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Events Assistant Manager

Keywords / Skills : Events Assistant Manager

4 - 5 years
Posted: 2019-01-12

Sales/ Business Development
Business Development
Posted On
12th Jan 2019
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Job Description
  • Global organization
  • Great work environment
  • APAC position

Love the buzz of running events, workshops and conferences?

We are assisting a global and well recognised accreditation organisation to identify an Events Assistant Manager to plan, execute and deliver quality events within the region. This role will be responsible for overseeing a team of event associates to manage and coordinate the end-to-end process of all events in the Asia-Pacific region and ensure its successful implentation. You will develop creative solutions and strategic approaches to the events to meet business requirements, while leveraging and maintaining the marketing, branding, quality guidelines, budgetary goals and customer experience targets of the organisation.
You will:
  • Oversee the identification of venues and planning dates
  • Manage request for proposals and contract negotiations
  • Lead and provide strategic directions on event logistics including food & beverage, audio, visual, transportation, signage, shipping and exhibits
  • Manage procurement of all vendors to ensure expenditures are within budget
  • Develop and implement a staffing strategy for events including partner venues, special events and remote managed events
  • Ensure that gross margin targets are achieved on per even and overall basis. Develop mitigation strategies to account for any potential revenue losses

  • At least 4-5 years of events management experience
  • Has managed a range of events from large scale events to small workshops
  • Possess strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional organizational and planning skills, ability to be a team player and also work independently
  • Ability to multi-task and work within a fast-paced environment
  • An eye for detail, creative and resourceful
  • Able to travel when necessary

Please send your resume in WORD format by clicking the apply button below or contact Fiona Cheong on +65 6701 1525 for a confidential discussion. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. CEI Reg. Number R1218976 (Cheong Xuefen Fiona).

About Company

EA Registration No. 12C5526

Founded in 1950, and established in Asia in 2004, VOLT is a NYSE listed Fortune 1000 provider of talent (recruitment), technology and consulting services with 4,200 full time employees, some 30,200 contractors and 192 offices across Europe, North and South America and Asia.

Volt's workforce solutions include executive search, contract and temporary staffing, managed services programs, vendor management systems and recruitment process outsourcing. Volt combines consultative focus, Six Sigma practices and efficient e-procurement technologies to deliver the talent and processes that help our customers succeed.
We connect companies with industry-leading specialists. Our proven search process cultivates a superior network of active and passive professionals, enabling us to provide best-fit experts in a broad range of business disciplines.

Our areas of expertise include Accountancy & Finance, Engineering, Human Resources, Information Technology & Telecommunications, Life Sciences, Procurement & Supply Chain, Property, and Sales & Marketing.
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