Junior Conference Producer - Johannesburg, South Africa - Business Solutions SA

Business Solutions SA
Business Solutions SA
Verified Company
Johannesburg, South Africa

4 weeks ago

Thabo Mthembu

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Thabo Mthembu

beBee Recruiter

The conference researcher will be responsible for the development of timely and relevant conferences in the marketplace. This will encompass topic research, speaker acquisition, content development and event management.

  • Conduct research and gather competitor intelligence to determine commercial viability and timing of a conference topic
  • Develop and finalise the conference programme within stipulated timelines
  • Identify and recruit appropriate speakers for the relevant conference
  • Speaker liaison before and after each conference
  • Oversee preconference preparation and onsite event management, dealing with speakers, delegates and sponsors alike
  • Maintain a strategic partnership with speakers, associations, government and academics
  • Communicate key conference information to the sales team by means of a detailed sales brief
  • Attend national and international conference
  • Provide post conference reports and analysis, to generate new topic ideas for future events


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be well read in all sectors
  • Good research and analytical skills
  • Good negotiation skills
  • The ability to manage multiple projects
  • Must be an innovative, creative thinker and team player
  • Must be able to interact with different levels of people from senior management to line function
  • Well dressed

Personal Skills/Attributes

  • Knowledge of legal, finance public and private sector
  • Possess an understanding of business trends and a flair for research
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

R5,000.00 per month

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Johannesburg, Gauteng: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (preferred)

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