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Manager, Activation
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Summary Description

Responsible for developing and managing the execution of events that will activate the city and assets that QD retain an interest. Will inform the placemaking strategy.

Main Responsibilities

·         Manage an overall strategy for placemaking and activating the public realm through permanent and temporary public art, cultural events, public space improvements, pop up retail, and other activation tools.

·         Develop activation concepts, identifies partners, develops detailed project plans, manages budgets, and provides contract management. Closely tracks schedule adherence and intervenes when appropriate.

·         Establish and fosters relationships with artists, designers, the commercial real estate community, and other stakeholders.

·         Work closely with agencies involved in approval processes. Includes approval, coordination, and permitting.

·         Work closely with the third-party event managers to implement planning

·         Keep abreast of trends and opportunities in placemaking and activation.

·         Assist the Senior Manager, Asset Management Department in the updating of asset management strategies and planning.

Education & Experience

·         Bachelor Degree holder

·         Four to six years' experience in Arts Management, Planning, Architecture, Public Administration or related field preferred.

·         Proven ability to manage projects, solve problems, apply sound judgment, and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

·         Demonstrate experience in working well with stakeholders and navigating complex approval processes and schedules.

·         Strong communication and organizational skills.

·         Demonstrate experience with projects that involve urban design elements.

·         A passion for public space activation and the Lusail and QD vision.

·         Experience with public art, culture, and/or international community desired.