Manager, Events and Activation Specialist, CEMEA

Posted Date about 2 months ago
Location Dubai
Discipline Events & Exhibitions
Job Reference 30338
Salary 0.0

Manager, Events and Activation Specialist, CEMEA

This is a Contract role through Manpower Middle East - 12 months renewable contract

Job Description

Our client  is looking for an events and activation specialist to join their team, based out of the regional headquarters in Dubai. Events and activation of our real estate are a key driver of our employee experience and engagement, and the individual will be responsible for planning, implementing our strategy, as well as scaling ideas across the region. Working closely with our real estate leadership, our internal communications, events and human resources team, the individual will report to our regional head of corporate services.

The successful candidate will be a creative thought partner translating the company's  employee brand through experiences and activations ultimately results in increased effectiveness of our real estate, engagement and motivation of our employees.


  • Build and manage employee events strategy and creative development, including budgeting, processes, and programming, working with both internal and external partners
  • Partner with Communications, Marketing's, Real Estate, Employee Resources Groups, our innovation centre, the Client's University and Human Resources teams host, produce, and execute events that effectively drive activation of our new headquarters in Dubai
  • Serve as liaison for community / building-level event leads to manage & operationalise execution
  • Serve as HQ liaison for special events in the region, and for sharing best practice with our other offices across CEMEA


  • At least 5 years of events experience in a medium to high growth company
  • Continuously seeking out opportunities to learn and improve
  • Highly creative and able to formulate a unique vision for our communities and members
  • Flexible and can adapt
  • Keen attention to detail along with strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Results driven with an ability to execute independently
  • Excellent communication, writing and presentation skills
  • Exceptional organization skills and multi-tasking skills
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent