Junior Conference Producer

Job Specification


Summary


Cosmonauts is a London-based B2B Business Development Support & Corporate Events Company. We run 11 own brand global conferences in the Legal, Intellectual Property, Space Commercialisation, Environmental & Agriculture sectors with agendas focusing on either innovation, technology and investments. In addition to our own brand events, we produce, manage and host in-person and hybrid events for a variety of clients and partners throughout the year. 


Our events vary in size between 250 and 750 people per conference. Half of our events take place outside the UK, including US, Europe, Asia & Africa.


Whilst curating a successful conference designed to recapture existing and previous stakeholders (speakers, sponsors, attendees) our events help bring the company consultancy projects generally revolving around investment, bespoke events, marketing, research and business development. 


We are seeking a candidate to join our events production team as a junior conference producer. The successful candidate will be responsible for working with our Head of Events to deliver exceptional own brand, partnered and bespoke events. The ideal candidates will have skills applicable to researching, producing and recruiting speakers for conferences or exhibitions.


Role Responsibilities


As a conference producer you’ll need to:

  • Extensively research the industries that Cosmonauts targets, to allow for the informed production of the thought leadership-based content at the heart of our events.
  • Identify potential speakers for upcoming events, focusing on the leaders in their field. 
  • Use industry research and speaker targeting to produce an event programme that will attract growing numbers of attendees to our events year on year.
  • Develop strategic partnerships with industry bodies that will allow the event to provide as much value as possible to event attendees.
  • Maintain current and build new professional relationships with industry leaders and C level executives
  • Work with the marketing team to support event production and promotion to ensure content is attractive to the targeted industry vertical.
  • Work with the data team to ensure Cosmonauts is accurately targeting potential attendees.


Candidate Requirements

  • Fluency in English, written and spoken, strong copywriting and communication skills will be essential.
  • A team player, with meticulous organisation and attention to detail, able to adequately prioritise a demanding workload.
  • Excellent telephone manner and confidence to interact with high level government & corporate representatives.
  • Ability to solve problems on the ground, and remain calm when dealing with complaints or unforeseen circumstances.
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline.
  • Prepared to challenge current thinking, ability to look for opportunities and new approaches.
  • Knowledge of one or more of the sectors Cosmonauts currently targets; Legal, IP, Space Tech, Agritech & Green tech are not required but highly desirable.
  • At least 1 year of event production experience is not required but highly desirable.
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Job Category: Marketing
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Putney Bridge (SW London)

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