About us : In the words of Inc. Magazine, Web Summit is the largest technology conference in the world . Forbes says Web Summit is the best tech conference on the planet , Bloomberg calls it Davos for geeks , Politico the Olympics of tech , and the Guardian Glastonbury for geeks .
Whatever Web Summit is, it wouldn’t be possible without an incredible team of more than 240 employees, including world-class engineers, data scientists, designers, producers, marketers, salespeople and more.
We’ve disrupted an old industry by building incredible software and designing mind-blowing events. We’ve revolutionised how people come together in our world.
We started with one event : Web Summit. But now we’re creating category-defining events all over the world, from Asia to North America.
About the team : As a member of the speaker team at Web Summit you will be given journalistic autonomy in your area to bring together the most interesting people and stories in the world, pairing them with leading journalists who interview our speakers on stage.
You will be the editor of your stage, and will determine what themes, content and news stories are covered before the event, covered onstage at the event and covered in the weeks and months after each event.
Only at Web Summit will a Head of State, Fortune 500 CEO and Hollywood Actor come together, and you will help define what news they create.
What you’ll achieve :
You’ll produce the best onstage content in the world for our events, managing a full stage from start to finish.
You’ll acquire the highest-calibre speakers from a range of industries and sectors.
You’ll use your extensive knowledge and contact list to attract the world's biggest names to our events.
Grow to become a leader of our events across the world, being the central point of contact for that event.
You will create global headlines for the world's leading publications and broadcasters.
Offstage, you’ll curate the highest-level experiences for the most influential speakers.
You’ll work closely with our international Speaker team including Key attendee success, where you will collaborate and coordinate to produce best in class events.
Skills and abilities we’re looking for :
Contacts - You can acquire and maintain high-level contacts across multiple sectors.
Persuasive - You believe in something and can make others believe in it too.
Sharp editorial sense - You can spot a trend or story before others.
Quick learner - You’re able to get up to speed on new subject areas quickly and identify key issues and target speakers.
Industry Knowledge - You understand and can give examples of how technology is trending around the world and you have a working knowledge of the Tech industry.
Ambitious - You are driven to improve and you will never settle for second best.
Perks and Benefits :
Hybrid working model benefit open to all employees.
Fully subsidised healthcare, dental, employee assistance programme (EAP) and more.
A dedicated in house L&D department, with access to workshops, online learning and resources to help you excel in your career development.
Company laptop, generous annual leave and flexible working arrangements.
Our very own Tramway team who drive community and morale boosting events for employees to participate in.
Annual company get togethers, company charity days and monthly wellbeing talks.
At Web Summit, we embrace diversity and inclusion. We want talent from all walks of life to help us on our journey to digitise the conference sector.
Hiring decisions are made purely on experience, skills and the needs of the business.