Senior Conference Producer
This role will have direct responsibility for putting on a high quality and comprehensive conference programme and play an important role in our relationships with leading operators. The SCP will work closely with the CEO and Managing Director, who currently manage key operator relationships and conference content. The SCP will also liaise with our large editorial team in order to source the best speakers on the most exciting topics.
The role will also involve managing the relationship with our conference sponsors that are speakers or panellists and ensuring their representation on the programme enhances the event.
The SCP will use their exceptional organisational and administrative skills in making sure that all of the participants are prepared for events, from organising pre-event panel calls, to ensuring that presentations have the required AV specifications, to making sure that speakers have the correct marketing material to promote their participation. They will also use their relationship with speakers, and contacts within the operators more generally, to drive attendance at events.
You must have:
Experience working in B2B events and/or media serving the gaming sector
Excellent interpersonal skills, able to open doors and build rapport with industry executives
Experience of operating autonomously and using effective decision making and judgment
Excellent communication skills in English, both written and spoken
Exceptional organisational skills
It would be nice if you had:
A network of senior level contacts across sports betting and iGaming operators
Additional languages in order to work directly with operators, Spanish particularly helpful
Knowledge of and network in international markets that represent growth opportunities for future events, in particular Asia and/or Latin America
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Research betting, gaming and other relevant industries for agenda topics, speakers and competitor activity
Proactively plan out the agenda topics and identify speakers for all our events
Engage, network and build relationships with key industry people
Work closely with the content and editorial teams around agenda topics and speakers
Liaising with sales team to maximise sponsorship opportunity and event revenue related to speaking opportunities
Responsibility for keeping the agenda and speakers up to date, and communicate all updates internally to sales, content, marketing and events teams
Manage agenda, speaker logistics and event delivery on site for all our events
Attend and represent the company at international events and exhibitions
Identify new opportunities for future potential conferences and content
Sourcing high quality speakers from operators for all the events
Develop and maintain profiles on all operators, with knowledge of the key contacts in all functions (payments, marketing, tech/product, etc) as well as all C-level contacts, and utilise these contacts to source compelling speakers for our events
Support marketing efforts by working with marketing team to highlight key speakers to feature in promotional campaigns and content marketing, and to ensure that all speakers have the digital marketing assets to promote their participation in the event
St George’s Recruitment – Betting & Gaming, is acting as an employment agency in regard to this vacancy. We specialise in finding great jobs for great people; our consultants handle a wide range of roles within the betting and gaming industry. If you’re looking for a fresh approach to betting and gaming recruitment, please contact us now.