Conference Producer

The Argyle Group - New York, NY

Full-time
Position: Conference Producer (content development, not event planning logistics)

Location: New York City

The Argyle Group is a provider of B2B media solutions centered around a suite of editorial and event media. Headquartered in New York City, the group operates under several recognizable media, virtual and live event brands.

We’re looking for a conference producer with a proven background in full-cycle content development including conception, community research, agenda development, and speaker recruitment. The successful candidate will be a content rockstar capable of understanding the needs of our clients and audiences.

The Responsibilities:
Agenda Development

Design exciting session formats to meet the needs of the desired audience by applying commercial market knowledge to content development
Create compelling copy and content
Ensure the production timeline is on schedule throughout the process
Proactively collaborate on site with the Event Management team to ensure the conference logistics are in place and run smoothly
Liaise with and act as on-site contact for all speakers, as well as the conference chair, while tracking the successful flow of the event day agenda
Speaker Engagement

Assemble a speaker list from hot companies (new & innovative up to blue chip) and industry-leading executive employees
Liaise with speakers to develop and fine-tune presentations aiming to generate a quality, engaging and memorable content session for the audience
Build and nurture relationships with target speakers and companies for future opportunities
Strategic Thought Leadership

Maintain knowledge with trends and current topics relevant to the target market
Drive engagement with personal networking; assemble and leverage a network of business contacts in the target industry to further identify current topical trends and event speakers

The Qualifications (Required):
2+ years of experience in conference production
Bachelor’s degree in communications, business, writing, marketing or related field
Proven ability to research and write in a way that consistently produces engaging content tailored to your audience (IT, marketing or CX)
Excellent track record of meeting deadlines
Analytical, data-focused approach to researching the target audience
Exceptional communication and business etiquette skills by email, phone and in person
Drive to achieve at all costs, with a deadline-driven/high ownership mentality
Proven track record of strong time management and organizational skills
High appetite for change
Ability to manage multiple priorities on a lean team
Desire to travel up to 10-15% to hotspots such as San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, Dallas and more

The Qualifications (Preferred):
4+ years of experience in conference production
Experience specifically with IT, security, marketing or CX events strongly preferred

The Perks:
Basic Benefits

Medical insurance – 87% company paid
Life insurance, AD&D, short-term disability and long-term disability – 100% company paid
Dental, vision and supplementary insurance (Aflac)
401k with discretionary company match
Employee assistance program with free mental health counseling
Premium Benefits

20 days of PTO and 13 holidays (that’s more than 6.5 weeks per year!)
Comprehensive pre-tax commuter benefits program that includes benefits with MTA, PATH, Uber, Lyft and many others
Competitive salary and quarterly bonus opportunities
Free, catered breakfast each Monday to combat those #MondayBlues
Domestic travel to conferences on the company’s dime (with per diems for that Dig Inn addiction and cool co-workers to travel with)
Unlimited snacks and beverages (gluten free and healthy options also), and the ability to join our debate about favorite La Croix flavor
Culture and Work Environment

Location in our beautiful, historic offices downtown one block from the Stock Exchange
Casual dress code in office
Fun company party, volunteer and happy hour events at least monthly

Key words: content manager, content developer, conference project manager, conference project manager, conference coordinator, webinar producer, custom event, virtual content, event production, digital events, information technology, IT conference, marketing conference, CX conference

Unfortunately we are only accepting applications from the NYC metro area.

Argyle Group is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. As such, our employment and recruiting practices do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, parental status, military service or other non-merit factor.