Job Description

Cureativ is looking for a competent freelance Conference Producer to help build out various conferences in innovative and emerging industries.  The conference producer will be responsible for the entire production process of a conference / event and will conduct extensive research to develop agenda topics, recruit and enlist top tier conference speakers, build relationships with a senior advisory role, and aid in securing sponsors and exhibitors.

The current industries we are working in are cannabis and the digital currency / blockchain sector, but will expand to other topic areas.  We are looking for an analytical individual with an entrepreneurial mindset who is able to work independently, envision new event ideas creatively, and build long lasting relationships with high level professionals.  Someone who is connected and knowledgeable of the start-up / tech community is a plus.

Please note that this is a freelance position where you may work from home, but may be considered for a permanent role for annual events based on satisfactory completion of initial projects.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct in-depth research and analysis on key industry trends, including one on one interviews with senior level executives

  • Identify key market trends and develop conference topic agendas

  • Build a network and develop relationships with industry leaders

  • Identify and recruit industry and thought leaders to the speaker faculty

  • Build sponsorship relations and drive revenue growth for the event

  • Manage social media outreach and presence

  • Attend events and network with senior level executives

  • Manage the execution of the event onsite

Desired Skills & Experience

  • This a freelance position - must be able to work as many hours as needed to successfully execute production of the conference.

  • 2-4 years in conference production or related fields in events, business, communication, content marketing or journalism

  • Entrepreneurial spirit:  Can think critically and creatively to identify market opportunities and does not need micromanaging

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Expertise in G suite applications (gmail, drive, docs, sheets)

  • Versatile with social media marketing strategies

  • Four-year college degree

  • Familiar with emerging industries such as cannabis, digital currencies, and other tech topics.  Extensive network and relationships in these industries is a huge plus.

 

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!  Please submit your info, resume and cover letter through the form below: