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Event Organizer and Administrator Job in Nairobi Kenya

Position: Event Organizer and Administrator

Industry: Hospitality and Entertainment

Location: Nairobi

Availability: Immediately

Salary Range: Kshs 30,000- 50,000

Our client, a reputable firm in the hospitality industry involved in event and d├ęcor organization, layout and creation seeks to recruit an Event Organizer and Administrator.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for the overall co-ordination of the day to day affairs of the company and should have a pleasant and outgoing personality.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Attending various meetings with clients on behalf of the company
  • Ensuring follow – ups with clients
  • Receiving payments on behalf of the company and banking the same when necessary
  • Supervising set up for functions, events, parties and weddings
  • Researching markets to identify opportunities for events
  • Liaising with clients to ascertain their precise event requirements
  • Preparing detailed proposals for events (e.g. timelines, venues, suppliers, legal obligations, staffing and budgets)
  • Ensuring insurance, legal, health and safety obligations are adhered to
  • Coordinating venue management, caterers, stand designers, contractors and equipment hire
  • Organizing facilities for car parking, traffic control, security, first aid, hospitality and the media
  • Planning room layouts and the entertainment programme, scheduling workshops and demonstrations
  • Coordinating suppliers, handling client queries and troubleshooting on the day of the event to ensure that all runs smoothly
  • Overseeing the dismantling and removal of the event and clearing the venue efficiently

Professional Skills and Competencies
  • Diploma in Arts, Business Management or any other  related field
  • 1-2 years of experience in a similar role
  • Negotiation skills
  • Attention to details and have a creative mind
  •  A self starter with outstanding event organizing skills
  • Honest and able to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and networking skill

To apply, send your CV only to careers@flexi-personnel.com before Friday 8th October, 2013.


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