Director Events and Sales



Abu Dhabi

Emiratisation, Marketing, Project Management

Our client is a destination management company in Abu Dhabi and seeking to recruit a Director for Sales and events (UAE National) to join their team.

The Director supervises the conception of all visitor experience related initiatives, events and the reputation to national and international visitor communities.

Roles and Responsibilities
- Develops the medium and long terms strategies, directives and goals for the requirements in alignment with the vision, mission and strategic goals
- Responsible for the creation, monitoring and updating the sector's methods, policies and procedures
- Responsible for the overall budget controls, administrative commitments, legal and financial requirements of the department.
- Responsible for B2B, F&B and Retail revenue generation and the delivery of all internal and partners events taking place at the museum.
- Develops and presents the analytical and progress status reports on the audience trends and revenue targets for all assigned commercial activities and provides recommendations of process and strategy enhancements
- Publicly represents the firm with external entities including travel and tourism partners, community, governmental, and private organisations, and builds excitement for the mission
- Maximises revenue by implementing relevant strategies and tools as well as securing commercial partnerships and resources to support the sales function.

Experience Required:

- A minimum of 10 years’ experience in a similar position or industry. Note this is minimum, preference will be for more extensive experience ( 12+)
- Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Hospitality or any relevant major to the role.
- Strong skills in leadership, team management, as well as analytical, organizational and planning skills
- Solid experience in project management, large-scale events, and sales.

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