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We are currently looking for an Event Producer to join our team in the Moscow Office. Reporting to the Country Manager, the successful candidate will develop and implement IDC’s events strategy for local market.
The successful candidate will have the skills and experience to build the value proposition of each IDC event project and authoritatively communicate and promote the event to all internal and external stakeholders. This position implies people management skills and has P&L management responsibilities.
The Event Producer will also work closely with IDC’s largest accounts to plan, execute, and manage experimental, sponsorship, and event-based strategies to support IDC’s clients’ go-to-market activitie
§ Hold overall responsibility for the successful achievement of revenue and profit target for IDC events
§ Author compelling individual event concepts and manage the production of all aspects of how the events are positioned and communicated
§ Lead the process of annual event planning for IDC in Russia
§ Develop all copy for IDC events, including texts for marketing and sales support materials (proposals, SM posts, websites, invitations, campaigns, etc.)
§ Plan and organize optimal event content coverage and develop this into detailed and compelling agendas
§ Demonstrate a clear understanding of the issues and opinions expressed by opinion leaders in the field of each event topic.
§ Develop, manage, and implement marketing and project plan for each event and marketing strategy for all IDC events in cooperation with internal IDC marketing department
§ Assure events are attended in the planned quantity and quality; pro-actively manage recruitment techniques to achieve the plan
§ Assist with pre-sales activities and/or direct sales where needed to maximize revenue and profit for each event
§ Create and manage budgets and maximize the return on investment
§ Lead a small local team who will execute these event plans.
§ A track record in producing profitable Business-to-Business event projects
§ A very high level of collaborative skills: team leadership, project management
§ Evidence of excellent communication and negotiation skills (visual, verbal, written)
§ Strong editing/copy writing skills (writing samples will be required)
§ Experience in managing multiple projects at once and to work with cost, timeline, and quality targets.
§ Demonstrate the ability to work independently in a matrix business environment (ideally and international business environment)
Regrettably, only successful candidates will be contacted.