Director of Events

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Carter Murray have exclusively partnered with one of Saudi’s development projects in its search for an Events Director who will lead the business’ overall events operations and will be responsible for related functions from inception to completion, including performing initial site research and proposals, and ensuring all contractual arrangements for vendor services have been implemented.

You will:

  • Manage, train, monitor and develop staff assigned to the event.
  • Deliver high quality, cost-effective and sustainable event experiences to agreed KPI’s and achieving ongoing product improvement reflected in customer satisfaction and NPS scores.
  • Understand all end-to-end processes for delivery of in person, hybrid, and digital experiences
  • Continually review processes and practice to identify obsolete workflows and tools with little customer value or ROI
  • In conjunction with the Executive Director, develops the annual budgets, monthly forecasts, actual spend, ROI and cost savings.


  • At least 10 years of level operational experience in the B2B and / or B2C events industry and an established track record of successfully delivering world class live events and experiences
  • A strong, influential leader with the ability to operate at both strategic and operational levels
  • High level of commercial and financial awareness – and proven ability to deliver against KPI’s Proven ability to effectively manage multiple projects, oversee regional teams and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Have a strong understanding of the workings of not just the delivery / operations function but also other departments like production, marketing, sales, registration, etc.
  • Experience of managing P&L budgets and delivering accurate, timely forecasting and reporting
  • Tech savvy and willing to adopt and embrace new technologies
  • Detail-oriented, excellent written and verbal skills

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