Senior Marketing Executive & Event Producer

Senior Marketing Executive & Event Producer (London based working US hours)

About Oliver Kinross:

Oliver Kinross is an international exhibition company, with offices in London and Hong Kong.

Oliver Kinross organises the world's most innovative and global portfolio of built environment events (our signature 'BUILD' portfolio). The portfolio includes its award-winning exhibitions in New York, Chicago, Sydney and London.

Our award-winning global event portfolio utilises a highly successful event format to deliver maximum value for our sponsors, exhibitors and attendees alike; the format incorporates the 3 key principles of business networking, content and entertainment.

We pride ourselves on being a young, dynamic and exciting company that is passionate about what we do. We organise many social events and activities for our staff who we see as the key ingredient in the continued success of the company. We run huge numbers of competitions each year which provide the opportunity for staff to win holidays around the world, days off work, drinks, prizes and much more. As we continue to grow, we are able to provide exciting career progression opportunities for our employees.

About the Role:

Having grown rapidly over the last few years, an opportunity has arisen for an ambitious and talented individual to join our Marketing and Production team for Chicago Build. 

Our current portfolio of construction shows organised from the London Office are: Chicago Build, New York Build and London Build.

We are currently recruiting an enthusiastic candidate to step in and assist with multiple tasks in preparation for our successful live event, the Chicago Build Expo. This will involve generating interest for companies to attend the event (by phone, emails and social media), marketing campaigns, copywriting, speaker acquisition, lead generation, client management, social media management, and general promotion to drive registration and sales for the event.

Successful candidates will be expected to be able to follow instructions, have a creative flair, and take initiative. Training with departmental managers will be provided.

This is an excellent opportunity for any individual looking to be fast-tracked to a senior/management role in the near future. 

Responsibilities:

  • Researching, producing, and updating conference agendas and show content

  • Inviting and liaising with high-level speakers and clients from across the world, as well as coordinating speakers on-site at the show

  • Cultivating current and building new event partnerships with leading industry bodies, associations and magazines to set up event partnerships

  • Understanding the nature of all key markets in which we operate to support marketing efforts

  • Assisting the development and implementation of marketing plans to drive registration, revenue and interest in the shows 

  • Working closely with Event Directors, marketing team, sales team, operations team within the company and external agencies

  • Managing and briefing speakers, liaising with speakers in the lead up to the events and establishing strong business relationships

  • Working closely with the marketing team to manage the event agendas and websites, keeping the programmes, marketing collateral and websites up to date

  • Running each event’s Ambassador programme: identifying key leaders within the industry, approaching and providing them with relevant content to promote the show

  • Coordinating and scheduling social media marketing collateral 

  • Writing event marketing copy including press releases, editorials, newsletters, and more

  • Approaching and securing key entertainment features for each Expo 

Requirements:

  • Able to work US hours: 10am - 7pm (BST)

  • Excellent spoken and written English

  • Flexibility, readiness to perform ad-hoc duties for other departments

  • The ability to work quickly without compromising quality

  • Creativity and passion

  • Experience with social media

  • Experience with InDesign, Illustrator and Canva – ideal but not essential

  • Communication skills are key since the candidate will be dealing with senior level executives at some of the world’s largest companies by phone, email and through social media

Perks:

  • Work for a multi-award-winning company situated in bustling Moorgate

  • Sociable, supportive and friendly team

  • Ongoing in-house and external training 

  • A sociable work environment with staff incentive days and company nights out

  • Finish work at 4.30pm on Fridays