Conference Programmer

Location
New York City, New York
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
May 22, 2018
Closes
Jun 02, 2018
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Minimum Experience Required
10 years
Manages Others?
No
Access Intelligence is looking for a freelance Conference Programmer to join Cynopsis, the B2B brand covering TV and video content. The freelance Conference Programmer will book speakers for events, assist with speaker logistics, updating and maintaining event-site agendas, creating event slides and run-of-shows as well as assist onsite at Cynopsis events where needed.

This opportunity is for someone who is extremely organized and can pay close attention to detail. The Conference Programmer should be a self-starter and have the ability to work independently. This person should also be able to conduct research on potential speakers and pull together lists for outreach.

Responsibilities include:
  • Recruit Industry speakers for Conferences, as well as celebrity presenters for award shows
  • Confirm speaking logistics
  • Maintain and update the event site agenda
  • Create event slides and event run of show
  • Work with speakers to craft presentation ideas
  • Identify industry trends and developing conference agendas based on market research
  • Work with the wider events team to refresh and creatively reimagine our entire suite of events
  • Work onsite at events to ensure programming is executed at a high level
  • Create event theme-and speaker-related content leading up to and at Cynopsis events
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Speaker recruitment experience
  • A self-starter
  • Ability to work with multiple teams and manage multiple deadlines
  • Some understanding of the media and marketing industries
  • The ability to write clearly and quickly
  • Creative ideas for fostering the sharing of ideas and challenges.