Senior Content Manager

Location
London (GB)
Posted
02 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Content Manager

Senior Content Manager

Times Higher Education (THE), the leading global authority on university performance, is searching for a motivated and driven individual to join their growing events team. THE’s portfolio of events is a programme of worldwide activity, headed up by our flagship annual Times Higher Education World Academic Summit. This regular series of regional summits and forums brings together pre-eminent global thought leaders across higher education, research, industry and government to share best practice and innovation in the development and leadership of world-class universities and research. Our events provide premium networking opportunities unprecedented in the higher education sector, providing the platform for vital conversations that will help shape the future of higher education.

Reporting to the Content Director – the Senior Content Manager will primarily work on Times Higher Education’s global forums and awards programme. You will be responsible end-to-end content delivery by researching high quality content and producing innovative programmes with world-class speakers. The ideal candidate will be passionate about fostering and building relationships with all event stakeholders across the higher education sector.

Key tasks & responsibilities

  • Take ownership for the end-to-end content delivery of 5 – 6 events annually
  • Research high quality content concepts
  • Secure world-class speakers
  • Collaborate with the Director of Sponsorship and Head of Partnerships to engage potential business partnerships
  • Clarify the event proposition and contribute to the production of effective marketing collateral
  • On-site co-ordination of speakers and other key stakeholders, stage management and liaison with AV team to ensure a seamless production

The candidate

  • 3+ years of proven experience successfully producing international events within the higher education sector
  • Quick to grasp concepts and understand the value proposition for different event stakeholders
  • Confident and talented self-starter who is able to hit the ground running
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work with senior leaders from government, academia and industry
  • A creative approach and be able to spot opportunities that add value and enhance the experience of our stakeholders
  • Commercially astute and entrepreneurial outlook
  • Experience of work with media and communications

To apply please send a copy of your CV and cover letter by email via the button below.

Deadline for applications – 20th August

Interviews will take place on the 23rd and 24th August

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