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Marketing and Events Executive

Middlesex University Dubai

Location: Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent, Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 22nd September 2021
Expires: 21st November 2021

Middlesex University Dubai is the first overseas campus of the internationally renowned Middlesex University in London. The campus, which opened in January 2005, has over 3,800 students from more than 114 nationalities. As the University continues to grow, an exciting position has arisen, where we are looking for an experienced Marketing and Events Executive to join the team, of whom will play a critical role in managing events, conferences, exhibitions both on and off campus, guest lectures, as well as managing internal student and staff events and one of our largest events the University Graduation Ceremony. The position will also play a central role in recruiting students through a series of different initiatives; open days, professional development programmes, recruitment days, taster sessions, career days and off site events as part of the schools and corporate outreach programme both regionally and internationally. 

The Role

The Marketing and Events Executive role aims to build brand awareness and drive forward prospective student leads by managing Middlesex University Dubai’s annual events calendar. You will be responsible for driving forward new ideas and tactics for successful event delivery working with the wider marketing team to achieve our targets and KPI’s.  Your responsibility will be also to manage the student experience for both applicants and current students, being focused on acquisition, conversion and retention.

Our expectation is that virtual events will continue to feature prominently in our calendar, especially to support the engagement of our international students, but alongside we also plan to return to face-to-face events when circumstances permit. 

Your work will involve careful strategic planning and execution enhancing the operation of the business, position or reputation. 

Your work will often reach across all areas of the business and will be required to be flexible in your approach and working hours.

You will be a source of knowledge and expert in event development, especially in relation to digital delivery, online learning and helping to upskill presenters and participants to make the best use of digital tools in virtual delivery.

We are looking for someone with a track record in delivering successful events. You will need to be proactive and introduce innovative ideas.

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