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Dubai Holding Executive Entertainment - Global Village - Dubai Holding Entertainment (UAE National Only) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

About Dubai Holding Entertainment:

Dubai Holding Entertainment offers an impressive range of destinations and attractions that enhance the appeal and competitiveness of Dubai as an international tourism and leisure hub, with the added value of the quality of the facilities and the high standards of training, supervision, and security.

Ain Dubai, the tallest observation wheel in the world, is the jewel of the Bluewaters extraordinary and one-of-a-kind experience and is set to offer a majestic new experiential perspective from the eye in the sky across Dubai’s mesmerizing skyline.

Global Village is one of the longest established tourist attractions in Dubai having opened its doors in 1997. It offers world-class cultural and family entertainment, featuring 26 international pavilions and millions of visitors every season.

As the most recent attraction within Dubai Holding Entertainment, Dubai Parks and Resorts™ is the Middle East’s largest multi-themed leisure and entertainment destination comprising of three separate theme parks: MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, LEGOLAND® Dubai and LEGOLAND® Water Park.

Leading destinations and attractions by Dubai Holding Entertainment also include Coca-Cola Arena, the largest multipurpose indoor arena in the Middle East; Roxy Cinemas, a premiere theatre experience; and The Green Planet in City Walk, a destination that recreates a tropical forest and many more.

Dubai Holding Entertainment owns the largest radio network in the region. Arabian Radio Network (ARN) is the most dynamic multiplatform broadcaster in the UAE and is at the forefront of innovation. It provides advanced in-studio cameras, broadcasting on-air, online on smartphone apps and the Apple TV platform. ARN has ten radio stations, including Dubai Eye, Virgin Radio, Al Arabiya and Hit – reaching over 200 nationalities and 4 million listeners each week in seven languages.

Building on ARN’s commitment to embracing the future and being able to provide access to the best marketing platforms in the region, MPN by Dubai Holding Entertainment is a multimedia sales house, operating premium out-of-home assets, video production, event sponsorship and activations.

Job Overview:

Here's your chance to step into the role of Executive Entertainment (UAE National Only) at Global Village. In this position, you'll take on key responsibilities that include:

  • The job holder will be needing to provide support in the smooth running of the busy Global Village Entertainment Department.

  • To supports the delivery of the technical requirements of all work presented by Global Village, including productions, events and concerts.

  • To oversees all venues and productions within the Entertainment Department.

  • To facilitate the stage elements of each production and event.

  • To actively take the lead in ensuring all technical areas and working environments are kept tidy and orderly, ensuring they comply with current fire and Health & Safety requirements.

  • To ensure the upkeep of stage and equipment, including record keeping, annual inspections and regular maintenance.

  • Planning pre-production and rehearsal schedules, technical and clean up calls.

  • Liaising with and supervising outside contractors.

  • Through knowledge and practical experience of stage and rigging techniques, including performer flying systems.

About you:

The preferred candidate for this role should possess the following experience and credentials:

  • Undergraduate degree in Stage Management or similar theatre related discipline

  • Knowledge and experience of technical stage work to a high standard

  • Experience in all disciplines of Stage Management (ASM/DSM/SM/TM) and carpentry.

  • Working knowledge of current theatrical lighting and sound systems

  • Experience of powered stage machinery including stage lifts, revolves and motors.

  • Experience of Kinesys performer flying systems

  • Experience in touring large scale theatrical productions, (regional and international) is essential.

  • Understanding of operating a receiving house for multiple visiting companies

  • Deep understanding of theatrical terminology

  • Deep understanding of the pre-production, rehearsal process from a technical and stage management perspective

  • Ability to read, action and deliver advanced technical riders and schedules

  • Highly organized, with an ability to prioritise and multi-task.

  • Proven leadership skills and experience of managing crews

  • Knowledge and/or training in First Aid, IPAF and rigging in the entertainment industry.

  • A proactive, multiskilled technician with a specialism in carpentry and stage management,

  • A flexible, proactive and solution based approach to work, with good time management and communication skills.

  • Self-motivated with a strong teamwork ethic, supporting both senior and junior colleagues.

  • Proven experience in Stage Mnaagement on large-scale productions, regional and international or within a similar sized resident organisation

  • Able to demonstrate administrative efficiency, excellent focus and organizational skills.

  • Computer literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

About the Benefits:

In the world of entertainment, Dubai Holding Entertainment is dedicated to nurturing the talents and well-being of our team members. Join our dynamic and diverse workforce to enjoy a comprehensive benefits package that includes competitive compensation, exciting career development opportunities, and a collaborative and creative work environment. We strongly believe in empowering our workforce, as they play a pivotal role in shaping unforgettable entertainment experiences for tomorrow.

We are committed to attracting the brightest minds and nurturing the most innovative candidates who aspire to make a significant impact on the future of the entertainment industry in Dubai. At Dubai Holding Entertainment, we embrace equal opportunity and promote a discrimination-free environment where everyone's unique talents and contributions are celebrated. Join us in crafting a thrilling and extraordinary tomorrow in entertainment!