Makgama Mokou

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Makgama Mokou

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  • Preferred : SAST.+2
  • Expected : $1200 USD/Month
  • Updated 5 months ago

Conference producer

  • Age : 33 Years Old
  • Gender : Female
  • Educational Attainment :- BA in Media Studies
  • Availability :- 40 Hours/week
  • Experience :- 5 Years

Professional Experience
Intelligence Transfer Centre (ITC) February 2022 – Present, Randburg, SA Project Manager: Conferencing
● Identify topics for a conference through in-depth market research & commercial viability and timing of a conference topic
● Produce written marketing material such as early notice, web copy, regular marketing campaigns, press release for media and desktop
● Designing events brochure and overseeing layout with the design team
● Speaker acquisition of influential industry experts to speak for the relevant conference
● Writing promotional material in the form of a conference program in the language of the
target audience
● Develop and finalise the conference program within stipulated timelines
● Communicate key conference information to internal sales team by means of a sales brief,
checking if the sales team are maximising on the leads
● Manage conference budget
● Speaker liaison, before and after each conference
● Providing post conference reports and analysis
International Data Corporation (IDC) August 2018 – November 2021, Woodmead, SA Executives Conference Assistant
● Client liaison to ensure a good attendee percentage
● Strategised sending out events email/html campaigns
● Lead post event stats and database management
● Budget, sponsor and attendee management for virtual and in-person events
● Management of suppliers and vendors e.g. virtual event platforms and audio visual companies
● Coordination and management of 1on 1 business meetings between sponsors and delegates
● Execution of virtual events and in-person conferences in various locations
● Assist in the organisation of staff onsite schedules
● Attend majority of the events to ensure smooth running of the events and improve
customer service through face-to-face interaction
● Venue liaison
Merchants Data Company November 2017 – July 2018, Johannesburg Marshall town, SA
Pre-paid Vodacom Call Center Agent
● Manage prepaid queries related to mobile data, airtime and overall balances
● Assist with technical and network solutions for clients
● Ensure excellent standard of service and a high level of customer satisfaction is maintained

  • Communication
  • Customer Care
  • English
  • Events Management
  • writing
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