Conference Producer (Cairo)
Cairo

Job Reference: --005398

Location: Cairo

Closing Date: 05/03/2019

Department: Conference Production

Division: Global Exhibitions

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Conference Production

  • Produce high level industry relevant conference programmes
  • Liaise with key professionals/institutions and companies in the production of conference programmes
  • Engage with recommended speakers and confirm their attendance
  • Ensure the speaker database is updated in order to provide current and accurate speaker lists and files for event management to follow up
  • Prepare and communicate creative brief documents to the Marketing team
  • Prepare and lead telesales briefs and set follow up meetings to track progress
  • Ensure all CME/CPD application forms and supporting documentation are completed online within deadlines
  • Assist in the provision of leads to the sponsorship team and attend sales meetings as appropriate

 

Sales and Account Management

  • Achieve and exceed set revenue targets for the assigned products and events in accordance with the sales plan
  • Developing a business strategy to achieve maximum revenue for the event
  • Developing business from non-sqm revenue sources

 

Market Research and Industry Networks

  • Effectively research topics with relevant industry professionals and the target market
  • Develop new conference ideas and programme content through meetings and tele-research with key experts
  • Identify key opinion leaders/institutions and companies within related to the event
  • Maintain existing and build new relationships develop a conference with topics and speakers
  • Be able to provide a list of hospitals that are leaders in specialist areas relating to the event
  • Look at additional add-ons and other ways of attracting more delegates i.e. workshops, poster sessions, partnering with associations etc.

Speaker & Delegate Liaison

  • Liaise and network with speakers, exhibitors and delegates on-site, in order to maintain customer service standards, resolve queries and gain feedback, targeting a minimum of 10 meetings per event day
  • Assist with onsite duties as required for the duration of the event, which may require longer working hours

Person Specification

Minimum Education Level:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent

Background Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

Essential

  • Experience in conference production
  • Speaks and writes clearly and fluently in English to both individuals and groups
  • Computer literate and proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Commercial awareness
  • Research based role
  • Copywriting skills
  • Brand and market awareness

 

Desirable

  • Scientific background
  • Related industry/event knowledge
  • Conference production role

 

This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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