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Events Marketing Manager

DP World is actively seeking an Events Marketing Manager based in Germany, who possesses a strong track record in orchestrating and strategizing large-scale logistics events. If you're passionate about creating impactful experiences in the logistics industry, we want to hear from you. 


Job Purpose:

  • Increase brand (and commercial-team) awareness and lead generation by professionally bringing DP World to life in Europe.
  • Coordinate and manage the regional commercial aspects relating to DP World sponsored events and partnerships (e.g. DP World Tour)
  • Proactively supporting and promoting the brand, service and product offerings through Events together with the Comms-Team 
  • Sparring consultant and advisor for Commercial in the entire event management for customer acquisition and retention


Key Accountabilities: 

  • Planning, implementation and follow-up of events, coordination of the necessary communication measures with the CommsTeam
  • Monitoring of global sponsoring and partnership activities, coordination with headquarters and derivation for the European market
  • Increasing the visibility of the Commercial Team within the target group and generating qualified leads via trade fairs and events
  • Central contact point for the Commercial Team for all kinds of high-profile events
  • Management of external service providers and agencies
  • Monitoring, evaluation and preparation of reports, including interpretation of KPIs and derivation of recommendations for action as well as continuous optimisation, 
  • Setting up accompanying sales campaigns and marketing measures to use the events to increase DP World awareness
  • Creation of efficient customer communication for Event support
  • Development of digital and hybrid concepts to support sales success
  • Networking within the industry and identifying relevant opportunities and advising the Commercial Team. 


Act as an ambassador for DP World at all times when working; promoting and demonstrating positive behaviours in harmony with DP World’s Principles, values and culture; ensuring the highest level of safety is applied in all activities; understanding and following DP World’s Code of Conduct and Ethics policies. 


Job Context:

Commercial Marketing plays an essential role both in the area of awareness in order to reach the relevant target groups. And it also acts as an enabler for Commercial in order to make a decisive contribution to the company's success. Within this, the Marketing Manager ensures that both awareness and leads are generated through professional event management and accompaniment of sponsoring and partnership activities. As a sparring partner for the Commercial Team the Marketing manager works closely together with the comms team and the relevant agencies. 


Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

  • Professional experience in event management, ideally in a B2B environment 
  • High level of project management experience and knowledge
  • Experience in sponsoring and partnerships is a plus
  • Experience and motivation in working with various stakeholders
  • A strong organisational ability


  • Higher educational level (degree business administration, marketing, communication)  or comparable education in event management
  • Working experience (minimum 4 years)
  • Experience in organizing und Accompaniment of large events and customer events
  • Experience in the management of agencies and service providers  


  • Strong communication skills - You are an exceptional listener. You communicate clearly. You write exceptionally well and you speak eloquently. You can explain just about anything to anyone.  You’re comfortable on the phone or to groups of people – at any level. You are incredibly tactful when delivering the facts.    
  • Problem solving - You enjoy solving problems. Getting to the root cause. You love taking on difficult challenges and finding creative, innovative solutions. You don’t get flustered easily. If you don’t know the answer, you’ll dig until you find it.
  • Detail oriented - You pay strong attention to the details as it is one of your core qualities. As far as you are concerned, anything worth doing is worth doing right, every single time. You stay focussed and nothing falls through the cracks on your watch.  
  • Exceptional critical thinking skills - You can identify gaps in logic and underlying causes of issues; You think on your feet. You like learning new things, and you can learn quickly. 
  • Strong collaborator - You can work independently because you self-manage, with limited direction and guidance, but you also enjoy collaborating across dynamic and multi-cultural teams and are personable, helpful and incredibly organised. 
  • Results oriented - You are proactive in handling competing priorities and meet your deadlines and commitments; you always demonstrate a “can do” positive attitude. Result oriented, team driven and customer focused 
  • Confidentiality - You consider and protect the confidentiality of company data at ALL times.
  • Flexibility to travel - You are ready to travel up to 30%  of the time across the region and if necessary globe to our operations and customers.
  • IT skills - You are highly proficient in the full Microsoft Office Suite. Projectmanagament Software is desired
  • Languages - You speak and write fluent German and English 


Additional Skills:

  • Able to work under pressure and tight timelines
  • Process-oriented and proactive approach
  • Project Management skills (prioritize, plan, assign and control)
  • Proactive self-starter and able to work with different stakeholders


Communications & Working Relationships:

  • You will work within a highly motivated marketing-team 
  • You will work alongside a international Commercial Team
  • You will communicate and partner with the Global Marketing Team, European and global communications and Commercial-Team.


  • You will develop good relationships with skilled agencies and other marketing professionals within B2B
  • You will represent DP World in Europe.

DP World offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.

About DP World
We are the leading provider of worldwide smart end-to-end supply chain logistics, enabling the flow of trade across the globe. Our comprehensive range of products and services covers every link of the integrated supply chain – from maritime and inland terminals to marine services and industrial parks as well as technology-driven customer solutions. Both syncreon and Imperial are part of our family. 
We deliver these services through an interconnected global network of 295 business units in 78 countries across six continents, with a significant presence both in high-growth and mature markets. Wherever we operate, we integrate sustainability and responsible corporate citizenship into our activities, striving for a positive contribution to the economies and communities where we live and work. 

Our dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 97,657 employees from 158 nationalities are committed to delivering unrivalled value to our customers and partners. We do this by focusing on mutually beneficial relationships – with governments, shippers, traders, and other stakeholders along the global supply chain – relationships built on a foundation of mutual trust and enduring partnership. 

We think ahead, anticipate change and deploy industry-leading digital technology to further broaden our vision to disrupt world trade and create the smartest, most efficient and innovative solutions, while ensuring a positive and sustainable impact on economies, societies and our planet.

DP World is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). We strongly believe that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success and we make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or belief.
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