Project Manager - STARTUP JOBFAIR

Startup Factory is hiring!


The Startup Jobfair is a monthly event organised by Startup Factory. After a welcoming presentation, a speed dating is organised allowing talents to meet and connect with the entrepreneurs. It's a unique and privileged opportunity to network with incredible startups in Brussels.

It started 4 years ago as an internal event for our own startups and slowly became a must-go for Brussels entrepreneurs and jobseekers. We now have big ambitions for this event and want to recruit a project manager with an entrepreunarial mindset to help the Jobfair becoming the national career event!

  • Do you have strong event management skills?
  • Are you creative, curious and well organised?

What's On Offer

The selected candidate will be provided with the chance to join a small but highly dynamic and positive team. The chance also to create and manage your own events while enjoying the close support of the CEOs and the self development opportunities provided by our studio. The provided salary package will be in line with the skills and experience of the candidate.

Job Description

As Project & Event Manager, you imagine and implement Startup Jobfair events. Your responsibilities will include:

  • organising the monthly event in Brussels
  • defining the growth strategy of the Startup Jobfair
  • finding new locations in Flanders and Wallonia to help the Startup Jobfair become a national event
  • recruiting new startups to participate in the event
  • building partnership with corporates and public institutions
  • finding new financial sources and revenue stream
  • you collaborate closely with the other SF's team in order to ensure the best promotion, design and recruitment of your events.
  • you ensure the success of your conferences by supervising the related operations (content, venue, agenda, catering, etc.)
  • Performing the necessary analysis and reporting in order to ensure constant improvement and the highest attendee's satisfaction

Preferred Experience

The Successful Applicant

The successful applicant will meet the following requirement:

  • You have outstanding organisation skills - you have a real project management approach. You are autonomous, able to work against close deadlines and are solutions-oriented. You are enthusiastic and love a good challenge
  • You are a born communicator - able to convince your audience and are not afraid of calling people you never met before
  • You are able to bring a fresh perspective on topics and dare to tackle innovative new ones
  • You have a real affinity with the digital world (social networks, tools, collaborative spaces).
  • You have a bachelor or master's degree
  • Fluency in one of the national langages is MANDATORY. Having both NL and FR would be a great asset

Recruitment Process

Recruitment Process

1) Call of 15 min with the COO @Startup Factory
2) Face to face: prepare a short pitch about your vision of the Jobfair (we will provide you with some information, don't worry)
3) Face to face with Startup Factory management!

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Start Date: 02 November 2020
  • Location: Bruxelles, Belgium (1000)