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SPEAKER MANAGER - CONFERENCE ORGANISER

SPEAKER MANAGER - CONFERENCE ORGANISER

Job Title: SPEAKER MANAGER - CONFERENCE ORGANISER
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £26500 - £27500 per annum + bonus + benefits
Reference: 15538/001_1496030440
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: laura.g@live-recruitment.com
Job Published: May 29, 2017 05:00

Job Description

LG15538

Your chance to join this leading company and take a pivotal role working on 2 of their large scale international events!

THE COMPANY

This well established international events organiser have 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 are market leaders in their field!

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

THE ROLE

Due to the volume and demand of upcoming events they are now looking for a Speaker Manager to come on board and support with the delivery of 2 of their largest international events. As a 21 month contract you will be focusing on the management of up to 500 speakers per event. Responsibilities are broad and include:

  • Liaison and management of high profile speakers, including being their main point of contact both pre-event and onsite

  • Acting as the main point of contact for committees and co-ordinating sessions

  • Ensuring communication with the committees and speakers

  • Managing abstract submissions and the selection of speakers from the Call for Abstracts

  • Organising the delivery of logistical requirements for speakers across multiple sessions throughout the conferences

  • Liaising with internal teams including ensuring room and AV requirements are communicated to the logistics team

  • Updating and managing the online portal for presentations, biographies and other documentation

  • Onsite management (including management of staff)

  • Budget management including updating budgets

  • Post event reporting and analysis

THE CANDIDATE

Candidates must have experience within the conference / exhibition industry and have experience of working on large scale international events, incorporating multiple streams. Experience of managing and liaising with speakers (both pre-event and onsite) is essential and ideally candidates will have managed a high volume of speakers (in excess of 100 for one event) previously. Candidates must be able to manage multiple projects concurrently and have proven capabilities in communicating with senior level stakeholders and 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 several prestigious large scale international events!

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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