Event Producer

Are you passionate about event production and event management? Do you enjoy researching and managing an event from concept through to delivery and beyond?

Here at Salford Professional Development, we are looking for an organised project coordinator with a keen research interest to join the conferencing division.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working as part of a team, contributing to the smooth operation and organisation of our conference, virtually and face to face
  • Continuous research into public policy and industry trends - including desk, telephone, and face to face - to gain an in-depth knowledge of the market needs and enable the business to respond quickly to new opportunities
  • Identifying and creating event ideas that are commercially successful in attracting the right speakers, delegates, sponsors and supporters
  • Preparing in-depth proposals for new events, working to demanding deadlines aimed at the right level and type of audience
  • Project managing the event development in terms of the programme, speaker liaison, website content and pre-and post-event administration

Personal Specification

  • A successful track record of delivering targets within agreed timeframes and budgets
  • Demonstrable research experience in either an academic or professional setting
  • Exemplary written communication skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Salary & Benefits  

  • £18,000 – £23,000 per annum
  • Company pension and healthcare
  • 24 days holiday per year exclusive of bank holidays

Application Details

If this role is of interest to you please apply by sending your CV and a short covering letter to careers-spd@salford.ac.uk