Vice President of Events - Singapore

$190,000 - $220,000 SGD (£110k – £125k) - Exhibitions & Conferences - Senior Management
Ref: 537 Date Posted: Monday 18 Sep 2017
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Opportunity for an experienced senior events professional to lead a global conference and expo division based in Singapore. The position requires extensive senior-level experience of conference management in the Asian region. 

The Role

As Vice President, you’ll be responsible for show management and business management functions within the region as well as researching and presenting potential growth opportunities.You'll need experience in delivering tangible value for both delegates and sponsors through high-quality content and face-to-face experiences. You'll also be experienced in building teams, budgeting and overseeing all marketing and operations functions within a large-scale organiser.

Responsibilities:

  • Overall management responsibility for conferences and exhibitions within the Asian region – including strategy, sales, marketing, admin and development of events – driving visitor attendance and sponsorship revenue
  • Clear and pragmatic control of overheads, staffing, show teams and operational functions
  • Building, coaching and developing the team – including hiring and dismissal as appropriate

Requirements:

  • Extensive experience in running and launching large-scale conferences in Asia, overseeing all core business elements including sales, marketing and operations
  • Experience in curating outstanding conference programmes
  • Business acumen and management experience with a proven background in driving successful sales and marketing
  • Strong organisational / planning skills and the ability to work to strict deadlines
  • You’ll need excellent interpersonal skills and effective leadership – clear and effective communication and the ability to motivate and direct
  • Hands-on approach with strong attention to detail but also able to see the ‘big picture’
  • Proven intellectual management ability, with a passion for the business and an analytical, creative approach
  • An entrepreneurial spirit, innovative with fresh ideas and plenty of energy

Why this is a great opportunity:

  • You’ll be working with a hugely successful global organiser in an exciting growth market
  • The salary on offer is between $190,000 and $220,000 SGD (approximately £110,000 - £125,000)
  • The role is based in Singapore but candidates in Hong Kong are also encouraged to apply