Business & Cultural Affairs Executive

Parker Connect

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: MP564-576

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

- Research opportunities to expand cultural affairs engagement
- Programming research that capitalises on cultural affairs engagement
- Maintain existing cultural affairs relations with international strategic partners including Embassies, arts festivals, arts organisations and other strategic partners
- Draft key documents for international partners with Letters of Cooperation and/or Memorandums of Understanding
- Update the database on history of cultural affairs and engagement with priority countries
- Brief the Marketing Department/Editor on preparation of key messaging for cultural affairs engagement.
- Research and recommend regional and international trips, conferences, festivals, awards, recognitions, and opportunities
- Research and monitor activities of key regional and international festivals and cultural organizations

Support the Executive Manager Business & Cultural:
- Implementing business partnership strategies increase potential for new sponsorship
- Research new prospective sponsorships and donors
- Coordination of all sponsorship and partnership key sponsors
- Tracking of sponsorship deliverables
- Preparation of sponsorship contracts

AED 20,000 to 22,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.


Preferred Qualification:
- Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Arts and Culture or equivalent or relevant industry experience

Preferred Experience:
- Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in Arts & Cultural / public / private sector organization

Core competencies/skill and knowledge:
- Administration skills
- Communication and Relationship Management
- Computer Literacy
- Integrity, Trust & Confidentiality
- Dealing with Ambiguity
- Problem Solving Skills
- Strategic Thinking
- Staff Development
- Team Leadership and Management
- Presentation Skills (oral and written)
- Time Management
- Flexibility and Adaptability
- Understanding of and interest in Arts, Culture and Language

About the Company

PARKER CONNECT is the fastest growing Management Consultancy in the Middle East. We provide world class services such as Executive Search and Consultancy through our centrally located office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Ever since starting operations, the organization has witnessed rapid growth purely achieved through firm business relations and quality service delivery. Our market knowledge in the region put together with quality consultants and excellent infrastructure has enabled us to build a strong portfolio of clients which include MNC’s and local firms.

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