IDB2419 – Events Management Specialist – Islamic Development Bank , Saudi Arabia

Role Purpose:
Manage a programme of live events to promote the IsDB brand among target audiences

Manage the planning and delivery of IsDB’s external events programme, including Annual Meetings, conferences, roadshows, summits, speaking platforms for the President
Advise on third-party speaking engagements for IsDB leadership as appropriate
Support senior leadership and colleagues as appropriate at a strategic level to develop event formats, messages, KPIs and objectives
Manage the planning and delivery of IsDB’s internal events such as stakeholder meetings and town halls
Develop relationships with third party suppliers, such as production companies or agencies
Lead on all aspects of performance measurement of external events against set KPIs

Academic qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Communications
• English (Mandatory)
• Arabic (Preferred)
• French (Preferred)
Minimum number of years and nature of experience
• 1-3 years in an events role for a global organisation or business, with demonstrated success
• 5 years experience in global organisation or business, with demonstrated success
• Experience of supporting series of events national or international events
• Ability to run event schedules, stage production (runs of show), speaker management, liaising with team over creative content, such as film and branding

Job specific competencies
• Creative thinker with ability to see the bigger picture
• Results-driven with experience of measuring the performance of events
• Awareness of global events including emerging themes, trends and technologies
• Good interpersonal skills and effective at developing relationships with stakeholders, vendors and suppliers
• Commercially aware with some financial management experience
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Head Office
Travel requirements:
As needed

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