Leading client are urgently seeking an Events Professional to join their team.
Role Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute an events plan that fits with overall programme, research and collaboration plans
  • Research, identify and approach special guests, such as expert speakers, panel members, facilitators and thought leaders
  • Design and write agenda summaries and session outlines so that they clearly articulate the key issues and desired outcomes
  • Prepare speakers for events including: confirming speakers, arranging travel, arranging speaker preparation, and if necessary preparing for VIP protocol.
  • Develop and manage the organisation of an event in its entirety, beforehand and on-site
  • Carry out close budgeting, tracking and reporting of costs by event
  • Overall responsibility for supplier and venue recommendation, through negotiations, cost optimisation, and concise presentation of comparative quotes and breakdowns, necessary to get approval
  • Drive follow up to raise acceptance rates on speaker invitations, delegate invitations, sponsorship proposals and executive education participants
  • Develop and maintain event pages on the website
  • Ensure that partner companies, target companies and strategic partners are invited and engaged in all relevant events, and gain value
  • Assist in gaining sponsorship for events, and help manage and fulfil sponsor expectations and benefits
  • Prepare all required documents such as marketing materials, invitations, speaker profiles, meeting agendas, session outlines, participant lists
  • Carry out post-event evaluations and reporting; taking attendee feedback to improve events moving forward.
  • Implement ideas to improve the event planning and execution process

Candidate Requirements:

  • A University degree
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Arabic are a must
  • At least 3 - 5 years work experience in business conference and event planning, management and execution
  • Good communication and networking skills (verbal and written)
  • Can articulate clearly, logically and credibly with all constituents, including senior level executives
  • A keen attention to detail with thorough checking of all work
  • Can complete simultaneous tasks to deadline in a high pressure environment, with the ability to prioritise tasks effectively
  • A flexible, supportive and positive team player

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: AED20,000.00 /month

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

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