Satellites Program Manager

Job description

About TOA
TOA is Europe’s leading interdisciplinary technology festival. What started as the world’s first crowdfunded festival seven years ago, turned into a 4-day flagship festival in Berlin and a series of event chapters around the world. Our mission is to make you future-proof. We believe that technology is transforming the way we work, live, and relate to others. On top of the challenges this brings, it also catalyzes opportunities for positive change in the world. We provide access to the people building impactful technology and who share their expertise with our community for everyone to experience the culture of Generation We.

TOA18 featured 21,000 attendees with 120+ Satellite events from across Berlin city, 6 conference stages and 100+ Exhibitors at the Haus of Tech. By bringing together technological change-makers with other disciplines, we help the disrupted better anticipate the future and the technologists better understand the world they change. Join us for one hell of a ride for TOA19 this summer!


About the Role

TOA’s Satellite Program allows the community to take over the festival and transform Berlin’s creative scene into an interactive hub for tech. Through TOA’s Satellite program, audiences can visit over 120 of Berlin’s most unique social, startup and underground event spaces, and network at memorable meetups, workshops, performances and parties, city-wide. This is a freelance position from March - mid-July. 

Your tasks will include:

  • Securing satellite partners, confirming partnership packages and unique event concepts

  • Managing all TOA Satellite partnerships

  • Managing TOA Satellite program event scheduling

  • Managing Satellites marketing, print, signage and on-site branding at all events

  • Representing TOA to all Satellite hosts and events

  • Budgeting and budget reconciliation

  • Managing documentation for Satellite events

  • Briefing and managing teams on site

  • Timelining and reporting for all events


Ideal Candidate

  • You’re experienced in producing large-scale festivals and events

  • You work independently, creatively and have a passion for excellence, quality and strong attention to detail

  • You know Berlin’s creative scene well and have a network in the city’s event circles and venues

  • You’re fluent in English

  • German skills are a bonus

  • You’re able to autonomously manage heavy workloads and multiple projects simultaneously

  • You have experience hitting sales targets

  • You’re a ‘people person’ with great communications and interpersonal skills

  • You like to think out-of-the-box and are always on the lookout for creative and unique add-ons that make events memorable, engaging and inspiring as well as making partners happy and satisfied

Please note that we are only able to hire individuals with valid German work permits.