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Event Manager

Vienna, Austria

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Event Manager

 

Polestar - the guiding star.

We are an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in. Our focus is on uncompromised design and technology. Passion and emotion drive us, electricity and innovation drive our cars. Our products are excellent, efficient and entertaining. We don’t believe in shortcuts, we innovate constantly and we are relentless in our pursuit of the best. We need people who share our vision.

 


Let us describe the challenge we offer

We are looking for you who will take care of our national Event Operations for Polestar in Austria to ensure the best customer interaction with the brand and products on a national level. You will be responsible for the development, planning and management of key customer touch points and moments with a focus on different types of events (includes B2C as well as B2B), test drive activities, internal fleet and partner management.

Examples of tasks are:

  • Planning and execution of event projects with a high degree of self-responsibility and the goal to bring defined target audiences closer to the Polestar brand, drive awareness and excitement for the brand and our products as well as generate test drives and qualified leads.
  • Ensure an integrated full year event planning, supporting the annual marketing plan from idea generation and conceptualization to organization, execution, documentation and analysis.
  • Support PR department with press and influencer activities, development and execution of creative event concepts to create buzz.
  • Work closely with external stakeholders like event agencies as well as internal stakeholders to align all plans and ensure maximum efficiency and impact of all activities.
  • Consistently and pro-actively evaluate technology and established event solutions to improve the user experience at events (e.g. technology like AR, VR,…).
  • Budget responsibility and management in close alignment with the Head of Marketing and Head of PR & Communications


Who you are

We think that you are a person with a lot of drive and determination to make our customers experience our brand and products. You are a pro-active thinker who works very structured. You have a fundamental understanding of how to set up events of different kinds and bring them to success, working with clear KPIs and objectives. You’re committed to travel or work on weekends occasionally, depending on where and when an event takes place. In this role we think it’s important for you to have at least 2 years of relevant experience in event management or a similar role. An understanding of the automotive industry is a plus.

  

Other important skills for this role:

  • Ability to work cross-functional and to lead multiple level projects, involving internal & external stakeholders
  • Creative thinking and problem solving
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in German and English, further language(s) of advantage


In this role you will be based in our Vienna office and report to and work closely together with the local Head of Marketing. Our in-house talents and teams in the Swedish headquarters will be important sparring partners for you and of course, you will be interacting closely with our agency network.

The minimum salary for this position is 35.000€ gross p.a., with willingness to overpay depending on your experience, competencies and qualifications.


 

Is this you? If you are interested in joining the Polestar family, don't wait with submitting your application. We apply a continuous selection process and the job post will be open until the position is filled.

Are you ready for the journey? Which is electric by the way...

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