Portfolio Manager – EMEA

London, plus travel £40,000 - £45,000 + bonus

Our client is a uniquely focused company delivering a world-leading series of events across five continents and a powerful global digital media portfolio. Combined with a market-specific research team and well-established programme of annual Awards, our client connects the market-makers in their sector – informing, influencing and celebrating change and development.

About the Portfolio Manager role

This role involves the production and project management of a portfolio of events serving our client’s EMEA markets, providing exposure to growing and exciting areas of their business. The Portfolio Manager will produce and project manage a number of one-day, multi-day, multi-track conferences – including the flagship London event – and a growing virtual event offering, designed to attract senior technology professionals.

Key Responsibilities

A successful Portfolio Manager will be highly commercial and content-focused, with the skills to project-manage their events from end-to-end, driving all other functions for the financial success of the event. This will involve:

•  Primary research with the target market and Programme Development
•  Speaker Acquisition and Management
•  Copywriting
•  Deadline Management
•  Topic generation and validation
•  Onsite Event Management

Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes

•  University educated, 2:1 or above or equivalent
•  2+ years of directly relevant B2B commercial conference production experience
•  Direct experience of producing large scale B2B events
•  Experience of working with regional markets including EMEA, NAM and APAC
•  Able to travel to events
•  Excellent communicator with highly advanced interpersonal skills to effectively manage relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
•  Exceptional writing, attention to detail and proof-reading skills

A very attractive base salary is available for the successful candidate, with the opportunity to earn an additional 30% of base in profit share.

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