IDB2419 - Events Management Specialist

Business Unit: President Complex
Division: Not Applicable
Department: Marketing and Communications Department
Country: Saudi Arabia
Location: Saudi Arabia - Jeddah
Closing date: 11-Mar-2020

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