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Conference Manager (based in Boulogne Billancourt, 92, France) - M/F - Permanent contract

Exhibition, Conference and Training Management
Reed Exhibitions
REE00AOC Requisition #

Reed MIDEM is looking for a Conference Manager to support the development of the Music Tech segment on our Music events

- M / F - CDI

Details about the job...

You design and implement the start-ups competition (Midemlab) at Midem in Cannes and during regional editions (Africa, Latin America, and Asia):

  • Business intelligence on the 'music tech' segment: leading music tech trends, personalities and key companies (investors, start-ups, digital execs etc.), in order to identify relevant themes and startups/speakers/jurys;
  • Design and framing of the project in accordance with the strategic and commercial interests of the show (governance, retroplanning, contributors, tools / processes, categories ...), articulation between the various competitions (regional / international);
  • Management of partnerships : identification, implementation (negotiation / contracts) and management of partners (selecting partners, jurys, communication and content partners);
  • Startups: ongoing identification of new startups, recruitment and securing of candidates for the different competitions, selection process and management of the relationships with all finalists;
  • Communication : definition and implementation of communication plans ((call for entry/reveal, content, communication channels and relays…) in connection with the marketing team;
  • Development of the Midemlab commercial offer (sponsorship), identification of potential sponsors, support of the Midem sales team in the selling process;
  • On-site programming and production: format definition (pitchs, coaching, networking…), identification and securing of relevant topics/themes/speakers/jurys, management of on-site live production (logistics, A/V…) and management of rehearsals, jury deliberations…

You design and develop the Midem offer for music tech start-ups:

  • Strategy: conceive and implement the overall offer for startups at Midem before (online content, whitepapers, video…) and during the events in Cannes and regional editions (conferences, workshops, networking…)
  • Programming: identification and securing of relevant themes and contributors (before and during Midem events)
  • Marketing & communication: contribute to the overall marketing & communication plan towards music tech startups (content, communication channels and relays…) in relationship with the Marketing Team.

You accompany the development of digital exhibition areas at Midem:

  • Offering : define (strategy, pricing) and implement the relevant offering to expand the « digital booths » presence at Midem (ie. umbrella organization(s) – like an incubator, a country trade body… - are welcoming startups of interest under one same roof)
  • Business : creation of the selling package and accompaniment of Midem sales team in the selling process

More about Midem: https://www.midem.com


This job may be for you if...
You have:

  • Followed a higher education in Management / Cultural or Musical Industries / International Business
  • 5 years of experience as a Digital Project Manager / Startup / Innovation Program Manager / in the Entertainment/Media, Music Industry and-or Digital / Startup accelerator or incubator program.
  • An excellent level of English. A good level in Spanish would be a real asset
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, as well as a creative spirit
  • Project management skills
  • Mastery of MS Office and Outlook

You are:

  • Able to work in project mode, in a multicultural environment and know how to manage priorities and provide new ideas
  • Able to provide relevant analysis
  • Flexible, with a strong team spirit


Joining Reed MIDEM means joining a dynamic company, with a strong international identity and a member of Reed Exhibitions and RELX.


Our specificity: premium business events that are exceptional platforms serving key players in the music, television and digital content, esport, real estate, retail real estate and PropTech sectors.


Multicultural, Excellence, Remarkable, Consideration, Innovation... These are our values; they are the pillars and drivers of our corporate culture, serving our customers, our teams and our partners.


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