Ask the right questions. Make the difference.                                 Become the new norm at what when why®.

what when why® is an agency for live communication. We are first mover and thought leader in the field of live, online and hybrid events, which is a growing market that is as attractive as it is dynamic and innovative. We think strategic event marketing on all levels of comunication – beyond the event itself.  For our national and international clients, we develop sustainable communication campaigns and inspiring events with a digital extension that moves and emotionalizes.

At our headquarters in Ludwigsburg, we are now looking to strengthen our growing team with an

Trainee (m/f/d) in the area of live-, online- and hybrid-events


What working with what when why® is all about:

  • A dynamic, friendly team with motivated and dedicated colleagues
  • Agile communication agency with an international alignment
  • Exciting projects for and with renowned clients
  • Plenty of room for design and creativity
  • Work-life balance (flexible working hours, core working hours between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., home office and overtime compensation)
  • Targeted opportunities for your personal development
  • Table tennis table, foosball table and the what when why Café®
  • Good public transport connections and travel allowance


How to become a successful member of our team:

  • You are communicative and can use this ability to achieve your goals
  • You want to think along with our ideas and enhance them
  • The desire to work independently on tasks and contribute to the team’s success
  • You are able to quickly connect, see the big picture and enjoy being detail-oriented


These will be your responsibilities:

  • Assist the project manager in the area of live, online and hybrid events
  • Independent and responsible execution of sub-projects
  • Supporting your project team with great reliability and creative ideas
  • Research activities
  • On-site collaboration at our events
  • And of course learning, thinking along and getting involved 😉


These are your qualifications:

  • A successfully completed university degree or comparable training in the field of event management, media and communication sciences, economics, etc.
  • Ideally, you have already completed some internships
  • 3-6 months of time for your trainee program with us
  • You are familiar with MS-Office
  • You have very good verbal and writing as well as very good German and English skills
  • New challenges are an incentive for you
  • Your social competence and your hands-on mentality


Further Information

Does this sound interesting to you? Does it apply to you? Then become part of the what when why team now. Send us your résumé and tell us your possible start date as well as your salary expectations. Your contact person is Ronja Liebler. You can contact her by e-mail at or by phone at +49 711 550425-55.

what when why GmbH & Co. KG
Königsallee 43
71638 Ludwigsburg

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