Monday, February 27, 2012

Events Manager Career in Kenya (KShs 50K - 60K)

Title: Events Manager

Department: Sales & Marketing

Salary Range: Gross Ksh 50,000 – 60,000

Job Summary

The position is responsible for providing support to the Business development & Marketing Manager and coordinating events services.

Key Responsibilities
  • researching markets to identify opportunities for events;
  • liaising with clients to ascertain their precise event requirements;
  • producing detailed proposals for events (e.g.timeliness, venues, suppliers, legal obligations, staffing and budgets);
  • securing and booking a suitable venue or location;
  • ensuring insurance, legal, health and safety obligations are adhered to;
  • co-ordinating venue management, caterers, stand designers, contractors and equipment hire;
  • planning room layouts and the entertainment programme, scheduling workshops and demonstrations;
  • organizing facilities for car parking, traffic control, security, first aid, hospitality and press;
  • identifying and securing speakers or special guests;
  • co-ordinating staffing requirements and staff briefings;
  • selling sponsorship/stand/exhibition space to potential exhibitors/partners;
  • arranging accommodation for exhibitors and/or delegates;
  • preparing delegate packs and papers;
  • creating, implementing and monitoring marketing and PR plans;
  • liaising with clients and designers to create a brand/look for the event;
  • liaising with newspapers, TV, radio and other media;
  • writing press releases or briefs in order to gain maximum exposure for the event;
  • organizing the design and production of tickets, posters, catalogues and sales brochures;
  • co-coordinating everything on the day of the event to ensure that all runs smoothly;
  • handling client queries on the day and troubleshooting exhibitor and visitor problems on the day;
  • Knowledge of events ecosystem and/ various organizers in the field
  • overseeing the dismantling and removal of the event, and clearing the venue efficiently;
  • post-event evaluation (including data entry and analysis and producing reports for event stakeholders.
  • Degree in marketing or communications
  • Diploma in marketing
  • At least 2 years experience in PR, marketing or event management
Core Competencies

Knowledge & Skills
  • Communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Event Management skills
  • Networking skills
  • Report/Proposal writing skills
  • Ability to sell
Behaviour & Attitude
  • Creative
  • Outgoing
  • Results oriented
  • Independent
  • Team player
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title on the email subject to

Please indicate current or last salary.

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