Job vacancy Virtual Conference Project Manager

Business Lobby Talent Management
Nahr el Mott, Dora, Beirut
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Full Time
13 February, 2021
Job Title

Virtual Conference Project Manager

Job Presentation

Our client, a highly reputable media company and publisher, is searching for a Virtual Conference Project Manager.


– Excellent project management
– Ability to work with minimal supervision
– Excellent time management and ability to work under pressure
– Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal
– Able to communicate Harvard Business Review, MIT Technology Review and EmTech
– MENA brand intelligently, professionally and effectively.
– Strong research skills and knowledge about trending international and regional events in technology and business
– 3+ years of experience in conference production, agenda setting, and speaker acquisition
– Experience in sourcing and contracting is a plus
– Experience with online events production is a plus


– Work on the main themes and focus of the conference in close coordination with the editorial teams
– Build an agenda that’s engaging and follows defined tracks
– Build a strong format for the event including panel discussions, keynotes, sponsored sessions, and Q&A with the audience
– Include activities to better engage the audience
– Create engaging content requested by other teams working on the conference. This includes: social media content, newsletter content, content on sessions, content on speakers and moderators, content on the conference, content for website, and content on sponsored sessions.
– Search for top speakers who are experts in their fields for the conference (number of speakers to be discussed), locally, regionally, and internationally based on the conference’s themes
– Prepare the topics and the questions with the speakers
– Explain to speakers the guidelines and maintain close contact to answer all their questions
– Explain to speakers how to use online event tools
– Follow up with speakers until the release form is signed
– Check all presentations of speakers and make sure they follow MIT Technology Review’s policies
– Facilitate discussions between moderators and speakers
– Help moderators with preparing for the sessions when needed
– Attend weekly conference calls with the different teams to keep everyone on the same track
– Coordinate all communications between sponsors, speakers, moderators and the editorial team
– Be present in the sales team meetings with sponsors when required
– Reach out to all speakers close to the event to discuss their presentations, create a synopsis, and remind them of the guidelines



Job ID
Open position
Project Manager
Job Title
Virtual Conference Project Manager
United Arab Emirates
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13 Apr, 2021 (45 days left)

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