Marketing

Events Manager

12th Feb 2018, Marketing

Dataxis Africa Ltd is looking for an EVENTS MANAGER for ours events in Africa and Europe.

Responsibilities:

This Events Manager will be in charge of Identification of targeted guest speakers for ours events in Africa and Europe.

  • Interviews of some delegates,
  • Invite and ensure the presence of the speakers,
  • Prioritize and manage multiple speaker opportunities simultaneously
  • Arrange pre-program calls with speaker to review speaking opportunity expectations
  • Support the chairperson with background of speakers,
  • Speakers' management on site and schedule control

Duties include to issue 2/3 original daily short articles in English on different TV, Media & Technology topics related to each country.

  • Researching a subject and story for articles
  • Conducting interviews, either in person or remotely
  • Writing and editing news stories and features in the publication's house style
  • Establish contacts and sources for use in future research
  • Keeping up to date with latest trends and developments relating to predefined topics
  • Support the launch and cover our conferences in Africa and Europe.

Requirements:

  • Have a degree in a related field of study, with ideally 2+ years' experience in an events or journalist environment
  • Some knowledge of the Telecom, TV and Media industries but not required
  • Effective written and verbal communication in English (Spanish will be a plus).
  • High energy, proactive and able to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines
  • A natural storytelling ability and rapport with a wide variety of people
  • Have strong communication, management and relationship building skills
  • This position is based in Dataxis' Mauritius office.
  • Available to work occasional off hours or late days pending event needs
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and manage competing priorities

Salary range:

Negotiable