General Manager Events USA

Vacancy for a high-energy leader with a passion for the Events Industry

Atlanta, GA


About this vacancy

On behalf of our client, MTD, YER is searching for a General Manager Events USA for its office in Atlanta.

Job description

This high-energy leader does have a passion for the (events) industry. The General Manager Events will be responsible for all sales and operational activities in the USA and will report into the Managing Director of MTD Holding. As the General Manager Events, you will have final budget and P&L responsibilities and you are responsible for expanding the USA sales and operations. You will be responsible for project execution from start to finish together with the team. On-time delivery is an absolute MUST. You are a true leader and motivator for your team and have a 'make it happen' attitude. As General Manager, you thrive in a 24/7 deadline driven, high quality service and international environment.


  • Develop new business by sourcing new clients and prospects using cold calls, setting up meetings and conducting face to face presentations.
  • Manage all aspects of the event operation from initial briefing to reconciliation and coordinate logistical arrangements for event and project stakeholders.
  • Implement and manage detailed project plans, including significant milestones pre, during and post event. This also includes providing a clear project workflow with outlined roles and responsibilities.
  • Responsible for all accounts receivables and providing accurate and timely budgeting and reconciliation of events.


MTD offers onsite installations and management of temporary water infrastructures for drinking water and environmentally-friendly disposals of waste water for various industries. For over 25 years, MTD has continuously provided his customers with high-end services and solutions worldwide, as well as motivated and passionate specialists.

Every year, MTD provides more than 1500 events with safe drinking water. We have a passionate commitment to innovation, quality and safety on a global scale. MTD has offices in The Netherlands (headquarters), UK, Germany, France, Russia, USA, Canada, Brazil and South Korea.

For more information on the company please review our website

Candidate profile

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Business Management
  • 5+ years Management experience in the events industry, preferable sales or business development
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Customer, service and results oriented personality
  • Mechanical/technical basic knowledge
  • Strong planner and organizer with excellent improvisation talent
  • Flexible attitude and willing to travel in the USA
  • Preferable living in the Atlanta area
  • Team player, creative and solution focused
  • Drive to expand the business to 4 depots in the USA in the coming years
  • Inspiring, enthusiastic and passionate about the event business
  • No 9-5 mentality, road warrior when required

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Katharina Pottebaum

YER Atlanta

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