International Projects Manager

Dubai, UAE
Rate, USD
$35 / hour
Work schedule
Contract, Full Time, Part Time,
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Senior professional with a reputable career in organising, promoting and successfully running small and large-scale events delivered at the highest quality. Possess outstanding skills in project coordination, time management and budgeting whilst having an eye for even the smallest details, making the difference between mediocre and excellence. Experienced in dealing with a broad range of international clientele from corporate to high net worth private family events.

Since 2015, has taken on opportunities to expand event portfolio including working with start-ups and short terms contracts, having fallen somewhere in between the worlds of freelancing and full time employment.


CommunicationDatabase ManagementRelationship ManagementSocial Media MarketingStrategy ManagementTechnical Writing


2004-2007 BA Hons Event Management at University of Greenwich


2019-2020 Event Coordinator at University of Nicosia - Institute for the Future (IFF)

• Coordinated full event cycle of ‘Decentralized’ – the in-house organised international conference
• Strategizing, implementing and executing marketing activities
• Managed social media channels of all IFF business accounts including Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter
• Managed and copywrote content for websites, PR communications and newsletters of the institute and sub divisions
• Creating pitch decks for sales and marketing promotions
• Coordinator of European projects (EU Blockchain Observatory & Forum and INFINITECH) ensuring all deliverables are met
• Administration management of contracts and partnership agreements with stakeholders
• Operated as brand manager for the institute

2018 Event Manager at

• Ran and managed in house company events, scouted for worthwhile industry events to attend or sponsor, and coordinated with organisers of sponsored events including Bloomberg’s first Crypto focused event: The Future of Cryptocurrencies
• Responsible for full event cycle including idea and concept creation; sourcing – venue, marketing, and promotional materials; vendor negotiations; guest/delegate management; cost, budgeting and progress reporting to management and company stakeholders

2008 to 2015 Key Accounts Information Manager at Marcus Evans Ltd

• Promoted to then newly created position with the goal to improve the management and servicing of approximately 350 global key accounts
• Oversaw delivery of contractual obligations ensuring any sponsorship opportunities were optimised to encourage repeat business and long-term working relationships
• Kept record of incoming payments and coordinated revenue allocation including cost per head pricing
• Prepared reports for senior and C-level management to support decision making process on future cost planning
• Designed bespoke marketing campaigns for upcoming events through mailings

2018 Production Coordinator at DELTA Summit

• 2-month Contract
• Handled speaker logistics management including coordination with external stakeholders

2017 Event Manager at NMK Electronics Ent

• 3-month Contract
• Ran and managed three events – CABSAT, NMK Integrated and NMK Academy 6.0

2016-2018 Event Coordinator at Eventhuse

• 2-year Contract
• Led and developed marketing and social media strategy as well as handled enquiries and client proposals

2016-2017 Account/Marketing/Event Manager at Qube Events

• 9-month Contract
• Led sales, marketing, and operational activities for start-up event company

2015-2016 Wedding Planner at Metdist Ltd

• 7-month Contract
• Planned, organised, coordinated and executed a 4-day private wedding party for the Ultimate Beneficial Owner (UBO)

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