Events Specialist - 14000087 in Dubayy [Dubai], United Arab Emirates

at Emirates Group

Airline / Aviation
Program Development
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Job Purpose


We are looking for an Events Specialist to plan and control the day-to-day running of events within the Group's promotional programme in conjunction with the planned marcomms strategy. Responsible for delivering events and exhibition programmes; proactively and independently in collaboration with the key stakeholders.


The responsibilities included are:

  • Prepare an event/function plan to meet the collective requirements of the outstations and/or the Group and ensure time and resource requirements are effectively met. Liaise with internal departments such as Creative Services; Merchandise; Visual Services, Public Relations, etc. to ensure the project is successfully managed; and supports the wider aims of the marcomms strategy.
  • Negotiate with external and internal parties as directed by Event Managers involved with a function to ensure timely delivery of any pre-event activities; such as branding; set-up; decor; consignments; etc.
  • Advise and guide outstations prior to any event in order to establish local requirements and expectations of a promotion; ensuring compliance with corporate strategy and image.
  • Monitor and maintain documented accounts of each project in an organised manner to ensure smooth functioning of all promotional activities.
  • Drive continuous improvement by making recommendations based on the pre and post-event reports; in line with agreed processes for evaluation of events.
  • Negotiate externally with suppliers as directed to ensure cost-effective use of departmental budgets and timely and effective delivery of services.
  • Manage the effective delivery from suppliers regarding corporate standards and cost control; thereby ensuring suppliers have delivered as per corporate quality standards.
  • Research; analyse and make recommendations regarding matters related to day-to-day cost control of events in order to ensure budgetary compliance.
  • Evaluate; measure and report impact and effectiveness of event to Event Managers and/or Manager Events. Ensure quality of tactical elements of event are tracked and reported. Regularly review events handling processes and evaluate events portfolio to ensure effective allocation of budgets and maximum promotional benefits.
  • Maintain and distribute a stock of branded assets that support events worldwide that are of consistently high standard in keeping with the company guidelines.

Closing Date (GMT+4)

: 06-Feb-14, 8:59:00 PM


Qualifications & Experience


  • Degree or Honours (12+3 or equivalent) with a specialisation in Marketing & Media Communications or Business with a specialisation in Marketing
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience within a Corporate environment handling events and exhibitions or working with an Event Management agency would be essential.
  • Must be able to project manage simultaneous events and exhibitions and prioritise objectively as per agreed Brand guidelines.
  • Must possess an ability to work well under pressure to meet stringent deadlines across a wide range of time zones
  • The jobholder should have a good working knowledge of standard Microsoft Office packages.
  • The jobholder must be an excellent communicator and negotiator
  • •Must be able to travel for business as and when required, even at short notice.
  Tomorrow you could be living in dynamic Dubai and earning a tax-free salary with global benefits. Starting with two aircraft and a handful of enthusiastic people, we have grown at a phenomenal rate. We are now one of the fastest growing airlines in the world, flying to over 125 destinations across 6 continents. We are looking for people to join our global family of over 54,000 people from 160 nationalities across a diverse range of disciplines. If you are a high performer, seeking unparalleled career opportunities, join the Emirates team and help us create the future of travel. We offer an attractive tax-free salary, paid in Dirhams, the local currency of the UAE. The Dirham is linked to the Special Drawing Right of the International Monetary Fund. It has been held constant against the US dollar since the end of 1980 at a mid-rate of approximately US$1= Dh3.66. Besides travel benefits normally associated with an airline, more information on employee benefits is available within the 'Working Here' section of this site. By viewing the 'Dubai Lifestyle' section in the site you can also consider the benefits of Dubai as a location to live and work in.


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