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Chief Operating Officer (m/f/d)
VIP Sportstravel GmbH




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VIP Sportstravel GmbH, a company of Lagardère Sports Germany GmbH, is one of the world ́s leading hospitality agencies. Providing a portfolio of services at some of the major global sporting events, like the upcoming European Football Championships, VIP Sportstravel offers Sponsors and Corporate Hospitality clients alike with Travel, Guest Management, and Ticketing solutions, to create fully integrated unforgettable experiences.

We are looking to hire, at the earliest date possible, an ambitious entrepreneurial and exemplary leader for our company based in Berlin. Someone who brings operational event expertise and an outstanding work ethic.

Chief Operating Officer (m/f/d)

Deine Aufgaben:

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  • Responsible for overseeing the overall business operations strategy and organisation of the Berlin office

  • Staff management, coaching and development, including workforce and resource planning

  • Purchase of services, event implementation and on-site client management

  • Financial control and overall budget monitoring

  • Interface and reporting with Legal & Finance Department

  • Build on existing digital systems to optimise and increase operational efficiency

Das zeichnet dich aus:

Beschreibe die Qualifikationen, die der Bewerber mitbringen sollte:
  • Higher education or in the fields of event / tourism / sports marketing or similar

  • Several years’ experience in a similarly demanding role managing a complex enterprise's staff, finances, operations and strategies while optimising processes

  • Excellent leadership skills with an entrepreneurial spirit

  • Experience in event operational implementation of large accounts, preferably in the sporting industry

  • Proven track record of outstanding performance and responsibility

  • Willingness to travel

  • Excellent command of both German and English, any other language a plus

  • Good knowledge of MS Office tools

Unser Angebot:

Beschreibe, was Dein Unternehmen dem Bewerber bietet:
  • A leadership position in the Lagardère Sports & Entertainment Group, one of the world's leading sports marketing agencies

  • An interesting and varied role, in a fast-paced environment, providing high levels of responsibility

  • Opportunities to travel worldwide and experience first hand the world’s major sporting events

  • Creative freedom to really develop, grow and put your creative ideas to the test


If you are driven, love sports and the hospitality industry, this could be the right role for you!

To apply, submit your application via the online portal in the link below. Be sure to state your earliest possible starting date and salary expectations

Lagardère PLUS Germany GmbH for VIP Sportstravel GmbH
Monika Bernat | Director Human Resources
Geneststr. 5 | 10829 Berlin | Germany