lies in balancing expertly-curated programmes, inviting industry leading speakers along with extensive networking opportunities to promote collaboration & drive innovation. We firmly believe in building communities to share knowledge & experience (& often a beer!) continuing to welcome 1000’s of attendees as friends year on year.

The Opportunity

We are seeking a passionate & confident Conference Producer to join the QG Media team in London! In this role, you'll collaborate with a dedicated team of events professionals to produce exciting agendas & deliver successful conferences.

What you'll be doing:

  • Market Research & Analysis

  • Building a Steering Committee & conducting in-depth phone-based research of key subject areas & topics within a specific region or industry.

  • Identifying the target audience & finding out what they want & need to know.

  • Creating a comprehensive conference briefing document & accurately briefing other staff after conducting research.

  • Copywriting

  • Writing promotional copy, in the form of a conference programme, in the language of your target audience.

  • Creating a relevant, thought provoking, & high-quality program attractive to an audience of C-level executives.

  • Ensuring that all sales-driven materials such as websites, emails & LinkedIn posts will maximise delegate interest & attendance.

  • Speaker Acquisition

  • Identifying high-level, influential industry thought leaders & inviting them to speak at the conference.

  • Recruiting speakers is done through various methods of communication including cold calling.

  • Project Management

  • Working with a cross-functional team from several departments: sales (delegate & sponsorship), marketing, & operations to ensure the success of the conference & that it is delivered on time & on budget.

  • Onsite Attendance

  • Attending conferences to ensure excellent delivery & smooth running on the day. This will include opening your conference.

  • This is an opportunity to represent the company, network & build relationships with key players & speakers within the sector, & shake hands with the people that helped shape your agenda.

    What you'll bring for success

  • Minimum of 6 to 12 months experience in a Conference Production role

  • Adaptability to a variety of conferences & an ability to conduct in-depth research on various markets, topics, & trends

  • Experience (or interest in) communicating with clients within a commercial & professional environment via phone (including cold calling), email & LinkedIn

  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills as you will be speaking with international business leaders

  • Ability to work independently on research & writing responsibilities while maintaining a sociable approach towards networking & persuading speakers to join the conferences

  • Strong copywriting & project management skills

  • Quick thinking & an ability to work well under pressure to meet deadlines

  • An appetite to constantly learn & develop your skills

  • 2:1 or above at degree level preferred

    QG Media Benefits Package:

  • Salary: £28-£30k basic (negotiable depending on experience) + Bonus Scheme

  • Excellent career opportunities

  • Extensive first-hand training & continuous professional development

  • International travel

     

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