Fastmarkets is a global leader in price reporting, analysis and conferences for commodity trading in metals, minerals and forest products.
It is headquartered in London but has offices all over the world including in the USA, Singapore, Belgium and Brazil. Its China operations are managed in Shanghai, where a team of 40 staff is based.
We are looking for a Head of Events, China, to manage our events team in Shanghai, oversee the three annual forest product events which we hold in China and to represent the business across metals and forest products in our dealings with partners and clients in China.
As the Head of Events, China you will lead the events team of three people. On forest product events, you will be responsible for creating conference agendas and confirming speakers, in collaboration with our editorial team, and you will be accountable for achieving financial targets.
You will be involved with setting our future events strategy across the Fastmarkets business, in collaboration with teams in London and around the world.
You will need experience of producing conference agendas and have an excellent understanding of all aspects of organising events, so that you can manage the marketing, operations and sales functions.
You will be an accomplished relationship builder, able to influence at a senior level. Some experience of managing or supervising people would be a big advantage.
This role is an excellent opportunity to join a growing business where you will be able to take on more responsibility and develop your career.
The Head of Events, China will report to the Managing Director of Fastmarkets Events, based in London, so you will need to be comfortable working in English and be willing to travel internationally.
Strategy and business development
Knowledge, experience and skills required