Project Manager Satellite Events

Job description

About TOA

Tech Open Air is Europe’s leading technology festival about the future of work & life. 

Our mission is to make people, organisations & the planet future-proof.

With 200+ international speakers, 80+ satellite events, Haus of Tech exhibition hall and over 20k attendees TOA19 was our biggest edition so far. Now we would like you to join us and help us grow even further. Join us for one hell of a ride for TOA20 this spring!


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 80 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 temporary position from March to mid-July 2020 (full time). Both freelance or employment possible.

There's a possibility we may extend a longer-term offer if things go well. 

Your tasks will include:

  • Curating TOA's unique satellite event program

  • Reaching out to and confirming satellite partners, confirming partnership packages and unique event concepts

  • Coordinating the satellite event schedule

  • Work with TOA's marketing and design department to prepare and distribute marketing assets (print program, signage, on-site branding, etc.) for event hosts

  • Representing TOA to all satellite hosts and events

  • Budgeting and budget reconciliation

  • Managing documentation for satellite events

  • Briefing and managing teams / volunteers on site

  • Time-lining and reporting for satellite events


Ideal Candidate

  • You’re experienced in managing projects in a tight time frame

  • 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.