Airworks Inflatables: Senior Project Manager

Airworks Inflatables in Weesp is looking for a Senior Project Manager for 40 hours per week | Vacancy for a Paid Position, Full-time | Deadline: none



Airworks makes industry defining inflatables. But more so, we are an artistic company committed to creating fantastic and amazing large scale props. Our mission is to create breath taking air sculptures for the world stage, to blow minds away. Highlights from our client list, include Muse, Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, AC/DC, Katy Perry, Iron Maiden, opening ceremonies for the Olympic Games and large international festivals such as EDC and Tomorrowland.

We’re expanding our team and looking for a fulltime Project Manager (event/entertainment industry) as of 1 November 2021.

Senior Project Manager

fulltime – 40 hours per week

As a Project manager you ensure that the manufacturing processes run reliably and efficiently while meeting the deadlines of our clients within the entertainment industry.

Balancing creative ambition with safe and practical delivery you’ll take the lead in multiple projects creating our large scale inflatables. Projects are varied and incorporate leading edge design, construction, materials and techniques. You’ll work closely with the client, creative team, production team and suppliers – so good communication and co-ordination skills on different levels are as essential as production knowledge and aptitude.

What is your role?

  • Take the lead in projects from the beginning to the delivery of our inflatables while overseeing the production process;
  • Work with clients, creative team, to review briefs, assess requirements, negotiate timelines. budgets and selecting supplies as necessary while liaising with internal team;
  • Create practical working solutions to creative proposals – turn vision into reality;
  • Confidently present production solutions, budgets and project proposals at client meetings;
  • Assess project and resource requirements;
  • Produce and manage project schedules;
  • Ensure projects are delivered (development, build and running on-site) on budget and on-time to the highest possible standards;
  • You’re part of the management team and maintain positive relationships across the internal team.

Who are you?

  • Proven international experience for at least 10 years within the entertainment industry/live event/technical production;
  • Able to interpret technical drawings and have a high competency in AutoCad or similar 3D software;
  • High level of understanding of event management processes, materials and staging techniques;
  • Confident and experienced with project budgeting;
  • Exceptionally organised with the ability to multitask projects;
  • Must be able to communicate well on different levels in both English & Dutch and build relationships with clients, other departments / colleagues;
  • Calm in a crisis and a creative problem solver;
  • An ambitious, enthusiastic and highly motivated team player with a can-do attitude and commitment to quality & professionalism;
  • A resident of the Netherlands and is able to fill the position fulltime in our studio.

Do you see a match?
If your experience and ambitions match with the above, apply via our website uploading your resume with a clear motivation. We strive to get back to you within two weeks, however we might not be able to depending on the number of applications.

Apply now!

Acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated.

More information about the organisation: see our website.