Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment, where you gain a tremendous amount of responsibility? Do you want to be part of an exceptional entrepreneurial team with young, motivated and extremely driven people? And are you curious or passionate about creating events? If so, you might be our next Event Operations Executive.

About us

"Presidents Summit is Northern Europe’s leading business conference, connecting 3,000+ leaders, entrepreneurs, investors and policymakers from 50+ countries providing a global business community for today’s and tomorrow's leaders.

For more than a decade, Presidents Summit has welcomed world-leading experts such as Bill Clinton, Steve Wozniak, Sir Richard Branson, Gary Vaynerchuk among 130+ others to provide our business community with the newest actionable insights and inspiration from the world's greatest speakers."

Presidents Summit is part of United Media which focuses on building large scale industry media and conferences products in sectors such as insurance, HR, private equity, retail, etc. As of today, we have organically launched 8 media companies and acquired one.

What we offer you

As our Event Operations Executive, you'll have the unique opportunity to be part of building and scaling a company. By providing you with the ownership of our operations, we want to constantly push you out of your comfort zone. You’ll be working out of our HQ in London and to ensure a never ending growth curve, we provide you with:

  • An opportunity for getting operational experience in a scale-up where both your work and the results are highly tangible and matters to the business
  • A chance to work closely together with the CPO on the strategy for our conferences
  • Unlimited growth potential in our company - we strongly believe in and have a track record of promoting internally

Your Responsibilities

Your responsibilities will vary; however, some of them will be to:

  • Plan, structure and coordinate all conferences on a strategic level; decide on dates, choose venues and negotiate best price
  • Create the greatest conference experiences by innovating on creative new opportunities and ideas
  • Negotiate with vendors (catering, accommodation, transportation, facilities)
  • Plan conferences on an operational level e.g. floor planning, invitations, signage, special needs requirements, printing etc.
  • Manage conferences by ensuring everything runs smoothly on the days of our conferences enabling us to always surpass our former high attendee satisfaction

What we expect from you

You possess an unparalleled work ethic with a high sense of urgency. You have a relentless drive and desire to be the very best at what you do. You take ownership of everything you do, are proactive and follow through on commitments. Moreover, you’re humble and you share our passion for building and executing new businesses. Furthermore, we expect that you:

  • Have acquired a bachelor’s or master's degree with outstanding results 
  • Willing to work in a role with outstanding performance within event planning or coordination, marketing, public relations or another relevant field
  • Have an UK work permit
  • Have an excellent attention to detail
  • Are well-organised and able to structure and prioritise your work
  • Possess great negotiation skills

Startdate

Flexible

The role is onsite, Monday to Friday, based in our offices at Buckingham Gate. It is essential we work at a fast pace and collaborate in person to create market-leading, unmatched events throughout the calendar year. It will be great to have you as part of our team.

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