Octagon Professionals is looking for candidates to provide support to the Space Market Office at the Directorate of Commercialisation, Industry and Competitiveness at ESA. The Space Market Office aims to support the commercialization of the European Space Industry, by identifying, fostering and promoting opportunities for European businesses to work with ESA. The service comprises of a number of activities based in ESTEC (Netherlands, Nordwijk), ESA HQ (France, Paris) and ECSAT (Harwell, UK).

One of the key areas of support is the Event Organization, to be based in ESTEC (NL, Nordwijk), ESA HQ (France Paris) or ECSAT (Harwell, UK). The role of Event Organizer entails the following:


  • Elaborate and prepare event yearly plans and event planning.
  • Manage event budgets and logistics.
  • Act as the point of contact for events and manage event KPIs.
  • Coordinate and plan both digital and physical events.
  • Manage event suppliers and logistics.
  • Monitor and report on event KPIs.


  • Experience in event planning and management.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to coordinate with multiple stakeholders.
  • Excellent English (C1 level).
  • Ability to work with technical and creative teams.

We offer:

  • Attractive remuneration package.
  • Up to 30 vacation days & additional 12 public holidays based on a 40-hour working week.
  • Advice from our Learning & Development Specialist on the most suitable training/courses.
  • Extra budget and up to 5 extra days off for your professional development.
  • Pension contribution to a tailor-made pension scheme.
  • Yearly subscription to the ESTEC gym facilities and a swimming pool.
  • Assistance with relocation in case you are moving to The Netherlands from abroad.

Ready for this new challenge? Apply now and let’s get in touch!

Octagon Professionals International is a full-service recruitment and HR services firm with 30 years of experience in the European and international market. Our large network of professionals across multiple functional areas, and our multi-national team provide flexible solutions customized to individual client needs.

Job Information

Job Reference: 2610_1718563782
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Industries: Aerospace / Aviation
Job Locations: The Hague area
Job Types: Permanent

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Octagon Recruitment

Recruitment Team

+31 (0)70 324 9300