$100000 – $130000 Per Annum

Ref: 1518

Exhibition Venue CEO

The position requires an abundance of energy, the ability to cope with pressure and meet deadlines, great interpersonal skills, diligent attention to detail, strong time management and organisational abilities.

The Role:

Great opportunity to take on a new challenge, creating and building a brand identity for a venue expansion project.  As a skilled CEO, you will be tasked to build, develop and manage a workforce bringing knowledge of exhibitions and events to the new venue.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Primary focus – building and driving exhibitions, events and functions on a local, regional and international level
  • Develop new business opportunities
  • Lead and oversee the company’s plans and develop strategies for the future
  • Responsible for day to day management decisions
  • Build effective relationships with organisers to secure future events

Key Requirements:

  • Previous management experience working within an exhibition venue
  • Recruit and build a framework of marketing, operations and finance team members
  • Decision making skills
  • Self-motivation and management of workload
  • Ability to work under your own initiative/with minimal supervision
  • Pre-existing, extensive network of contacts within the global exhibition industry

Why this is a great opportunity:

  • Exciting opportunity to lead a venue in an exciting emerging market
  • $130,000 maximum basic salary, plus 30% bonus
  • Based in East Africa