[Bursa Lowongan Kerja] Conference Manager Informa

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Conference Manager
Informa
Ref: : TelecomsCM (Informa)
Location: West End - United Kingdom
Rate: N/A (Permanent)

Conference Manager – Com World Series

General description:

Job description


The Com World Series – an award-winning series of 10 annual high-level strategic events in the telecoms, media and ICT sector in emerging markets - is looking for a new Conference Manager.

The Conference Manager plays a vital role in further growth of the series by developing & programming conference content for 4-5 large scale events per year. They work closely with the sponsorship and exhibition sales team to achieve financial targets and with the marketing team to promote the events to a growing audience.

Applicants will be graduates with a significant experience in B2B conferences and ideally an understanding of the telecoms, media and ICT market. They must demonstrate the ability to research and produce high-level conferences, with a good understanding of the commercial aspects of conference production: identifying revenue-generating topics, introducing innovative features and formats, working with the sales team on key clients, contributing to cost management. They should be great networkers with excellent communications skills at C-level. The role involves travel throughout the year both to conferences and to visit clients, particularly to Africa and the Middle East.


Responsibilities will include:


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Conference Manager to join the award winning Com World Series: a series of 10 annual high-level strategic events in the telecoms, media and ICT sector in emerging markets http://www.comworldseries.com/

The successful candidate will play a vital role in further growth of the business by developing & programming conference content. This involves not only continually improving the quality and value of the conference programmes, and increasing the number of senior management speakers from leading companies and innovators, but also identifying and developing commercial opportunities around those events.

Key attributes of successful candidates will include:

• Producing 4-5 large scale events per year in emerging markets and drive their growth
• Market analysis and identifying topic and commercial opportunities
• Working closely with the high performing sales team to deliver growing sponsorship & exhibition sales
• Working closely with the marketing, VIP relations and delegates sales teams to maximise attendance and delegate revenue
• Developing multi-streamed conference agendas, securing senior management speakers and identifying new event revenue streams & formats
• Developing contacts with service providers, industry suppliers, and others key industry players, including attending major industry events.
• Finding and developing new event formats & identifying new revenue streams.
• Contributing to content-led promotion, including video and social media.
• International travel for both business development and to run our own events.

About the Com World Series

• PhDs, masters or graduates with 2.1 or above degrees.
• Analytical research skill and the ability to quickly assimilate business information.
• The ability to develop best in class, industry leading conference agendas
• Commercial acumen and the ability to think creatively to solve business problems
• The ability to develop strong relationships with key industry players
• Awareness of cultural differences in the markets covered by the series
• Previous event production experience is essential, and previous experience in telecoms, media & ICT sectors, and previous commercial or sales experience would be an advantage.
• French speaking is an advantage but not crucial

About Informa Telecoms & Media

As part of Informa Telecoms & Media, the Com World Series (www.comworldseries.com) has a proven heritage of over 20 years of bringing together the entire digital ecosystem in emerging markets.
Our congress and exhibitions, delivered in consultation with the industry and under-pinned by our in-house analyst & editorial expertise, are a central force in driving the industry’s agenda.
The series consist of 10 annual events covering strategic issues in emerging market, including
Africa’s largest digital show AfricaCom (www.comworldseries.com/africa).

Informa Telecoms and Media (www.informatm.com) organises 125 global annual events, attended by more than 70,000 executives worldwide. With a focus on quality content, Informa Telecoms and Media deliver a key audience of decision-makers from the TV, broadband, fixed, mobile, alternative, wholesale, MVNO, and satellite operator communities. Informa Telecoms and Media is also the leading provider of business intelligence and strategic services to the global telecoms and media markets. Driven by constant first-hand contact with the industry, its 90 analysts and researchers produce a range of intelligence services including news and analytical products, in depth market reports and datasets focussed on technology, strategy and content.
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