Conference Manager

European Alliance for Innovation (EAI)

Place of work
Bratislava
Contract type
full-time

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The European Alliance for Innovation (EAI); www.eai.eu is a community-driven organization devoted to empowering ICT innovation in Europe. As the largest of its kind EAI is expanding its operations in Central Europe in cooperation with the Slovak Technical University. Through its over a hundred events worldwide, EAI provides an environment for ICT innovation community to interact. EAI is currently seeking a qualified Conference Manager to join the already strong team in Bratislava to support and lead its conference activities in cooperation with researchers and industry around the globe.

Technical Skills

- Experience with conference management;
- Experience working with volunteers in scientific communities;
- Knowledge of office practices, policies and procedures with practical experience using MS Office suite products such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
- Excellent command of English;
- Knowledge of social media marketing a plus;
- Experience with scientific conferences, activities or communities a plus.

Specific Job responsibilities will include:

- Supervising the organization of technical conferences;
- Managing the event successful execution cycle;
- Supporting the volunteer conference organizing committees, from committee set up, to website, to call for papers, call for participation, budget monitoring, venue management and content publication;
- Preparation and promotion of conference marketing and publicity through web and social channels;
- Liaison with partner organizations and sponsorship acquisition;

Organization skills:

- Good organizational skills to support multiple parallel events;
- Ability to work with communities;
- Ability to develop good customer relationships;
- Autonomous thinking and good analytical skills;
- Capability to adapt to dynamic environments;
- Excellent writing and oral skills;
- Ability to work hands-on and with limited supervision;
- Great interpersonal and communication skills.

Working language: English
Working schedule: Full-Time
Travel: Opportunity to travel worldwide
Working place: Slovak Technical University, st. Vazovova 5, 81243 Bratislava

HOW TO APPLY: Please send your resume/CV in English to recruitment@eai.eu, specifying in the email subject: “Conference Manager - EAI”. Only applications submitted in English will be taken into consideration.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Advertiser

Brief description of the company

EAI was created by leaders from industry, research, and policy making organisations to engage the global community with the shared goal of securing Europe’s future competitiveness through innovation. By harnessing the potential of the ICT revolution, EAI engages the global community in all sectors of society to explore ways in which innovation in technology and business can benefit society at large.

EAI combines vision and advocacy of society leaders with a grassroots democratic participative model, functioning together through innovative web tools covering all stages of the innovation cycle to build a new and sustainable innovation paradigm.

Company address

European Alliance for Innovation (EAI)
Begijnhoflaan 93a
9000 GENT
Belgium
http://eai.eu/

Contact

Contact person: HR EAI
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ID: 2829994   Dátum zverejnenia: 28.11.2016