• Conference Assistant

    ID 2018-3482
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Location
    ZA-Johannesburg
  • Overview

    Is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. With more than 1,100 analysts worldwide, IDC offers global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries. IDC's analysis and insight helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community to make fact-based technology decisions and to achieve their key business objectives. Founded in 1964, IDC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading media, data and marketing services company that activates and engages the most influential technology buyers. You can learn more about IDC by visiting www.idc.com.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Support of all administration and logistics matters related to conferences within assigned area

    • Co-ordination with Conference Specialists, Managers and conference team MEA

    • Support the Conference team and achieve success of IDC conferences

    • Manage and execute responsibilities such as: invitation process (e-mailing, faxing and direct mail), telephone follow-up, confirming registrations, keeping registration lists and provides reports on number and structure of registrants

    • Support the pre-event (venue selection, co-ordination with hotels, sponsors/speaker co-ordination, preparation of badges, compiling attendee tote bags), and on-site activities for South Africa events  

    • Maintain responsibility of updating local events web sites in Intranet/Semik;

    • Support all PR related tasks

    • Support all pre-event and post-event reporting as necessary and assigned

    • Travel to events as required and co-ordinates all aspects of on-site operation

    • Putting together materials supporting regional partners

    • Other activities, as specified by Regional Conference AVP of IDC

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    Qualifications

    • Educated to A level
    • Passionate in total event management
    • Detail-oriented
    • Positive attitude
    • Independent and with good self-initiatives
    • Willing to learn and improve from mistakes
    • Very customer-oriented
    • Good verbal communication
    • Team player

     

    Regrettably, only sucessful candidates will be contacted.

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