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Senior Account Manager Events NL with proven agency experience

Are you client centric, ready to lead, laugh and drive results?

How much you’ll earn

We pay well. Curious?

When you’ll be working

At least 4 days per week.

Where you’ll be working

A mixture between your home and our friendly office in Baarn, NL. We’re flexible! You will also be working onsite at venues.

What you’ll be doing

  • Deepening commercial relationships through creativity and decisive action
  • Fearlessly brainstorming the best ways to create value for our clients
  • Producing memorable, cross-platform experiences in a variety of European locations

About us

DDG Smart Marketing is an events agency specializing in the production of bespoke events and marketing campaigns. We work on a local, national and European level. We’ve been innovating in this area for 25 years and we’re now growing faster than ever.

We love face to face, but we know that hybrid events are the next big thing. That’s why we need you!

Why us?

We’re big enough to work with the leading lights but we still feel like a family. We love what we do, we drive hard and we look after each other.

About you

  • You’re a natural leader/ team builder with the talent to bind people to you – beneath your guiding hand, great ideas will become a reality
  • You love to see a project through from inception to execution – to you organisation and planning are like water and wine
  • You’re devastatingly accurate – you love detail and you always sweat the small stuff
  • You’re highly flexible and stress resistant – you dance under pressure and you drink new challenges as if they were the elixir of life
  • You’re creative and highly driven – your ambitionis to deliver the very strongest client outcomes in the most efficient manner
  • You have a sense of humour – we laugh a lot!
  • You’re a natural extrovert – you have charm, eloquence and you pride yourself on your communication skills
  • You’re a calming influence – you’re passionate for sure, but you bring tranquillity and level-headedness to the sometime chaotic process of production
  • Quality comes first for you – high standards breathe through everything you do
  • You’re deeply analytical – you can see solutions and possibilities where others can only see chaos

Your experience

  • Educated to bachelor’s level (or above) in event management/ marketing/ communications or hospitality
  • 4-7 years of proven agency experience in event production or communications
  • Familiarity with MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint etc)
  • You have excellent spoken and written English and Dutch skills (native or fluent)

What you’ll be doing day to day

  • Producing events – you’ll be in charge of receiving and interpreting the project brief to maximize client value, be it face to face, hybrid or online
  • Building real relationships – as the account manager you’ll be an ever-smiling, consultative, problem solving powerhouse for your clients
  • Ensuring operational excellence. This means you’ll be:
    • Creating event proposals (including creative concepts)
    • Purchasing and planning
    • Coordinating and communicating before, during and after the events
  • Building project scripts, plans, debriefings and budgets
  • Happily managing and motivating your team
  • Leading in the optimisation of the business process through continual reflection and improvement

So what’s in it for you?

  • A strong salary with generous holidays and working conditions
  • Freedom to choose how and where you work
  • The chance to lead a team at one of Europe’s leading event marketing agencies
  • Be part of a warm, open and internationally minded organization
  • A company car
  • An iPhone and Macbook Air

Join us for your next adventure!

Interested? Great! Please send your resumé and cover letter/ email to the brilliant Jolanda van Velsen: jvelsen@ddg-europe.com