Ref No.: 17-08892
Location: Santa Monica, California
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 08/09/2017
Title: Producer
Duration: Permanent
Location: Burlington, MA
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: ASAP

Our client is searching for a Producer who will responsible for identifying and researching leading edge, business-to-business issues to develop content for innovative programs designed for life science executives arming them with the information and tools needed to succeed in the ever-changing life sciences industry. This includes conducting extensive phone research, agenda writing and development, recruiting high-level speakers, negotiating deals while project managing conference specific deadlines and goals.

  • Conducting extensive research with senior level executives, predominantly through phone conversations, and determining the commercial viability of prospective conferences based on research results
  • Assessing industry trends to identify commercially viable conference topics
  • Writing comprehensive market-driven outlines that become the guidelines for conferences that go to market
  • Developing professional networks to generate topics and recruiting industry experts/speakers to address subjects in support of these commercial programs; negotiating speaker contracts
  • Serving as the project lead for assigned conferences; working with different members of cross-functional teams to ensure that conference objectives and deadlines are met or exceeded.
  • Oversight of the P&L of assigned conferences
  • Traveling to conferences to oversee the onsite management and execution

  • Four-year degree or equivalent experience in journalism and/or management or a related field
  • 1-4 years of business experience
  • Demonstrated analytical, research and commercialization skills along with experience working in a leadership position or as a project lead with cross-functional teams
  • Strong project management skills
  • Demonstrated skills in networking, building relationships and strong verbal and written communication abilities
  • Proficiency with social networking sites and the Internet
  • Ability to work on multiple projects within tight production timeframes
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Ability to travel up to 20%