Director of Events

Red Bull Air Race GmbH
  • Salzburg, Salzburg
  • Vollzeit
  • Projekt-, Bereichsleitung
  • 20.2.2019

Director of Events - Red Bull Air Race


The Red Bull Air Race World Championship is the ultimate motorsport series in the sky and has been the driving force in aerial sport since 2003, thrilling fans and leaving them wanting more. To strengthen our team, we are looking for a Director of Events (m/f). In this role, you'll plan, steer, overlook, and evaluate all areas of responsibility across the season and especially at the race events. You'll constantly evaluate and improve the team structure and manage relations with key suppliers.

In 1987, Red Bull not only launched a completely new product, it created and has led ever since a whole new product category, Energy Drinks. Nowadays Red Bull employs more than 11500 people in over 171 countries, selling over 6 billion cans a year. The World of Red Bull provides the forum for you to use your talent and passion, to develop yourself and make an impact. Find out why we're different.

  • Location Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
  • Schedule Full-time
  • Organisation Air Race

Areas that play to your strengths

(all the responsibilities we'll trust you with)

  • Aviation & Sport

You'll continuously further develop a global Motorsports World Championship and preserve the uniqueness of the Sport. Moreover, you'll manage all aviation related events and activities with respective local laws and regulations while maintaining the highest levels of safety and airworthiness of all involved parties and aircraft.

  • Event Production & Operation

Another aspect of this role, is the development of a standard set-up configuration and equipment based on the needs of Aviation & Sport, Media Production, Communication and Hospitality but in line with the overall company goal of capability, economic efficiency, and thrift. You'll oversee the processes and timelines regarding the race events, the implemented processes, especially regarding health, safety & security, and check and develop the implemented contingency plan.

  • Logistics

Creating strategies for optimized deliveries and overseeing and checking the warehousing will be part of your role as well.

  • Overlook additional events

Lastly, you'll take charge of the concept creation, strategy, set-up and execution of Training Camps, Media Days, Demo Days, Side Acts at Race Events and the Prize Giving Ceremony.

Your experience includes:

(proven performance in)

10+ years' experience in a comparable business environment

Excellent understanding of a complex organizational structure and relationships between stakeholders

Experience in leading teams, ideally in an international environment

Extraordinary intercultural, presentation, as well as interpersonal skills

Confident in conducting negotiations

Able to manage information and data and translate them into strategic propositions

Loyal, self-confident, open-minded, diligent team player with a strong sense of confidentiality

Enthusiastic about sports and motorsports

Passionate, resilient, structured person with good judgment and a pragmatic spirit

  • Master in event/sports management, business administration or similar or proven work experience
  • Fluent in English, German and other additional languages are a plus

Travel up to: 50%

In your cover letter, please include an explanation of why your experience is specifically relevant to this role at Red Bull. We want to see your personal style - what makes you tick and why you think your next opportunity is here with us.

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Due to legal reasons, we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary according to the collective agreement for this position, which is EUR 2045 gross per month. However, our attractive compensation package is based on market-oriented salaries and is therefore significantly above the stated minimum salary.

Red Bull Air Race GmbH

Logistik, Transport
31 - 50 Mitarbeiter