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21 Jun 2018

Full-Time Event Manager

SolarPower Europe – Posted by SOLARPOWER EUROPE Brussel, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium

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Job Description

We are recruiting a highly-motivated person to develop, manage and implement all events in the Business Development Unit.

SolarPower Europe, is a member-led association representing over 200 organisations active along the whole value chain. Our aim is to shape the regulatory environment and enhance business opportunities for solar power in Europe.

 

Reporting to the Deputy CEO, you are responsible for the following tasks:

 

Develop and organise all internal and external events (including budget, agenda, logistics and marketing):

  • Responsible for managing all event related budgets (profit and loss)
  • Responsible for organising the agenda (concept, topics, speakers) of all events
  • Coordinate all elements of speaker management (selection, invitation, follow up, on site management)
  • Manage a large range of sub-contractors (venue, catering, audio visual, security, stand builders, designers )
  • Manage and mentor at least one event intern
  • Develop, negotiate, sell and follow up all event partnership and sponsorship contracts
  • Increase revenue through attracting delegates, sponsors and partners
  • Coordinate the entire delegate registration process (pricing, registration system, invoicing, communications)
  • Responsible for developing, disseminating and analysing a satisfaction survey for all important events
  • Develop new events and partnerships to diversify and increase revenues and position the organisation
  • Any other tasks deemed necessary to achieve the objectives of the Association

 

Profile:

  • Fluent English (native speaker level), any other European language is an asset
  • Degree in event management, business, economics or equivalent
  • At least two years experience and interest in events management
  • Excellent organisational skills, flexibility, responsibility
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Willing to work in a dynamic international association
  • Customer oriented and high attention to details
  • Ability to work independently as well as in team as well as under pressure and with tight deadlines
  • A passion for renewable energies

 

How to Apply

Application: A CV (maximum 2 pages) and short motivation letter should be sent to t.stojanovic@solarpowereurope.org until 12:00 on 30 June 2018 quoting “Event Manager” in subject line.   Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. For more information on SOLARPOWER EUROPE, please visit www.solarpowereurope.org  

Job Categories: Management. Job Types: Full-Time.

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