Event Manager

Posted Date 18 days ago
Location Dubai
Discipline Events & Exhibitions
Job Reference 32590
Salary 0.0

Title: Event Manager

Anticipated Hiring Date: July/August 2024

Tenure: 12 months (with a possibility of extension and renewal)

Location: Dubai, UAE

 

Role Summary:

The GCC Events Manager will be a dedicated individual responsible for the Responsible (R) and Accountable (A) execution of company-led events. They will act as a support for CEMEA BPO for CEMEA-led events and as a PMO/Coordinator for company-sponsored events. This role requires strong project management skills, event coordination experience, and the ability to work closely with diverse teams.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a project manager and single point of contact for GCC Business and Events team on GCC sponsored events.
  • Partner with the CEMEA Events team in coordinating CEMEA-led events.
  • Manage multiple events simultaneously, ensuring that each event is executed efficiently and effectively.
  • Coordinate with various teams to ensure all aspects of each event are handled properly, including branding, panel discussions, VIP passes, and more.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, partners, and vendors.
  • Monitor event timelines and ensure deadlines are met.
  • Handle any event-related issues that arise.
  • Plan and execute sponsored events such as the Dubai Fintech Summit, GITEX, World Government Summit, Economy Middle East Summit, etc.
  • Organize and manage company-specific events such as the AI tour to San Francisco and Berlin, 'She's Next' event, offsites, and more.
  • Work closely with the management team to identify potential event opportunities and develop innovative ways to engage our audience.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Proven experience in event management, preferably within the financial services industry.
  • Exceptional project management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think on your feet.
  • Proficiency in using event management software and tools.
  • Willingness to travel as necessary.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in relevant role with proven achievements