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EnglishAdvanced

Salary

CZK 40,000 - 60,000Salary + Commission (Monthly, Quarterly and Yearly Bonuses)

Seniority

Mid level

Location

Prague

Type of job

Full-time

Required education

Basic

Category

Sales jobs

  • Bonuses
  • Meal vouchers or meal contributions
  • Company events and teambuilding
  • Foreign business trips
  • Budget for personal development and growth
DDC Financial Group is the preeminent producer of events for the distressed debt management industry, DDC Summits is the leading one-on-one summit format and conference in the European distressed debt landscape. Founded in 2015, the company organizes events in Europe & the US.

We are looking for a professional conference producer to join our expanding Team. We are seeking applicants with strong production experience with a proven track record to reach and exceed targets, comfortable in a fast-paced and pressured environment. To be successful in this position, you must be: proactive with strong research skills, ability to work in a fast-paced international environment, be a team player, be highly productive, presentable and have excellent communication and negotiating skills.

POSITION:
Title: Conference Producer
Works in conjunction with: CEO and Managing Director

SKILLS & QUALITIES:
- Enthusiastic, passionate & confident attitude
- Positive and “willing to do anything” approach to reach your goals
- Self-driven and able to work independently
- Excellent communication skills over the phone and email
- Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
- Team player and to be motivated to grow with the company
- Customer focused approach
- Attention to detail and strong organisational skills including time management
- Strong research skills

MAIN DUTIES & TASKS:
• Compiling the agenda for conferences.
• Carrying out business research, project management and building relationships with senior business executives during the production cycle.
• Speaking & liaising with industry experts over the telephone and sometimes face to face in later stages.
• Researching new and existing ideas for conferences, assessing their feasibility, commercial viability and writing innovative programs based
upon the research conducted.
• Confirming the attendance of high-level industry speakers.
• Building and maintaining strong contacts across the industry you work within.
• Working closely with other departments such as sponsorship sales, delegate sales, marketing, administration, logistics, operations, etc. and
providing guidance & support to them.
• Researching potential C-level executives for the delegate sales team and explaining your thinking behind the list.
• Regularly liaise with your event manager and ensure continuous communication throughout the process.
• Writing strong sales and marketing copy in a number of different formats throughout the course of an event’s sales & marketing campaign.
• Writing best practice insight reports.
• Setting strict deadlines for all departments and ensuring these are adhered to.
• Maintaining strong relationships with confirmed speakers to ensure their attendance on the day.
• Following-up with speakers after the event to get their feedback, ideas for amendments to next year’s event.
• Running and managing the conference on the day, introducing speakers and hosting the event.

REQUIREMENTS:
- Experience in conference production (call and email communication)
- Excellent written and spoken English, other languages are a plus
- Outstanding communication skills, ability to interact with people from different backgrounds & cultures
- Applicant must be EU Citizen or be in possession of the necessary visa to work in the Czech Republic
- Traveling (globally)

WHAT WE OFFER:
- Basic salary + attractive performance-based commission
- Company Benefits (meal vouchers, etc..)
- Opportunity for growth into management position
- Work in dynamic, international environment
- Semi-annual and yearly bonuses
- Incentives (vouchers, additional vacation, etc.)
- Team building activities
- Ongoing training and development
- Attractive center-of-Prague office location

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