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

Event Manager (m/f/d) for projects 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 can sustainably inspire and convince our customers as well as create unforgettable experiences
  • You ensure that emotions are brought to life in all event formats
  • As a team player, you develop – together with others – effective and contemporary live communication
  • You work independently and goal-oriented and have excellent time- and self-management skills
  • Your work is characterized by a self-reflective and service-oriented mindset
  • You lead your team professionally and personally in an emphatic, competent and confident manner and enjoy passing on your knowledge


These are your responsibilities:

  • Planning, coordination and implementation of projects and sub-projects in the area of live, online and hybrid events
  • Elaboration of calculations, planning and control of the budget as well as contracts
  • Creation of and adherence to time- and project plans
  • Interface management and smooth information flow between all stakeholders
  • Implementation of events and workshops on site
  • Coordination of media for the implementation of a professional event
  • Optimization of processes and expansion of agency know-how


These are your qualifications:

  • A successfully completed university degree or comparable education in the field of event management, media and communication sciences, economics, etc.
  • At least 1.5 years of agency experience in a comparable position
  • Experience in the area of live, hybrid and online events
  • Very good verbal and writing skills in German and English
  • Confident handling of MS Office


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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