Vacancy: Operations executive

What will my main duties include?

  • Internal event coordination: ensuring constant, transparent, accurate and positive communication within the event team (sales, production, branding, marketing, accounting and any other parties).

  • External event coordination: ensuring constant and accurate communication and coordination with suppliers (venue, printing facilities, etc.) and other external parties involved in event logistics.

  • Event logistics: managing and negotiating with suppliers of the events, and ensuring the quality of delivered services (site inspections).

  • Onsite event management: managing staff and event suppliers on site, and ensuring that the logistic quality of the event meets the expectations (smooth registration process, organized welcome desk, suppliers, time management, etc.).

  • Event optimization: ensuring all event costs are optimized as per the actual situation at the event.

  • Event auditing: following up on event development as per contracted figures, set goals and event concept, and reporting these details to management.

What will i gain from this?

  • Good starting basic salary, and uncapped commissions paid monthly

  • The opportunity to work in our multiple offices across Africa and in Europe and Asia

  • Opportunity to travel to events across Africa and in Europe, Middle East and Asia

  • Structured KPIs for career growth, based on personal performance

  • Comprehensive internal training that will set you apart for future career success

  • Unrivalled career progression opportunities. At Westlion, we are focused on promoting from within

What do i need to bring to the role?

  • Degree level educated

  • Excellent communication in English (French & Chinese would be an added advantage)

  • Project driven and career focused

  • A background in events and/or project management

  • Punctual, pro-active, disciplined, and well-organized

  • Focused and determined personality with a positive, make-it-happen attitude

If you think this role sounds like you, apply below.