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Events Director, Asia (Hong Kong)

Events Director, Asia (Based in Hong Kong)

Seeking an experienced and entrepreneurially-minded events professional who will drive the growth and operations of our events business in Hong Kong and around Asia, particularly targeting a millennial audience.

Event formats run the variety of small to large sized events, conferences, festivals, dinners, VIP experiences and more.

 

Key responsibilities

  • Drive overall event strategy, concept, creative direction, programming and execution
  • Plan and execute a variety of events formats, sizes and topics for millennials in lifestyle, technology and business
  • Research, development and execution of strategic and innovative concepts, experiences, activations, partnerships and content
  • Keep updated on industry landscape and trends: category/brand activations, events, hospitality, entertainment, technologies
  • Manage the overall budget
  • Manage deliverables to clients, sponsors and partners
  • Manage team, agency and vendors
  • Support the sales team in sponsorship sales
  • Business development: Identify and develop new and innovative event ideas and opportunities and create and pitch proposals to clients and sponsors independently
  • Develop and implement marketing communications and publicity plans in support of the events, including but not limited to: websites; apps; public relations with local media, sales materials, editorial coverage

 

Requirements

  • Entrepreneurial mindset, flexible, adaptable and resourceful
  • At least 8 years’ experience of experience in managing a wide range of lifestyle and cultural events
  • Experience in managing and leading teams
  • Can work independently
  • Confident and proactive
  • Can demonstrate skills in problem-solving and performs well under pressure
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Proven ability to develop strong and unique event programming
  • Prove ability to develop and manage multi-channel, complex events
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Mandarin is a plus

 

Location: Wan Chai, Hong Kong

We offer attractive remuneration and fringe benefits to the right candidates. Interested parties please send full resume with expected salary to the HR Department via mail talent@edipressemedia.com

Applicants who are not invited for interview within 8 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful. Data collected will be used for recruitment purpose only.