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Director Live Entertainment

Expo 2020 Dubai

15 - 16 years Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Any Graduation. Any Nationality

, Posted on May 10, 2018 1 Opening

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Department Definition
The role of the content and programming department is to develop and align content across the site that provides an engaging and fun experience for visitors at the Expo 2020. The role of the programming team specifically is to identify and secure events during the six-month period that delivers the promised experience for different types of visitors and their journeys.
Opportunity Responsibilities
The role of the Director Live Entertainment is to creative vision, the look, the feel, and the tone of the live events that will take place during the Expo 2020. The role would take charge of developing major Expo owned events (such as daily parades), mobile entertainment (Street Performances), co-curated events (such as music festivals) and 3rd party licensed events (such as concerts, theatrical performances).
Main responsibilities for this role include:
- Develop overall strategy for Live Events at Expo 2020 that includes Expo Owned, co-curated and 3rd party licensed events. The overall strategy should take into account the programming calendar, visitor numbers and profiles and available venues/public spaces;
- Set clear direction into the venue design process including development of events manual and production capabilities for venues in co-ordination with the Head of Production and Delivery;
- Develop concepts and delivery mechanism for Expo owned events such as daily parades and entertainment shows, mobile entertainment
- Develop a clear framework for large entertainment programs that would be licensed from 3rd party including concerts, theatrical performances and others;
- Work with the wider programming team to set the creative direction, marketing and operational plans for all entertainment programs;
- Facilitate regular & ongoing communication is happening in all areas to ensure successful execution of the events;
- Ensure there is a robust risk management framework in place for all the events to ensure a flawless execution of the events.
15+ years of relevant experience as well as:
- A Bachelor s Degree holder in a related field;
- Experience in the Live Entertainment industry and delivery of large scale projects;
- Experience in creating new events or developing new business in the events industry;
- Minimum of a bachelor s degree in related fiel Experience of end-to-end events delivery;
- Excellent analytical and communication skills;

Industry Type : Advertising / PR / Event Management
Functional Area : Sales / Business Development


Risk management Analytical Operations New business development Creative direction Entertainment Programming Director Content process

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