Euromoney Institutional Investor

  • Conference Producer

    Job ID
    Oct 2018-8198
    Department
    Institutional Investor
    Location
    New York City
    Contract Type
    Permanent Full-Time
    Category
    Conferences / Seminars / Events
  • Job Advert

    About Information Management Network

    Hosting over 50 global events annually, IMN conferences deliver timely insights from industry-leading experts, providing attendees the knowledge and resources required to make well-informed business decisions.

    IMN structures its conferences with a balanced buy-sell ratio, ensuring representation of the full spectrum of industry participants, and optimizing networking activities to make the most of your time. Our combination of thorough, cutting-edge programs and strong deal-making opportunities has resulted in a peerless reputation for our events in the marketplace.

    For more information on IMN's event divisions, visit the following pages:

    Structured Finance

    Real Estate

    Investment Management

    Financial Technology

     

    About the Role: Conference Producer

    Information Management Network is seeking a Conference Producer for its Real Estate & Investment Management divisions. As Conference Producer, you will be the driving intellectual force behind the events you produce, researching cutting-edge topics for conferences and assessing their commercial viability.

     

    Successful candidate will have a track record of:

    • Both launching and overseeing repeat events;
    • Recruiting high-level speakers and developing strong relationships with same;
    • Managing a conference P&L;
    • Liaising with senior executives in the finance industry in order to best facilitate and execute the strongest, most thought-provoking and polished financial conferences in the industry.

     

    You will be responsible for:

    • Sourcing and inviting speakers
    • Developing business plans for sales
    • Marketing and logistics teams
    • Writing the conference brochure and associated marketing materials and
    • Acting as an ambassador for the events on the day of execution.

     

    Core Functions:

    • Research, write, design, construct and produce financial conferences collaborating closely with senior-level executives from real estate investment firms, law firms, accounting firms, technology solutions providers, developers, homebuilders, private equity and other institutional investors
    • Represent company on regular travel assignments to various locations in the United States and overseas
    • Research, organize and evaluate financial markets to determine topics for agenda construction and develop leads for speaker acquisition
    • Establishing and maintaining relationships with key professionals, industry leaders, senior executives and media within relevant vertical markets
    • Develop event strategies and launch new programs to meet changing business objectives of firm
    • Liaise with meeting planning, accounting, marketing and public relations departments to determine elements of budgetary objectives on hotel/venue issues and to contribute thought-leadership on overall marketing initiatives
    • Oversee events’ financial performance and growth
    • Write copy for conference brochures and other marketing materials communicating company’s mission and event goals
    • Cultivate business relationships through targeted networking at conferences and global business development trips

     

    Skills Required

    • Powerful communication skills
    • Ability to think analytically
    • Energetic, enthusiastic, and quick learners who possess excellent multi-tasking and organizational abilities
    • Ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment, where you’ll be able to learn a lot and make a major contribution

     

    Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree required
    • 3+ years’ experience in conference production and/or finance role
    • Excellent oral and written communications skills
    • Excellent organization skills
    • Ability to thinking analytically and apply inductive and deductive reasoning
    • Strong negotiation skills
    • Strong leadership potential
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Proven track record of defining and executing key analyses with minimal supervision
    • Demonstrated experience working in a team environment with experience communicating with senior managers
    • Working knowledge of key trends in commercial real estate investment strongly preferred
    • Computer savvy

     

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