Acuris – Senior Conference Producer – 4546

ION Analytics, Full-time, Hong Kong
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AVCJ (part of ION Analytics an ION company), a financial technology company whose products and services provide the advisory and corporate community with actionable intelligence and data.

Job Description:
We are hiring an experienced senior conference producer to join the production team working on our highly regarded private equity and venture capital, M&A, Fixed Income and Infrastructure conferences that take place annually across Asia and the US.
The senior conference producer will be responsible for researching, writing and producing numerous conferences across the region for the AVCJ, Mergermarket, Inframation/Infralogic and Debtwire. The individual will also lead the project and work closely with the publisher, marketing, sales, operations and internal support teams for each event to ensure all deliverables, deadlines and targets are being met.

The candidate will be able to work well under pressure and have good attention to detail. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in conference content production with knowledge of the market and industry viewed as favorable but not a necessity. The role does require travel across the region.

Key Responsibilities - Event Production:

  • Research and write event programme
  • Identify and recruit relevant speakers
  • Develop strong industry knowledge on events roster
  • Coordinate speakers via email briefings, pre-event calls/meetings
  • Work with marketing team on event themes, objectives and develop and write copy for marketing materials where required
  • Support sponsorship sales where necessary and identify sponsorship opportunities
  • Produce/run the programme on-site/virtually
  • Build a network of key industry contacts

Key Responsibilities - Event Management:

  • Take the lead role as project manager on assigned events
  • Coordinate and run project team meetings
  • Develop and write a project brief and timeline
  • Monitor the Project P&L
  • Work closely with the team in the Hong Kong office
  • Work with other teams across the business

Skills Required:

  • Strong research, writing and analytical skills
  • Ability to lead and manage a project with numerous stakeholders and deliverables
  • Proven time management and the ability to meet deadlines and priorities projects
  • Fluency in English, written/spoken Cantonese and Mandarin is necessary
  • Be able to work independently
  • Be happy to communicate with colleagues and customers face-to-face, by email and by telephone and project a professional image in all cases
  • At least 4 years’ experience in a conference producer role is required. We will also consider exceptional candidates with different skills.

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