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Senior Conference Producer

Interested in the maritime industry? Mercator Media has an exciting new challenge/adventure for individuals like you! We are looking for a full time Senior Conference Producer to join our team on-site at our modern office on the South coast in Fareham, along the M27.

About us

Mercator Media is a B2B media company specialising in the maritime industries. We create communities and deliver content in-print, in-person and online through our magazines and international events.


  • Maritime Journal

  • GreenPort

  • Port Strategy

  • The Motorship

  • World Fishing


  • Seawork exhibition, awards & conference – Southampton, UK

  • IceFish – Icelandic Fisheries exhibition & conference – Reykjavik, Iceland

  • GreenPort Congress & Cruise conference – Lisbon, Portugal

  • Green Ports and Shipping Congress – Singapore

  • Coastlink conference – Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Propulsion & Future Fuels conference – Hamburg, Germany

What we have to offer

  • £27k - £31k DOE

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave with Christmas close down

  • Christmas incentive of up to 5 days additional paid leave

  • Company away days

  • Incentive schemes

  • Workplace pension

  • Additional holiday purchase

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Eyecare Plan

  • Death in service insurance of 3 x annual salary

  • Mental, physical and finance wellbeing support

  • Employee discount card

Does this sound like you?

  • Entrepreneurial and commercial mindset.

  • Energic, enthusiastic, self-motivated, confident and adaptable communicator.

  • Excellent at building meaningful internal and external relationships.

  • Proven ability to meet deadlines as an excellent Project manager.

  • Experienced in managing multiple projects comfortably in a calm and efficient manner.

  • Ability to deliver engaging and thought-provoking content to capture audience’s attention.

What will your job entail?

  • Conducting research to identify new & unique themes and opportunities.

  • Develop pertinent topics of value to our audience for programme development.

  • Recruiting industry leaders and c-level speakers & supporters.

  • Project management of the production of conferences in your care.

  • Conference lead onsite at our UK and international conferences.

  • Second language and drivers’ license are desirable, but not essential.

  • The role is full time and office based with international travel.

  • Supervision/line management of 1 conference team member.

Mercator Media is a family-friendly, equal opportunity employer. We heavily invest in staff development, training, and growth within the company, and we pride ourselves on recognising and rewarding talent. You will be part of our ongoing training and mentoring programme to ensure success, including regular team meetings and 121s that allow staff to discuss current projects and progress within their role.

We have inspiring teams across the office, working with a positive work ethic in a fun, relaxed environment. Joining the Events team, you’ll have your own conferences to project manage from start to finish. There are many opportunities within Mercator Media, including international travel and face to face networking opportunities. We also have dress down Fridays with a quiz to end the working week.

We’d love to hear from you! Send your CV to our HR manager Michelle Brooks at The deadline for applications is noon on 16th February 2024.

Head to our careers page to see company demographics and employee reviews!

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