Senior Event Content Coordinator

Position

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative individual to coordinate the content for our annual industry-leading conferences which are unique and unmissable for the energy sector, bringing together over 2,000 attendees each year.

Joining our Oxford office, you will take the ownership of the event content agenda, working with Aurora’s senior management to define everything from overall event concept/topical focus right through to the theme for specific sessions and line-up of speakers.

You will coordinate the content for these events from initial planning through to running the event on the day and post event activities, including coming with suggestions for topics & speakers, coordinate speaker participation, helping with publicising the event, making sure that everything runs smoothly on the day from a content point of view, following up with various stakeholders post event. The role will also involve coming up with original ideas for our events and continuously working to improve our events strategy.

You will be a valued member of our Commercial team, reporting to the Senior Manager of Events, and working alongside colleagues of all levels. Good understanding of the energy industry mainly in the UK and Europe, and ideally across the globe is vital for this role.

The role offers significant opportunities for growth and personal development as we continue to develop our event programme. If you are passionate about energy and looking for a new challenge, step this way! This is your chance to take ownership of your specialism within an innovative, successful, and growing company with global ambition.

Key responsibilities

  • Coordinate the content for Aurora’s high profile and market-leading conferences and work with Aurora’s senior management to define topics and line-up of speakers.
  • Draft event and session descriptions and work with the Marketing team to promote the events, including creating & updating the event dedicated website.
  • Coordinate external speakers in line with the topical focus of the event, including acting as main contact point, providing details of the event, collecting headshot pictures & bios, booking briefing sessions with Aurora speakers/moderators, answer any request they might have and make sure they have a great experience during the day.
  • Developing sponsorship and partnership concepts for the events and acquiring sponsors.
  • Orchestrating all necessary activities from a content point of view during the day.
  • Following up with various stakeholders post event and contribute to the event highlights.
  • Contribute with original ideas to constantly improve our events strategy.

Required attributes

  • Good understanding of the energy industry mainly in the UK and Europe, and ideally across the globe.
  • Proven experience of coordinating content for large events.
  • Ability to create marketable session descriptions and agendas.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage a range of activities effectively to deadline and under pressure.
  • Ability to multi-task and re-prioritize in a fast-paced and demanding environment.
  • Ability to communicate confidently and effectively with senior-level executives.
  • Enthusiastic team player with the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and wider stakeholders.
  • Good PowerPoint, Word and Excel skills.

Desirable attributes

  • An extensive network in the energy industry in the UK and across Europe.
  • Demonstrated success in business events content coordination.
  • Experience with project management tools (i.e Asana) and event platforms.

What we offer

  • The opportunity to substantially influence major decisions in the energy sector.
  • Direct engagement with clients through Aurora conferences.
  • The opportunity to grow and refine your events organisation skills and build a strong network in the energy industry.
  • A fun, informal and international work culture.
  • An office in the center of Oxford with coffee, fruit and snacks available in the office.
  • A competitive salary package.
  • Access to the Aurora Academy, our training program offering a range of opportunities to develop your skills.

 
At Aurora we will consider all requests for flexible working. For most roles, the following types of flexibility are usually possible: a hybrid model of remote and in-office
working, part-time hours and flexible start and finish times. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility we could offer and we will explore what’s possible for the role.

The Company is committed to the principle that no employee or job applicant shall receive unfavourable treatment on grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership and pregnancy and maternity.

Applications

The successful candidate would start as soon as possible. We will review applications as they are received. Salary will be competitive with experience.

To apply, please submit your:

  • CV
  • Brief cover letter
  • Salary expectations
  • Earliest possible start date
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About Aurora

From its academic roots, Aurora Energy Research has grown to become the largest dedicated power market analytics company in Europe, providing data-driven intelligence for strategic decisions in the global energy transformation. We are a diverse team of more than 300 experts with vast energy, financial and consulting backgrounds, covering power, hydrogen, carbon and fossil commodities. We are active in Europe, Australia and the US, working with world-leading organisations to provide comprehensive market intelligence, bespoke analytic and advisory services, and cutting-edge software.

We are a thriving, rapidly growing company with offices in Oxford, Paris, Berlin, Madrid, Sydney, Austin TX and Oakland CA, and more opening soon. We currently serve around 600 of Europe’s most influential energy sector participants, including utilities, investors and governments, and expect to continue to grow rapidly, adding new countries and products to our portfolio.