De Doelen and VRDays are joining forces; the Immersive/Tech Week will take place this year in De Doelen, in the middle of the dynamic city of Rotterdam. An all-encompassing international multi-day conference where tech, art, education, healthcare and commerce come together. A dazzling week with theme days, workshops, debates, demonstrations and a fair with the latest gadgets and developments. We have ambitious plans for the next edition.
After seven years of pioneering, of which two years with corona, the time has come for the next step. You are needed for that, you bring new blood, a new look and ambition.
Are you the helmsman who sails this growing event safely into the port of Rotterdam? The creative producer who can turn dreams into reality? Then this vacancy is for you.
As Head of Production you work together with the festival director on a daily basis. You have budget responsibility, put together your own production team, lead the weekly meetings and keep an eye on the entire operation. You also select and collaborate with suppliers.
- Prepare and control budget
- Lead production and manage producers
- Select and collaborate with suppliers
- Lead weekly meetings
You work in a small and close-knit team with a flexible international club of employees. As the year progresses and the event gets closer, the team grows. The permanent core remains and grows with the event.
The event consists of the following parts:
- Trade Show
- Immersive Funding Market
- Creators’ Corner
- Creators’ Lab
- Philosophers’ Salon
- Church of VR
- Satellite Events
Dutch Virtual Reality Days Foundation was established in 2015 to organize the Dutch VR Days once. Seven years – and seven events – later, VRDays Europe moves under a new name to De Doelen in Rotterdam. In the meantime, the event has grown into an internationally renowned festival where in 2019, the last completely offline edition, 2000+ professional visitors from 60 different countries participated. In 2020 and 2021 have organized an online and a hybrid festival.
Conditions of employment
The workload of the position is 0.7 FTE spread over a year. In reality, it is full-time from September to December and part-time (0.5 fte) from January to August. The gross salary, based on a full-time contract, is between €3,000 and €4,000, excluding holiday pay.
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