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In the past years BESTSELLER Ecommerce has grown to a strong, dynamic and international team. We are currently looking for a passionate Event Manager to join our team. This is a great role for someone who wants to make an impact, driven by the opportunity to empower our brand and company culture.
By organizing (in office) events, you drive engagement in our teams and contribute to our family feeling and make an impact to the BESTSELLER employee experience. With the events for guests and friends you will help us promote our brand and show that BESTSELLER is an attractive place to work. You’ll ensure events are successful and cost-efficient, paying attention to details, look & feel, to budget and time constraints. An event manager is, above all, a project manager who understands the needs of our colleagues and is able to surprise them. We are looking for an enthusiastic and pro-active colleague with fresh ideas and the organizational skills required to be in control.
As an Event Manager, you will be part of the People Operations team. Since you will work in a dynamic, matrix organization, having the ability to build relationships will be essential. We truly value individuals who are solutions oriented, flexible and forward thinking and to be successful in this role you also need to be a strong communicator and take a collaborative approach.
- Planning and coordinating internal and external events from start to finish according to requirements, target audience and objectives (also able to draft a full scenario for all bigger events)
- Coming up with creative ideas and suggestions to enhance the event’s success
- Preparing and managing budgets
- Be the first point of contact of all vendors/suppliers (source and negotiate)
- Find new (local) suppliers and build relations for future collaboration
- Know how to market your events / Lead promotional activities for the event
- Supervise all “staff” during events (event team, caterers, cleaners etc.)
- Ensure event goes completed smoothly and analyze the event’s success afterwards
Desired Skills and Experience:
- Proven experience as event manager
- Education in marketing, hospitality management or related field is preferred
- An eye for aesthetics
- Excellent organizational skills / Skilled in project management
- Computer savvy; proficient in MS Office
- Outstanding communication and negotiation ability
- A knack for problem-solving
- Customer-service orientation
- A team player with personal leadership skills
Why work for us?
Besides being a challenging and inspiring place to work, we value a good work atmosphere and equally offer good benefits. To mention a few, we offer an excellent daily lunch made by a professional cook, a ‘fit for less’ plan and regular Friday events with colleagues. Last but not least, we have employees from all over the world and encourage international candidates to apply. If applicable, we will assist you in relocation formalities, ensuring a smooth transition to working and living in Amsterdam.
What are you waiting for?
We look forward to hearing from you! Please apply. In case you have any further questions about the role, you are welcome to contact Peer Goudsmit | Talent Acquisition | +31628566610
Who we are
Our team of 200+ colleagues from over 40 countries work to create exciting fashion experiences – whenever, wherever. We have high standards and expectations for our team and are always looking for passionate and business-oriented people. We are very proud of our culture and international environment where we care for each other, while always pushing to grow and get better at what we do.
More than 15,000 people work at BESTSELLER worldwide.
BESTSELLER is a family-owned clothing and accessories company founded in Denmark in 1975, providing fast affordable fashion for women, men, teenagers and children under brands such as JACK & JONES, SELECTED, VERO MODA, ONLY, PIECES, VILA, OBJECT, JUNAROSE, MAMALICIOUS, NAME IT, Y.A.S, ADPT. and more. Products are available online, in branded chain stores, in multibrand and department stores. For more information, visit http://www.bestseller.com. The multi brand company of BESTSELLER is selling through more than 3000 retail stores and globally through E-commerce. The entrepreneurial spirit back in 1975 is still very much alive, and that is why BESTSELLER recently decided to relocate its E-commerce headquarter in Amsterdam.