VP of Content


DNA is working with a global organiser of Exhibitions and Conferences across different sectors, who run best-in-class events, providing a platform for buyers and branded manufacturers, start-ups, tech companies, investors, media, and analysts to learn, network, collaborate and evolve.

DNA are looking for a VP of Content with a very good understanding of the European retail marketplace, especially in the ecommerce space.

Key Responsibilities:
* Keeping up to date on retail trends and news globally
* Attending industry events nationally and internationally
* Keeping up to date with key themes in retail globally through reading newsletter, blogs, listening to podcasts, etc
* Reading analyst reports, trading reports and so on to keep ahead of retailer (and their providers') performance and trading
* Getting to know the European retail tech start-up scene in detail including fundraising rounds, founders, investors and so on
* Agenda writing
* Developing key themes, tracks, and session titles
* Writing comprehensive agenda sessions and descriptions
* Working with the Global Content team to develop and hone new agenda formats and content experiences
* Recruiting speakers
* Identifying and recruiting 250+ speakers through email, phone, and face to face invites
* Setting, reviewing, and maintaining a speaker population that is gender balanced and diverse
* Building and managing a network of speakers and advocates
* Speaker management
* Editing speaker biographies and writing detailed speaker descriptions
* Leading the identification and recruitment of experts and peer discussion group leaders for our virtual meetings program.
* Managing Europe-based experts and peer discussion leaders
* Speaking at events where required

Skills & Experiences:
* Knowledge of the European retail landscape including key players, key companies, trends, themes
* A minimum of 8 years' experience in the retail market
* An established (and growing) international network of contacts, peers, and influencers in European retail
* Great copywriting skills--you'll write clearly, concisely, accurately, and thoughtfully
* Experience presenting or speaking in front of large groups
* Must be self-motivated, willing to take on new tasks, and adept at multitasking in a fast-changing and dynamic environment
* Please note that event experience is not required

Salary: up to £80k

Please note you must have the right to work in the UK for your application to be considered.

For anyone who is interested in this role then please send your CV to me via the "link" below to be considered. I can then get in touch with you should your skills and experience be what my client is looking for.

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Job Title:
VP of Content
Contract type:
Events & ExperientialMarketingSocial & Content
London, England
Up to £80000.00 per annum
Contact name:
Gemma Knight
Contact email:
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