Event Content Director

Benzinga Remote Detroit, MI

Position: Speaker Relations Director

Position Type: Full Time, Remote for the right candidate

Location: Detroit, MI


High Level:

The Benzinga Events team is growing quickly as we continue to develop the most exciting, intimate events in the financial services, cannabis and fintech space, and we are looking to add a driven and motivated individual to the team. 

Benzinga’s Event & Content team is looking to add a person to help with speaker management, agenda creation, content strategy/execution and work with other teams within the company. 

The Speaker Relations Director will assist in developing and directing conference content and program schedules for Benzinga events. The Director will also be responsible for coordinating with event partners and organizing media coverage. 


The Speaker Relations Director will be responsible for:

  • Researching content (both in terms of potential speakers and topics) 
  • Asking big name speakers to speak at Benzinga events on a small budget
  • Building relationships with key industry players
  • Designing compelling agendas
  • Guiding content strategy to create buzz about the conference
  • Creates speaker agenda and provide all Final media & content to crew/personnel


The Speaker Relations Director will work with multiple teams, including marketing, editorial and external media. Therefore, this person must be an excellent leader and communicator, capable of keeping members of teams aligned, motivated, and on schedule.


Preferred:

  1. You are an active go-getter with a sense of urgency and a "let's get things done" attitude.
  2. You have experience reaching out and booking high profile speakers 
  3. You multitask like a pro, managing competing priorities with efficiency. You have systems and processes that you know work.
  4. You have an innovative spirit and a vision for the future of the event industry. No challenge is too big, even if it's never been done before.
  5. You can handle high pressure situations.
  6. People love to work with you because you are upbeat, friendly, and positive even in the toughest of situations. People trust that you will make the right decisions because you DO.


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