Freelance Events Producer

Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 2 months ago(11/8/2022 6:04 AM)
# of Openings
Wilmington Events EMEA

Company Outline


Emea Events branding



Job Role: Events Director

Location: Ideally 2 days in London for collaboration

Salary: Competitive

We are expanding as we embark on launching events across ALL Wilmington Brands

Come and join our dynamic, growing business! 


Why we want you.

You are an experienced  Events Content Producer who has been producing content for global awards, conferences and webinars ideally within the financial services sector.


In this role you will be responsibly for producing events for International Compliance Associaton (ICA) and Axco.  ICA deliver events within the world of financial crime, fraud, money laundering, sanctions, cyber-crime and much much more and Axco, events relating to the global insurance.


You will be researching, enticing relevant speakers and sponsors,  and working with passionate financial services and compliance professionals who strive to make a difference in their everyday work, helping businesses navigate changing regulations and risk and playing a key role in the global fight against financial crime.


A bit about us.

Wilmington plc is a company with a difference. Our core purpose is helping our customers to do the right business in the right way.  Over the years we’ve grown by acquisition developing a portfolio of businesses who provide governance, risk and regulatory compliance solutions to enterprise customers and professionals across the globe. 


Our Wilmington EMEA events team deliver successful events for a variety of leading brands within our portfolio of businesses including ICA.

Main Purpose of Role

Your main focus in this role is to produce commercial events for the global financial crime prevention and insurance markets.  You will do this by researching relevant subjects, attracting speakers and sponsors and, creating and develop promotionally lead marketing collateral. 


You will take the overall lead on the end to end project management, attending all content sessions, working through a research and data-led approach, producing events that include conferences, summits, congress, awards and webinars.


You will work alongside the editorial, marketing, operations, and sales teams to ensure the events achieve their goals and meet the needs of the target audience and sponsors.


You will be using your creativity and knowledge to identify new potential launch events using your validation skills to build strong business cases and your new ideas and contributions to support the overall commercial growth and success of this newly formed events team.

Skills and Experience Required

We always support colleagues to develop their skills but to be successful in this job you really do need to already be able to tick most of these boxes...


We know it’s not a skill, but the successful candidate must have permission to work in the role’s location by the start of their employment.


You will also need;

  • Commercial conference production experience essential
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience
  • Sales CRM (SalesForce, MS Dynamics or similar) but not essential
  • Strong Microsoft Excel
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative research skills; analytical; confident and keen to be on the telephone
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • A strong copy writer & able to communicate an effective value proposition, customer benefits
  • Good business acumen; results driven
  • High standards
  • Structured and organised, but also flexible, with good time management
  • Clear understanding of KPIs
  • Clear understanding of the commercial business practices that underpin conferences, a strong commercial awareness and a clear comprehension of profit and loss/basic business principles

You need to be the kind of person who is…

  • Positive, enthusiastic, ambitious and committed to a career in events
  • Inspirational communicator
  • Team player, with strong collaboration but can work on own initiative.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Someone who likes to continuously improve.
  • Organised, rational and calm under pressure.
  • Results orientated
  • Able to demonstrate integrity and respect for a diversity of opinions and styles.

If this sounds like you and you feel you have the right skills and experience to excel in this exciting new, high profile team, why not submit and application and see where it takes you. 


Before you go....

Why join us?

We are a dynamic business, providing a huge number of products to a wide range of customers. Therefore we understand the power of diversity, and we celebrate the innovation and creativity that can be achieved through our own unique experiences, knowledge, and perspectives. We love to build teams that showcase our individuality and creativity, building our positive culture across our organisation.


Our work provides variety, development and the opportunity to be part of a committed community of over 700 colleagues in 8 countries worldwide. Our environment is encouraging, supportive, and committed to individual, business and team growth; one where people love to join and make an impact. We embrace new ideas and fresh thinking, we overcome challenges together, and we rely on each other to bring innovation to life. At Wilmington, we work hard to help each other grow and succeed.


What do we offer?

Joining Wilmington means you’ll be part of a dedicated team, committed to providing high quality services and support to our customers. Our people are empowered to learn and develop themselves, and being part of our team, we provide the opportunities for you to grow.


We offer a great core benefits package which includes performance related bonus, pension and life assurance. We also offer a flexible benefits package so you can tailor your benefits to suit you ie additional holiday purchase, healthcare, subsidised gym memberships, cycle to work schemes and discount vouchers.


We have a hybrid working framework that balances flexible working with providing the space for collaboration and learning from each other.


We care about the physical and mental health of all our colleagues. We provide an extensive range of wellbeing resources so that everyone feels supported, and has the best opportunity to do their best work.


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The Legal Bit!

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this role. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.


*Please note that this role may remain advertised until an offer of employment has been made.


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