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Conference Production Team Manager


AMI Overview

Our mission is to help the plastics industry navigate, innovate, grow and ultimately become more sustainable. How we achieve this is through our trusted market intelligence and networking opportunities provided across our events!

This role sits within the conference department who work across 50 global events a year. AMI events connect and inspire leaders across the global plastics industry.

Intrigued? You could be an integral part of our growing Conference Team

Role Overview

To lead the team responsible for researching and compiling programmes for AMI’s conferences and expos. Provide strategic leadership and direction to the team, ensuring the development and execution of high-quality conference programmes that meet the evolving needs of our target audience. Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including marketing, sales, and operations, to ensure seamless coordination and successful delivery of conferences

Who are you?

  • An experienced Conference Production Leader, preferably with a background in the plastics industry (no industry experience is not a deal breaker)
  • A strong leader with extensive experience in senior roles, confident at handling adversity and able to demonstrate a proven track record in managing teams through periods of change
  • A people person with great interpersonal skills and the ability to gain and sustain credibility with key stakeholders.
  • Someone with excellent organisation skills with the ability to multi-task, working on more than one project at a time and to tight deadlines.
  • A keen and inquisitive mind able to gather, analyse and interpret quantitative and qualitative data to identify and forecast trends
  • A self-aware individual, open to self-reflection and gathering feedback from others
  • Someone who likes to travel, the role involves regular travel to our events which are across Asia, USA and Europe

Key Responsibilities day to day:

  • Day-to-day leadership and management of the Conference Production Team
  • Outreach to potential speakers through emails and calls for own programmes
  • Collaboration with marketing, sales and operations Team Managers teams to create a cohesive conference department

In return, we’ll give you:

  • A salary of £50,000 - £60,000 p.a.
  • 25-30 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays
  • Birthday day off
  • Flexible working
  • Hybrid home/office working (2 days per week required in central Bristol office, 3 days at home)
  • Company pension scheme and access to financial advice
  • Health cash plan
  • Life assurance
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity leave
  • Support, coaching and training through a variety of platforms
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Dedicated events and a variety of social engagements organised by our social committee


Culture is a huge part of what makes AMI a great company to work for and below are some key initiatives that drive our culture:

  • Our monthly values champions – Responsibility, Dedication, Teamwork and Innovation are the four core values at the heart of our business. Each month we gather together all the people who have been publicly recognised and randomly pick two winners for an extra THANK YOU who are then sent a gift voucher.
  • ​AMI Diversity & Inclusion group, the inDIviduals – This group spreads awareness of the importance of diversity & inclusion through; encouraging conversations, and listening to concerns and/or suggestions about how we can be more inclusive at AMI. They act as role models, demonstrating positive behaviours and encouraging others to do the same. They also support events and promote activities around D&I as well as celebrate successes and share positive D&I stories companywide
  • AMI Social Committee – This group organises social events, quizzes, clubs, charity & fundraising events and always injects fun into our office!
  • AMI Stronger Together – a group dedicated to developing a culture of openness and understanding and building an environment in which we are all better able to identify, discuss and address mental health and wellbeing issues.

Our Interview process

Got lots of questions? Great – we are a business built on curiosity, so you’ll be in good company. Before we go forward to a formal interview process, we like to have a chat so we can make sure the role is a good fit all around. The chat will be with one of the current Conference Producers so it is an opportunity to get a feel for the role.

  • The first formal interview will be conducted by one of the senior members of the production team
  • The second round interview will be conducted by the Business Manager Conferences

If you submit your CV, you will hear from us within 2 working days if we would like to schedule an initial call.

We can’t wait to hear from you!

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Hybrid working - 2 days/week in our Bristol office

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Alexandra Fish

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