Conference Producer - SportsPro Media

The Company:

SportsPro Media, founded in 2008, providing high-level content on the commercial, political and organisational aspects of global professional sport, across a variety of media platforms. Its acclaimed magazine and website, offers expert commentary and opinion on the latest trends shaping the sports industry today.

In 2014, SportsPro successfully launched its events business, now hosting over 2,000 senior level delegates annually across the portfolio, including its flagship conference, SportsPro Live. It’s events range in size from 30 to 800 attendees, and provide a platform of knowledge sharing and networking for industry leaders. Topics include sponsorship and marketing, technology and investment, finance and governance, broadcasting and digital, and much more.

Responsibilities:

Market Research

Conducting in-depth research on market trends, challenges and solutions via research calls to existing and new contacts
Writing research reports and assisting with event and sales briefs
Competitor analysis and overview

Speaker Acquisition

Identifying and inviting key speakers
Assisting with speaker engagement and management
Liaising with press offices and partnership contacts at key organisations

VIP Strategy and Relationships

Research calls with key individuals to identify their challenges and priorities
Building and updating contact database
Establishing relationships with key individuals to create advocacy for our events
Managing VIP invitations and networking

Content

Finding and vetting contributors for website blog and newsletter
Assisting with creating of web content and event marketing materials

The successful applicant will have:

Interest in the sports sector and desire to actively engage with this audience
University degree, ideally in a related subject or strong research focus
Office experience and sound knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Positive work ethic, can-do attitude, and plenty of initiative and willingness to learn
Excellent telephone etiquette and written communication skills
Proven ability to work well in a team but also initiative to work on your own
Ability to international travels and confidence in face-to-face networking

What we offer:

Competitive annual salary (depending on experience)
Achievable event bonuses
Inspiring and motivational environment with a great team spirit
Travel to attend selected events
Competitive and diverse culture including incentives, awards and recognition for over-achievers

To apply: Please send your CV to tcatlin@sportspromedia.com or call 020 7871 0123 and ask for Tracy Catlin for further information.

Due to the high level of applications we receive we are unable to respond to each application. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks, then you have been unsuccessful in getting to the next stage.