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Event Manager


Dependent on experience

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Brand Marketing,Digital Marketing,Marketing,Public Relations

Permanent | Full Time



Not specified

Event Manager


Our client heads up one of the most prestigious and high profile Payment industry events in the world which will be taking place in Dubai for the first time.

Day to day you will :

  • ·       Own the End to end full cycle management of Awards including entry process, judging process, finalist drinks event and the Awards themselves
  • ·       Manage all event logistics from venue, catering, travel to on-site coordination and management on the day itself
  • ·       Manage all pre-event planning – site visits, AV testing etc
  • ·       Organise and coordinate suppliers – production/AV, signage, décor, entertainment, staffing, photographers, videographers, host and more
  • ·       Arrange chosen charity for the event and manage relationship throughout the year
  • ·       Collaborate with various teams to ensure successful event execution
  • ·       Manage sponsor contracts and relationships
  • ·       Seek new sponsorship opportunities
  • ·       Manage and set-up media partnerships
  • ·       Manage and coordinate suppliers and all event logistics (for example, venue, catering, travel)
  • ·       Attendee management and communication
  • ·       Manage a team of staff, giving full briefings in advance and on the day
  • ·       Make sure that insurance, legal, health and safety obligations are followed
  • ·       Liaise with sales and marketing teams to publicise and promote the event
  • ·       Develop event marketing strategies with PR team to drive attendance and engagement
  • ·       Produce post-event evaluation to inform future events including collecting feedback from attendees and sponsors
  • ·       Research opportunities for new clients and events
  • ·       Provide directors with regular updates on sponsor, entries and table sales progress
  • ·       Website management
  • ·       Ad-hoc responsibilities relevant to the role

To be successful in this role, you will need :

  • ·       3 years plus experience producing, managing and executing a wide range of events (networking events, receptions, seminars & webinars, to larger conferences, tradeshows, exhibitions or Awards)
  • ·       Demonstrable and exceptional communication, customer service and organisational skills
  • ·       Highly-organised & passionate about producing and managing high profile  events
  • ·       Financial service / payment / fintech  industry experience is valued