Head of Events

Recruiter
Location
Muscat, Oman
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 May 2017
Closes
22 Jun 2017
Ref
HE-133
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • Lead and manage the development of Oman Sail owned events taking the responsibility of implementing the strategic plan through internal and external partnership
  • Monitoring
, Provide timely evaluation reports and ensures a robust recording mechanism of all development activity is in place.
  • Work with sponsorship to define strategy to commercialize events for future growth 
  • Define customer experience for events and implement a plan to ensure excellent customer experience for retention purposes 
  
  • Monitor event activities to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and laws, internal processes, satisfaction of participants, and resolution of any problems that arise. 
  
  • Management of host venue partners 
  
  • Inspect event facilities to ensure that they conform to events objectives, Oman Sail’s goal and customer requirements. 
 
  • Liaise with procurement to negotiate contracts with events service providers and suppliers, host venue partners, and contractors.
  • Manage implementation of events project plans and develop required programs, and services according to event requirements.
  
  • Co-ordinate with marketing and communication to implement efforts to publicize events and promote sponsorships.

Skills & Attributes

  • Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree preferred.
  • At least 7+ years experience in event management and sponsorship
  • Experience in developing and implementing event
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Organizational skills with attention to details
  • Sound negotiation skills.
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects, work under pressure and cope with tight deadlines
  •  Intellectual and creative thinker with excitement for new ideas that thrives in a challenging, fast-pace environment.
  • Leadership skills with an ability to grow and lead a team