Conference Director - up to £50k OTE

Job Title: Conference Director - up to £50k OTE
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dorking, Surrey
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Up to £15k Commission + benefits
Reference: BBDorkingCD2223_1642429074
Contact Name: Tanya Etheridge
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 17, 2022 14:17

Job Description

Conference Director

Due to expansion, my highly successful, well established client is expanding and looking to recruit an experienced Conference Director.

Primary functions

Researching and sourcing highly qualified speakers for global conference events

Become an expert industry commentator

Managing speaker content and conference scheduling

On-site management of the conference. Involves meet and greet of speakers & moderators, liaising with onsite contractors (requires willingness and ability to travel globally)

Liaising with various internal teams to produce marketing material, onsite operation of the conference & website content management


2+ Years' experience building high-end content driven conferences (3+ years preferred)

Excellent communicator

Confident making phone calls and meeting people face to face (up to C-level) is necessary

An interest and aptitude to learn about new technology or industries (role requires a lot of subject research)

Understand the importance of networking to become an influential industry spokesperson for UKi Media & Events

Self-motivated to meet strict deadlines and deliver best possible content programme

Ability to remain calm under pressure and think logically (onsite management of 120+ speakers while handling challenges from delegates and speakers calmly is a must)

Strong organisational skills

Basic computer skills, MS Office primarily, plus internal software systems

If the above souonds like you, do not hesitate to apply now!