Conference Producer
UAE, Dubai

Job Reference: --011367

Location: UAE, Dubai

Closing Date: 28/02/2021

Department: IM - EMEA - Healthcare

Division: Informa Markets

The Role

 
   

 

The conference producer will produce industry relevant conference programmes in line with the needs of the markets we serve.

 

The conference producer will help to develop and grow the healthcare content team by generating new content ideas – whether physically or digitally, able to come up with new revenue opportunities and identify potential collboration opportunities across the portfolio.

 

 

Job Summary/Responsibilities

 
   

 

These responsibilities should be applicable to both physical and virtual aspects.

Produce industry relevant conference programmes

Liaise with key professionals/institutions and companies in the production of conference programmes

To research and contact potential speakers and confirm their attendance

Effectively research topics with relevant industry professionals and the target market

Develop new conference ideas and programme content through tele-research and meetings

Provide up to date and useable speaker lists and files for event management to follow up

Prepare all necessary briefs, conference agenda, CME applications, telesales briefs

Assist in the provision of leads to the sponsorship team

Work with the Content Director and other team members to produce ideas for conferences

Identify key opinion leaders/institutions and companies within that area

Maintain existing and build new relationships with key experts in particular fields 

Look at and identify new opportunities consisently throughout the year that could potentially increase revenue across the business

Assist the marketing department in the creation of certain marketing materials (e.g. conference brochures)

Write high level invitation to industry experts for the conferences

Liaise and research with speakers, delegates and clients at our show’s aswell as ad hoc in person meetings

Qualities needed for the role

 
   

 

Must be able to multitask

Adaptable and flexible

Able to work in a fast paced environment

 

 

 

Qualities needed for culture fit

 
   

 

Must be able to speak, read and write fluent English

Should be able to confidently liaise with a diverse selection of people, internally and externally

A team player that is willing to help their colleagues

Should be flexible and adaptable at all times and able to work under pressure

Must be willing to work longer than expected office hours in line with the nature of the role

 

 

Skills required

 
   

 

  • Speaks and writes clearly and fluently in English to both individuals and groups
  • Computer literate and proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Commercial awareness
  • Research based role
  • Copywriting skills

 

 

Desired

 
   

 

  • Scientific/healthcare background
  • Related industry/event knowledge
  • Conference production role

 

 

 

We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed.  As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity, age, marital status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under federal, state or local law. 

 

 

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