Events & Operations Assistant Jobs at Iris Management

On Monday, May 6th, 2013
Job Title: Events & Operations Assistant


Reporting to: Events Manager & Operations Manager

Nature of Employment: Contract

Location: Langata, Nairobi

Minimum Qualifications

  • Diploma (in Business/ Marketing) or equivalent preferred
  • Knowledge of customer service principles and processes
  • Knowledge of sales principles
  • Relevant knowledge on workshops & training
  • Experience in a retail, customer service or sales environment
  • Basic business administration knowledge
Job Description
  • Contacting potential clients/ organizations to provide information and market Iris projects
  • Tele-marketing, corresponding and meeting with current and prospective customers.
  • Listening to customer requirements and presenting appropriately to make a sale and surpass the sales target set;
  • Responding to incoming email and phone enquiries;
  • Preparing & coordinating invitation of key guests and speakers
  • Making travel & accommodation arrangements for delegates
  • Conducting sales and marketing of sponsorship opportunities to potential sponsors (and delivery)
  • Developing approaches that will encourage donor/sponsors support
  • Assisting in delivery of publicity material to potential delegates, sponsors and other stakeholders
  • Registration (should include on-line registration and paper registration, on-site registration, collection of fees, and statistical reports on registration numbers, breakdowns etc.)
Job Expectations
  • Be result oriented and have a strong work ethic.
  • Be resourceful & take responsibility for controlling own success in the business growth.
  • Be committed & loyal to career building & growth, within caring, supportive company.
  • Be highly organized and detail oriented with professional presentation ability.
  • Good communication skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Patience
  • Adaptability
  • Initiative
  • Persuasiveness
  • Stress tolerance
  • Strong self-drive
  • Integrity
Contacts: [email protected] (send your application and CV)
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