Event Operations Manager

Company: Full Time Jobs in Qatar
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted: December 12, 2022
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

We are looking for an experienced and creative Event Operations Manager to join our team. As an Event Operations Manager at our company, you will be responsible for organizing and coordinating various types of events including conferences, trade shows, concerts, sports events, etc.

We are expecting you to be very well-organized and competent in vendor management, client handling & internal coordination. Communication skills, good time management and attention to detail are a must!

Duties and responsibilities

  • Understand the requirements and details of each event
  • Understand the client’s needs and wants
  • Plan and organize events with attention to financial and time constraints
  • Book venues and schedule speakers
  • Meet with clients and coordinate with them regularly
  • Understand the technical requirements in detail
  • Look for and compare different vendors (catering, decorators, musicians etc.)
  • Negotiate with vendors to achieve the most favorable terms
  • Hire, train and oversee personnel
  • Evaluate personnel and provide reports
  • Manage all event operations (preparing venue, invitations, food, drinks etc.)
  • Track the overall even expenses regularly
  • Do event budget planning
  • Stay within the budget
  • Carefully oversee event happenings
  • Offer solutions to resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Evaluate the event’s success and submit reports

Requirements and qualifications

  • Min. 5 years of experience as event coordinator, manager, production or operations specialist or similar role
  • Portfolio of successful events
  • Very good technical knowledge of key production elements like Lights, Sound, Audio-Visual, Pixel Ratios, etc.
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Excellent vendor management skills
  • Knowledge of basic recruitment practices
  • Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the company’s success
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • A degree in event management, public relations or a relevant field is preferred

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