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Conference Content Manager

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Content Manager

What makes Gartner Conferences a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you'll be a part of a team that serves more than 75,000 business and technology leaders at 75+ global conferences each year. You’ll work with curious, motivated people, have unlimited growth opportunities, and learn about the latest in technology and business. Our Conferences team is growing in double digits and is positioned to exceed that growth in 2019 and beyond. If you enjoy challenging yourself, connecting with people and pushing the limits of your career, Gartner is the place for you.

Purpose:

The job of the Senior Conference Producer is to design and deliver compelling content tailored to each executive community we serve. This position develops event agendas across a portfolio of C-level events. The Sr. Conference Producer acts as insights guide and trusted advisor for our international communities of CIOs, CISOs, CDOs and CHROs. They conduct research and phone interviews with their access to top decision makers of the world’s largest organizations to identify future-looking topics and secure compelling, market-leading speakers. They design creative and interactive session formats, and analyze attendee feedback across events to measure success.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:

  • Partner closely with program management team to create compelling event agendas and curate memorable attendee experiences

  • Schedule and lead calls with C-level executives and speakers, developing trusted relationships with community influencers

  • Creatively write speaker profiles, presentation abstracts, invitations, stage scripts and prepare a variety of digital and print marketing materials in adherence with AP and Gartner style guides

  • Conduct efficient and independent research on future-leaning topics that impact C-level executives from the world’s largest organizations

  • Negotiate, draft and manage speaker agreements with authors, thought leaders and industry experts

  • Support conference sales teams in selling customized, high-level thought leadership from leading vendors, and provide customer service to existing sponsors to align their offerings with executive-requested topics

  • Collaborate with marketing, operations and other business units to ensure alignment with event strategy and delivery

  • Evaluate content quality of events to achieve continual improvement

  • Manage content projects, create and deliver departmental training, and provide support to content colleagues as needed

Professional Experience Requirements:

  • We are looking for an experienced candidate with 3-10+ years of direct experience as a conference producer

  • Strong experience with research, interviewing and content management, preferably for a c-level audience

  • Previous events/conferences industry experience is highly preferred

  • Enthusiasm, confidence, a strong professional work ethic and strong business acumen

  • Ability to establish and build relationships with high-profile business executives

  • Superior organizational and project management skills, along with attention to detail

  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and synthesize information quickly and effectively

  • Demonstrated ability to learn new subject matter quickly and high intellectual curiosity

  • Effective interviewing skills

  • Professional business and/or technical writing experience

  • Proven track record managing multiple projects and deadlines

  • Preference working in a collaborative team environment

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, journalism, English or related field is required

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Who are we?

Gartner delivers actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams. Our expert guidance and tools enable faster, smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s most critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have nearly 16,000 associates globally that support our 14,000+ clients in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a variety of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

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