Festival Assistant

Vacancy Freelance Festival Assistant

As a festival assistant you’ll contribute to a flexible though tightly organized Festival and Arts & Culture program. You’ll maintain contact with locations, partners, labels and promoters and ensure the correct promotion of the program.

Position: Freelance
Period: Starting immediately, for about 8 months
Working hours: 12-40 hours per week

Most important responsibilities:

+ Contribute to the coordination of hundreds of events during the ADE Festival;

+ Maintain contacts with locations, labels, managers, clubs and (media) partners;

+ Relationship management with all relevant stages, clubs and promoters;

+ Care for the implementation of all agreements between ADE and the selected clubs / promoters;

+ Responsible for Event Management of ADE Festival, where you have to switch between locations, ticketing partner(s), ADE’s production and customer relations departments and the municipality;

+ Proactive switching between marketers of clubs and promoters and the marketing department of ADE for the purpose of the campaign;

+ Streamline the administrative processing of the ADE Festival.

Your profile:

+ You are a proactive team player who can also work independently;

+ You know your way around Amsterdam’s night life;
You easily make and maintain contacts;

+ You have strong organizational skills;

+ You are stress resistant: you can quickly switch between tasks and don’t get deterred easily;

+ You are able to look further than individual interests;

+ You have a good understanding of Dutch and great communication skills in English;

+ Affinity with electronic music and all of its (sub)genres is a must.

We offer:

+ A diverse assignment within an enthusiastic team that varies from 8 to 25 employees;

+ A project of 6-8 months, starting with 12 hours per week building up to 40 hours toward October;

+ A large network within the electronic music industry;

+ A physical workplace (depending on the current regulations) in Amsterdam East;

+ A market-based compensation.


Night- and dance culture originates from the need for freedom for groups that didn’t feel represented in mainstream culture. Inclusivity is in its DNA. ADE strives for (a better) diversity in its team, partners, program and audience.

You can apply by handing in your motivation letter and resume in this form. The closing date is the 10thof May 2021.

Apply here by sending your motivation letter and resume

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