Fantastic opportunity for an Conference producer/researcher at an international event organiser, producing highly regarded commercial B2B conferences and training courses for financial and risk professionals in the UK and USA. The company will consider a recent graduate or someone with experience in the industry. Based in Stanstead Abbotts, near Ware in Herts their smart offices are easily commutable with parking and excellent rail from Liverpool Street and links from the A10 and M25. Their established events are focused on the financial sector, with immediate growth available for the company and the candidate. The events are supported by a publishing business, with monthly eNewsletters, dedicated website and eMagazine. Successful conference producers are at the heart of any event - in-depth research, targeting appropriate market segments, effective programme writing, speaker procurement, and onsite management are just some of the areas of activity. You will be joining an established team within the fast-growing business sector producing industry leading international conferences in Europe and North America. You will be: Looking to find a role that is personally and professionally rewarding Strong academic background, ideally with at least a 2:1 in humanities Commercial acumen, with an understanding of the sales and marketing process an advantage Great research, communication and interpersonal skills An entrepreneurial spirit, a deep desire to succeed and achieve goals Energy, enthusiasm and desire in abundance, you will be self-motivated, pro-active and a problem solver to help achieve goals and targets Must be able to work flexible hours and willing to travel The role and responsibilities: Commercially viable conferences are based on in-depth market research primarily through telephone calls, and initial secondary research Identify new, interesting and viable topics and business ideas Based on research, to effectively write programmes of commercial use to the industry to be promoted To seek and speak to senior industry professionals in their field to research topics and/or invite to present Ensure that sales and marketing campaigns are maximised and the full potential of the research-driven event is fulfilled Managing your own portfolio of projects you will be responsible for the overall success of the event you produce Communicate effectively with the sales, marketing and logistical teams Benefits: Commission package on top of basic salary listed below Pension Both on completion of a successful probation period