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  • Posted: Dec 5, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Welcome2Africa International is a private sector development company headquartered in London, United Kingdom Founded in 2012 with the vision to redefine the image of Africa, Welcome2Africa specialises in catalysing investment interest in the continent, with a current focus on agribusiness. The private sector has long been acknowledged as the engine of econo...
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    Conference and Events Manager

    Job Functions

    Event Planning and Execution

    • Oversee the planning and execution of multiple events, including conferences, investment missions, and trade missions.
    • Coordinate logistics, including venue selection, catering, audio-visual requirements, and other event-related details.
    • Project Management


    • Develop and manage event budgets, ensuring financial objectives are met
    • Negotiate contracts with vendors and suppliers to optimize costs.
    • Set targets

    Team Management

    • Recruit, train, and lead a high-performing events team.
    • Provide guidance and support to team members to ensure the successful delivery of events.
    • Delegate tasks, set clear expectations, and ensure the team's adherence to timelines.

    Sales and Sponsorships

    • Identify and pursue sponsorship opportunities to enhance event revenue
    • Collaborate with the sales team to promote and sell conference packages.

    Client Relations and Stakeholder Management

    • Contribute Strategic Planning and Business Development Opportunities

    Qualifications, Experience and Skills:

    • Proven experience in planning and executing international and local conferences and investment tours.
    • Demonstrated success in team management and leadership roles.
    • Familiarity with the Agricultural Sector and the dynamics of trade and investment in Nigeria and across Africa.
    • Familiarity with event management software, relevant Project management and CRM tools.
    • Familiarity with the intricacies of investment missions and trade events
    • Proven Ability to network and manage stakeholders.

    Method of Application

    Interested and Qualified Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV and salary expectations to Only complete applications will be considered.

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