Are you looking for a way to apply your skills and have direct impact on the global startup ecosystem? Pioneers is one of Europe’s biggest and fastest-growing tech and entrepreneurship brands and is currently looking for a passionate, bright minded and forward thinking senior event manager to join our Events Team.
Pioneers is an international relationship builder in the technology and startup scene offering events, intelligence, and venture capital. Over the last 5 years we have grown our flagship event - Pioneers Festival to the leading technology gathering in Europe. Over 10.000 startups, investors and corporates attended our events in 2016, building an incredible community of technology leaders. While supporting startups stays at our core, we have learned how to leverage our network and deliver products providing valuable insights to some of the world’s leading companies and investment funds.
In our business unit we organise and execute Pioneers Festival which is THE place where startups come to build a powerful network of investors and top executives.
We are a fast growing team of 40 people from 18 nations located in the beautiful city of Vienna, Austria.
Exceptional English written and oral communication skills
Genuine willingness to learn and drive to succeed
Passion for technology, and the impact it has on moving the world forward
Experience with the startup and investors scene
Experience in funding & venture capital would be fantastic
Direct interest in account management and business development
Business attitude and great sales skills
Valuable ideas and propositions on the go
Exceptional phone manner and not fear to talk to senior executives at their level
"Get-it-done" mentality with a "wait for no-one" approach
You’ll be identifying, connecting, onboarding and fostering relationships with the world’s leading corporations
You’ll act as a knowledge source and a connector for these investors, connecting them with startups, corporates or other investors and helping them build their network and ensure their attendance to Pioneers events
You’ll be creating valuable proposals that would help them achieve their objectives
You’ll maintain an active and up to date database of attendees and prospects
You’ll work with the marketing and sales teams team to create and implement lead-generation strategies
You’ll also work closely with the sales team, analysing sales funnel data and improving processes
Full time position based in the heart of Vienna, Austria starting June 2017. Welcoming work environment with a dynamic, highly motivated and international team of 18 nations. Well known brand with a huge network in the startup area. The minimum full time salary for this position is € 25.200,- before tax/year + commission (which is related to your performance).
We would love to hear from you! Interview process includes two on-site or skype interviews with the team. To apply please send us your CV and short motivational paragraph to firstname.lastname@example.org.