Conference Project Manager

South Dublin, Full Time

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Conference Project Manager for our client, a specialist PCO based in South Dublin.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an experienced project management team who have managed some of the largest conferences to be held in Ireland. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • An ability to build and maintain excellent relationships with clients, suppliers, and colleagues.
  • Manage promotion and sales of conferences  
  • Thorough knowledge of, and enthusiasm for, the meetings and events industry including venue specifications, social
    event and tour options, and extensive supplier contacts.
  • Strong financial management skills including experience managing conference budgets and negotiating contracts.
  • Event marketing skills – working with graphic designers on digital, email and social media campaigns. A knowledge of
    Adobe In-Design or Photoshop would be an advantage.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills along with good office skills are essential.
  • Knowledge and experience of working with hybrid conference platforms is a distinct advantage.
  • Previous experience of working with Aventri Software and/or WordPress would also be a benefit.
  • Strong leadership skills along with evidence of leading and motivating project teams in a PCO environment

The Ideal Candidate:

  • 3+ years experience in in project management of complex national and international conferences
  • Previous experience in a PCO or management of large hotel conferences.
  • A third level qualification in hospitality and/or event management is an advantage but not essential.

This is a full time office based role with the possibility of hybrid options after completion of probationary period.

Benefits include:

  • Target-based bonus scheme (uncapped)
  • 23 Days annual leave
  • Additional paid holidays rewarded based on length of service.
  • Company phone and laptop.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Tax saver travel ticket options and bike to work scheme.
  • Training and development opportunities.

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