Conference Co

Title: Conference Co-ordinator | Events | £24K | Southwark

Industry: HR and administration

Role/Sector: Admin   |   Operations   |   Events   |   Customer services

Location: South London

Placement: Graduate job (permanent)

Salary: £24,000 (per annum)

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Information on the company

Our client produces high quality business events. Their aim is to create a conference experience which is personal, which breathes quality and which represents absolute value for time and money.


Job description

Do you see yourself running a conference, troubleshooting at a live event, organising everyone on the day and loving the atmosphere and challenge of a room full of people you are in charge of? Do you love checklists, organising, communicating and the satisfaction of being the organisational centre of an event? Can you see yourself meticulously preparing conference materials, liaising with speakers, sponsors and delegates and making sure everything is just right?

Our client requires a positive, confident and professional graduate with first class communication, organisational and customer service skills to run business conferences as well as manage customer services. You will need to be computer literate, proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Office as well as a be a positive self-starter, quick to learn and able to turn your hand to any task cheerfully, whilst hitting tight deadlines.

This fun, friendly and warm team is expanding so if you’re a bright, organised, well presented and a high-energy individual, we’ll be committed to help drive your career forward.

The Conference Co-Ordinator responsibilities include:

  • Organising and running events from start to finish
  • Onsite troubleshooting and innovations
  • Liaising with sponsors, speakers and exhibitors and venues
  • Liaising with customers on the phone and taking registrations
  • Issuing invoices
  • Chasing payments
  • Post-conference evaluation and follow-ups
  • General administration

Company – Our Team Is Our USP!

We are a fun and exciting team, where everyone counts, and everyone’s say is important. We are looking for ambitious individuals who want to join us and grow our rapidly expanding conference company with us. We love innovation and new ideas and will welcome your ideas - even on your first day! We have a hard-working, supportive and fun atmosphere and we are looking for positive individuals who want to make their mark and really contribute to the success and quality of our market-leading conferences. Our industries and topics are varied – you will never be bored or stuck in the same old industry!

We reward hard work and results and make innovation and creativity a key performance indicator.

You will need to have:

  • A pro-active, positive and ‘can do’ attitude
  • A commercial mind and determination to succeed
  • A professional, calm, courteous and friendly manner
  • An excellent eye for detail, experience in proof reading is an advantage
  • Proficiency in Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • An ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Maturity and versatility
  • Problem solving, self-motivation and initiative

The successful graduate will have a minimum of one year’s work experience (preferably within the events’ industry) and a strong academic record. Minimum 2.1 degree required.


We seek exceptional people to work in our dynamic, exciting and constantly challenging environment. A positive, can-do attitude is an absolute must as is a vision for creating conferences seeped in quality and for creating experiences for our clients that are personal to them and help them achieve their objectives.

We will challenge you to be the best you can be. If you need to be pushed to work at your best, then this is not the place for you. If you strive to always perform at your peak, then you will be encouraged, trained, supported and driven by our entrepreneurial and energetic workplace.

Opportunities for career progression are abound. We are growing rapidly and will shape the business around the skills and personalities of our key staff. We will provide the launch pad, but your career is in your hands.

We are fast-paced and innovative and are looking for individuals who can not only keep up, but lead the way.

Our workplace is a dynamic, fun place to be. Hardworking, yes, passionate, yes, exciting, yes, open to new ideas, yes, and therefore a great place to work and grow!

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