Interested in becoming an Avantgardian? Join our Dresden team as

Senior Project Manager Event and Participant Management (m/f/x)

With its portfolio of specialized agencies, AVANTGARDE Group is a pioneer within the global Experience Economy. Founded in 1985 as an event agency, AVANTGARDE has developed into a globally active group of companies with more than 850 employees in 12 locations worldwide.
In addition to the brand experience agency AVANTGARDE, other specialized agency brands such as Slash.Digital, Trendbüro and Green Game are part of the group with a broad spectrum of solutions and services.
AVANTGARDE works on all physical and digital touchpoints along the customer journey. In line with the mission "Creating Fans", customer loyalty is at the center of the measures.
 

YOUR TASKS

As Senior Project Manager Event and Participant Management (m/f/x) you are responsible for the conception, planning and implementation of analog, virtual and hybrid events with a focus on participant management. You are in direct contact with customers and are responsible for their proactive and competent consulting and support. You plan events and set up event-specific participant management systems, calculate costs and monitor budgets. The maintenance and validation of data is easy for you. At the end of the day, you will support events on-site and ensure that everything runs smoothly together with your project team and the trades under your control. Do you want to be part of the team and bring unique experiences to life for our end customers? Then switch to the fast lane now and take on the following responsibilities with us:
 
  • You are primarily responsible for planning, executing and following up on analog, virtual and hybrid events
  • You advise customers and end customers as the first point of contact and support them in maintaining existing customers
  • You communicate the individual project requirements, milestones and goals to the stakeholders and keep an eye on all timings at all times
  • You calculate project-related budgets, negotiate them with the customer and ensure that they are adhered to 
  • You are responsible for commissioning, managing and negotiating with service providers 
  • You are responsible for participant support at the event and thus contribute to a successful experience for the participants
  • You take over the interface management between other units, such as creation, architecture or driving service 
  • You design presentations, offers and cost calculations, control the budget planning for ongoing projects and create reports and evaluations
  • You manage pitch teams, participate in them and present them to the customer

YOUR PROFILE

  • You have completed training or a degree (preferably in the field of event management, marketing, tourism, business administration or similar)
  • You can look back on 5 years of professional experience at an agency and/or company in a comparable field (event, guest and/or project management)
  • You have very good knowledge in the field of participant management and are experienced in the use of guest management tools 
  • You have a structured, solution-oriented way of working, even under time pressure, as well as a high degree of initiative, personal responsibility and the ability to work as part of a team
  • You have first experiences in leading a project team
  • You are characterized by a convincing appearance and a high willingness to travel
  • You are eloquent, enthusiastic, have a hands-on mentality, enjoy customer contact and communicate with all stakeholders at eye level
  • You have a strong service orientation and a very good command of written and spoken English
  • You have a sound knowledge of MS Office products and are generally IT-savvy

BENEFITS

  • Plenty of room for own ideas and personal development opportunities with the Avantgarde Academy 
  • A committed, experienced and appreciative team with family-like structures
  • Flat hierarchies, high fun factor at work, a lot of freedom and a large area of responsibility
  • Comprehensive onboarding program with a personal buddy 
  • Well-known client network with global top brands
  • An agency-wide network with all BTL Marketing competencies 
  • Flexible working hours and opportunities for mobile working 
  • Discounts and rebates on changing brands and sports offers as well as the possibility of a company bike 

CONVINCED?

Then apply stating with you CV! Nina Lütte is looking forward to your application.  

AVANTGARDE 
Sales & Marketing Support GmbH

Ostra-Allee 11
01067 Dresden

+49 (0) 89 88399 140
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