To be directly responsible for sponsorship and fundraising opportunities for FabLab Bahrain, its activities and events and also responsible for designing, managing and executing various events, conferences and functions. 



  • To research and identify sponsorship and grant opportunities from the commercial business sector and funding agencies in Bahrain and GCC. 

  • To achieve fundraising goals to support FabLab Bahrain Programs, workshops, projects and events.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with existing and potential sponsorship clients and Exhibitors

  • Formulate sponsorship proposals and ensure sponsorship requirements are met

  • To be responsible for entertaining sponsors and dignitaries at FabLab events

  • To produce follow up literature to sponsors in the form of thank you letters press coverage & FabLab updates in order to encourage ongoing relationships

  • Where necessary coordinate sub-committee, and volunteers to help seek sponsorship through personal contact.



Events Management

  • Active involvement in brainstorming and designing events in collaboration with FabLab Bahrain Management. 

  • Management and Execution of different events, conferences and functions. 

  • Handling budgeting and invoicing

  • Coordinating and liaising with exhibitors, vendors and individuals involved in exhibitions and events. 

  • Handling logistics

  • Managing branding and communication

  • Developing event feedback surveys and handling post-event reports


An ideal candidate would be


  • Ability to communicate customer needs and resolve issues independently. 

  • Ability to establish and master achieving goals. 

  • Ability to identify and manage accounts. 

  • Ability to act independently with minimal or no supervision.

  • Business Administration or equivalent degree, with 2-4 years experience in sponsorship & events management or corporate sales. 

  • A reasonable combination of education and experience will also be considered.


  • Fluent in both Arabic and English

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business materials, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, procedure manuals, proposals and grant submissions. 

  • Ability to effectively present information both electronically and in person and respond to questions from clients, customers and the general public.


  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 

  • Ability to negotiate on behalf of both the client/sponsor and FabLab Bahrain to achieve maximum benefit for both parties.


  • This position is suited to a self-motivated, professional person who can confidently work with a variety of people from different cultures and backgrounds. 

  • Diplomacy, tact and a sense of humor are important to the success of this person.

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