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Events Manager

About Seedstars

Seedstars is a global organization with headquarters in Switzerland and a presence in 80+ emerging markets. We are on a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. Our initiatives are focused on connecting stakeholders within these ecosystems, building tech companies from scratch and investing in the top entrepreneurs.

About the job

Event managers may work in different settings, with different clients and for different occasions. They should have the ability to understand each client's requirements and should plan the events accordingly. Being a manager, these professionals need to handle most of the managerial duties and assist their team members. Occasions where a lot of people gather for different purposes should be well planned and coordinated so that there is no inconvenience for the guests. The role of an event manager comes into existence here. His responsibility is to make sure that the event is proceeding properly. The event manager has to plan the event from scratch; he has to plan, decide budget, decide location, etc., for the event. 

 You will organise pitching events,  and interact with the most active startup ecosystem builders, from corporates, to governments, startups, mentors and investors. It's a great opportunity to play a key role in organizing the largest tech events dedicated to startups.

Key responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for the production of local events from conception through to completion. 
  • On day-to-day, your responsibilities will run from organising (logistics, sourcing of mentors, relationship with partners, etc) to managing the events 
  • The setting, communicating and maintaining timelines and priorities on every event

Your Profile

  • Previous event organisation experience is a MUST
  • Knowledge of KPIs and marketing techniques for event management
  • Excellent ability to read, write, speak English and Russian is a MUST.
  • Skilled in project management
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to details 
  • A team player with leadership skills

 

Benefits and perks

  • Be part of an international team
  • A high degree of autonomy, flat hierarchy, open communication and get shit done attitude
  • Flexible working hours & fully remote team

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

 

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