Assistant Manager – School Relations & Sales

Manpower Middle East

Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP647-2647

Job description / Role

Employment: Contract

Our client is now recruiting for an Assistant Manager – School Relations & Sales. You will be reporting to the Manager, School Programme
Contract Duration: 6-11 months

Role Description
To establish and maintain relationships with schools and drive repeat school visits to the event, including both physical and virtual trips. This will include meeting school management, teachers and parents in person, and through virtual platforms. This person will also be required to provide support for schools in planning their field trips, as well as booking and re-scheduling the trips, both prior and during event time. This role is part of a wider school sales team and will be responsible for managing the relationships and sales with a certain number of private schools across the United Arab Emirates.

Key Activities
Core Accountabilities
• Responsible for a set of schools the UAE.
• Conduct meetings with schools’ leadership teams to explain our physical and virtual offerings to the school community, including schools’ ticketing package and the educational value of the event.
• Support the onboarding of the event Coordinators.
• Ensure that school leaders are kept updated with event’s bookings and communications with school coordinators’.
• Provide presentations to parents, students and teachers in their designated schools to help them understand the educational value in the numerous physical and virtual trips offered, as well as provide re-assurance about physical trips.
• Convert schools to committed contracts via high level meetings with school leadership.
• Ensure that school reservations for physical and virtual visits are converted to visitations during event time, and ensure the delivery of target visitation for each school.
• Monitor reservations made by schools for potential errors / duplicates.
• Follow-up missed or cancelled visitation from schools.
• Ensure accurate records of all school engagements.
• Work closely with the event’s Finance Team and school accountants to resolve payment related issues and ensure that all visits are paid for on time.


Knowledge, Qualifications and Skills required
Essential: Must have to perform the role:
• A minimum of 4 years of experience working with schools, visitor attractions, events or museums to sell educational tours
• Understanding of the needs and characteristics of the school community (i.e. principals, teachers, etc.)
• Excellent communication and negotiation skills, both written and verbal
• Ability to communicate in English fluently
• Must have own transportation

• Additional language of Arabic and/or Urdu would be an advantage

• Collaborative Relationships
• Adaptability & Flexibility
• Personal Accountability
• Effective Communication
• Planning & Organising
• Professional Ethics

Functional Competencies
• Professional Ethics
• Personal Accountability
• Effective Communication
• Planning & Organising
• Dependability & Initiative
• Supporting & Cooperating
• Accountability & Motivation
• Specialised Job Knowledge
• Stability & Resilience
• Problem Solving & Analysis
• Creativity & Innovation
• Governance & Compliance
• Cultural Sensitivity

Leadership Competencies
• Strategic Thinking
• Influence & Negotiation
• Delegation & Supervision
• Leadership
• Leading Change

About the Company

We lead in the creation and delivery of innovative workforce solutions and services that enable our clients to win in the changing world of work.

ManpowerGroup powers the success of many of the world's most dynamic organizations. We deliver innovative workforce solutions that enhance competitiveness, increase efficiency and spur productivity. Combining global reach with local expertise - 3600 offices in over 80 countries - we know the changing world of work and bring a deep understanding of the companies we work for and the industries we service.

ManpowerGroup entered the Middle East in December 2007 after acquiring local company Clarendon Parker, thus bringing 15 years in-depth local knowledge combined with a global footprint and industry shaping expertise and thought leadership. Manpower Middle East supports clients in the Middle East and North Africa regions. Our business is aligned to key skill specializations to ensure our clients requirements are met by expert and knowledgeable consultants that understand your industry and role requirement.

Our consultants are experts in finding the right talent across all industries in a broad-range of occupations including:

  • IT & Telecommunications
  • Engineering & Construction, Oil & Gas
  • Banking, Finance & Legal
  • Sales & Business Development
  • Marketing, Public Relations & Communications
  • Human Resources & Training
  • Customer & Support Services (Secretarial and Administrative)
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  • Executive Recruitment
  • Emiratization Solutions
  • Recruitment Program Outsourcing Solutions
  • Managed Service Provider Solutions
  • Talent Based Outsourcing Solutions
  • Outsourced Staffing Solutions

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Assistant Manager salaries in UAE

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AED 9,000

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