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Exhibition Manager - KSA

Job Title: Exhibition Manager - KSA
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dubai
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89893
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: knp.19584.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: September 06, 2012 13:55

Job Description

This established multinational events company is looking to add an experienced Exhibition Manager to lead events operations team in other GCC locations whilst being based in Dubai. You will gain the responsibility of running a successful event and managing a team working alongside you. Responsibilities: * To lead, manage and drive through the successful planning and execution of the entire lifecycle of each event assigned to the role holder * To meet revenue and profit targets * To build new customer relations and maintain existing ones both pre and post event * To effectively manage agent/vendor relations and maximise profit opportunities * To devise project plans for each event with an emphasis on deadlines * To prepare and monitor event budgets, ensuring project work is cost effective * To aid in the development of an event floor plan * To coordinate event logistics in collaboration with the operations department * To follow up on payments * To keep an interest in the competitors and their events Personal Specification: * Knowledgeable of event sales cycles * A background in exhibitions, conferences and/or media industry experience * Significant previous success in a B2B sales environment * Computer literate and proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel * Commercially aware * Always striving for perfection * Good command of the English language