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Business Centre Manager
Ref No.: 18-00085
Location: Dubai, AE
 

Client Profile
Our client is a locally owned organization and as part of their tremendous growth, we are recruiting an experienced manager to accelerate the occupancy through new clientele acquisition initiatives and generate a healthy profit. The successful candidate will have business development, client acquisition, account management, events management and operations experience.
 
The Role
Establish the venue as a renowned meeting place for corporate and private use for meetings, corporate, private and social events workspaces and studios through networking, referral marketing, digital and social media campaigns and promotions, sales calls and strategic partnerships.
Create an events strategy, marketing plans and develop and maintain an events calendar.
Select and manage vendors and service providers.
Plan, execute and manage corporate and social events and prepare proposals and quotes and negotiate commercial terms and prepare and manage budgets.
Oversee the smooth running of the facilities with regards to amenities, equipment, catering requirements and general housekeeping.
 
Essential Skills & Experience Required
8 – 10 years' experience managing and growing revenue for serviced and managed offices, business centres, conferences and meeting venues, activity centres or spa and fitness centres and planning and managing events from client briefings through to post event reporting and analysis.
Strong background in sales, business development, client acquisition, account management and retention and strategic partnership generating revenue through a membership, sponsorship or tenancy model and have P&L responsibility.
UAE driving license.
 
Education
Bachelor's Degree is mandatory
 
Candidate Profile
Creative flair with strong project management and relationship building skills and able to work with business owners, decision makers and entrepreneurs.
Currently living in the UAE
Fluent in English – must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.