Corporate Events Manager at CAF

Ticketing Manager at CAF

Corporate Events Manager at Confederation of African Football (CAF)

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) was founded in 1957 by four nations: Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia and South Africa. As the administrative body of the region, CAF manages competitions, offers technical and administrative training courses while actively fostering the promotion and practice of football. The Confederation organizes championships such as the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN or AFCON), the most popular competition. It maintains very close links with FIFA in coordinating tournaments for different events such as the World Cup, Youth and Women competitions and the Olympic Games Football Tournaments.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Corporate Events Manager

Location: Cairo, Egypt


  • Lead the planning and implementation of CAF Corporate Events, ensuring seamless execution from conception to completion coordinating all event details, ensuring internal and external alignment, and managing approval processes.
  • Conceptualize and develop operational concepts in collaboration with internal and external parties.
  • Manage and control event budgets effectively, maximizing resources to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Provide leadership to project teams and stakeholders, fostering collaboration and driving towards shared objectives.
  • Oversee event suppliers, including event agencies, to ensure alignment with event objectives and standards.
  • Prepare comprehensive debriefing reports to evaluate event success and identify areas for improvement.
  • Lead focus groups to develop fully integrated guest relations processes, ensuring consistent quality and seamless provision of information.
  • Monitor guest requests and bookings, implementing change management processes as needed.
  • Draft accurate progress reports for the line manager after each event.
  • Lead event services for all division requirements, including transport, flights, visas, accommodation, transfers, accreditation, access control, vehicle access, vehicle movements, catering, delivery schedules, and more.
  • Plan and conduct site inspections, implementing corrective measures as necessary to maintain quality standards.
  • Direct the staging of events, overseeing logistics, operations, and guest experiences.
  • Perform all other duties in line with the role as requested or directed by senior management.

Requirements (Profile)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or a related field.
  • 10+ years’ experience in planning and leading events in a guest-related service environment.
  • Previous experience in managing different events (preferably in sports) and working with high-level individuals.
  • Proven track record of handling tasks with high attention to details and professionalism.
  • Extensive experience of managing end-to-end V/VIP hospitality programmes at major events.
  • Expertise in event management and guest relations; knowledge of its respective methodologies, planning and controlling tools.
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office and other modern IT tools.
  • Strong formal e-mail writing skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Venue selection, negotiation, and management expertise.
  • Awareness of cultural sensitivities and customs.
  • Experience in ticketing management, including overseeing VIP ticket allocation, and seating arrangements, as well as coordinating ticket distribution and access control.
  • Proficiency in VVIP transport logistics, including coordinating transportation arrangements for high-level dignitaries ensuring timely arrivals and departures.
  • Proficiency in English, French, and Arabic spoken and written. English-Arabic and English-French speaking candidates would be preferred

We Offer

  • An interesting and varied job in an exciting and innovative international organization.
  • Attractive employment conditions.
  • Quality social security coverage.
  • An excellent pension schemes.
  • The opportunity to be part of a highly committed international team.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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Application Deadline  20th June, 2024.


  • Only qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to gender, race, age, skin color, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, or on any other grounds.
  • If you have the necessary qualifications and are keen to work for a top international sporting organization, submit your application in English (Motivation Letter, CV, Diplomas, and Reference Letters)

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