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Conference Manager

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Business Support

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Manjinder Kang

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Conference Manager

City of London

Up to £40K

Fully office-based


The Client:

A well-established and successful commercial real estate firm has established a brand new conference centre based in the heart of the City. The centre is due to launch at the end of Summer 2023 and they are looking to hire a Conference Manager as soon as possible.

The Role:

This Conference Manager position will involve being the face of the new centre and managing all day-to-day operations while managing a small team. Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Sales and Marketing
    • Assisting with developing strategy for driving revenue from customers
    • Responding to sales enquiries
    • Negotiate and chase leads to ensure bookings
    • Work closely with partners and brokers
  • Operational
    • Supervise and manage the Conference Coordinator to plan and coordinate all meeting activities, and additional management to Facilities Technician.
    • Ensure smooth execution of conferences, functions and events
    • Manage external suppliers such as catering
    • Proposing new ideas
  • Financial
    • Managing budgets and control costs
    • Monitor and analyse financial performance key points.

Candidate Specification:

  • Previous experience of managing conferences or large-scale corporate events, eg within conference centres or hotels
  • Self-starter, highly motivated
  • Strong proven leadership skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Effective communicator and able to communicate across varying levels of seniority, both written and verbal.

Additional Information:

  • Salary up to £40K depending on experience and the role comes with excellent additional benefits including private healthcare after 6 months, discretionary bonus, 25 days of annual increasing by 1 day each year up to 30 days plus birthday day off and funded support for relevant qualifications / training.
  • Working hours are subject to conferences (Mon-Fri only) and the business offer TOIL (Time off in lieu) for any early / late start conferences.
  • Due to the nature of the role this role is fully office-based.