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Conference Manager - Asia

Posted on 25 Nov 2016

Conference Manager

Our client is the market leader in metal & steel conferences in Asia. They have produced major industry conferences and attract the best speakers to provide the specialist knowledge the market demands.

The primary role of the Conference Manager is to develop cutting-edge agendas across a host of different mining and metal sectors, and invite speakers to participate in these events.

 

Duties:

 

  • Develop an understanding of different mining and metal sectors and work to create commercially strong programs
  • Research appropriate industry speakers to participate within the relevant sections of the program
  • Identify potential sponsors and work with the Sponsorship Manager in agreeing a sales plan and securing sponsorship
  • Work with the Marketing Manager to identify appropriate marketing channels and to ensure that the correct market segments are reached
  • Research competitor events and identify their strengths and weaknesses
  • Invite senior officials from the relevant sectors to confirm their attendance in the events, via telephone and email and face to face where necessaryEnsure administrative follow-up amongst speakers in a timely and organized manner
  • Handle inbound telephone enquiries from speakers in a confident and professional manner
  • Run the conference to the highest professional standard, and gain feedback from all those attending the event in order to make recommendations as to the positioning, content and development of that event as well as any ideas for spin-off/related topics

 

Requirements:

 

  • 2-3 years of experience in conference production / content development in the professional services industry
  • Confident, able to work with minimum supervision and show initiative
  • Extremely organized - able to multi-task, manage own time and prioritise while remaining deadline focused
  • Excellent communication skills in English & Mandarin
  • Accurate and a good eye for detail
  • A Degree in a related discipline

Interested applicants should submit their resume to careers@mmc-asia.com or call +852 3488 2238 for a confidential discussion

 

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