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ASSISTANT MANAGER - Conventions and Operations

Responsibilities include:

  • Plan upcoming conventions and events, globally
  • Attend conventions and events and manage their execution
  • Hire and manage local staff to execute the event
  • Create and manage a budget for each event
  • Troubleshooting and operations of the convention/event
  • Advise on strategies for growing participation in conventions and events
  • Manage all marketing and communications aspects associated with each event

Experience & Qualifications:

  • 4+ years creating and managing budgets
  • Experience in negotiating contracts for convention and event space
  • Must have a Business Marketing Advanced Diploma or equivalent
  • Must have 10+ years experience managing business operations
  • Must have 5+ years experience with project management; creating and managing project and event budgets
  • Must have 4+ years experience developing, planning, managing and executing conventions and other events globally
  • Must have 2+ years hiring and managing staff at various events and conferences in different countries
  • Experience in negotiating contracts for convention and event space
  • Experience developing and implementing lead generation strategies
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills are required
  • Must have experience developing long term and short term business plans
  • 5+ years hiring, managing and training staff
  • 5+ years creating and managing budgets and fiscal reporting to shareholders
  • Must have experience with Adobe Suite and Creatives – Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat DC etc.
  • Must have experience building and designing websites
  • Must have an Advanced Diploma from a reputable University
  • Must be fluent (Written & Oral) in English
  • Must have ability to travel globally


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