Project Manager Conferences

Job description

Are you a passionate Project Manager? Then this challenging position is your next step!
Do you have proven experience with the organization of conferences from A to Z, are you a multi-tasker? Then we are looking for you!
Project Manager Conferences (40 hours a week)
Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC)
Navingo BV, Maritime & Offshore Media Group
Navingo is a contemporary, international and to-the-point media company that focuses on the maritime and offshore energy sector. More than 50 employees, all professionals in their fields, are working together to produce international events, websites, newspapers, magazines and business guides. These are all quality products that have become highly regarded in this fast moving sector. 
What do we offer?
We offer you a challenging role in which you are responsible for setting up the conference program for our Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC). This international event takes place every year in Amsterdam RAI and last year attracted over 11,500 visitors and 1,200 conference delegates, 667 exhibitors and 125 speakers from 99 countries. In cooperation with the Conference Manager you are responsible for the substantive programming of the Offshore Energy conference program.
Which responsibilities and activities are part of this position?
- You have excellent organizing skills.
- You are responsible for the production of conferences.
- You are a team-player, but can work independently as well.
- You are co-responsible for the substantive marketing strategy and sponsorship of the conferences in collaboration with the marketing colleagues.
- You are responsible for all facility matters relating to the conference.
- During the event, in cooperation with the Conference Manager, you are responsible for the entire conference program.
- You have the ability to manage workload and meet deadlines.
In daily practice, this means that you are handling many different issues, ranging from compiling a program, consulting with our Conference Advisory Board, inviting speakers and make sure that every speaker is informed on time about the program. You are also responsible for contacting the venue and suppliers.
In addition, you are planning and running marketing campaigns and analyzing them within the marketing team. You are thinking about how to generate more sponsorship leads for the conference and how we can support sales more efficiently with marketing efforts. You also look for a proper implementation of sponsorship agreements linked to the conferences. You are the link between the event team Conference, Marketing, Sales, Editorial and Project, reporting directly to the relevant section manager and the Events Business Unit Manager.
What do we request?
You have successfully completed HBO or WO education and have at least 5 years relevant work experience in a similar function. We are looking for a Project Manager with proven experience in organizing conferences or meetings.
We expect you to be customer oriented, with the ability to prepare and perform independent tasks and to lead when necessary. You have proven experience in an international environment and can move within an international context and the inherent cultural differences.
We also find it important that you are able to solve problems, take initiatives and have excellent communication skills. You have an excellent knowledge of the Dutch and English languages, both spoken and written, as all external communication for OEEC is in English. We strongly prefer a new colleague with experience in the maritime / offshore / energy sector.
We offer a competitive salary, a full-time position (40 hours a week) and 24 vacation days a year. 
Want to apply or receive more information? 
We look forward to receiving your application letter and resume addressed to Manon van Kranenburg, Human Resources, email address:
For more information, check, or contact Hester Lentz (HR Manager): +31 (0)10 209 2683.

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Navingo BV

Company description

Wij zijn een eigentijds, internationaal en to-the-point mediabedrijf dat zich richt op de maritieme en offshore energie sector. Met internationale evenementen, websites, kranten en vakbladen staan wij hoog aangeschreven in de maritieme en offshore wereld. Door ons crossmediaconcept kan niemand in de sector om ons heen. Onze ruim 50 medewerkers zijn stuk voor stuk professionals op hun vakgebied en realiseren met veel plezier topproducten voor de dynamische maritieme en offshore energie sector.


Navingo is de nummer één als het gaat om het organiseren van (internationale) beurzen en conferenties. Toonaangevend zijn de beurzen Offshore Energy en het Navingo Maritime & Offshore Career Event. En onze nieuws- en vacaturewebsites zoals, en scoren ongekend veel hits. Daarnaast geven wij  een groot aantal veel gelezen kranten, vakbladen en catalogi uit, waaronder Maritime by Holland Magazine, Maritieme & Offshore Carrièregids, Maritieme & Offshore Carrièrekrant en Offshore Wind Magazine. Stuk voor stuk met op de lezer afgestemde inhoud.

Breed spectrum

Navingo manifesteert zich met nadruk in de sectoren zeescheepvaart, scheepsbouw, scheepsreparatie,  dredging en waterbouw, offshore, energie, olie en gas, jachtbouw en watersport, maritieme dienstverlening, toeleveranciers, binnenvaart en havens.

Op maat

Door onze jarenlange ervaring en gedegen marktkennis verstrekken wij media-adviezen op maat. Met ons crossmediaconcept zetten wij onze HR en B2B producten efficiënt en doelgericht in.  Alles in de juiste proportie en met de goede tone-of-voice zodat uw boodschap helder binnenkomt waar ú wilt.

Vacancy details

OE ID #166579
Date Updated Monday 1 May 2017
Location Rotterdam
Employment Type Full-time
Education level Middle | High
Sector Miscellaneous
Function category Project Management
Region Western Europe

Contact details

Company name Navingo BV
ContactMs. Manon van Kranenburg
Telephone +31 (0)10 2092 600
Fax +31 (0)10 4368 134

Jan van Galenstraat 56
3115 JG Schiedam

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