Director of Event Management

Position Title: Event GM- Event Director

We are looking to hire an Event Director or GM (from a Lebanese company looking to relocate to Saudi) to be based in Riyadh – Saudi Arabia.

Candidate should be enthusiastic, with fresh ideas, proactive and successful.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Develop the Event Division
  • Business Development
  • Plan, design and produce events
  • Work with the stakeholders on budget setting and KPI
  • Prepare budgets and ensure adherence
  • Coordinate all operations
  • Supervise all staff (event coordinators, caterers etc.)
  • Ensure clients’ satisfaction by talking with them, listening to their needs and presenting ideas and solutions to their requirements
  • Work with suppliers, contractors, employees, and many other parties at the same time.
  • Source and negotiate with vendors and suppliers
  • Negotiate contracts prior closing any deal
  • Conduct market research
  • Partner with other departments/colleagues to ensure consistency in high quality outputs and services
  • Analyze the event’s success and prepare quarterly and yearly reports
  • Anticipate problems and create innovative solutions
  • Proactively handle any arising issues on the event day
  • Ensure compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety obligations
  • Willing to work off hours and travel to different cities within KSA
  • Prepare and/or review quotation



Basic Qualifications:


BSc/BA in PR, marketing, hospitality management, event management or related field is preferred. Candidates from other fields of education, with satisfactory work experience will also be considered


  • Provenexperience as an events manager in large scale events (entertainment)
  • Skilled in project management
  • Knowledge of KPIs and marketing techniques for event management
  • Impressive portfolio of previously managed events (Parties, concerts...)




  • Mastering English is a must (Speaking and Writing)
  • Arabic Speaking and writing (Optional)
  • Computer Literacy (power Point, excel)
  • Familiarity with numbers is key
  • Great Interpersonal Skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others and to understands what the client needs
  • Flexibility and readiness to face any sort of situation and crisis (if any)
  • High levels of professional judgment, diplomacy and awareness
  • Energetic
  • Creative and innovative
  • Passionate and Enthusiastic
  • Has keen eye on details
  • Good time management skills
  • organizational skills required to not leave anything about an event to chance
  • Outstanding leadership skills
  • Sales skills
  • Tech Savvy (within the industry)

Job Details:

  • Full time position
  • Official working days – Sunday to Thursday
  • Work in the weekend will be required based on the event needs
  • Travel to different cities in KSA as business needs require
  • Only male candidates