Business Development Specialist (Events)

Talent Garden Published: June 11, 2024
Bari, Italy
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About us

Talent Garden is a leading digital skills academy in Europe, empowering individuals and organizations to thrive in the innovation ecosystem through diverse learning experiences.

With online, offline, and hybrid courses, corporate programs and work and events spaces we offer an unparalleled vision to combine work life and learning.

Founded in Italy in , Talent Garden has trained over , professionals in digital skills and business innovation. Developed tailored corporate education programs for Fortune companies and have a network of campuses in countries hosting over , innovators from startups, corporate labs, investors, and SMEs.

The role

We are currently seeking a Business Development Specialist to promote our event spaces at our campus in the dynamic city of Bari!

In this role, your primary focus will be to expand our footprint in the region by promoting our event spaces, driving meaningful partnerships and activities, and orchestrating impactful events with our partners.


  • Sales and business development. Identify and pursue new business opportunities by actively engaging with potential clients and partners, conducting tours and presentations to showcase the benefits of our beautiful ecosystem.
  • Space management and supplier supervision. Direct day-to-day operations, oversee suppliers, ensure a top-notch environment, and take the lead on seamless opening and closing procedures.
  • Event coordination. Co-create engaging experiences and seamlessly coordinate with the rest of the team to ensure event readiness.
  • Onboarding check and tech guidance. Take charge of onboarding new community members and visitors, from crafting badges to providing tech guidance for a smooth daily experience.
  • Data records and management. Organize records with precision, extract insights, and collaborate with the Sales team for accuracy in sales initiatives.
  • Challenge resolution. Tackle daily issues with the Community Manager, fostering a positive environment co-working vibe for everyone.

About you:

  • Experienced hospitality events and sales professional. You bring at least one year of expertise in sales and events and hospitality experience within the dynamic startup sector would be a great plus!
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Bari ecosystem. You are familiar with the key players and interesting companies in the Bari area, relevant for networking and collaboration.
  • Virtuous customer-centric. You keep the customer at the forefront, exhibiting an exceptional customer-oriented approach.
  • Engaging speaker and attentive listener. You command attention through skilled public speaking and impeccable communication finesse, elevating your sales prowess.
  • Versatile team contributor. You fearlessly handle responsibilities in dynamic settings, adeptly combining organizational skills with teamwork, ensuring a focused approach to achieve objectives.
  • Tech-savvy operator. You effortlessly navigate the digital landscape, showing mastery of IT tools (G-Suite, Excel, Notion, etc.

while committing to continuous learning:

  • Passion and curiosity advocate. You infuse passion and curiosity into every task, from the minutiae to strategic initiatives.
  • Bilingual communicator. You have a native level of Italian and full proficiency in both oral and written English.
  • Bari-based. You live and breathe the vibrant Bari environment and can easily reach our Campus (Via Edoardo Orabona, ).
  • Psst. You'll be the host of the campus, therefore a relevant presence is required.

Perks and benefits:

  • Access to all our co-working spaces across Europe
  • EdenRed restaurant ticket and a welfare budget of K to spend on what you like
  • Mum&Dad policy: We offer (even more) flexible remote work options for expecting parents, a K bonus, and additional leave for new dads to bond with their child
  • An additional working days of holidays each year on top of local regulations
  • Company-provided MacBook
  • Access to all the discounts, events, and networking opportunities available at our co-working spaces (We are pet-friendly, so you can bring your furry friend to work)


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