Are you interested in joining a dedicated team of over 1,200 event professionals who are passionate about delivering the highest quality event environments for the most prestigious sporting and cultural occasions in the global calendar?

As a company continuously growing by embracing new opportunities, we are proactive in seeking event enthusiasts to join our team and are always happy to receive your CV if you feel you have what it takes to help make an impact with our company.

Please either apply for one of the advertised roles below, or send your CV to hr@arenagroup.com

Professional Benefits

  • Unique opportunities and experiences
  • Training and development packages
  • Work on the biggest events in the world
  • Strong team work ethic
  • Working with leading experts

Personal Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • World travel
  • Expand personal skills
  • Career progression opportunities

UK Based Roles

Site Manager / Construction Manager - Structures - UK

We are looking for an experienced Construction / Site Manager to join our team Structures team.

Purpose of the Job:

To manage and coordinate the efforts of the Site team and the third-party contractors in delivering the construction of the temporary structures to the client’s specifications and to the set standards and timelines.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead and supervise the Site team: ensure the crew have the required level of understanding and training to carry out the tasks assigned to them.
  • Ensure compliance with H&S regulations and maintain safety and welfare of the team
  • Ensure all crew members have knowledge and understanding of the following:
  • Equipment & Infrastructure fitness for purpose
  • First Aid
  • Fire Safety
  • Waste, waste management and general appearance of site
  • Staff welfare, training, management and rotas
  • Completion of checklists, incident & feedback forms and RIDDOR reports.
  • Carry out on-site induction for all staff
  • Undertake daily Toolbox Talks
  • Keep record of the working hours for the team and populate the timesheets timely and accurately.
  • Complete and submit all necessary documentation, e.g. Method Statements, Safe Systems of Work, etc.
  • Maintain discipline and address any instances of misconduct professionally.
  • Encourage and motivate the team to perform in their role and develop skills and knowledge they need to progress their career.
  • Provide training and on-the-job learning opportunities for employees

Person Specification

  • Strong experience in building temporary structures.
  • Experience of managing a team.
  • Ability to long work hours and stay away from home for prolonged periods. Frequent travel within UK and overseas.
  • Full driving licence.
  • FLT licence (rough terrain or higher).
  • IOSH Managing Safely or CSC equivalent qualification (desired).
  • Sufficient IT skills (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • First Aid at Work (desired).

To apply, please send your application to jobs@arenagroup.com

Marquee Erectors / Site Operatives - UK

We are looking for Site Operatives / Marquee Builders to join our growing site team on full-time permanent basis.

In this role, site operatives assist with preparing a site, loading and unloading trucks, and erecting and dismantling temporary and permanent structures, in accordance with project specific plans and regulations for a range of different events throughout the UK.

The hours are varied and involve frequent travel within UK and occasionally overseas.

Accommodation and overnight allowance will be provided when working away from home.

Guaranteed a minimum 40 hours per week, with plenty of opportunities to earn overtime.

If you are interested in a career in construction / event services, this is a perfect opportunity to start or develop your career.

Successful candidate will be:

  • Physically fit
  • Team players
  • Willing to work long hours in all weather conditions
  • Willing to work away from home for prolonged periods of time
  • Have relevant qualifications like CSCS cards, telehandler licence, etc.
  • Preferably have a driving license

We look forward to hearing from you!

Arena is a signatory to the Care Leaver Covenant and is committed to provide additional support for those leaving care by offering them employment opportunities, mentoring and pastoral support.

We offer competitive pay and benefits which include Cashback Healthcare Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme, 25 days of holidays + bank holidays, 24/7 Employee Assistance Helpline, Long Service Awards, discounts, and cashback deals through our partner portal.

To apply, please send your application to jobs@arenagroup.com

Site Crew - UK

We are looking for a range of Site Crew including:

  • Seating Riggers
  • Foremen
  • Site Managers

Please apply by sending your CV to jobs@arenagroup.com

Middle East Based Roles

Senior Accountant - UAE

This role will primarily be responsible to perform complex accounting activities and financial analyses. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in managing tax audits and tax returns, directing internal and external audits to ensure compliance. Facilitating and completing monthly close procedures. Prepare and review financial statements and supporting schedules, Reconciliations including general Ledger and balance Sheet. Should have managed a team of accountants. A certified accountant with excellent communication and interpersonal skills are the perquisites for this role. Working knowledge of BuildSmart, SAP systems a must.

To apply, please send your application to hr.me@arenamea.com

Senior Marketing Executive - UAE

The Marketing Executive will be primarily responsible for ensuring all brands within the Arena Middle East & Asia division are regularly, effectively and positively promoted, ensuring maximum coverage to our client base and potential client base.

This role will work within the EMEA marketing team to devise fresh, marketable ideas and concepts and ensure that these concepts, along with existing product and service offerings are effectively communicated to all relevant existing clients, and any potential clients.

You should be a natural communicator with a creative flair, who is able to generate original, fresh concepts, which meet commercial and practical objectives. The ideal candidate should have a firm grasp of the principles of marketing, and a proven track record in the area of business promotion on and offline.

Personal

  • Self-starter able to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Highly organized with the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.
  • A natural flair for building relationships with people on every level.
  • Quick learner with a willing attitude.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Flexible to work longer hours if required.

Technical

  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook).
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and other related software preferred.

Experience

  • 2 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Relevant undergraduate degree is an advantage.
  • A valid UAE driving license is an advantage.
  • Please note, you will also be required to undertake tasks outside of your normal duties and will always be expected to proactively represent the Arena Group, whenever possible.

To apply, please send your application to hr.me@arenamea.com

Project Manager - UAE

This role will be responsible for Project Managing all aspects of the build and dismantle of Semi-Permanent & temporary structures. Covering all aspects such as Structures, Interiors & MEP for a wide variety of Semi-Permanent & Event projects. The applicant must have a Diploma/Degree in Civil or Architectural Engineering, Dubai Municipality certified (G+4) is a must, with a valid UAE driving licence. Excellent communication skills with the ability to work independently.

To apply, please send your application to hr.me@arenamea.com

Account Manager - Exhibitions - UAE

This role will be will be primarily responsible for sourcing and servicing of all clients for our Exhibitions & Events business. Acting as the central point of contact for the Client throughout the pitch and win process, they will have overall responsibility for delivering a successful event whilst ensuring that all internal procedures are adhered to. 2-5 years’ experience in account handling/sales for an event/exhibition related business. Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint) is a must, self-starter, able to work independently with minimum supervision.

To apply, please send your application to hr.me@arenamea.com

Quantity Surveyor - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The primary responsibilities of this role are to prepare BOQ/Budget Sheets for all ongoing projects.  Secondarily to co-ordinate and supervise the budgets with actuals and between different departments. Should have atleast 4-5 years of experience in estimating, project management, project administration and CAD detailing in an Interior Fit Out/construction, Joinery and or Event Industry.

To apply, please send your application to hr.me@arenamea.com