Careers

WORKING AT KENES – A GLOBAL COMPANY, THAT FEELS LIKE HOME 

­Creating a truly remarkable event takes professionals. Creating 3,600 conferences in more than 100 cities around the globe, with over 160,000 participants per year, takes a very special kind of passion. The kind you’ll find every day in the people that work at Kenes. For over fifty years, we’ve been nurturing talent and providing opportunities for career growth. It’s the reason we are one of the world’s leading Professional Conference Organisers (PCOs). If you are serious about events, come join our growing family.

Kenes is keen on building and maintaining a global team of confident, competent, customer-oriented employees. We are more than 350 strong – a true ‘family’ of dedicated professionals who provide the best possible service and support to clients around the globe. Simply put, Kenes employees are initiative-takers, doers, starters, and finishers.

At Kenes, we ask you to bring your personality to work. We aim to reflect the diverse nature of society and value our employees’ contributions irrespective of age, sex, race, or religion. We are a team of multinational, multicultural, multilingual and multitalented individuals. Kenes is looking for creative, ambitious and dedicated individuals to join our team. We offer the opportunity for personal and professional growth, with a competitive salary and benefits package.

If you are interested in joining a uniquely professional and enthusiastic team, view the open positions below or send your CV to careers@kenes.com.

You want to see behind the scenes? Have a look at the first birthday celebration video from our newest addition – the Sofia Office: https://youtu.be/esP1Mi3RyS8

Marketing Coordinator – Sofia

Kenes Group is looking for a highly motivated Marketing Coordinator to join its global marketing team. This is a tremendous opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the international marketing world. The marketing coordinator will handle several of the main marketing deliverables in the Kenes event promotion campaigns, including email marketing, cross-promotions, collateral design and more.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Marketing Manager by assisting and implementing marketing activities
  • Execute marketing campaigns over a variety of platforms and channels, working with internal and external stakeholders
  • Produce written content for email marketing, website, and marketing collateral
  • Liaise and brief designers on the production of the marketing collateral
  • Coordinate and implement promotional activities targeting related societies and events
  • Coordinate the marketing and promotional activities within the team
  • Assist with website production and updates

Requirements:

  • English native or mother tongue level – written and spoken – a must
  • Understands the principles of marketing
  • Strong attention to details- a must
  • Excellent writing skills – a must
  • Organised and accountable to efficiently handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Quick learner, independent and self-motivated
  • Ability to interact with and influence cross-functional teams effectively
  • Proficiency in full Microsoft Office suite
  • Confident and outgoing personality
  • An advantage: experience with Marketo, WordPress, and Salesforce

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or advertising, or a related field
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in a related marketing role

Please email your CV to: jobs@matrix-global.info

Position Code: #17-2019

Industry Liaison & Sales Associate – Tel Aviv

As a member of the Kenes Group Industry Liaison & Sales team, the Associate will be responsible for maximising income from sponsorship and exhibition sales, as well as relationship building with the relevant industry representatives for your assigned congresses.

Responsibilities:

  • Meet and exceed assigned targets for profitable sales objectives in the relevant congresses and industries
  • Grow and further develop existing and new business, and meet established goals
  • Proactively assess, clarify, and validate customers’ needs on an ongoing basis
  • Plan sales and pricing strategy for each project, develop Industry Prospectus and manage all partnerships including soliciting, creating and responding to offers with proposals
  • Establish productive, professional relationships with key personnel in assigned customer accounts (pharma/medical device companies and others), while prospecting for new ones
  • Conduct successful negotiations with clients (potential sponsors and exhibitors)
  • Be the main contact for industry (pharma/medical device companies and others) and act as a liaison between companies and conference project teams for your assigned congresses
  • Proactively provide reports to the Senior Account Manager, project teams, and clients

Requirements:

  • Target and results oriented
  • Highly motivated, over-achiever, team player, and facilitator
  • Ability to think out-of-the-box
  • Direct, honest communication style
  • Exceptional client/interpersonal skills – written, verbal and presentation
  • Ability to work independently

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline; MBA – an advantage
  • 3 years of proven sales experience, events industry – an advantage
  • Native or mother-tongue English; additional European languages – an advantage
  • Previous work experience in an international environment with global offices/markets
  • Excellent computer skills, knowledge of SalesForce (CRM) – an advantage
  • Moderate travel (20%)

Please email your CV to: careers@kenes.com

Position Code: #09-2019