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Junior Conference Producer

Borough Bench Media

Open Banking Expo is looking for someone to make our conference agendas best-in-class. The role will involve researching, coordinating, and delivering high quality conference agendas, which complement and drive attendance. Reporting to the owners of the business the role will enable the successful candidate to own a project plan for the creation and delivery of each agenda, executing the plan to strict deadlines. The ideal candidate would be a graduate with a research-based degree who is interested in the finance industry or seeking a career in event content production.

Organisation and context

Open Banking Expo (OBE) is a young but established, dynamic and rapidly growing B2B events company that is supported by a wider media and broadcast remit. We host two major confex’s each year for the financial services and fintech community; one in London for 1,200 attendees and one in Toronto for 600.

We continue to grow a community that is supported by our event portfolio and online content hub, which includes news, webcasts, reports, podcasts, blogs, white papers, and TV episodes. Within the last 12 months we have trebled our Linkedin following from 3,500 to 14,000, and attendance across our live events portfolio continues to rapidly increase.

We won ‘Best Conference Series’ at the Conference Awards 2020 and 2023.


Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

Programme creation

  • Identifying and testing the most relevant areas for discussion during the event.
  • In-depth research of key subject areas to write customer-centric conference agendas.
  • Researching competitor events and identifying their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Sourcing and securing the participation of high-level speakers from around the world.
  • Structuring conference programmes to enhance interaction and sharing between attendees.
  • Communicating clearly and professionally with all stakeholders across the programme lifecycle.
  • Working across multiple media types to develop a 365-engagement strategy.

Content and thought leadership

  • Creating compelling copy for the website and content marketing.
  • Working with marketing to produce content pieces to be used for promotions.
  • Identifying and engaging key stakeholders to support the event’s content and marketing.
  • Creating digital content as part of a portfolio-wide engagement platform, to expand audiences and solidify stakeholder relationships.
  • Preparing detailed briefs for speakers, moderators, and on-site suppliers.


  • Acting as theatre manager onsite to deliver stakeholder satisfaction.
  • Liaising with Audio Visual technicians to ensure programmes run smoothly.
  • Welcoming Keynotes, moderators, and speakers to the event.
  • Maintaining a dialogue onsite with your moderators.
  • Managing any additional coordinators onsite for the efficient running of the programme.
  • Ensuring onsite branding and signage is appropriate and consistent.

Post event

  • Noting feedback and making appropriate updates to procedures or event delivery.
  • Preparing a post event analysis of the performance of the conference.
  • Proposing ways to enhance the agenda and overall running of the event in the future for greater customer value and satisfaction.

Skills and abilities:

  • A graduate who has completed an analytical or research-based subject would be desirable.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Excellent research skills.
  • Excellent communicator, aware of and sensitive to protocols appropriate for their audience.
  • Creative and intellectually curious.
  • The ability to rapidly develop competent knowledge of diverse topics, break down complex concepts, and identify underlying connections.


  • 25 days’ holiday plus bank holidays (rising to 28 days after two year’s service)
  • Celebration day off (e.g. birthday, Diwali, Eid, etc)
  • 4pm finish on Fridays
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance

Company Name

Borough Bench Media


Open Banking Expo

Salary / Salary Range

£20,000 - £25,000 per annum

Closing Date


Contact Name

Kelly Stanley

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