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Production Assistant (EnergyNet)

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Production Assistant (EnergyNet)

  • Closing date: 17-Jun-2022
  • Hours:
  • Job function:
    • Event Management
  • Contract type:
    • Permanent
  • Contact Name: Riccardo Navia Britos
  • Location: London, UK
  • Company name: Clarion Events Ltd
  • Email: riccardo@energynet.co.uk
  • Telephone: 07741 842 642

The Opportunity:

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to establish their career in the Latin American energy sector in a very exciting and growing portfolio within the business.

The role is to work closely with the LATAM Producer on the Latin America & The Caribbean portfolio of events which will attract Ministers of Energy and high level energy stakeholders from the LAC Region and internationally. The position will provide an excellent training and launch ground for anyone looking to start a career in conference production. The right candidate will be given the opportunity to develop their career within the business.

About EnergyNet:

EnergyNet is a multiple award-winning producer of investment conferences & digital dialogues for Africa and Latin America’s energy sectors. Best known for the Africa Energy Forum, the longest running Forum for decision makers in Africa’s power sector, EnergyNet also produces region-specific investment meetings focusing on the power generation potential of some of the world’s most exciting emerging markets. Recent event locations (pre-pandemic) include Lisbon, Miami, Cape Town, Cartagena, Lima, and Panama City. The EnergyNet team consists of around 25 people who are all passionate about the work we do in a supportive and collaborative environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the LATAM Producer and production team to plan and deliver the LATAM portfolio of in person conferences and Digital Dialogues for the Latin America’s power sector
  • Work with the LATAM Producer to confirm relevant speakers to participate on the forum, this will include Government Officials at Ministerial level, and CEO’s of multinational organizations.
  • Connect with speakers to request their bio data details and help them prepare for the forum.
  • Keep the internal database updated with conference speaker details.
  • Develop strong relationships with speakers, sponsors and partners of the forum to ensure they are receiving all the forum details and updates.
  • Update content for each event website (session’s content, speaker biographies and pictures)
  • Work with the team to increase customer satisfaction, loyalty and advocacy.
  • Support and where needed and lead additional projects related to the forum including networking sessions, fund raising events and target workshops.
  • Work closely with the rest of the EnergyNet team to prepare and deliver the forum to an exceptionally high standard, this includes the marketing, sales and operations teams.

Knowledge & Skills and Behaviours:

  • Fluent in Spanish is a must. Fluent in Portuguese is highly advantageous.
  • An interest in Latin America’s energy and infrastructure sector and a strong willingness to learn about the industry.
  • Proactive and problem solving attitude
  • Confident and able to build rapport and lasting relationships with senior level players, including, CEOs Government representatives and Ministers.
  • Should be willing to learn about and understand client needs and turn that in to delivery action points.
  • Strong ability to engage people over the phone.
  • Must have an eye for detail.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Should be able to work calmly under pressure and tight time deadlines.
  • Excellent team player.
  • Excellent organisational skills and able to help deliver the event to high standards on the day
  • Must be available to travel with the team to help deliver the events.
  • Experience working in Latin America and energy sector would be an advantage but not essential. 

Company Benefits:

  • 25 days’ annual leave per year plus bank holidays.
  • Birthday gift day – all permanent and fixed-term employees are gifted their birthday as a paid day of leave.
  • Pension Scheme – employer matching employee contributions up to 4.5% or a pension salary sacrifice option, giving you the opportunity to increase your take home pay and total pension contributions.
  • BUPA Healthcare Scheme – eligible to join after one year’s continuous service with the Company. This is a taxable benefit.
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) – a 24/7, 365-day confidential helpline answered by experienced counsellors, legal and financial specialists provided by Health Assured.
  • Subsidised Café – 20% off all food and drink in the Fulham Green Cafe
  • Season Ticket Loan – available after successful completion of the probationary period.
  • Cycle to Work Schemes – available after successful completion of the probationary period, allowing you to take advantage of the government’s cycle to work scheme and save 32% or 42% on the price of a bike/accessories through income tax and NI savings.
  • HOW Days – one paid day per quarter to carry out charity work as part of Clarion’s Helping Our World (HOW) scheme.
  • Free on-site gym and shower facilities
  • Free eyesight tests – available to all employees who regularly use a visual display unit (VDU).
  • Free flu vaccination – offered once a year for all employees to sign up for.

About Clarion Events

Clarion Events is one of the world’s leading event organisers, producing and delivering innovative and market-leading events since 1947. (https://clarionevents.com/welcome)

Clarion Events embrace diversity and equal opportunities in all that we do. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

Clarion is private equity backed and owned by Blackstone. Blackstone is one of the world’s leading global investment funds, investing capital for the long term in order to build successful, resilient businesses. (https://www.blackstone.com/) 

Our purpose is to deliver exceptional customer outcomes and experiences, by making every connection count.

Our vision is we want every one of our products to be a market leader in customer satisfaction and delight.

 

To apply, please contact riccardo@energynet.co.uk.

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