Senior Conference Producer – Africa Markets (International Travel Required) Sector – Energy Up to £40,000 + Profit Share & Benefits

  •   Full Time

Senior Conference Producer – Africa Markets (International Travel Required)

Sector – Energy

Up to £40,000 + Profit Share & Benefits

 

My Client…..

Organises a niche & global portfolio of investment meetings, conferences and events focused specifically on the energy sectors in Africa, due to continuing success an exciting role has arisen for a Conference Producer to work on an unrivalled series of large scale events to one of the fastest growing regions in the world.

Person Spec…..

Ideally you will have knowledge, passion, detailed research and commercial thinking, be able to drive the client’s daily activities so that content is always ahead of the curve as well as speakers of relevance and at the cutting edge of sector developments.

The Role

  • Be part of a high quality portfolio of events focused on the development of Africa’s power sector
  • Conduct in-depth market and industry research over the phone and in person to develop strong topical event agenda’s
  • Investigate and generate new topic ideas in alignment with global and regional trends, and provide direction to the conference content
  • Develop strong relationships with key stakeholders, shareholders, committee members, advisors, associations and government representatives.
  • Produce strategy for future direction of the events, in conjunction with the team.
  • Manage long term supporters as well as connect with and build relationships with new clients, speakers and media partners.
  • Work with the marketing team in the successful promotion of the forums
  • Write promotional copy for the event programmes.
  • Work with and direct the sponsorship team and delegate sales team to ensure commercial targets are met.
  • Manage the budget for the event.
  • Excellent management of conference onsite, including dealing with speakers and delegates and logistical arrangements to ensure flawless delivery of the event.

Skills Requirements

  • Excellent research skills, and is able to write high quality agenda’s
  • Confident and is able to connect with and build lasting relationships with senior level players, including government representatives and Ministers.
  • Strong ability to engage people over the phone.
  • Excellent organisational skills and able to deliver the event to high standards on the day
  • Interest in Africa’s energy and infrastructure sector
  • Strong project management skills
  • Able to work well with the marketing team, the delegate sales team and the sponsorship team to lead the event
  • Experience working in Africa and an energy sector would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Experience of conference production desirable but not essential

Please send CV’s to dan@mediasearchinc.co.uk or call 07815697641 for more info

 

 

Job & Company Detail

Company Industry

Company Size

1 - 9 Employees

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Job Category

Conference Production

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