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Event manager


Event manager

Melanin Wonder NL is seeking a hands-on Event Manager to join the team. This role will be centred around supporting and organising live, virtual and hybrid events such as The Face of Melanin Wonder castings & finals, parties, brand activations, gifting and experiential campaigns. 

You will work closely with the Managing directors and support the whole event process from concept, planning, through to event execution and carrying out post-event evaluation. The role is very hands-on, high pace and involves working as part of a team. 

  • Role: Permanent freelance contract
  • Location:  Netherlands
  • Start date: 3 January 2022
  • Salary: Paid per project / commision based


  • Develop strong client relationships within the client base 
  • Plan and manage on-site virtual events including studio booking, technical briefs, rehearsals, production schedules and reporting 
  • Plan and manage events including venue booking, risk assessments, H&S (health & safety) documents, production schedules and reporting 
  • Liaise with clients and the managing partners of Melanin Wonder to find out the exact event requirements 
  • Produce detailed proposals for events 
  • Produce CPA’s**, production schedules, running orders, staff schedules and other documentation 
  • Research venues, suppliers and contractors, negotiate prices and hire 
  • Manage and coordinate suppliers and all event logistics 
  • Coordinate suppliers, handle client queries and troubleshoot on the day of the event to ensure that all runs smoothly and to budget 
  • Manage a team of staff, giving full briefings 
  • Organise event infrastructure and facilities 
  • Make sure that insurance, legal, health and safety obligations are followed 
  • Ensure smooth delivery of events, conferences and brand activation, being present on site throughout, manage timings, schedules all the while exceeding expectations of the client 
  • Oversee the dismantling and removal of the event and clear the venue efficiently 
  • Produce post-event evaluation reports to inform future events 
  • Research opportunities for new clients and events 
  • Understand the creative process and the client brand 
  • To deliver the best branded solutions to the client, Melanin Wonder NL and market 


  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in an Event Management role 
  • A proven track record / portfolio of event management
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Event Management, Tourism and Hospitality, Marketing, Communications or similar 
  • Experience working on events, conferences and brand events is essential 


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