Sales Manager for Factory Commercial Events (M/F)

Position: Full Time - Start: ASAP

Factory Berlin is an international community of innovators and changemakers who support and empower each other to create, share, and disrupt. Inspired by the diversity and exchange at Andy Warhol’s Factory in New York, Factory Berlin brings together the brightest minds from tech, politics, arts, and science into one dynamic and collaborative ecosystem. Our members' extraordinary drive for innovation urges them to become the creators and opinion leaders of tomorrow.

Our members and partners come together at our locations in two of Berlin’s most historic and sought after areas, Mitte and Görlitzer Park, in an inspiring environment designed for comfort and to facilitate our community’s inherent desire to pave the way of the future. Here we host events curated for the members' community and local Berlin ecosphere to bring like-minded people together and encourage them to share expertise, experiences, and ideas.

Defined by the various social milieus that bring us together, Factory Berlin is a melting pot of personalities, skills, and resources, representing the intriguingly diverse atmosphere of Germany’s bustling capital.

Your role

We are looking for a passionate sales machine that will complement our event management team in handling incoming event requests as well as identifying new event collaborations. You will help us position Factory as THE go-to event location in Germany.

Responsibilities

  • The first point of contact for future clients as well as the go-to person for existing clients
  • Vet incoming event requests with regards to Factory brand fit and capacity
  • Manage event request within respective software tools (e.g., Asana)
  • Gather necessary data from the client for proposal creation and delegate event application to (senior) event managers for the final sale
  • Proactive acquisition of target events
  • Proactive sale and representation of Factory brand, event space, and services
  • Manage marketing and communication materials for Factory as an event location
  • Work closely with Senior Event Manager and Director of Commercial Events

Qualification

  • Proven sales track record
  • Customer service experience
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple priorities
  • Professional manner towards clients at all times
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • A keen eye for detail and highly organized
  • Self-starter and bring in a proactive and open mindset
  • Previous experience with organizing events is preferred
  • Team player
  • Fluency in German and English, both spoken and written

What to expect

At Factory Berlin, we like to think with an entrepreneurial mindset. Our focus is to innovate and impact, and the foundation of what we do revolves around thinking collectively and acting as a team. We are motivated, passionate and not afraid to think unconventionally. The backbone of Factory Berlin is our community, as it is the people and the day-to-day interactions taking place here that enable us to thrive. Being a part of our team is not just a job; it’s an experience. Everything we do is executed in a bid to make the experiences of our members as close to perfection as possible. You will work alongside a talented, creative and young team of professionals who are always striving to obtain common goals, and willing to share their knowledge.

Do you feel the right fit for this opening and are excited about starting your next challenge? Just send your application (CV and cover letter). We are looking forward to hearing from you!