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Job LocationSaudi Arabia
Job TitleEvents Coordinator
Job TypeNon-Academic
Job SummaryThe Events Coordinator will assist with the large number of events that the Entrepreneurship Center runs both inside KAUST and with external organizations.
This role will liaise with the management on organizing the event logistics (room bookings, catering, promotional material etc.), as well as with Marketing Communications for the promotion of these events offline and online.
The role would also undertake to coordinate the increasingly complex logistics of the startup activities, including liaison with HR, Finance, F+C, Security for a range of issues including housing, visas, contracts and related admin work
 




 
Major Responsibilities
  • Organize all logistics related to guest speakers, startup accelerators, training programs, and classes for monthly events in the Entrepreneurship Center
  • Organize and coordinate all external events, supporting KAUST EC activities at conferences,
  • Supporting startup participation in internal and external events, conferences.
  • Liaise with external faculty and organizations in terms of managing various events e.g. Takamol, ext.   External universities, SABB and others.
  • Liaise with range of other KAUST units in particular with MarComs, Human Resources, Facilities, Finance, Security, Travel etc. in coordination with the EC Team Administrator    
  • Coordinate all KAUST startup accelerator event logistics and issues particularly paperwork such as visa's, invoices, contracts, transport and events participation with the EC Team administrator   
  • Liaise directly with the various startups on the accelerator programs (up to 30 startups on Taqadam, up to SO startups on Takamol 910ths) to ensure that they are aware of various activities, filling specific details and update their startup information for promotional purposes.
  • Manage externally funded startup program events activities e.g. pre-accelerator programs for Taqadam, Takamol. 
  • Manage communications with partners and other universities to ensure involvement in
    Suitable programs and events
OrganizationInnovation and Economic Development
DivisionInnovation and Economic Development
Technical Skills
  • Suitable program and Working Knowledge of MS Office Suite ( Word ,Excel and PowerPoint, Google docs and forms 
  • Strong, concise and clear business writing skills and articulate professional speaking.
  • Knowledge of budgeting, inventory and cost control procedures.
Non-Technical Skills or Attributes
  • Communication Skills 
  • Ability to multi Task 
  • Planning Skills 
  • Management skills 
Required Education
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Minimum of four years’ experience 
  • Professional level of written and spoken English 
Required ExperienceThree years working experience 

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