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Job Title: Division/Leader Manager - Legal Conference Production Group ( ID: 9885 )
Career Category: Conference, Event Production/management, Legal, Project Management
Posted Date: 2013-04-23
Location: Toronto
An exciting opportunity to utilize your legal background in a role outside of traditional law firm practice!!

Our client, Canada's leader in producing industry conference events is seeking to add a Leader/Division Manager to head up their Legal Conference Production team.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Division Manager - Legal, will as act project lead, responsible for a team of Legal Conference Producers to ensure timely execution of conference events for the legal industry, while maintaining and overseeing budget, marketing and profit generation.

Responsibilities include:

-Overseeing the entire cycle of conference production from topic generation, development, completion and execution of the conference event.

- Ensuring that all steps in the development of each conference are being met and reached in a timely fashion.

- Overseeing and directing the legal conference production team members to ensure that all steps in the development of each conference are met in a timely fashion including: marketing copy and promotional brochures; potential attendees; conference agendas, and speakers.

- Managing the flow of several conferences at one time.

- Profit and Loss Analysis for each legal conference.

- Management of all expenses related to each conference.

- Assisting with and overseeing the research in developing legal conference programs that response to market needs.

- Overseeing the development of conference agendas, programs, content.

- Establishing and maintaining relationships with key professionals, industry leaders, senior executives and media.

- Attending and overseeing conferences.

- Supporting a cross-functional team including sales, marketing, sponsorship departments.


You are the ideal candidate if you:

- Are a LAWYER - MUST have a JD or LLB.

- Have a minimum of 5 Years previous experience in LEGAL EDUCATION or within the CONFERENCE PRODUCTION BUSINESS, specifically.

- Have demonstrable projecte management experience.

- Have prepared, implemented and executed seminars, conferences or legal education programs.

- Have dealt with budgets and managing costs in relation to projects ore events production, and execution.

- Have led and/or managed a team.

- Have experience and knowledge with profit and loss analysis.

- Have managed multifaceted projects involving: budgeting, marketing, strict, pricing and content review, with strict deadlines.

- Strong organizational and leadership skills.

- Are a natural relationship builder with excellent communication skills a strong network and/or contacts in the legal community.
- Have good business sense.

A great way to draw on your legal background and enjoy a work-life balance.

If this describes you, and you are interested in pursuing a rewarding and lucrative career path, we want to hear from you! Only those with the requisite experience will be considered.



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