weXelerate is a startup & innovation hub located in the heart of Europe – Vienna with a unique and thriving ecosystem of open innovation aiming to connect startups and established corporates. Each year the weXelerate accelerator supports the 100 most promising European startups with a focus on energy and infrastructure, industry 4.0, media, insurance and banking, as well as technologies such as Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, bots, mobility, block-chain and cyber security.
We are looking for committed people who like to work in an innovative, dynamic and ambitious environment. You’re interested in events, conferences, innovation and new technologies? Become a member of our team and support us in setting up epic events.

(Junior) Event Manager

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Coordinate and plan activities, meetings and events for weXelerate’s customers and partners
• Follow best practices and organize conferences, seminars and trainings for the in-house acceleration program
• Planning and implementation of event management and booking services
• Manage relationships with local and global sponsors of weXelerate
• Processing of inquiries
• Planning and implementation of sponsoring packages and concepts
• Calendar management (internal and external events, trainings, conferences)
• Coordination of logistics, marketing activities and communications in context to weXelerate events
• Professional on-site contact for all organizational needs

Qualifications:

• Training and experience in event planning and event logistics
• Experience in project management in a fast paced environment
• Strong interest in technology, startups, entrepreneurship and innovative event concepts
• A university degree or equivalent
• Excellent German and English skills
• Passionate organizer
• Solution oriented and creative mind
• Comfortable with a variety of responsibilities
• Durable and flexible
• Fits the weXelerate culture (people-oriented, adaptable, supportive, creative)

Perks and Compensation:
The annual salary for this position is ranging from 33.000€ to 39.000€ gross. The actual payment will depend on your work experience and qualifications. Additionally, we offer exposure to weXelerate’s network of 5000+ top calibre entrepreneurs, investors, mentors and corporations.

We are looking forward to receiving your application documents including your CV and motivation letter to: Marko Haschej, marko.haschej@wexelerate.com