Sponsorships Manager


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: GP186-5297

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse are currently working with an organisation who are well-recognized for their involvement in prominent festivals, exhibitions and international programs. The role is for a Sponsorships Manager who will be responsible for overseeing all Business Development functions and ensuring the organisations continuous growth and success.

This is a fast-paced role and will require previous experience in a similar industry. Key responsibilities will involve nurturing positive long-term relationships with current sponsors whilst also forming and building strong partnerships with new potential sponsors and stakeholders. You will be required to oversee all sponsorship development and delivery for annual events and programs in addition to coordinating with the relevant departments to ensure the delivery of all marketing efforts, branding, public relations and hospitality commitments. Furthermore you will assist with the event coordination and take ownership for recording and monitoring all incurred expenditure for the sponsorship program.

To be successful in this position you should be target-driven, self-motivated, and resilient with a keen interest in the creative arts industry.


The successful candidate should be a Degree holder with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Business Development or Sponsorship Sales capacity in the region. A background in the events industry or a non-profit would be advantageous, ideally with an understanding and passion for the creative arts industry.

As this is a very hands-on role and given the nature of the organisation, candidates must be flexible and willing to adapt their schedule to meet business requirements.

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 Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

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