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PROGRAMME MANAGER - CONFERENCE / EXHIBITION ORGANISER

PROGRAMME MANAGER - CONFERENCE / EXHIBITION ORGANISER

Job Title: PROGRAMME MANAGER - CONFERENCE / EXHIBITION ORGANISER
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 15120/001
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: laura.g@live-recruitment.com
Job Published: October 17, 2016 11:31

Job Description

LG15120

Your chance to join this leading company and take a pivotal role working on their flagship event!

THE COMPANY

This well established events management agency has a wealth of experience in the energy sector and a proven background in delivering conferences, exhibitions and training courses in this area. Priding themselves on exceptional content and delivery they offer a range of services including event logistics and speaker and programme management in addition to sales and marketing.

Offering an excellent working environment, strong team ethos, competitive salaries and fantastic career opportunities - This is an opportunity not to be missed!

THE ROLE

They are now looking for a Programme Manager to come on board and manage the complex programme for their largest 4 day conference, including ensuring timelines are maintained and budgets adhered to.

A broad role, responsibilities include:

*Overall management of the programme
*Liaison and management of high profile speakers
*Venue liaison
*Logistics management including the management of conference rooms
*Liaising with internal teams and managing accommodation schedules
*Working closely with marketing teams in regards to speaker requirements and conference materials
*Proof reading and amending conference programmes (if necessary)
*Supplier management and negotiation
*Overseeing and managing the programme team, including the call for papers process
*Working closely with the registration team
*Line management
*Budget management including updating budgets and reconciling accounts
*Onsite management (including management of staff)
*Post event reporting and analysis

THE CANDIDATE

Candidates must have experience of managing commercial conferences end to end, ideally from within a conference / exhibition organiser, PCO or association environment. Candidates must have a proven background of managing logistically complex conferences, incorporating multiple streams. A strong background of managing conference speakers and programmes is essential as is the ability to communicate with senior level stakeholders / speakers. Any knowledge of the oil and gas sector would be an added benefit but is not essential for the role. Candidates must be open to international travel.

In return you will get the chance to join an excellent company and gain tremendous experience working on this prestigious large scale international event!

Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across marketing, creative and events. If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.

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