Job description / Role
Conference Manager – North & East African Markets
Charterhouse is working with an internationally-recognized B2B Conference provider. They are currently seeking a highly-organised and experienced Conference Manager who will be based in their Dubai office. The successful candidate will oversee the organisations conferences taking place in the North and East African region.
The main responsibilities will involve the creation and coordination of high quality, commercial business conferences that will meet the needs of the target audience and provide valuable marketing and networking opportunities to the event sponsors and exhibitors.
In addition, key duties for this exciting role include the undertaking of both national and global market research to ensure the highest quality content, target markets and sponsorship for the conference. You will also be required to structure the conference programme, create relevant, insightful content and invite and confirm speakers and exhibitors. This role will report directly to the Conference Director and focuses on the organisations conferences in the North and East African market.
The success candidate should have demonstrated experience in Speaker Management, Market Research and Programme Development within a similar role. Due to the requirements of the role the ideal candidate needs to be fluent in English both verbally and written, fluent French would be highly advantageous. Minimum of 2-3 years in similar position preferred. Given the nature of the role, travel will be required in line with business needs, therefore experience in the North and East African regions would be highly regarded.
About the Company
The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.
Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne and Sydney.