With a track record of more than 25 years, the hiring company is embarking on a long-term strategy to become the leading producer of knowledge andconnectivity platforms in the Financial Services that facilitate transparency, performance and market development. Based in Dubai, the company has clients in the Middle East, Asia and Africa that include global financial institutions, regulators, central banks and government entities.
We are looking for a full-time Conference Producer who can execute the firm’s long-term goals and share in its success.
Working with the Executive Director, the individual is expected to produce the relevant content forthe assigned portfolio of events.
For each event, the individual will be responsible for the content delivery for the full event, developing event agenda, contacting speakers and negotiating speakers’ expenses, managing sessions, and ensuring that sessions are interactive, engaging and provide value to the audience and plan for a post-conference internal report. Ultimately, events are providing participants with trends, ideas and opportunities in their respective sector and the individual needs to have a nuanced appreciation of the key issues that the industry is considering or needs to consider.
The individual is expected to work alongside with the marketing team in the successful promotion of the conferences and sales teams to generate revenue & profit and ensure the event achieves its goals and targets.
The individual is expected to research with industry thought leaders so as to derive insights that will drive the key issues to be tabled at the events.
The individual is expected to display initiative, determination and grit to be able to perform all necessary tasks related to the role.
The individual is expected to facilitate the event onsite as well as work in tandem with the operations’ team to ensure the successful and smooth delivery of the event.
The individual should have a minimum of 3 - 4 years experience as a Conference Producer
The individual should demonstrate the potential or a proven track record to deliver propositions or products from end to end.
The individual needs to demonstrate from previous work experience an ability to take initiative and do things outside of constraints and deliver on their goals and objectives.
Strong business acumen to be successfully able to convert ideas in commercially viable conferences.
The individual needs to have polished ideas for conferences that he/she wish to execute at the company. As part of the selection process, he/she will need to present those ideas.