Head, Strategic Events and Conferences at Workforce Group

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Head, Strategic Events and Conferences



Job Overview

  • The Head, Strategic Events and Conferences is a project management and business development personnel, that will be tasked with organising CORPORATE EVENTS that will enhance our brand-to-client experience and expand our Corporate events clients base.
  • You will be responsible for the end to end Project Management of the company’s strategic Corporate Events and Conferences.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize and execute corporate events in a 750 seater conference room
  • Pull together strategic, education based events, from possible topics, to facilitators, sponsors and partnerships etc
  • Responsible for event budget, event calendar management, and competitive research for assigned projects.
  • Produce detailed proposals for events and conferences
  • Manage the full event management and production including all aspects of event logistics from development of content, production, venue management, promotions and other event-related marketing responsibilities.
  • Work with marketing team to create plans for pre- and post-publicity, mailings, social media interaction, produce collateral or promotional materials that relate to events, including programs, pledge forms, signage and invitations.
  • Ensure current industry trends are properly addressed via curriculum content, conference speaker and speaker management.
  • Analyze programs for effectiveness; conduct post-event reporting and ROI analysis. Interact with and manage multiple vendors, partners, company executives and a wide range of functional groups.
  • Pro-actively source for potential partners for events, conferences and exhibitions. Manage all sponsorship activities- responsible for sponsor prospecting, proposal customization and presentation, sponsor follow-up and representing the company at industry functions.
  • Represent the organization externally in respect to events and sponsorship activity


  • Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, Business, Communications, or related fields.
  • Minimum 5+ years in a similar position, working in a client and sales events management capacity
  • Demonstrated experience in planning large-scale corporate events and strategic programs
  • Proven track record of leveraging opportunities to obtain event revenue through multiple methods (ticket sales, sponsorship, etc.), and motivating committees and volunteers to achieve revenue goals
  • Ability to navigate large partner organizations with multi-stakeholder management and secure their buy-in.
  • Ability to see the larger picture and focus on the outcome.
  • Ability to think strategically about complex issues and develop thoughtful recommendations and action plans.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate confidently with professionals from all levels of the corporate environment.
  • Superior organizational skills with strict attention to detail.


Application Deadline
30th September, 2019.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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