Manager, Conference Producer
UK Finance is a trade association representing nearly 300 of the leading firms providing finance, banking, markets and payments-related services in or from the UK. Our members are large and small, national and regional, domestic and international, corporate and mutual, retail and wholesale, physical and virtual, banks and non-banks. Our members' customers are individuals, corporates, charities, clubs, associations and government bodies, based in the UK and overseas, served domestically and cross-border. These customers access a wide range of financial and advisory products and services, essential to their day-to-day activities, from our members. The interests of our members’ customers are at the heart of our work.
UK Finance is the UK representative on a number of international trade associations including the European Banking Federation, the European Cards Payments Association, the European Payments Council and the International Banking Federation.
To champion a thriving banking and finance industry, acting always in the best interests of consumers, businesses and wider society.
Integrity: We act transparently and ethically for the good of our members as well as their customers and wider society. We seek to enhance trust in the banking and finance industry.
Excellence: We lead from the front as a beacon of quality, inspiration and best practice. Leadership: We are proactive and innovative in helping to shape tomorrow’s banking and finance landscape
Working closely with the rest of the events team, the Manager, Conference Producer will be responsible for driving a series of strong conference programmes across our events portfolio. An experienced producer, with an analytical mind, attention to detail and a genuine interest in financial services, this is a great opportunity to join a fast-moving events team and make an impact.
Duties and responsibilities
Responsible for researching, developing and delivering outstanding content across UK Finance’s ‘marquee’ conference portfolio, covering digital innovation, economic crime, vulnerable customers and conduct and climate risk, among others.
Working closely with our events and policy teams to confirm the best speakers and market-leading content for our members.
Ensuring key sponsors and event partners are provided with support as required regarding thought leadership and speaking at our events.
Ensuring that all presentations and materials are received and checked in advance of events, working closely with speakers and sponsors.
Working with our marketing and communications teams to produce compelling marketing copy and ensure that information presented online and sent to members is accurate and exciting.
Preparing holding slides, promotional material and onsite delegate packs in line with brand guidelines.
Qualifications, skills and competencies
The successful candidate will be an experienced conference producer, accustomed to delivering exceptional content in high-pressure and high-profile conferences and events. This role will be a natural home for a persuasive, confident storyteller and it requires the skills to continually match complex regulatory and legislative issues with an interactive, outstanding delegate experience. An ability to analyse complex problems to find innovative logistical solutions will be advantageous, while the ability to juggle multiple, diverse workflows simultaneously is essential.
Experience of producing content for both small and large scale events.
Strong skills of persuasion.
Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions
Experienced in, and confident of, working across several events, sometimes in close succession.
Understanding of branding sensitivity; experience of working successfully with multiple sponsors while maintaining brand integrity.
Works independently; receives minimal guidance.
Willingness to work flexibly, and outside of normal office hours, as part of a team working on early morning or late evening events.
Event marketing and copy-writing experience would be advantageous.
UK Finance aspires to be a world-class trade association. To be world-class, we need exceptional staff to make that happen.
Currently we represent more than 250 members who represent the banking and finance industry operating in the UK. Our goal is to ensure that the UK retains its role as a global leader in financial services.
Whether you are representing our members or advocating on behalf of the entire sector, a career at UK Finance is one you can be proud of.
UK Finance is headquartered in Angel Court, Bank, London.
How to apply
If you are interested in applying for one of our roles, please send a short covering letter which references the position you are interested in, along with your CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org