Head of Event Production

Red Bull Air Race GmbH
  • Salzburg
  • Vollzeit
  • Projekt-, Bereichsleitung
  • 11.2.2019

Head of Event Production - 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 Head of Event Production (m/f). In this role, you´ll head the Event Production Department with all comprised tasks such as planning and controlling of the event production budget, event setup planning and execution, Infrastructure design, and cooperation with local/national agencies and promoters. Furthermore, you´ll be responsible for the Event Operation in the areas of health, safety & security topics, onsite transportation and crew services center.

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)

  • Planning & Implementation of Event Setup

In this role, you´ll plan and implement the event setup in close cooperation with all departments involved. You´ll align the event setup and operation with local/national promotors regarding their area of responsibility.

  • Event Production

You´ll design and manage the entire production processes (including milestone planning, work split). The alignment with local authorities during the event production phase is another aspect of this role.

  • Event Operations

In addition, you´ll be responsible for health, safety & security services at the events. You´ll support the Host City Acquisition Team with respective plans and documents regarding potential event locations.

  • Close cooperation with suppliers

To steer the process of acquisition and relationship with the suppliers based on a traceable pitch process and continuous check of deliveries is your responsibility.

  • Team Management

You´ll constantly evaluate and improve the team structure regarding and associated with working hours, travel times.

  • Budget

In addition, you´ll plan, control and report the Event Production budget.

  • Negotiations

Lastly, you´ll support the departments in authority and stakeholder negotiations.

Your experience includes:

(proven performance in)

Minimum of 5 years' experience in the area of international event production in a corporate environment - preferably in large-scale sport events.

Strong leadership skills, can motivate and lead an international team

Proactive, focused on continuous improvement

Excellent computer knowledge

Working knowledge of CAD, SAP R/3 and APO is a strong plus

Well-structured, ability to perform under pressure

Excellent time management with focus on deadlines

Communicative, reliable

  • Master´s degree (in Project Management / International Event Management / Engineering / Event Technical Engineering) or relevant working experience
  • Excellent knowledge of German and English (written and spoken)

Travel up to: 75%

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 1895 gross per month. However, our attractive compensation package is based on market-oriented salaries and is therefore significantly above the stated minimum salary.

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