Superb permanent opportunity for a commercially focused Head of Events / Event Director with a proven background of leading a profitable conference/events/summits division and portfolio!
Niche commercial conferencing company (part of a large and well-established organisation providing unrivalled insight and intelligence across the spheres of politics, public policy and public affairs). This commercial conferencing company with stunning offices in the heart of London have a large events team that produce top-level and hugely well attended policy briefings and summits across London and further afield nationwide.
Reporting to the MD and managing a team of 7 event project management & conference production staff, this Policy Briefings & Summits Director role will see you take ownership of this already successful portfolio & event division and driving it forward to the next level of commercial success.
You’ll be an experienced and strategically operating Senior B2B Events professional who can own the events strategy and the events offering, provide strong leadership and development of a team, oversee the operational delivery of events and drive forward and grow an events portfolio.
You’ll be comfortable operating in the politics, public policy and government space and will be a proven leader with a track record of growth and success in the pay-to-attend event market and be someone who can hit/exceed annual targets and maximise revenue and company profit overall.
You’ll have a minimum of 7 years’ related experience (3 years’ experience of managing an events division/portfolio) and be a commercially focused person who has worked extensively within the income generating / commercial conferencing / publishing space.
Good staff leadership, event strategy, end to end event management, managing P&L and stakeholder engagement experience is essential along with a good understanding of conference production / content generation (although you don’t need to be a conference producer per se).
If you have a proven track record as a Senior Events professional / Head of Department and are looking for a new and exciting permanent role working in politics and public policy with a highly regarded organisation then this could be a brilliant position to secure!
If your experience matches the key requirements and responsibilities as listed above, please reflect these in your CV and click “Apply” now.