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Conference Producer - Energy

Client of The Big 5 Hub

Posted on October 22, 2019

3 - 4 years Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Any Graduation. Any Nationality

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The role
The Conference Producer will work across the Energy portfolio and handle leading industry conferences with responsibility to deliver all aspects of conference content across the program lifecycle, creating and maintaining relationships within the industry including:
• Analytical in-depth program research and development to include writing and creating sessions and topics that are both technical and commercial.
• Speaker identification and acquisition of both technical and c-suite industry influencers and business leaders
• Development and management of new and existing relationships with relevant market stakeholders from NOCs, IOCs, technology providers, government officials
• Ensure onsite delivery is executed with excellent speaker and delegate engagement ensuring relationships are strengthened and maintained
• Continual assessment of regional and global market dynamics to identify opportunities for the development of conference content offerings
The candidate what you ll need
We are seeking a commercially-minded and intuitive Conference Producer with at least 3-4 years production experience and, preferably, at least 12 months experience in the energy sector
• Ability to write commercially attractive and industry accurate copy for both conference agendas, team briefings and marketing sales collaterals for our event communities to promote sessions and attract an audience of paying delegates
• You will be passionate, dedicated, and knowledgeable about developing smart, profitable, and industry-leading conferences and have proven and comprehensive experience of applying efficient and effective processes
Key competencies and core elements of the role
Conference Production
• Creating, liaising and managing committees for technical conferences
• Organizing and running committee meetings to determine conference categories, topics, sessions, speakers, chairs
• Overseeing technical conference call for papers campaigns and managing the submissions, review and evaluation processes
• Conducting in-depth telephone, face to face and desktop research with potential attendees, speakers and sponsors in the target market to develop commercially viable agendas
• Joining sponsorship and delegate sales meetings with existing and potential clients where necessary to ensure alignment with the conference themes, topics and potential speaker placements. Providing where necessary help with sales pitches to understand the benefits of attending our conferences as delegates or sponsors.
• Recruiting highly-esteemed leading industry experts and influencers, regulators, government representatives and other relevant speakers for conference sessions
• Researching and providing strategic and technical market information to marketing and sales functions in terms of sector and geographic markets including value propositions, competitive events analysis and market mapping information
• Working with marketing to ensure our conferences are promoted effectively and correctly through the website, EDMs and electronic and printed collaterals and we are targeting the relevant job titles/companies to build new data
• Attending conferences, exhibitions and industry gatherings where relevant to promote our conferences, gather market intelligence, network with potential speakers and delegates to establish and maintain relationships
Conference Project Management
• Maintain close links with management the members of the conference production teams to ensure they are kept up to date with the status of all conference related projects
• Preparing and sending weekly reports as required in the conference lifecycle
• Working closely with the onsite support teams (show callers, operations, AV) to ensure delivery of a first-class-on-site conference experience for both speakers and delegates
• Travelling internationally to exhibitions and conference as required. Ensuring full onsite project delivery to ensure successful, high-quality delivery of customer services and the event experience to speakers and delegates. Main liaison point to ensure all speaker preparations and requirements are taken care of and that they feel welcome, comfortable and happy to participate in our conferences
Skills and Behavioral Competencies
• Excellent networking and information gathering abilities
• Engaging, professional and diplomatic demeanor
• Comfortable conducting regular phone calls and face-to-face meetings with industry figures at all levels
• Strong analytical industry research and commercial and clear copy writing skills
• Strong teamwork skills to ensure the efficient production and running of our conferences
• Self-disciplined and able to work both independently and as part of a team adhering to time-sensitive deadlines
• Problem solver with the ability to break down complex concepts, make logical comparisons and identify underlying patterns and connections across our conference portfolio
• Agile learner with the ability to develop in-depth technical knowledge on diverse oil and gas topics and an understanding of key commercial drivers underlying our products
• Resilient, with a strong desire to succeed
• Foreign language skills are desirable, especially Arabic
• You should be open to international travel, as required by the job role

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