Freelance Conference Producer

Location: New York, NY

Department: Production

Type: Contracted to Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

NOTE: We are open to candidates from anywhere in the United States. This is a work-from-anywhere position.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to develop your skills, experience and industry knowledge through the production and curation of business-to-business conferences. As Conference Producer, you will take on an existing set of events, conducting market research, developing high quality agendas and recruiting industry leaders.

You will be supported by and collaborate with a team of sales, marketing, logistics, data and audience management professionals, as well as working alongside other conference producers with whom you can share ideas, discuss trends and identify best practices. GreenPearl is a fun-loving and cohesive team that encourages a team approach to all challenges and opportunities.

Our current portfolio of conferences include real estate, finance, private equity, e-commerce and technology, and we will be rolling out new industries in the near future.

You will learn new industries and expand your skill set in areas of management, communications, technology tools and productivity. GreenPearl is a technology-enabled organization that leverages its team to work smart through the use of today’s leading edge communication, collaboration and data management tools.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Researching emerging trends and today’s hot topics
  • Conducting interviews with company leaders and industry experts
  • Writing & editing agendas and marketing materials including emails and website copy
  • Recruiting high quality speakers, including industry leaders and topic experts
  • Learning and comprehending market dynamics and industry structure
  • Telling the story of the event to potential speakers, attendees, and sponsors
  • Collaborating with event operations, sales, marketing and company management
  • Reporting on effort and results on a regular basis
  • Managing speakers on-site including on-the-spot problem solving

Ideal Candidate:

  • You have exceptional attention to detail, especially in all external communication
  • You have the ability to speak with senior executives (C-level) with confidence and poise
  • You have extraordinary speaking and writing skills, including errorless grammar & spelling, rapid and accurate typing skills, and professional phone manner
  • You are a self-starter and work well independently without constant direction from management
  • You are also a team player who is first to give others credit and works well with cross-functional teams
  • You have the capability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree from a four year university at minimum, with a demonstrated record of academic excellence
  • You have strong computer and internet skills, including comfort with web-based applications such as Google Apps and Salesforce
  • 3 to 5+ years experience producing conferences

Benefits and Perks:

  • Work-from-anywhere culture and infrastructure that allows seasoned team members to work from just about anywhere
  • Results-oriented work environment that is flexible and encourages independence
  • Participation in the financial success of your conferences
  • On the job travel to major U.S. cities

Our Story:

GreenPearl produces high-end business to business conferences across the U.S. for the real estate, finance and e-commerce industries. We are organized into key functional areas of conference production, sales, marketing, event management and audience development. We are hiring in almost every area of the business.

Based in Manhattan, we offer highly flexible work arrangements, with a number of team members who work 100% of the time from home and number who work full time from other states. Team members enjoy the opportunity to travel on the job to destinations all across the U.S. as well as the career development opportunities that GreenPearl offers.

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