Freelance Event Series Builder (NL)

Kickstart a brand-new series of online networking events.

Conversation Starter is the Belgian market leader in connecting entrepreneurs with online networking events. Over 120.000 meetings have been facilitated for clients such as Antwerp University, ING Bank, Deloitte, the European Space Agency and countless business incubators and associations.

Time for The Netherlands to get to know Conversation Starter, too!

As Event Series Builder, your mission is to kickstart a brand-new series of online networking events so that the Dutch innovation ecosystem can get to know Conversation Starter by participating in top-notch events produced by our internal team.

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Why work for Conversation Starter?

Learn from a seasoned team of online networking event organisers.
Conversation Starter is one of the only companies globally specialised in hosting online networking events. Our team helps you kickstart the Dutch event series by providing insights and tools on CRM, marketing automation, video editing, graphic design, etc.

Make a positive impact by connecting people. Besides the typical business people, Conversation Starter is also heavily used by researchers, non-profits, students and even artists. We're proud to make a difference in their lives.

Join a mission-driven team. We work hard, have a lot of fun and are proud to work on a high-quality product. We take a lot of time for personal development and enjoy frequent teambuilding activities.

Your responsibilities

As Event Series Builder, your mission is to kickstart a brand-new series of online networking events so that the Dutch innovation ecosystem can get to know Conversation Starter by participating in top-notch events produced by our internal team. This includes responsibilities such as:

  • Engaging partners such as incubators, local governments and industry associations to collaborate, free of charge, on events.
  • Curating line-ups of speakers and industry experts for upcoming events.
  • Inviting thought leaders to upcoming events.
  • Participating in online networking events to understand the needs of the community and get inspiration for future events.
  • Creating content such as social media posts about upcoming and past events.

Our offer

  • Part-time freelance project
  • The opportunity to make a big impact on a rapidly growing company
  • Flexible hours and mostly remote work
  • The opportunity to travel to beautiful Antwerp, Belgium, to bond with the Belgian team.

About you

  • Strong network in the innovation ecosystem of The Netherlands. You know people, people know you.
  • At least five years of working experience in the innovation ecosystem of The Netherlands.
  • You're a people person who loves talking with all kinds of people.
  • You have the entrepreneurial spirit required for kickstarting a brand-new event series.

Meet the team

Rutger Bevers

Rutger

CEO

Dries Hendrickx

Dries

COO

Sara Rosseels

Sara

Event Success

Pieter Seyssens

Pieter

Marketing

Matteus

Engineering

Luna

Luna

Design

Simon Pertz

Simon

Design

Koen

Koen

Advertising

Thomas Smolders

Thomas

Branding

Vincent Jocquet

Vincent

Advisor

Charlotte Gréant

Charlotte

Advisor

Thomas

Advisor

Event Checklist

Free toolkit: how to organise online networking events

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    Examples of inspiring event concepts

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    Strategies for engaging partners

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    Examples of communication campaigns

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    Return-on-investment opportunities for sponsors

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