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Lecturer / Expert in Festival & Event Management (0.5 – 1.0 fte)

Geplaatst: 11-06-2018
Sluitingsdatum: 27-06-2018
NHTV Internationaal hoger onderwijs Breda
Breda (Noord-Brabant) 
min. 0,5 fte, max. 1 fte 
max. 11 (€3.392,46 - €4.661,12) 
Economie, Kunst 


The lecturer / expert in Festivals & Events Management has state of the art knowledge of, and experience and a relevant network in, the field of public events. The expert has a keen eye on the role of events in society and the strategic role festivals & events can play in the process of positioning and developing cities, destinations and brands.

As an lecturer / expert you will play an important role in further strengthening our specialism in events. You will develop educational material and deliver education within the specialism of festivals & events and you will act as a spokesperson and expert in the field and for our press relations. You will give relevant courses, participate in seminars and occasionally deliver (keynote) speeches in the sector. Where appropriate you will be involved in innovation projects. Because of your knowledge and relevant networks in the sector you are able to further strengthen our connections with the field.


NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences is an independent and international higher education institution, specialising in the disciplines of Games & Media, Hotel, Facilities, Logistics, Traffic and Tourism & Leisure.

The institute seeks to create a distinct profile for itself as a centre for education, research and knowledge. It is in this capacity that the institute is committed to making a contribution to our globalizing society by training young people to become responsible professionals – in conjunction with the international industries. Furthermore, the institute aims to create a stimulating workplace for both students and staff, to enable them to integrate knowledge and skills, to develop their talents to the fullest and apply these to society in a professional and responsible manner. 


Academy for Leisure considers Leisure as essential for the quality of life of individuals and society. Through leisure it is possible to contribute to a sustainable (economic) development, to social innovation and to address the power of diversity. Academy for Leisure offers innovative educational programmes in the fields of leisure, business and innovation (professional bachelor in Leisure management), the academic bachelor programmes International Leisure Studies (BSc level) and Leisure Studies (MSc level) , and the professional master in Imagineering. Academy for Leisure has been given the Special Distinctive Feature for ‘Imagineering’ by the NVAO (Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organization).

Academy for Leisure is rapidly transforming from purely an educational institute into a broader platform that also addresses academic and practise oriented research and consultancy.

Functie eisen

You have experience as a(n) (former) organiser, entrepreneur or business consultant in the field of events. You preferably hold a Masters degree through which you have gathered both knowledge and experience in the field of festival & events management. You are experienced in dealing with different stakeholders in the sector. You are used to presenting yourself to the media.

It is to your advantage if you already have a grade-one teaching qualification and if you are an expert who is active in knowledge intensive innovation processes. If not, NHTV offers the   possibility to take a course in order to get one. Familiarity with modern educational views within higher education could be to your advantage. Taking into consideration that the institution profiles itself internationally, an excellent level of proficiency of English, both verbally as in writing, is essential.


NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences provides assistance to guide expatriate employees through the process of relocation and settling in in the Netherlands. Dutch tax authorities may offer tax reduction to applicants from abroad (which makes tax rates comparable to the UK and US). The salary for this position will be at level 11 of the CAO-HBO (Collective Labour Agreement), earning in between a monthly minimum of € 3,392.46 and a maximum of € 4,661.12 gross (full-time). You will be officially appointed in the function of Lecturer. You will receive a fixed annual benefit of 8.3%. Apart from this, NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences offers you an 8% holiday allowance and a compensation for your health insurance. With a full-time position and a working pattern of 40 hours per week you are entitled to 10.7 weeks of holiday leave (including public holidays).   

Contact informatie

We would like to invite you to apply via the online application form, for which the link is provided on our website. Applications via e-mail or letter will not processed.
This vacancy is published both internally and externally. In case of equal employability, internal candidates are given preference.

Acquisition as a result ofthis vacancy is not appreciated.

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