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MEETINGS & EVENTS PLANNER

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MEETINGS & EVENTS PLANNER
Location: Accra
Category: Tourism

Our client, an international travel management company is currently seeking to hire a proactive and efficient Meetings & Events Planner to help with their operations in Ghana.
Role Profile
The selected candidate will manage logistics and details relating to the booking and ongoing support of meetings, incentives and other client functions to ensure the effective execution of all conditions related to the event.
This position will allow the flexibility to function autonomously and in a coordinated team environment.
Duties/ Responsibilities
• Respond to initial client enquiries and develop and maintain relationships with new and existing clients.
• Manage planning of Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events (MICE) programs in Ghana and throughout West Africa.
• Coordinate meeting space, food and beverage, banquet events, schedule audio-visual including simultaneous translation.
• Maintain strong working relationship with suppliers (airlines, hotels, catering, audio-visual, translators)

Educational Requirements & Qualifications

Education and Experience
• Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Hospitality or the Humanities
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in travel and/or the hotel environment
• Minimum two years demonstrated success in event planning.
• Fluency in French language a major advantage

Requirement
• Demonstrate proficient knowledge of the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events (MICE) industry
• Possess the skills and the ability to multi-task, manage unpredictable workload, improve efficiencies and maximize resources.
• Ability to produce accurate work, be receptive to feedback and demonstrates the ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.
• Ability to quickly grasp industry technology and web-based applications.
• Utilize exceptional customer service capabilities: superior listening and communication skills, creative thinking, detail oriented with excellent follow through.
• Build strong, productive relationships with clients, colleagues and suppliers.
• Demonstrate ability and willingness to work in a team environment and with initiative to work independently.
• Ability to work occasional nights, weekends and holidays when needed.
• Available to travel regionally and internationally for work as well as customer relations
• Will be required to learn and coordinate with the other company locations and fully participate in other aspects of the company’s travel products with focus on MICE.


Required Skills
• Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism.
• Display a positive attitude with energy and enthusiasm toward assuming new roles and challenges.
• Strong work ethic with a willingness to take ownership and responsibility of multiple tasks including those outside the core duties
• Strong interpersonal (written and oral communications, logic and decision-making) and organizational skills.
• Demonstrate a high level of organizational and planning skills with appropriate attention to detail.
• Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office including (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and E-Mail) and travel industry-specific software.

Contact address

1st Otwe street Box TS 410

How to apply

evpg.pjkt@gmail.com

Job Information

    • Full Time
    • Bachelors Degree
    • 5 - 10 Years
    • Tourism
    • Greater Accra
    • Osu
    • evpg.pjkt@gmail.com
    • 0302797657
    • 31-Dec-2019
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