FT seeks a freelance senior content editor (conference producer) London

FT Seeks a Freelance Senior Content Editor (Conference Producer) London

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FT Live: Financial Times Live (FT Live) is the conferences and events division of the Financial Times newspaper and its group publications. Our mission is to bring our global executive audiences the very latest in knowledge and opinion, and connect them to one another. Chaired by senior FT journalists, FT Live organises 300-plus conferences and events, both virtual, hybrid and in-person every year. We gather pre-eminent public and private sector decision-makers, visionaries and strategists from the world’s most important economies and industries for agenda-setting debates that cover the key issues of our time. FT Live is currently recruiting for the role of Senior Content Editor (Conference Producer) on a freelance contractor basis. Key Responsibilities: Research, write and produce innovative, high-quality event programmes (digital, hybrid and in-person) on a project-by-project basis, as determined by the Head of Content, Partner Events Research, invite and confirm speakers for your events Research and write editorial proposals for sponsorship sales packs and pitches, on a project-by-project basis, as determined by the Head of Content, Partner Events Conduct due diligence and assist in the development of new ideas for regional multi-sponsored core events, on a project-by-project basis, as determined by the Head of Content, Partner Events Liaise with the FT journalists chairing and/or moderating at our events Liaise with the sponsorship department to ensure fulfilment of content deliverables Liaise with the project management department to optimise the running of programmed events and the delivery of content for event collaterals Liaise with the marketing department to create original copy for email blasts, newspaper ads and marketing brochures Liaise with the social media department to produce and manage any additional content required pre- and post-event on social media channels Manage any additional content, related to pre- and post-event engagement Help with speaker liaison and on-the-day content, including social media output and content related to live streaming Assist with any other post-event content, including thank you emails to speakers, event summaries, etc. Liaise with FT editorial to optimise the use of FT.com video and other FT digital output to enhance FT Live events. Required Skills / Experience : Strong client management skills Ability to come up with engaging and innovative ideas to ensure maximum interest from the FT audience and deliver novel and thought provoking content A B2B event background is not necessary, provided candidate has copywriting/journalistic experience and is willing to learn about the event management process Be able to work for a large, dynamic and fast-moving international business Candidates welcome from anywhere in the world, the role is remote and on a project by project basis Excellent written English is essential, other language skills could be beneficial. For more details click here .

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