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We are a hard-working, passionate and entrepreneurial group with a shared sense of purpose - to create a portfolio of high-quality events that support companies in their efforts to meet new business partners and gain valuable industry exposure.

We are always looking for great people to join us. Some of the qualities we look for in candidates include;

  • confidence, optimism, energy & a positive attitude
  • drive and the ability to take responsibility and 'get things done'
  • excellent communications skills
  • advanced problem-solving skills
  • a curious mind: interested to learn about new industries
  • skilled at building relationships with customers and colleagues

Current vacancies now available based in our Prague offices are as follows:


Business Development Manager: International events

THE ROLE

As a Business Development Manager, you will become a key member of an expanding team using your sales and business relationship skills to further our business interests.

Please note: this is a SALES & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT role. We will be looking for evidence that you can sell / develop relationships with customers / negotiate prices. Much of your time will be spend reaching out to potential new customers in a SALES capacity.

WE OFFER

We offer a basic salary with significant performance-related bonuses. Additionally, we offer some flexible working hours, a lap-top and frequent travel abroad to our international conferences.

SPECIFIC TASKS

  • Find and contact potential customers by telephone and email
  • Learn new topics and specific industry sub-sectors. Research industry trends & developments
  • Present offers for delegate tickets, speaker & sponsor packages
  • Negotiate prices and terms
  • Meet customers face-to-face at events and build lasting relationships
  • Liaise with other team members and Event Support to ensure all Project administration tasks are completed

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be able to speak and write a very high level of English. Native English preferred
  • A second European language would be highly desirable but not essential

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

No experience is required however, preference will be given to applicants who are proficient in English and can demonstrate some experience dealing with customers in a commercial environment.

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED

We are looking for an energetic, positive, confident and above all, enthusiastic person with a can-do attitude and great communication skills. Specifically, you must;

  • Enjoy working and communicating with people and building relationships
  • Enjoy the challenge of doing commercial deals with customers
  • Be interested in the international Events Management business
  • Be able to work to challenging deadlines and take personal responsibility for the success of events
  • Be resourceful,creative and able to work on your own to demanding deadlines
  • Be able to quickly understand new ideas and concepts and have the confidence and intelligence to make your own decisions
  • Have a curious mind - you must be a person who enjoys learning about new industries and figuring out what companies do and what motivates them to attend conferences
  • Have an eye for detail

WHAT WE OFFER

We offer a basic salary with significant performance-based commissions and the opportunity to become a key figure in a growing and dynamic team. Our events take place around Europe and you will have the opportunity to travel from time-to-time to some of the most exciting cities in the world.

COVER LETTER

Please include a brief cover letter explaining why you feel we should consider you as a suitable candidate. All applications and CVs in English only.


Conference Producer

THE ROLE

The successful candidate will be responsible for the production of international conferences including; research, content production, securing speakers, negotiating sales & sponsorship contracts, writing agendas and project and venue management.

KEY TASKS

  • Researching, finding and inviting (by telephone & email) senior level executives to present at our Conferences
  • Managing the event project from initial design right through to on-site management and completion
  • Designing and managing the programme, writing presentation titles and negotiating with Speakers
  • Preparing Speaker and programme information for the Sales team
  • Being ‘on stage’ at the event taking responsibility for all aspects of the conference
  • selling delegate tickets and sponsorship packages to companies by telephone

THE CANDIDATE

We are looking for a confident character with excellent organisation and communication skills. Finding, inviting and securing high-level Speakers is not easy and requires drive, perseverance and relationship-building skills.

Specific skills and experience required are as follows

  • Advanced/native English skills: verbal & written. Native preferred
  • A University degree
  • at least 5-10 years’ experience in a similar or commercial role involving significant contact with external customers or suppliers
  • experience in event management, recruitment, purchasing or sales would be advantageous

Other skills

  • Excellent research and investigative skills
  • Advanced communication & organization skills
  • A confident telephone user: comfortable calling and talking to anyone, anywhere
  • Motivated and excited to learn and investigate new topics
  • Persuasive, persistent, positive & energetic
  • Experienced at commercial negotiations
  • Driven: projects do not happen by themselves!
  • A can-do, positive attitude and a willingness to take personal responsibility for the success of events
  • Confident, fun and passionate
  • Attention to deal

WHAT WE OFFER:

We offer a good basic salary with significant performance-based commissions and the opportunity to become a key figure in a growing team. Our events take place around Europe and you will have the opportunity to travel 4-6 times per year to some of the most exciting cities in the world.

Please send your CV together with a short covering letter in English. Applications without a Cover Letter and not in English will be ignored.


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