Position: Senior Conference Producer

Location: New York City


Argyle Group is a provider of B2B media solutions centered around a suite of editorial and event media. Headquartered in New York City with offices in London, the group operates under four brands: Argyle Executive Forum, the Innovation Enterprise, CFO Magazine and Proformative.

We’re looking for a commercially-driven experienced conference producer with a proven background in full-cycle event production including conception, community research, agenda development, speaker recruitment and execution. The successful candidate will be a project management rockstar capable of understanding the needs of our clients and audiences.


The Responsibilities:

Agenda Development

  • Collect desk research and conduct insightful delegate interviews to draft innovative programs and agendas that meet the needs of the target audience
  • Design exciting session formats to meet the needs of the desired audience
  • Ensure the production timeline is on schedule throughout the process

Speaker Recruitment and Engagement

  • Assemble a target list of hot companies (new & innovative up to blue chip) and industry-leading executive employees
  • Pitch agendas and themes to generate interest in being part of our innovative conferences and events
  • Liaise with speakers to develop and fine-tune presentations aiming to generate a quality, engaging, and memorable content session for the audience
  • Build and nurture relationships with target speakers and companies for future opportunities 

Achieve Event Revenue Targets

  • Monitor all aspects of event/summit projects as product owner and manager, including ticket and sponsorship sales, content engagement and marketing performance
  • Lead regular project status updates with channel partners, continually evaluating and adjusting project operations to improve revenue performance

Create Agendas 

  • Create compelling copy and content
  • Proactively collaborate on site with the Event Management team to ensure the conference logistics are in place and run smoothly
  • Liaise with and act as on-site contact for all speakers, as well as the conference chair, while tracking the successful flow of the event day agenda

Create Research-Driven Demand

  • Apply commercial market knowledge to content development
  • Generate new ideas and use your industry understanding and insights to identify new channels
  • Maintain knowledge with trends and current topics relevant to the target market
  • Identify high-value resources and how to best utilize these resources to ensure a successful event
  • Drive engagement with personal networking; assemble and leverage a network of business executives in the target industry to further identify and vet current topical trends, innovations, and evolutions in the sector


  • Mentor and guide more junior staff


The Qualifications (Required):

  • 5+ years of experience in conference production
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, business, writing, marketing or related field
  • Proven ability to research and write in a way that consistently produces engaging content tailored to your audience
  • Excellent track record of meeting deadlines
  • Analytical, data-focused approach to researching the target audience
  • Exceptional communication and business etiquette skills by email, phone and in person
  • Drive to achieve at all costs, with a deadline-driven/high ownership mentality
  • Proven track record of strong time management and organizational skills
  • High appetite for change
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities on a lean team
  • Desire to travel up to 25% to hotspots such as San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, Dallas and more

The Qualifications (Preferred):

  • 5+ years of experience in conference production
  • Experience with long-cycle (12 month) summits and festivals

The Perks:

Basic Benefits

  • Medical insurance – 87% company paid
  • Life insurance, AD&D, short-term disability and long-term disability – 100% company paid
  • Dental, vision and supplementary insurance (Aflac)
  • 401k with discretionary company match
  • Employee assistance program with free mental health counseling


Premium Benefits

  • 20 days of PTO and 13 holidays (that’s more than 6.5 weeks per year!)
  • Comprehensive pre-tax commuter benefits program that includes benefits with MTA, PATH, Uber, Lyft and many others
  • Competitive salary and quarterly bonus opportunities
  • Free, catered breakfast each Monday to combat those #MondayBlues
  • Domestic travel to conferences on the company’s dime (with per diems for that Dig Inn addiction and cool co-workers to travel with)
  • Unlimited snacks and beverages (gluten free and healthy options also), and the ability to join our debate about favorite La Croix flavor

Culture and Work Environment

  • Location in our beautiful, historic offices downtown one block from the Stock Exchange
  • Casual dress code in office
  • Fun company party, volunteer and happy hour events at least monthly


Only candidates local to the NYC metro area will be accepted.

Argyle Group is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. As such, our employment and recruiting practices do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, parental status, military service or other non-merit factor.

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