Conference Product Manager at C4Media

Posted on: 08/24/2021

Location: (REMOTE)

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**Technical Conference Content Manager** **(Full-time, Remote)****(must reside in Europe, Africa or South-America in timezones between GMT-3 and GMT+2)** C4Media, Inc. is seeking a full-time Technical Conference Content Manager to join our global remote-first team spearheading effort for content acquisition, speaker community engagement, and conference product improvements, including program committee work, speaker interviews, attendee experience improvements and more! *Program committee work, speaker community engagement, content acquisition**Speaker interviews, rehearsals, training management* As a global company with HQ in Canada, C4Media has been creating & hosting conferences for the last 15 years. With annual in-person conferences in London, New York and San Francisco and online, QCon and InfoQ help top dev teams adopt new technologies & practices by bringing together leading-edge software developers to share their insights through presentations, peer-sharing and workshops <https://qconferences.com/> We are a 100% remote, privately-owned & profitable company with diverse staff from 12 countries. Our culture is highly-rated and our team is professional, engaged, accountable and connected. We are passionate about making working remotely successful! Speaking-by-invite-only creates a conference composed of a highly desirable group of speakers who are leaders & practitioners in their field and a selective group of attendees who work for leading engineering departments in the world (including Google, Facebook, Apple, Linkedin, etc.)Scroll further down the page to read more about our team. Responsibilities * Manage the conference programming committee process. * Engage the speaker community. * Conduct content acquisition through contributing experts. * Spearhead conference product improvements. * Be on stage and support morning introductions. * Support marketing with ad copy. Benefits * Opportunities to travel the world (San Francisco, New York, London and more). * Working with a diverse international team with great culture. * Being part of a team that didn’t discover remote work the last few months, but has been fully remote since 2016. * Collaborating with some of the world’s most brilliant software engineers. * Put together the world’s best software development conference for senior software engineers, architects and team leaders. * Be exposed to the most innovative trends on software development. * A competitive salary package. * Training and education budget for your professional growth. Requirements * **Must reside in Europe, Africa or South-America in timezones between GMT-3 and GMT+2.** Our team is fully-remote, but outside of those timezones communication between team members is challenging. * Proficiency in remote work best practices and platforms (Slack, Google Drive, etc). * Affinity to & passion for software & technology. Actively follows trends in software development. * Passion for collaborating with people, managing volunteers, and achieving great results through others. * A mindset for continuously improving products and processes. * Experience in Agile methodologies is beneficial. * Strong writing skills. Being a great communicator over text. * Timeline management skills. * Critical thinking skills. * Fluent in written & spoken English. * Access to reliable high-speed internet, webcam and home office. * Able to work as a contractor. * Able to work in overlap with our core global office hours (9 am - 1 pm EST). Travelling Requirements Our team currently is not doing any travelling for safety reasons, but when the situation with the pandemic improves, the following would be required: * Valid passport & ability to travel internationally (incl. USA, UK). * Ability to attend international events 3-5 times per year for up to 8 days each. Necessary work habits * Creative & curious * Work effectively under pressure & demonstrate problem-solving skills * Ability to focus on results * Ability to maintain composure and professionalism during stressful situations * Strong attention to detail * Open to change and process / product improvements * Strong analytical and problem solving skills * Strong time management skills & accountability to timelines * Polished & professional * Strong communicator * Ability to work well in a team environment with collaborative decision-making as well as independently, with minimal supervision * Enjoys working with an international, diverse team * Exceptional personal initiative and desire to drive continuous improvement * Demonstrate honesty and integrity at all times * Superior customer service skills required * Daily Zoom calls with team * Shared GoogleDocs for transparency * Team collaboration tools (Slack) * Aligned with our Core Values - Transparency, Accountability, Service, Continuous Improvement, and Integrity. Application Closing Date: September 10, 2021