Senior Event Manager

Fulltime / Available immediately

Reports to: Event Director

Do you feel connected to beach volleyball and do you have a passion to continue to develop and grow even further an event called Queen and King of the Court into a successful Global Tour? Then we are looking for you!

The Senior Event Manager is responsible for the professional delivery of events and projects. You will ensure that all are delivered to the highest possible standards and to the satisfaction of all parties involved consistently throughout the year.

In collaboration with the Event Director, you will be responsible for the resourcing and scheduling of the operations within your allocated events around the world.

The Senior Event Manager should lead by example and always demonstrate a professional responsibility towards all stakeholders and confidently communicate internally and externally.

As a Senior Event Manager at Sportworx you are in charge of the organisation of Queen and King of the Court in Itapema, Brazil and Sydney, Australia as part of the Global World Tour 2022 and the delivery and development of these events for future years to come.

  • How do I organise a flagship sports event?
  • How do I connect with the right stakeholders at the right time and place?
  • How do I create an event that will blow away our visitors?

If these are questions that will make your heart skip a beat, then we are looking for you!

Who are you?

You have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to inspire and motivate others, as well as, thinking outside the box for creative solutions. You have a wide network of international relevant stakeholders in the Sports industry and can easily set up routes of communication.

You are someone that wants to grow and develop and is motivated to discover your limits.

You are sportive, active, open, a team player and able to work in a young and ambitious team. You are someone that can’t wait to make our events a reality but can remain calm under pressure without losing attention to detail. You have the ability to anticipate problems and/or put contingency plans in place.

What do you bring?

  • You have a minimum of 7 years of working experience in the area of international sports events and know how to give visitors of Sportworx Events the best event experience of their life.
  • Experience working on international Championship level events (ie: World Championships and/or Olympic Games)
  • You are willing and able to travel and work across different time zones.
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines
  • You have a higher education (e.g. Bachelor’s) degree.
  • You have a sportive and hands-on mentality. You go on until your goal is reached
  • You are fluent in Portuguese and English, both written and verbal. Other languages are a bonus
  • Volleyball/Beach volleyball is your passion.

What do we offer you?

  • A competitive salary
  • A full-time role with a lot of responsibility and ownership
  • A place in a young, fun and ambitious team
  • A working space at our Headquarters in Utrecht
  • The chance to develop yourself in the sports world
  • The possibility to play together on our own beach volleyball court, at the Sport Box

About Sportworx

Sportworx is a new breed of Sports Company. We love sports and sports is what makes us tick.

Founded in 2017 and centrally based in Utrecht, Netherlands, we work with leading international sports organizations to develop new and exciting formats to push the boundaries in performance and entertainment.

We aim to build long-term relationships to be able to establish real change and impact with the events we organize on a global level. Our core business is to acquire and exploit rights to sports- and event formats. We work with and for federations, athletes and brands to inspire the worldwide sports audience and media. We are investing in our ideas to showcase what the future of sports can look like. We are the stakeholder’s right arm and support them in their endeavours to develop the sport and create unforgettable and innovative sports experiences for athletes and audiences alike and inspire future sports generations through passion, innovation and perfection.

Our team of 25 people is hard working and is not afraid of a challenge. This team is creating amazing events where people talk about for years.

We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed.

Response
Please reply before July 12th and send your motivation and resume to werkenbij@sportworx.nl.

Onze websites:

www.sportworx.nl

www.kingofthecourt.com

www.eredivisiebeach.nl

www.thesportbox.nl