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  • Posted: Mar 27, 2023
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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 Producer

    Job Summary

    • Do you love planning events from start to finish? Do you have a cheerful personality with remarkable people management skills? Do you love networking and developing intellectual content to attract the right target audience?
    • Our Conference Producer role might be the right fit for you.
    • A fascinating blend of research, planning, people skills and intuitive management, you as a Conference Producer will take ultimate responsibility for the success of an individual or series of events by making sure the intellectual content is right.

    Job Description

    • Gets involved in writing Conference proposals and creating the actual shape and content of the event itself, so meticulous research and planning is central to the role.
    • Attracting relevant speakers and building relationships with industry people in order to be constantly aware of the burning topics and influences that could potentially translate into a compelling, rewarding and successful Conference.
    • Being able to accurately define the event's target audience and create communications material that will appeal to them and instigate a desire to attend.
    • Be in regular contact with sponsors and potential sponsors, providing them with regular updates and opportunities where they may be able to get involved.
    • Report to senior management in order that they may be presented with a top line summation of the event's practical and commercial progress.
    • Liaise with the Admin team for all logistical aspects of the event, the venue, catering etc
    • Research the commercial viability of an event and then to write an exciting, market driven conference agenda and invite the best speakers possible.
    • Analyse data and feedback to determine how successful the event was.

    Job Requirements

    • Minimum of 3 years in organising international and local events and conferences
    • Relevant experience of undertaking marketing and corporate communications work.
    • Excellent written and oral communications skills
    • Strong project management skills with experience in working with internal teams to ensure success of an event
    • Ability to use an international network of contacts for commercial purposes
    • Demonstrable expertise in budgeting and managing projects to tight deadlines
    • Strong work ethic and attention to quality and detail
    • Ability to solve problems and successfully engage with appropriate technical and internal resources
    • Ability to juggle multiple programs through highly effective organisational skills
    • Ability to make sound decisions quickly and efficiently.

    What We Offer

    • ​We are conscious of how our work and decisions impact other humans and the environment.
    • Welcome2Africa has consideration for the wellbeing and happiness of a team. We believe in working in enabling environments that allows employees to live a meaningful,fulfilled life.​

    Therefore,we offer our staff:

    • Competitive Salary
    • Performance Bonus
    • 24 days annual leave
    • Opportunity to work with a talented and dynamic team
    • Company retreats
    • Career opportunities to grow.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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