Senior Conference Manager

SA-Riyadh
ID
2016-2158
# of Openings
1

Overview

We are currently looking for Senior Conference Manager to join our team in IDC - Riyadh office. The successful candidate will work closely with our largest accounts to plan, execute, and manage experimental, sponsorship, and event based strategies for our clients.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Hold overall responsibility for success of IDC conferences
  • Quality & Quantity of Attendees across Roadshow & Custom engagements
    • Manage & Invite C level delegates for IDC and custom events
    • Manage, Invite and monitor attendee acquisition for Roadshows
  • Manage all administration and logistics for IDC events (including site research and selection, negotiating and contracting with hotels and suppliers, on-site management)
  • Manage individual event budget ensuring prescribed margin is achieved
  • Manage preparation of all written materials for the event
  • Manage all conference databases (end user)
  • Manage conference budgets, achieve profit target for IDC conferences
  • Liaison with local sponsors before and after each event
  • Team Management: Guide & mentor team, daily activity sheet, registration updates individually, training team

Qualifications

Successful candidates will be experienced events and/or marketing professionals with high level of competence in the following areas:

  • Strong organizing skills and attention to detail;
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks while working under deadlines;
  • Good level of spoken and written English & Arabic

Candidate has to be able to demonstrate:

  • Creativity and flexibility;
  • Proven track record in event and conference management;
  • Good level of user knowledge of MS Office and databases;
  • Overview of ICT markets is a strong plus.

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