Become our new Special Events Manager

About this role

As our Special Events Manager, you are responsible for the organisation of our three annual and major ICA events:

  1. The Young Professionals of the Year awards (sequence of 3 events in a period of 12 weeks), our battle between member organisations
  2. Olympica, our hockey and soccer tournament
  3. Meet the leaders, our leadership event

You are the one responsible for the strategy, the concept and program development, and the execution. Ofcourse, you are supported by your fellow board members when needed. This role allows you to make direct impact in our network since these events reach a large share of our netwerk. Our special events are highly appreciated by our members, and are the flagship of ICA!

Responsibilities and tasks

  • Developing the concept and program of events
  • Being responsible for the A-Z execution of events with 100+ participants
  • Working together with external partners and suppliers (location hosts, catering, photographers etc.) 
  • Managing your budget efficiently and negotiating good deals
  • Being the first contact person for ambassadors, members and participants before and during these events
  • Aligning closely with other board members and delegating tasks if needed



    As our Special Events member, you will recognize yourself in the following competencies:

    • Creativity and conceptual thinking for the development of unique events
    • Organization and project management skills for succesful execution of events
    • Negotiation skills for better deals with our external partners and suppliers
    • Communication and presentation skills as you are the face of our special events
    • Stress resilience as organizing large events can be challenging


    It's a great plus if you are experienced in organizing events, and if you speak both Dutch and English.
    Are you excited to organize your own events? Get in touch with Uliana, our current special events manager via Do not hesitate to reach out for more information either!

    The application process:

    1. Interview with our Special Events Manager and president
    2. Getting to know our board