Senior Event Programmer

Company: Kforce Finance and Accounting ( Learn More )

General Information
US-FL-Miami
$50,000.00 - $60,000.00 /Year
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Full-Time
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Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Kforce has a client seeking a bright, experienced, and driven professional to join as a Senior Event Programmer and play an important role editorially in our global events department. The position is based in Miami, Florida (FL). This is a great opportunity to deal with high-level business people, journalists, and academics.Key responsibilities include:
  • A highly responsible and senior role directly reporting to the Head of the Department; Working closely in successfully conceiving, executing and completion of key regional and global events
  • Draft and oversee agendas for all events; Liaise closely with events team, sales team and editorial team to ensure compelling agendas which are commercially driven
  • Moderate panels and travel to events as and when required
  • Research, identify, contact, and confirm speakers for the event
  • Identify potential sponsors and work closely with the sales team in securing sponsorships
  • Liaise with speakers and sponsors throughout the time leading up to the conference
  • Work with conference chairs and speakers in promoting the event
  • Brief and work closely with the Marketing Manager to identify appropriate marketing channels to promote all events
  • Research competitor events and identify their strengths and weaknesses
  • Run the event on the day and network with delegates including key and potential clients
  • Job Requirements

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • At least 5 years of relevant work experience
    • Experience in newspaper/magazine/on-line reporting and writing
    • Experience in public speaking a plus
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, written and verbal
    • Strong understanding of Latin American financial markets, business, economics, and politics
    • Fluent in Spanish both written and verbal a must /Portuguese a major plus though not necessary
    • A self-starter, ability to multi-task, work well under pressure and meet strict deadlines
    Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.