Patagonia is an outdoor apparel company founded in 1973. At a time when all life on earth is under threat of extinction, we aim to use the resources we have—our business, our investments, our voice and our imagination—to influence changes needed to protect our planet. A registered B Corporation and founding member of 1% for the Planet, Patagonia is recognised internationally for its commitment to product quality and environmental activism, contributing over $145 million in grants and in-kind donations to thousands of grassroots environmental groups around the world.

Your role:

We’re in business to save our home planet. You will be helping us achieve this by supporting campaigns and priorities through the production of experiential activations – specifically, Brand, Enviro, Sport Energy, Film Events etc. You will help us to create pathways to action through powerful experiences and memorable moments that educate consumers and the industry, and engage the European Outdoor Sports communities.

This role will require up to 30% travel, sometimes including nights and/or weekends.

Main tasks: 

  • Collaborate with Design, Marketing, PR, and Regional Visual Merchandising & Build teams to initiate event planning and implement seasonal brand experience programs as part of the European matrix.
  • Manage asset production, event accommodation & travel, vendor relations, staffing, and any other on-site event needs. 
  • For all film events and activations (in collaboration with in-house teams, film marketers, and external partners) plan, coordinate and implement creative asset briefs, promotional strategies and material, event logistics, and post-event analysis and reporting.
  • In partnership with internal & external teams and coordinators, provide clear guidelines and strategies for grassroot events. Ensure partnerships between events, web and direct marketing, maintaining and developing sport inclusion within events; 
  • In consultation with Legal and HR Europe, coordinate hire and manage relationships with external event partners, local and regional vendors to support in campaign execution, asset creation and legal matters concerning insurance of activations. 
  • Manage the assets that belong to the event department, such as vehicles, stations and equipment etc. 
  • Champion and coordinate a equitable and inclusive event program across the region

What we’re looking for:

• A love of the outdoors

• A passion for saving our home planet and making a positive impact through your work

• Background in communication, event management, project management or similar working experience

• 2+ years professional experience in event marketing demonstrating reliable and punctual scheduling. 

• Excellent communication skills and able to effectively communicate creative and complex ideas across all relevant mediums (written, verbal, visual).

• Experienced in independently managing multiple initiatives simultaneously and keeping the team/project ahead of schedule and updated on areas of responsibility whilst working to create an inclusive, respectful and equitable atmosphere

• High energy, self-starter.

• Flexible, conscientious and organized collaborator who enjoys a team-based work structure, is deadline oriented and is willing to get involved to help the larger team.  

• Experience of external partner management.

• Fluent in English, other European languages will be a plus

• Outdoor and/or Action Sports category experience is preferred

Other important details:

• This is a full-time position, based in Amsterdam

• We have a hybrid work model, working from home for maximum 3 (full-time roles) days per week

• We strive to make unbiased decisions and to offer a great experience to every person who applies for a role at Patagonia. Our interviews include standardized questions that focus on the aspects that are important for success in the role. For this role there will also be a practical assignment, where you can showcase your skills.


• Events and workshops with environmentalists, change-makers, educators and sports ambassadors

• Taking part in employee-lead groups such as Sports, Internal Communications, Footprint, Pride, Pata Parents and Events, or create your own!

• Ongoing unique learning and development opportunities such as our own program Earth University and workshops in anti-racism, core sports, among others.

• Possibility to apply for an Environmental Internship (spending time away from your regular job to work for an environmental group, while being paid your regular salary) after one year of employment

• Option to participate in our 1% for the Planet grants council, being trained and empowered to review and make funding decisions on the grant applications from environmental groups.  

• We have dog-friendly offices where employees can bring their furry friend to work

• We are an activist company and have policies in place to support employees that want to engage in activism.

• All employees, interns and their families have access to our Employee Assistance Program, designed to provide third party, confidential support on a wide range of topics relating to emotional, behavioral and social challenges 

• All employees and interns have access to Unmind, our workplace mental health platform

• Possibility to schedule your work hours flexibly (compensating missed hours during the week) to do volunteer work, care for loved ones, enjoy the outdoors, or spend more time to pursue your passions 

• After 1 month of employment, it’s possible to work remotely from another location in EU/EEA, UK or Switzerland for up to 12 weeks per year (pro-rated for less than 1 year) 

• Fully paid maternity leave (duration varies by country). After nine months of employment, we offer 12 weeks of partner leave and 12 weeks of adoptive leave. Pro-rated for part-time employees.

• Access to Patagonia discounts and sample sales, as well as discounts at other outdoor and value-aligned companies

• Plus other benefits specific to each region

Note: the above mentioned is only an indicative list and may change at the time an offer of employment is made. 

At Patagonia, we commit to becoming an anti-racist company that leads by example. This means doing the work to be inclusive and equitable, across all aspects of our business.  

Every person who applies to join Patagonia receives equal employment opportunities, and we value a welcoming environment where each member of our EMEA team feels included, respected and empowered, regardless of their race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, civil status, national origin, disability or age. 

At Patagonia, we strive to have inclusive representation within our organisation and embrace a diverse mix of talent to contribute to our culture. We actively seek applications from Black and People of Colour (BPOC) and other underrepresented groups.

As we are in business to save our home planet, we can only do this together.

Please make sure that your CV and cover letter are in English.

Disclaimer for recruitment agencies:

Thanks for your interest in supporting us for this role, but we don’t accept unsolicited CVs from recruitment agencies

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