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ISRA - The International Shari'ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance

JOB ADVERT FOR SENIOR EXECUTIVE | EVENTS AND SPONSORSHIP

JOB ADVERT FOR SENIOR EXECUTIVE | EVENTS AND SPONSORSHIP – CLOSED

*CLOSED

Act as event manager whereby he/she is in charge of every facet of the event which includes meeting with stakeholders to work out event details, plan with the team, scout and book locations, invitations, F&B as well as evaluation and post mortem of the event. The selected candidate will also be required to solicit for sponsorships for ISRA, covering among others ISRA’s events and publications.

Responsibilities

  • To identify, plan and execute ISRA’s events which include formation of working Committees and overall program;
  • To identify potential venue, site visit, accommodation, logistics and F&B;
  • To coordinate the invitation of the speakers, discussants and participants;
  • To liaise with media – print and electronic;
  • To facilitate and coordinate the speakers’/scholars’ accommodation and logistics as well as participants;
  • To conduct postmortem of pre, during and post event with committees involved and report presentation in the management meeting;
  • To coordinate and arrange payments for outstanding bills concerning event expenditure;
  • To provide professional and prompt service pertaining to event;
  • To assist in the annual budget preparation for annual events;
  • To assist in ad- hoc assignments as and when necessary.
  • To seek for sponsorship with regards to ISRA’s events, publications and other related services/products of ISRA
  • To work closely with the marketing and branding team in promoting the events and solicit sponsorships.

 

Skills & Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or a related field;
  • At least 3-5 years of managing medium to large scale international events;
  • Event and program management;
  • Customer-service skills;
  • Solid communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Familiarity with business principles and practices;
  • Superior attention to detail;
  • Planning and organizing skills;
  • Problem-solving skills;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Critical thinking skills;
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office);
  • Commitment to task;
  • Understanding of data privacy standards
  • Preferably with an Islamic Finance background and Arabic language knowledge

All applications must be submitted to career@isra.my with current resume and remuneration details.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we are only able to respond to successful candidates.

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