Senior Content Manager

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AED Salary Range:
Salary Description:
£50000 - £550000 per annum
Event Management Agencies
ESP Recruitment
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Content Manager to join a leading global digital publishing and events organiser on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Content Director and working with the Events team and across the wider business, you will play an important role in creating content for their global conference programme. You will also contribute to the production of effective marketing collateral and write compelling programme abstracts and website copy to help market their events.

Responsibilities include:

Programme research and development

* Conduct effective phone and desk research with a variety of stakeholders to create high-quality event programmes that include compelling subjects for discussion
* Work in partnership with commercial partners to shape programmes to their objectives
* Collaborate with the Sponsorship Directors to support the engagement of potential business partnerships at their events

Content delivery

* Recruit senior level, high-quality speakers to participate
* Ensure event programmes are researched, well-written, compelling and thoughtful to attract speakers and delegates to attend
* Draft 'best practice' speaker briefs on the event themes and discussions
* On-site co-ordination of speakers and other key stakeholders, stage management and liaison with AV team to ensure a seamless production

Driving attendance, marketing and prospect management

* Clarify the event value proposition for interested parties
* Engage with key influencers of the market and generate interest in the event
* Identify potential fringe event and collaboration opportunities which support strategically supports the host partners and commercial educational partners

Experience Required:

* 4+ years of proven experience successfully producing events
* Quick to grasp concepts and understand the value proposition for different event stakeholders
* Confident and talented self-starter who is able to hit the ground running
* Experience of managing junior members of staff and/or freelance support staff
* Commercially astute and entrepreneurial outlook in order to work on commercial events
* Experience of work with media and communications
* Ability to work to agreed deadlines, working well under pressure
* Excellent planning and organisational skills in order to manage and prioritise workload
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including spelling, grammar and proofreading, with the ability to tailor style and approach to suit a variety of global audiences
* MS Office essential - Word, Excel and PowerPoint
* Flexibility to travel overseas to events
* Educated to a degree level

Contact Details:
ESP Recruitment
Tel: 020 7299 2960
Contact: Liz Sinclair

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