Conference Director

Location Riyadh
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 SAR
Contact name: Carlota Adsuara

Contact email: talent@esmosrecruitment.com
Job ref: 32782
Published: 15 days ago

The Conference Director is responsible for overseeing the entirety of the conference process, from developing the agenda to managing speakers and building relationships within the industry.

They play a pivotal role in ensuring the successful execution of the conference while also nurturing connections with key stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

  • Developing and managing relationships with market stakeholders, including industry leaders, partners, vendors, and media.

  • Researching and developing conference programs.

  • Acquiring speakers for the conference.

  • Providing leadership to ensure onsite execution is excellent and strengthens relationships with speakers, attendees, and sponsors.

  • Continually assessing regional and global market dynamics to identify content development opportunities.

  • Participating in the call for papers process and selecting sessions for the technical conference. 

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in event management, particularly in organizing conferences or events related to the energy sector.

  • Strong ability to collaborate effectively with sales, marketing, and operations teams to ensure seamless execution of conferences.

  • Excellent leadership and teamwork skills, with a positive and adaptable attitude.

  • Proven track record of successful conference planning and execution.

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships with industry stakeholders, speakers, and attendees.

  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Proficiency in project management tools and software.

  • A keen eye for detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality conferences.