Opportunities

Junior Conference Producer; Housing Publications

 

Company & Role Overview:

 

Ocean Media Group is a dynamic and progressive organisation, creating services that help our customers succeed and in turn drive our growth. We hold the number one live events and digital brands in all the markets we serve and are on an ambitious and exciting growth trajectory. Our innovative approach, delivered expertly through our market-leading brands, creates highly engaged and loyal audiences.

 

Job description:

 

The Conferences and Awards division is a new business unit which is the event arm of the UK housing sector’s two leading trade publications – Inside Housing and Social Housing. Due to ambitious growth plans we are recruiting a Junior Conference Producer to work with the Head of Conferences and Awards to deliver a series of conferences which help housing professionals understand the latest developments and showcase good practice across the sector.

 

As a Junior Conference Producer, you will be trained in all elements of conference production and event management. You’ll work specifically on the Housing Publications Conference and Awards team, which run the market-leading one-day conferences and awards for the housing sector. You will be tasked with producing and managing high-level and commercially attractive content across our portfolio of events. This includes the Social Housing Annual Conference and the Inside Housing Customer Experience Conference.

 

Job duties & responsibilities:

  • Carry out high quality phone based and face to face primary research with industry leaders to develop unique programme content
  • Confident communicator with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Source, invite, confirm and brief the highest calibre of speakers

  • Work closely with the marketing team to generate innovative and amazing content to support various conference marketing campaigns

 

  • Manage the logistical elements of the event; from speaker care to AV

 

Candidate criteria

  • Confident communicator with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Willing to work hard and learn new skills

 

  • Articulate and creative copy writing skills with a high attention to detail
  • The ability to prioritise and work under pressure and independently to tight deadlines
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and a readiness to take your responsibility for your work

 

  • An interest in public/social policy would be desired, but not essential

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