Responsible for managing events and ensuring deadlines and budgets are adhered to Direct coordination of activities to prepare for the day of the event.
1.Manage staff responsible for event coordination activities.
2.Coordinate details of events such as conferences, weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, charity events, surprise parties, trade shows, sales meetings, business meetings, employee appreciation events and virtual events.
3.Hire, train, and educate staff on proper event procedures.
4.Calculate budgets and adjust when necessary.
5.Book venues and negotiate fees.
6.Prepare invitations and send out at appropriate time.
7.Hire bartenders and wait staff.
8.Work with guest of honor to ensure all requests are met.
9.Drive attendance to the event.
10.Promote the event using flyers, cold calling, and social media as examples of ways to spark attention.
11.Analyze event performance and prepare metrics presentation.
12.Define company brand through events.
13.Ensure staff is adequately prepared for event.
14.Pay vendors for their participation in the event.
15.Provide receipts if needed.
16.Ensure day of event goes smoothly.
17.Set up booths, flowers, decorations, and other event decor.
18.Plan menus, order food, and hire chefs or caterers.
19.Sample food, including main dishes and desserts.
20.Give final approval for items such as music and menus
Event planners must have excellent communication skills, be well organized and be able to juggle multiple responsibilities. While some planners focus on social events, such as weddings, others focus their work on business and professional meetings. Planners may have to draw on their marketing skills to encourage guest to attend conventions, or be knowledgeable about product launches or business grand openings. Specialized planners who work with government agencies must be familiar with government funding and billing practices, so that service providers receive their pay in a timely manner.
Job Ref. : JB3433395
Job Location : JLT, Dubai
Company Industry : Advertising
Company Type : Employer (Private Sector)
Job Role : Event Manager
Employment Status : Full Time
Employment Type : Employee
Monthly Salary Range : Unspecified
Number of Vacancies : 1
Career Level : Advanced Career
Years of Experience : Min - 10 Max - 15
Residence Location : Dubai, UAE
Gender : Male/Female
Nationality : Any
Degree : Unspecified