Conference Producer - Defense

  • New York
  • Permanent
  • Marketing
  • NRm4-1489943
  • 04/05/2024
Conference Producer - Defense
60-65k Base + Excellent Benefits
NYC (5th Avenue) Flexible Working

Our client produces an ever-increasing number of annual events and thousands of business executives with tailored and practical conferences, keeping them up to date with industry trends, technological developments, and regulatory announcements across many vertical markets. With offices on five continents, our client has grown to become the industry leader in planning, delivering, and managing conferences, tradeshows, workshops, seminars, and more. They currently have an immediate and exciting opening for a Conference Producer to join their cohesive and high-performing defense-focused team in NYC.
As a Conference Producer, you can expect:  
  • A base salary of 60-65k
  • A fun, energetic, and dynamic working environment
  • Career progression with ongoing training
  • Generous PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401K
  • Work-life balance – 2 days in the office / 3 remote
As an NYC based Conference Producer, you will:  
  • Research, develop, coordinate, and deliver high-quality conference programs for the defense sector
  • Identify new conference themes and commercial opportunities through in-depth market analysis
  • Attract high-level industry/military speakers and identify new revenue streams and event formats
  • Work closely with sponsorship managers to identify sponsors
  • Work closely with marketing and attendee sales teams to maximize event and attendee revenues
  • Contribute to content-related marketing efforts, including social media
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders, thought leaders, and industry associations
  • Manage conferences onsite (domestic and international)
Conference Producer Requirements:  
  • A recent degree (Political Science, Journalism, Media, etc.)
  • 12+ months conference producing experience
  • A willingness to learn, think analytically, have excellent time management skills, and be goal-oriented
  • Be able to work your way through complex topics in a short period of time
  • Purposeful, reliably, and solution-oriented
  • Business acumen
  • Self-confident with strong communication skills
  • Deadline driven
  • Research focused
  • Available to travel
The Certus Recruitment Group is an established and experienced specialist consultancy providing sales, marketing, and IT recruitment services to the business community throughout North America, The UK, Europe, and Australia.
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