Senior Event Manager – Belgium

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

How much you’ll earn
We pay well. Curious?

Where you’ll be working
A mixture between home and our lovely office in Groot-Bijgaarden, Belgium. We’re flexible! You will also be working onsite at venues and may be asked to travel throughout Europe.

What you’ll be doing

  • Marketing activities and support for 1 of our main account
  • Lead generation
  • Demand generated activities
  • Creating campaigns for webinars – ebooks & third-party media
  • Third party mailing
  • Webinar support
  • Managing processes and tools
  • Building projectplans, debriefs, budgets and project scripts;
  • Planning and reporting the progress of projects, internally and to customer;
  • Delivering the project seamlessly;
  • 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 international B2B companies 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 organization and planning are like water and wine
  • You have strong planning and organizational skills – You love lists, calendars, administrations, budgets, and problem solving.
  • You’re deeply analytical – you can see solutions and possibilities where others can only see chaos
  • You’re precise, flexible and stress resistant – you laugh under pressure, and you eat tight deadlines for breakfast
  • You have the eyes of an eagle – you soar to see the context, but you love to dive into the detail
  • You’re driven – You put in the effort to create strong outcomes and you love to overdeliver
  • You’re adaptable – you can happily rework your priorities and timeframes to meet the project goals
  • You’re a harmonizer – you can improvise for sure, but you always play in tune. You’re a true team member
  • 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

 Your experience

  • Educated to bachelor’s level (or above) in event management/ marketing/ communications or hospitality
  • More than 5 years of proven leadership experience in event production and marketing support
  • Good knowledge of CRM systems, Adobe Creative, IOS, MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint etc)
  • Familiarity with MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint etc)
  • Excellent spoken and written English and French / Dutch
  • You like working in systems (for mailings, creating campaigns etc.)
  • Important competences: team player, excellent written and verbal communication skills, a hands-on mentality, analytical, commercially aware, and not afraid to negotiate, stress-resistant, eye for detail
  • Important competences: team player, excellent written and verbal communication skills, a hands-on mentality, analytical, commercially aware, stress-resistant, eye for detail.
  • Be willing to tackle new challenges

 So, what’s in it for you?

  • A strong salary with generous holidays and working conditions
  • Flexible working structure – homeworking in combination with office work
  • To work in an environment where you’ll be supported to grow
  • Be part of a warm, open and internationally minded organization
  • A company car
  • An iPhone and Macbook Air

 Join us for your next adventure!

Send your resumé to Jolanda van Velsen with reference to: 070922-Vacancy Senior Event Manager Belgium.

Extra points if you can also briefly explain (in 300 words or less) why you feel you’d be a good fit at DDG.