Employment Opportunity for Relationship Manager

17 May 2018 10:21 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Employment Opportunity for Relationship Manager

The Canadian Business Council (CBC) Abu Dhabi is a membership based organization. We are one of the most active business councils in Abu Dhabi with a mandate to promote, encourage and facilitate the exchange of business between Canada and the UAE. Our objectives are to create relevant platforms for people to meet and network. For more information about us, kindly go to www.cbcabudhabi.com.

CBC is looking for a positive, passionate and energetic individual to join their team as Relationship Manager. This role entails to promote CBC Abu Dhabi and engage with current and potential members, sponsors and other stakeholders to ensure they have positive experiences when partnering with the Council.

The role's work efforts are expected to be at least 70% on membership and sponsorship, with a focus to increase CBC membership and sponsorship. The rest of the time will be spent supporting marketing and communication activities.

Reporting to : CBC Abu Dhabi Chairman
Work Location 
: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Expected Joining Date
: As soon as possible, pending finding the right candidate, and no later than 1 August 2018
Contract period
: One-year renewable contract (Full time or part time basis)

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting and contributing to strategy development and strategic business planning
  • Developing business plans and following through to achieve CBC strategic objectives and performance goals
  • Liaising regularly with CBC Membership Committee on different membership and sponsorship packages that CBC offers
  • Researching and identifying stakeholders’ interests, aspirations, issues and concerns to effectively managing expectations and better negotiations
  • Establishing, managing, developing and engaging with different stakeholders to sustain positive relationships, particularly corporate and individual members and sponsors to meet CBC Abu Dhabi strategic objectives and expected outcome
  • Developing and maintaining different stakeholders’ lists, key points of contacts and engagement log
  • Ensuring retaining and upgrading existing sponsors and members
  • Liaising regularly with Communication and Marketing Committee to develop and implement communication and marketing plan
  • Supporting and providing required information to update communication channels e.g. website and social media to enhance engagement
  • Promoting CBC’s events and ensuring informing key stakeholders on timely manner about CBC’s events and services and the added value that bring to their businesses for attracting and securing sponsors
  • Delivering against agreed objectives and outcomes
  • Pursuing business opportunities created by CBC Board members which contribute to profitable outcome
  • Working closely and in collaboration with CBC staff to reach targets and achieve expected performance outcome
  • Attending events and conferences as required
  • Developing and sharing relevant reports with concerned committees and Board

Role Requirements

  • A bachelor degree, preferably in Marketing or related area
  • Minimum of four years’ experience in sales or business development, preferably in service industry such as business councils, hotels, conferences, event management, etc
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Fluency in English

Abilities and Skills Required

  • Strong sales and business development skills
  • Strong communication and social skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Good leadership skills and ability to work with a variety of personalities
  • Adept with time management, organization and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to anticipate and solve problems and handle difficult situations

Other – Desirable Requirements

  • PMP Certification
  • Fluency in Arabic and/or French
  • Access to vehicle

Employee Benefits

  • Entitlements pursuant to applicable UAE Labour Law.

Forward your CV to admin@cbcabudhabi.com

Only qualified and selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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