Job for Africa Events Manager At Consensys
ConsenSys is a venture production studio focused on building, scaling tools and enterprise software products powered by Ethereum. Our mission is to use these solutions to power the emerging economic, social, and political operating systems of the planet.
Our teams are busy at work building the future of identity, financial markets, commerce, the music industry, security and infrastructure, and more. To accomplish this, weve built out a flat organizational structure which we call the ConsenSys Mesh; a network of individuals & teams working autonomously and towards the same goal. The MeshOps team is responsible for designing and implementing Meshocracy, our own operational & company structure loosely based on the principles of holacracy. If you are someone that thrives in a fast-paced environment where being self-directed, determined, and resilient are a requirement, we would love for you to join us.
This role focuses on the ideation, creation, and promotion of events to raise awareness of the ConsenSys brand in the region. The ideal candidate will have a 3-5 years experience in event planning/execution, ideally with experience in meetups, hackathons, and other tech-oriented events. The ideal candidate is creative and operational. We are looking for someone capable of following and supporting the vision while possessing an uncanny knack for details. This role requires an proactive problem solver and multi-tasker, experienced in vetting event requests, negotiating with vendors, and making last-minute changes. Must be comfortable with both domestic and international travel. This position has accountability to the Local Community Manager, our Community Team, and the greater organization.
Proven experience as an events coordinator or manager.
Excellent time management and communication skills.
Sales skills and ability to build productive business relationships.
Ability to manage multiple projects independently.
Startup or entrepreneurial company experience preferred.
Demonstrated success implementing innovative ways to attract and retain candidates.
Self-confident, self-motivated and highly-organized with a strong sense of personal accountability.
Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, presentation, facilitation and negotiation skills.
Interest in new technology, Blockchain, and/or Ethereum.
Event planning, design and production while managing all project delivery elements within time limits.
Manage all event documentation, from budgets, receipts, contracts, contact lists, guest lists, etc.
Solve problems as they come up through production and execution event phases.
Assist in ideating and developing concepts for advertiser, branding and marketing events.
Liaise with mesh members to identify their needs and to ensure satisfaction.
Propose ideas to improve provided services and event quality.
Ensure compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety obligations.
Cooperate with Marketing and Community teams to promote and publicize event.
Conduct pre- and post event evaluations and report on outcomes.
Research market, identify event opportunities and generate interest.