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Conference Director - Dorking - Media & Events

Job Title: Conference Director - Dorking - Media & Events
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dorking, Surrey
Industry:
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + 25 days holiday,pension,3 weeks xmas break
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BB552443_1562156473
Contact Name: Tanya Etheridge
Contact Email: sales@fusionpersonnel.com
Job Published: July 03, 2019 13:21

Job Description

Our wonderful Dorking based client is in need of a skilled CONFERENCE DIRECTOR to join their successful and long standing team! This role will sometimes require you to travel globally.

The Role: Confrence Direcrtor

Job Description:

Primary Functions

Researching and sourcing highly qualified speakers for global conference events

Managing speaker content and conference scheduling

On-site management of the conference. Involves meet and greet of speakers & moderators, liaising with onsite contractors (requires willingness and ability to travel globally)

Liaising with various internal teams to produce marketing material, onsite operation of the conference & website content management

Ideal Candidate

Excellent communicator

Confident making phone calls and meeting people face to face (up to C-level)

An interest and aptitude to learn about new technology or industries (role requires a lot of subject research)

Self-motivated to meet strict deadlines and deliver best possible speakers

Ability to remain calm under pressure and think logically (onsite management of 120+ speakers while handling challenges from delegates and speakers calmly is a must)

Strong organisational skills

Basic computer skills, MS Office primarily, plus internal software systems

Renumeration

Circa. £30k basic plus bonuses (TBC dependant on candidate)

25 days holiday, plus bank holidays and extended Christmas break

The role is based in the Dorking office, usual hours of 9am-5.30pm with an hour for lunch.

We are currently shortlisting for this position so to ensure you dont miss out, APPLY NOW!

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