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Entertainment and Events Coordinator

Dubai Parks and Resorts

Dubai, UAE

Ref: RP195-288

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

In a never before seen experience, Dubai Parks and Resorts hosts MOTIONGATE™ Dubai – a destination that brings visitors in direct contact with their favorite characters and stories. We are inviting everyone to play a part and as a team member of MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, you’ll enjoy all the fun that comes with an exciting career. You’ll work with a cast of amazingly talented and inspiring people in a job that’s so immersive it hardly feels like work. Come and work with an exciting team where we all play a vital part in the story – whether you choose a role serving the delicious food, to maintaining equipment, performing in costume or operating a ride. Whatever your chosen vocation you will help tell compelling, enduring stories and create memories for our guests that will last a lifetime.

Play Your Part
An exciting career opportunity of young & talented individual as Events & Entertainment Coordinator. You we will be working collaboratively regardless of job titles or duties to deliver world class entertainment. The Events & Entertainment Coordinator provides assistance and support to the Production Manager and Stage Management team in the coordination of talent, tech and venue start-up/shut down procedures. You are required to create and maintain documentation of schedules, itineraries and production books. You will be supporting the day-to-day operations of rehearsals/shows and events, interaction with cast/crew/front line staff and guests. The Event Coordinator will also handle the coordination, planning, and on-site execution of events, birthdays, Team-buildings across the park.

• Monthly gross salary would be between 3800 – 4400 Dirham (Including Accommodations, Transport & any other utility allowances
• Job Location Motiongate Dubai / Dubai Parks & Resorts / DXB Entertainments (Next to Jabel Ali – Not in freezone)

Main Duties:
• Performs the duties of opening and /or closing the venue or area, including signing in/out cast and crew, monitoring start-up/ shut down procedures. Monitor all rehearsals, performance and backstage areas for show quality, safety and SOP compliance.
• Coordinates production plans and directs activities of performers and stage crew during rehearsals and performance.
• Support Supervisor in event documentation including nightly FYI’s and status report
• Monitors performances on stage/back stage/green rooms for show quality, safety and SOP compliance.
• Communication of pertinent information inter/intra departmentally
• Act as first point of contact for addressing guest situations in a positive and professional manner.
• Ability to maintain confidential information.
• Execute and maintain policies, procedures and processes for the respective function/department and ensure reviewing and keeping the existing ones updated as part of the ‘continuous process improvement’.
• Maintain relevant electronic systems to bring efficiency and effectiveness to existing processes.
• Interface with DPR internal and external clients in a professional and courteous manner.
• Act as main contact for entertainment venues and performers during shows and events while relaying information to resolve any issues that arise.
• Monitor event logistics in order to ensure that all entertainment elements are in compliance with the rules and regulations, set forth by Motiongate Entertainment dept.
• Plan and provide on-site support for assigned events.
• Must be able to adapt to an ever-changing work environment.
• Any other duties as may reasonably be requested by the management team.
• Liaise with the MICE Sales team regarding event and birthday bookings.
• Any other duties as may reasonably be requested by the management team.

Requirements

Are You a Star?
In order to be qualified for this role you should possess the below criteria:

Essential:
• High School Diploma or equivalent.
• At least 1 – 2 years’ experience in a similar role
• Proficient in Excel, Word & Microsoft Outlook.
• Advanced English Skills- both written and spoken.
• Ability to quickly learn new concepts, solve problems and implement solutions.

Desirable:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Event Management, Hospitality, Business Administration or related.
• 3 years minimum experience in theme parks and/or a professional theatre
• Ability to navigate well on both PC and Mac computers
• Available for overtime work as schedule requires and work on weekends.
• Travel outside of the site office may be required.

The Best Part of The Story:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes; housing allowance, annual flight allowance, comprehensive medical coverage, life and accident insurance and other generous allowances.

We also care about your career development supported by Learning opportunities for those seeking a long-term future in the Company.

About the Company

Dubai Parks and Resorts offers new heights in experiential entertainment through an inspired concept that brings the best of the east and the west in the entertainment industry. Conceived and developed by Meraas Holding, Dubai Parks and Resorts articulates the Dubai leadership’s vision of positioning the emirate as a compelling global tourist destination.

The first phase of Dubai Parks and Resorts will comprise three theme parks: motiongate™ Dubai, Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, and LEGOLAND® Dubai. The development will also feature Riverland - a grand entrance plaza and Lapita, a family themed hotel. The first phase is scheduled for completion in 2016. Ground work commenced on site in February 2014

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