Virtual Events Management and Support Engineer

Updated: 2 months ago

Reports to: Associate Director for Events technical services

Purpose: The jobholder of this position will be responsible for the setup, operation and management of virtual events/ conferences platform in a team-oriented, fast-paced and dynamic work environment.   

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Search and propos new virtual events platforms to satisfy all the event planner needs
  • Conduct analysis for the prices vs needs for each event to propose the best platform that satisfy the requirements
  • Act as the focal point for each platform and provide the support for event inquiries
  • Point of contact between the event stakeholder and virtual platform service provider
  • Provide statistical figures at the end of each quarter for the events occurred along with all the required data
  • Conduct meetings with stakeholders to gather and clarify requirements of each event
  • Onboard new conferences, tradeshows and mixers onto the platform and set up their accounts
  • Deliver a stellar customer experience
  • Provide technical support, troubleshooting and product inquires as requested
  • Provide ideas for enhancing the virtual platform
  • Drive creation of live, recorded, and on-demand event content
  • Initiate all event testing and quality control procedures before and during the events
  • Deliver post event reports with data-driven analysis including attendee feedback, goal attainment, and recommendations for future event improvements
  • Initiate and deliver best practice documents and process improvement documents
  • Perform other related duties as requested from direct supervisor


Minimum Education Requirement:  

  • BSc degree in computer science/ engineering


Minimum of three years of experience in the world of virtual events management

Skills :

  • Demonstrate excellent customer service abilities
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting skills; ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to install new software’s and to guide in installing them
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of configuration and operation of video conference endpoints
  • Knowledge of networking, multicast and unicast protocol and other relevant protocols
  • General knowledge of digital audio and video, streaming media technology
  • Processes and delivery of content to current and emerging devices
  • Familiarity with collaboration and time management tools
  • Experience with process improvement
  • Advanced time management and attention to detail
  • Excellent client-facing communication skills
  • Constantly strives to improve results
  • Thrives in highly ambiguous, very fast-moving environment
  • Strong team player, motivated to work collaboratively across a variety of stakeholders

The position is open until Nov 17, 2020

Placement is based on the candidate’s experience and skills. Only candidates who make it to the short list will be contacted.

“We thank all individuals who have expressed interest in working at The American University in Cairo.”

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