Rainbow Book Club (RBC) Events Officer Job Vacancy in Nigeria

The Rainbow
Book Club (RBC)seeks to contribute to the development of African society by
encouraging people to read. We believe that reading is one of the keys to
creating an enlightened and self – empowering society. In particular, the RBC
promotes reading amongst children and young adults.

are recruiting to fill the position of:

Position: Events Officer

in: Port Harcourt, Rivers

  • Conducting
    research, make site visits, and find resources to assist in decisions
    about event possibilities
  • Carrying
    out negotiation with vendors
  • Coordinating
    details of events such as conferences, opening and closing ceremonies,
    fundraising dinners, charity events and business meetings.
  • Managing
    staff responsible for event coordination activities
  • Preparing
    and managing budget for various events
  • Keeping
    track of event finances including cheque requests, invoicing, and
  • Booking
    venues and negotiating fees.
  • Preparing,
    modifying and managing events and servicing contractual agreements
  • Establishing
    and maintaining relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Preparing
    invitations and sending out at appropriate time.
  • Serving
    as liaison with vendors on event-related matters.
  • Managing
    supplier relationships
  • Managing
    security and logistics for events.
  • Managing
    the company s participation in book fairs and festivals within and outside
  • Sourcing
    for and contracting event vendors.
  • Coordinating
    appointments and visits to see our space, and scheduling of events on the
  • Analyzing
    event performance and preparing post event evaluation.
  • Defining
    the company s brand through events.
  • Proposing
    new ideas to improve the event planning and implementation process.
  • Assisting
    with managing on-site production and cleanup for events as necessary
  • Ensuring
    staff are adequately prepared for events.
  • Delivering
    events on time, within budget, that meet (and hopefully exceed)
  • Setting,
    communicating and maintaining timelines and priorities on every event
  • Preparing
    and providing periodic progress reports to Management for each event
  • Managing
    operational and administrative functions to ensure specific projects are
    delivered efficiently
  • Performing
    other related duties as may be assigned
we require from you:
  • University
    degree in business, management preferred; significant work experience can
    substitute for the degree.
  • At
    least 3 years experience with office administrative management.
  • At
    least 3 years experience event management or related fields.

to Apply

All Qualified candidate should send CV to:recruitment@rainbowbookclub.org with
job title as mail title before 25th November, 2013
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