Përshkrimi Afati për aplikim: 20.01.2019
Job announcement - Event Manager at VIER PFOTEN Kosova
and BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina

VIER PFOTEN Kosova is a national foundation for animal protection located in Prishtina. VIER PFOTEN Kosova (VPK) leads a sanctuary for mistreated bears close to Pristina (“BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina” -BSP) which is a project of international animal welfare organization VIER PFOTEN (FOUR PAWS). Besides the care for its 19 bears the project also focusses on public education for animal welfare, nature and environmental protection.

Scope of work:
Event manager plans and organizes promotional, business and social events for clients who rent event spaces in Environmental Education Center “Thesaret e Natyrës” part of the BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina, in collaboration with other departments within the center event manager has leading responsibility for managing and coordinating internal events. Event manager is responsible for running a range of events, ensuring that the target audience is engaged, and the message of the event is marketed properly, because events play a huge part in the overall work of our organization.
As an event manager, in close collaboration with restaurant manager, maintenance manager, you'll support and assist our clients who rent our premises to organize their events: conferences, workshops, seminars, trainings, birthday parties, staff gatherings, book promotions, exhibitions and so on, to provide a high quality of service for them.
Based on request event manager will manage the whole process from the planning stage, right through to running the event and carrying out the post-event evaluation. The role is primarily hands-on and often involves working as part of a team.

As an event manager, you'll need to:
• collaborate with clients to find out their exact event requirements
• produce detailed proposals for external (clients) and internal (VIER PFOTEN Kosova and Bear Sanctuary Prishtina) events
• research new markets, suppliers and contractors, then negotiate prices and hire
• manage and coordinate suppliers and all event logistics (for example, venue, catering, travel)
• collaborate with marketing department to publicize and promote offers and events
• manage all pre-event planning to make everything ready for the clients
• make sure that insurance, legal, health and safety obligations are followed
• oversee the dismantling and removal of the event and clear the venue efficiently
• produce post-event evaluation to inform future events
• research opportunities for new clients and events.
• Support the team in organizing internal business and non-business events (special days, holidays)

• You are experienced on event managing
• Have a talent for sales and customer care
• You have a degree in marketing, communications, economics or related fields
• You have a very good written and spoken English
• You have computer skills (MS Office requested)
• You have a high level of responsibility
• You are creative and strategic thinking person
• You are highly self-motivated
• Driving license
• And last but not least you have passion for animal welfare and want to be dedicated to FOUR PAWS values

We offer:
• Prospect of long-term employment
• Exciting and worthwhile project in an animal welfare NGO
• Professional development opportunities
• Attractive remuneration
• Working place near Pristina, Kosovo

Please send your CV and Motivation Letter with subject: EVENT MANAGER to bearsanctuary-prishtina@four-paws.org
until 20 January 2019.

Bashkangjit CV (doc,docx,txt,pdf,zip)