The essence of the role is to research, curate conference themes, acquire speakers and become a subject matter expert.

The candidate will need to have a passion for research, write, curate and have the ability to think as a business development professional.

Our client, based in Cape Town, is looking for someone with the following skills:

  • Fanatical about Customer Service
  • Persuasive – the ability to convince thought leaders to speak at conferences
  • Be Analytical
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Copywriting – copy for content that goes out via brochures, web, social and other media
  • Ability to work on several projects at the same time
  • Teamwork:  the ability to work well with the full production team
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Project Management Skills
  • Ability to network – develop strong, loyal relationships with existing and potential customers
  • Presentation Skills – ability to open and close conferences and facilitate focus groups
  • Willing to travel

The candidate must have a tertiary education; a university degree is preferable.

Please note that should you apply for the role and you do not receive feedback from us within 14 days, your application has been unsuccessful for this role but we will keep your information on our database for other possible opportunities.

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