Graduate Project Manager

20000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
16 Dec 2021

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Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
Company Description
Our client is an independent conference producer, specialised in the European Energy sector. We create, promote and deliver high quality technical conferences for the smart grid engineering community. Our mission is to Drive Clean Energy and our values are ACE: Ambition, Customer-centricity, Excellence. We occupy a unique market position, possess a strong product value proposition and have a high repeat business rate.
Job Description
The role involves:
* Research - carrying out in-depth phone research with senior technical representatives of the smart grid community and interpreting the results into commercially compelling conference programmes
* Speaker acquisition - identifying, profiling and inviting influential technical decision makers and specialists from the smart grid community, and maintaining long term relationships
* Copy writing - writing promotional copy in the form of weekly newsletters, website copy, brochure copy, press releases and advertising copy, to drive awareness of the events and stimulate bookings
* Sales & marketing - thoroughly briefing the sales and marketing teams and monitoring campaign progress to ensure revenue targets are met
* Onsite delivery - working with the event logistics team to ensure flawless onsite delivery of the events
* Productivity - meeting all project deadlines to ensure the annual target of 5 events per producer is delivered
Who Fits The Bill
* 2.1 degree or higher in a technical, engineering or business-related subject
* 3 or more A-levels at grade B or above
* Track record of delivering results in a high-pressure deadline driven environment
* Evidence of creative problem-solving capability and an optimistic growth mindset
* Passion for research, information gathering and knowledge building
* Influential and persuasive approach to both written and verbal communication
* Ability to initiate and develop relationships with high level business leaders
* Organised and able to self-manage and project lead to get the best out of others

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