Head of Corporate Events

Charterhouse

Doha, Qatar

Posted
Ref: GP186-5644

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse are working exclusively with an international professional services organisation who are looking to hire a Head of Events to join their team in Doha, Qatar. This pivotal role will plan and oversee all aspects of corporate events on behalf of the business to build brand awareness and increase client engagement.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a prestigious organisation and make a real difference through the strategic development of successful corporate events which reinforce positive brand awareness and corporate partner relationships in the region. The Head of Events will be tasked with building the annual events calendar in collaboration with cross functional teams to ensure all business objective are delivered.

This role will handle everything from the development of event concepts, researching venues, providing detailed proposals and negotiating prices and hire with vendors. In addition, the Head of Events will work closely alongside the sales and marketing team to advertise and promote upcoming events.

Due to the nature of the role, there will be occasions where it is required to work outside of core business hours therefore individuals must be willing to be flexible around the company’s needs, which also includes occasional travel overseas.

Requirements

The ideal candidate will have at least 8 years professional experience working in an Events focused role, with a track record of leading corporate event planning for multinational organisations. Our client requires someone who is detail orientated with excellent project management skills and a past record in organising and overseeing a variety of world class complex events.

Proven experience in managing multiple events simultaneously, in addition to handling the entire event budget are considered essential for this role. Our client is looking for a proactive, energetic individual who has excellent relationship building skills and impeccable attention to detail. Excellent fluency in English is required, Arabic is not essential however would be highly advantageous.

About the Company

The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne and Sydney.

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