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For our client in Amsterdam we are looking for a full time Event Manager

For our client – a European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles – we are looking for an Event Manager to assist the events team. We are looking for a positive, creative and hands-on individual with excellent communication and organizational skills, and a proven track record in event management.

About the client

They are Europe’s leading platform for sharing knowledge on the non-listed real estate industry. The goal is to improve transparency, professionalism and best practice across the industry, making the non-listed real estate investment industry more accessible and attractive to investors. They are a highly active association with nearly 500 member companies worldwide. The members include 90 of the largest institutional investors as well as 40 of the 50 largest real estate fund managers.

The team is currently made up of 34 employees, with 31 in the Amsterdam office and 3 in the Brussels office. There is a strong sense of team motivation, collaboration and excitement. New team members will be expected to share in this, contributing ideas on setting high service standards, expanding knowledge and awareness, and increasing the association’s competitiveness.

The team values are an important factor in the daily teamwork and operations and are describes as follow:

Job description:

The client is looking to hire an Event Manager to assist the events team, the role / contract will be based on a one-year contract starting from January 2021 onwards.

As Event Manager you will be supporting the organization of the annual events calendar, a mixed offer between online events and (international) live events such as seminars, roundtables, and industry leading conferences. All company events are organized for company members only. Alongside the regular event offering they also organizes a range of events specifically for Young Professional members up to 35 years old.

The role will among others include the management of the registration of the events as well as the management of the logistics involved. With the online events the focus is on managing various online platforms, like Zoom and Teams. For the live events on location the focus is on venue / supplier management (hotel or event locations, AV suppliers, catering etc.).

You will be reporting to the Events Manager and Director of Events and Education and together with the events team you will be working in close co-operation with the other company directors as well as the Marcomms department to ensure all activity fits within the team and overall strategy.

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Role in the Team

The Event Manager reports directly to the Director events and Education. Daily supervision and guidance will be the role of an Events Manager. Weekly meetings with the Events Manager and Director to discuss day to day business and details about the various projects. When necessary, there will be daily communication with the events manager about ongoing projects.

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