Content Producer

Permanent Content / Conference Producer – producing high quality content for a series of expos for Don’t Panic (Marketing, Digital / eCommerce & Tech).

Reporting to Head of Events and working alongside a small team of sales, operations and event professionals, the Content Producer role involves researching, curating and managing the timetable of 3 expos, building on existing connections and creating new ones.

Responsibilities include:

  • Identifying and securing prominent industry and brand figures to speak
  • Negotiating speaker rates where applicable
  • Leading and contributing to the generation of new content ideas
  • Writing compelling agendas
  • Writing copy to assist marketing
  • Producing high quality content
  • Developing successful content plans per show
  • Researching topics & market trends
  • Copywriting for websites
  • Proof reading
  • Contributing to the generation of new content ideas
  • Deliver high quality levels of customer service in keeping with the Don’t Panic brand and ethos
  • Manage communication between clients, the agency and speakers to ensure effective event delivery
  • Manage all speaker bookings in accordance with procedures and in an accurate manner ahead of speaker announcements or event dates
  • Managing ongoing speaker liaison including creation of briefing notes, booking of travel and accommodation at the best possible rates
  • Work with the Directors, designers and subcontractors to develop branding and marketing materials including websites and event collateral
  • Manage the production of presentations and speaker notes to ensure professional event delivery
  • To accurately complete time sheets on a weekly basis
  • Contribute to effective post event evaluation to ensure effective continuous improvement

Job Requirements:

  • University degree or relevant work experience
  • 2-3 years minimum content management experience
  • Proven negotiating skills
  • Ability to develop professional relationships
  • Ability to multi task across numerous complex projects with varied deadlines
  • Ability to effectively project manage complex jobs
  • Ability to problem solve and work independently
  • Excellent organisational, planning and project management skills
  • Proven ability to take direction and input and develop and deliver exceptional results that achieve both Don’t Panic and client objectives
  • A strong researcher with high quality copywriting expertise and a conference production or content production background
  • Knowledge of Marketing / Digital / ecommerce & Tech sectors would be advantageous but not essential
  • Tenacious researching skills, the ability to speak confidently with industry leaders and ‘sell-in’ new ideas & concepts
  • Proven track record of meeting targets
  • An excellent standard of written English
  • A go-getter and creative thinker
  • Proven ability to prepare accurate budgets and manage expenditure
  • High level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft Office, Keynote and social media channels
  • Effective time management skills
  • Driving licence and access to a car
  • Willing to travel and flexibility around working hours

This is a superb permanent role for a hardworking B2B content focused professional (Content Producer / Conference Producer / Researcher) with a conference production background who is looking to join calm cool collective of event managers!

If your experience matches the key requirements and responsibilities as listed above, please reflect these in your CV and send to: joe@dontpanicprojects.com

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