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Conference Programme Project Manager

FutureEverything is looking for an experienced and creative Conference Programme Project Manager to work with the Director in delivering a coherent, dynamic, commercially viable and ground breaking programme.

Conference Programme Project Manager

FutureEverything is looking for an experienced and creative Conference Programme Project Manager to work with the Director in delivering a coherent, dynamic, commercially viable and ground breaking programme.

The FutureEverything conference is at the heart of the award winning FutureEverything festival. It presents astonishing talks and visionary people in a global conversation on bringing the future into the present. Our internationally acclaimed conference is the crucible that explores the interface between technology, society and culture. FutureEverything also presents workshops and seminars year-round in both creative and commercial contexts. Recent themes include open data, networked cities, remote collaboration, new mobilities and environmental mass participation.

You will programme, manage and deliver the conference, seminar and workshop programme and will project manage the conference as a part of the FutureEverything festival. Opportunities also exist for additional work on year-round projects including a series of industry workshops.

Working to the Artistic Director and international advisors you will have an excellent understanding of digital technologies and digital culture, as well as of related industries, the role of technology in today’s society, and of social issues such as sustainability, free and open source culture, etc. You will be fluent in speaking to business, art, technology sectors; comfortable networking across commercial and creative fields, and have excellent contacts. You will have experience creating programme schedules, writing copy, blogging and marketing the programme by acting as spokesperson. You will also be expected to develop partnerships and work on funding bids.

Please send a CV with a cover letter to job52010@futureeverything.org, which responds to the job description and person spec by 27th Sep 2010.

For more information download the Job Description (here).

We positively welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

 

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