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Thursday, February 16, 2017
Communication and Events Assistant Vacancy in Kenya
Communication and Events Assistant
In consultation with recruitment and career advisory teams, organise and deliver a range of events such as client seminars/dinners, publicity events, sponsorships events, training/information seminars to create awareness on CSS services
To identify and book locations for the events, liaise with location management for booking, catering and logistical arrangements
Contribute actively to decisions on marketing events; compiling databases of likely interest, drafting and circulating emails and contacting invitees for confirmations
Compile and send out speaker and event information to invited guests and attendees
Manage the event on the day, including setting up, instructing external contractors and internal staff assistance
Conduct post event evaluation to gauge success/effectiveness and determine next course of action
Assist in the implementing and monitoring of the monthly marketing calendar
Assist the teams in developing appropriate training programs and content to be used during the events, including information that will feature in the social media websites
Liaise with suppliers i.e. graphic designers, venue providers, videographers etc.
Degree or Diploma Graduate in Marketing/ Communication/PR/ Social Sciences
Demonstrable prior experience in events management and co-ordination. Those with a PR background are highly encouraged to apply.
Excellent communication and presentations skills
Excellent organizational skills, particularly in managing time and tasks
A keen eye for detail and the ability to organize and deliver high quality, accurate work with limited supervision
The confidence to liaise and network with speakers and decision makers from various sectors, other professional bodies, the media and a diverse range of external contacts
Welcoming and helpful approach when dealing with guests/clients in person at events and on phone
Can-do attitude, self starter ,outgoing, integrity, and ability to connect the dots and see the bigger picture
Marketing/PR experience and a strong understanding of the value of delivering successful events in promoting the company.
Ability to work as part of a team
How to Apply
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to firstname.lastname@example.org latest by 2nd March 2017