Event Planner - Dubai

Careers at Bloomberg

Posted Sep 13, 2016 - Requisition No. 54024

This is a unique opportunity to design a calendar of events that engages and excites our customers and demonstrates the very best of Bloomberg.

Events are the 'shop front' of the business, and Dubai and the Middle East is a key market for us to develop existing relationships.

Whether we're providing access to business leaders, breaking news, analysis, education or sharing through our sponsorship and philanthropy programmes - we've got a lot to talk about.

We are looking for someone who puts the needs of the client/customer first. You'll possess a track record of conducting yourself in an ethical and exemplary manner with the highest degree of integrity.

In a nutshell: a clear communicator, a problem solver, and someone who is proactive with a high sense of urgency. Oh and please have a sense of humour too!

We'll trust you to:

  • Manage incoming event requests from our businesses
  • Integrate event activity with other Sales and Marketing operations to drive consistent brand messages
  • Ensure successful event formats that ultimately drive business results
  • Demonstrate expertise in event production, vendor negotiation, event contract procedures, logistics, and audience management
  • Infuse customized, creative, out-of-the-box ideas and solutions wherever possible
  • Build and nurture relationships with our internal Bloomberg business teams to produce coordinated well executed events
  • Ensure compliance to budget, expenses, and reconciliations for all events

You'll need to have

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 8 years post-graduate experience in event/experiential planning within a global corporate environment or agency*
  • Ability to ensure flawless events execution
  • A strong track record of driving the right mix of events for the benefit of key audiences
  • Ability to suggest change & enhance our operations
  • A strong understanding of social media networks
  • Ability to work independently & work flexibly (travel and extended hours) under tight deadlines
  • A commercial track record of success working in and influencing a fast-paced, fast-growing organization

*Please note we use years of experience as a guide but we certainly will consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary for the role

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at this: http://www.bloomberg.com/careers/about/

Bloomberg is an equal opportunities employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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