Senior Event Manager (m/f/d)


PALFINGER stands for the most innovative, reliable and economical lifting solutions used in commercial vehicles, rail vehicles, bridge inspection equipment and in the maritime sector. To strengthen our team in Kasern Salzburg we are looking for a Senior Event Manager (m/f/d) - Fulltime, with immediate effect.

If you do something with passion you do it particularly well.
We are looking for an employee to support us in event marketing. Do you already have a few years of experience in the field of events/trade fairs and know that it is your field of expertise? Would you like to contribute to a team, both humanly and professionally? Are you looking for a responsible and varied job in an international company? Do you enjoy passing on your knowledge and would you like to work closely with international colleagues? Then this is the perfect position for you!

Your Tasks

  • Project management for international trade fairs and events (e.g BAUMA Munich, BAUMA Shanghai) 
  • Professional planning, coordination, implementation and follow up of all activities in connection with trade fairs and events (offline and online) 
  • Coordination of communication involving events 
  • Budgetting, quality control, evaluation, and invoicing of trade fairs and events for which you are responsible 
  • Professional managing and coordination of interdisciplinary and international teams at events and trade fairs
  • Organisation as well as preparation of project meetings and workshops
  • Selection as well as control of external agencies and event service providers
  • Ensuring smooth running of trade fairs and events on site 
  • Identify trends from the event industry and help develop new formats 

Your Qualification

  • Min. 5 years experience in organisation of trade fairs and events in a corporate group or comparable organisation
  • University degree in a technical or economical field or comparable education with focus eventmanagement
  • High degree of personal responsibility with good assertiveness and ability to work under pressure
  • Creative and solution orientated talent with a hands on mentality
  • Experience in management of external partners
  • Excellent communication skills, reliable and solution oriented team player
  • Fluent Englisch in writing and speaking
  • International background is a plus
  • Good knowledge of common project management methods and tools (classic & agile)
  • Flexibiliy and willing to travel (15 - 20%)

We offer

  • Life-balance due to flexible working hours and individual freedom of movement/development
  • Performance related remuneration and attractive bonus systems
  • Personal and professional development opportunities in an international environment
  • Continued training opportunities
  • Voluntary social benefits through our PALfit company health management system


Minimum gross salary according to Austrian metal industry collective agreement is EUR 44.155,86. We are willing to overpay according to training and qualification.

We are looking forward to your informative application!


Veronika Schmoller

HR Business Partner
Lamprechtshausener Bundesstraße 8 | 5101 Bergheim | Austria

Salzburg Kasern

Franz-Wolfram-Scherer-Straße 24 , 5020 Salzburg
Palfinger Salzburg Kasern

Job Benefits

  • Learning Opportunities
  • Barrier Liberty
  • Company Doctor
  • Food Allowances
  • Company mobile phone (function related)
  • Fitness Programs
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Health Measures
  • Good transport connection
  • Mobile working (function related)
  • Canteen
  • Employee discounts
  • Parking facilities
  • Car Sharing Initiative
  • Job Ticket