AF25948 - Events & Promotions Manager | Trading Enterprises

Department: Trading Enterprises
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 09-Mar-2017
Al-Futtaim

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim is one of the most progressive regional business houses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Al-Futtaim employs in excess of 44,000 people, operates through more than 200 companies and represents more than 225 international brands across industries as diverse as retail and wholesale trading, distribution, real estate development, leisure and hospitality, insurance and financial services. The group has significantly expanded its business operations in recent years through a strategic acquisition plan and has entered a number of new territories, increasing its footprint beyond the GCC and Greater Middle East to encompass Africa, South East and North Asia, Australasia, East Africa and Europe.

Entrepreneurship and rigorous customer focus has enabled Al-Futtaim to grow its business by responding to the changing needs of the customers and societies in which it operates. Al-Futtaim is committed to offering customers an unrivalled choice of the world’s best brands with exceptional standards of customer service and after sales support.

Structured into four operational divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail, Al-Futtaim maintains a decentralised approach, giving individual businesses flexibility and versatility to maintain a competitive stance. This benefits employees, providing a clearly defined work culture where individuals are empowered with authority and responsibility for their work.

The success of Al-Futtaim is attributed to proactively managing change whilst upholding the values of integrity, service and social responsibility. The majority of businesses, built on a portfolio of world leading brands, dominate their sector.

Automotive

Al-Futtaim is regarded as a pioneer in the region’s automotive industry. The company imported the first consignment of Toyota vehicles to the UAE and established Al-Futtaim Motors in 1955.

Al-Futtaim represents 44 automotive brands across 16 countries and encompasses every aspect of the business:

  • Passenger and commercial vehicles sales
  • Manufacturing agricultural vehicles
  • Construction equipment sales and service
  • Used car sales
  • Rental and leasing

Trading Enterprises

Established in 1971, Trading Enterprises owns the sole distribution rights for Volvo, Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, RAM and SRT vehicles. Recently, Trading Enterprises has added two high end luxury sports brands, Fisker and Lotus, to its portfolio.

Competing in the UAE's Japanese, American and European automotive marketplace, the company is supported by a network of modern showrooms, workshops and parts outlets across the UAE, with sales and after sales operations existing in all seven Emirates.

About the Position:

As an Events and Promotions Manager in the Marketing department, you will conceptualize, suggest, seek approval and oversee events and promotions, which will contribute to creating an enhanced customer experience.

Your key responsibilities will be but not be limited to:

  • Develop and execute a yearly calendar of events and promotions

  • Coordinate with the principal, event companies and sponsors
  • Develop the proposal, concept brief and scope of work for all events and activities

  • Coordinate communications to develop relevant coverage (imagery, video, etc.)

  • Coordinate with PR & Communications regarding media presence for selected relevant events and activities

  • Develop the relevant communication material to support activity

About You:

Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge: 

BA in Marketing / Business Administration / Mass Communication

Minimum Experience: Minimum Experience: 3 – 4 years of Marketing experience, preferably in events & promotions

Job-Specific Skills: Awareness of new trends. Social media knowledge.  Good communication skills

 

Behavioural Competencies: Ability to deal with various people, to manage simultaneous jobs, to set priorities.  High trouble shooting capability.

Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume/CV
 
Al-Futtaim offers highly engaging and supportive work environments in a culture that values, recognises and rewards quality performance.