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Graduate Operations Executive - Conferences

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Argus Media

26d ago

💼 Graduate Job


AI generated summary

  • You need experience in logistics, strong communication skills, negotiation abilities, and problem-solving skills. Be detail-oriented, tech-savvy, results-driven, client-focused, and willing to travel. Show initiative, creativity, and leadership in event planning and management.
  • You will manage speakers, sponsors, and partners, update event details, track forecasts and profitability, coordinate logistics, develop industry knowledge, and research new technologies to enhance the conference experience.

Graduate Job

Business, Operations & StrategyLondon


  • Argus is looking for an enthusiastic Conference Operations Executive who will play an important role in the operations management of our large portfolio of events. The ideal candidate will be a creative, self-motivated individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment and enjoys the challenges of working on international events. 


  • Experience in logistics coordination for business events and conferences.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills and ability to network
  • Strong negotiation skills in liaising with suppliers
  • Process driven and skilled problem solver
  • Able to use initiative and take ownership of projects as well as work as part of a team
  • Excellent co-ordination and time management skills including detail focus
  • Experience of researching and analyzing event data and recommending improvements
  • Excellent IT skills, including detailed work with excel spreadsheets
  • Attributes:
  • Passionate about events; contributing to a positive and energized culture
  • Self-motivated, confident and results driven individual
  • Clear and well thought through decision making skills
  • Client focused, with ability balance company’s interests with delegate experience
  • Take-charge demeanor that engenders confidence and respect in team, clients and suppliers
  • Diplomacy and tact in dealing with challenges on site and conflict management
  • Sound judgment; a calm and methodical approach in dealing with challenges
  • Creative; coming up with innovative and fresh ideas for conferences and exhibition
  • Natural role model; supportive, patient facilitator providing goals, direction and constructive feedback
  • Ability to travel globally
  • Flexibility to manage extended hours as needed to meet event deadlines

Area of Responsibilities

Business, Operations & Strategy


  • Carry out basic venue searches
  • Manage speakers, sponsors and partners once they have signed up to the event, liaising closely with the Conference Producer and Sponsorship Manager
  • Liaise with Conference Producer and Marketing Manager to produce a delegate communication plan, sending out regular updates to engage registered delegates
  • Keep website updated with current event details including venue and accommodation details and sponsor profiles; checking that all information on pricing and registration is accurate
  • Accurately track forecasts and profitability results and report on a regular basis, including performance against capacity and targets for exhibitors, sponsors, meeting rooms and attendees.
  • Ownership of decisions relevant to logistics: supplier choices; leading on-site team of the running of the event from start to finish; ensuring logistics are coordinated and the on-site experience runs smoothly to meet expectations
  • Organise and produce conference set design, signage and networking app.
  • Develop industry knowledge to respond to delegate enquiries and professionally represent Argus
  • Research new technologies and conference and exhibition formats to implement the latest conference industry offerings to evolve and improve the delegate experience and enhance the Argus brand


Work type

Full time

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