Vacancy: Project Manager

Blockchain for Food Summit

The Fork is looking for a highly efficient agile project manager. The Fork is a new style company based in Amsterdam. With agriculture in our DNA and inspired by information technology, we work on blockchain to improve global food systems. Practically, it means that we inform about blockchain and it’s (im)possibilities and build blockchain solutions for agrifood businesses.


As first project, you’ll dig into the worlds’ first Blockchain For Food Summit, hosted in Amsterdam. We need more superpower to make this summit the success it merits. We need your experience, hands-on approach and isnirign ideas. Apply now! 

Do you love organizing events and can handle these responsibilties: 

  • Effectively communicate and expectations, responsibilities, and timelines with internal teams, subcontractors, and clients
  • Guiding and coaching content teams, structuring discussion and output
  • Create and maintain detailed workplans
  • Managing the practical process from speaker to venue
  • Managing contacts with partners, suppliers, including drafting (financial) agreement and quality assurance
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information

Must-haves

  • Extensive project and event organizing experience
  • Detail oriented, while also in control of the big picture
  • Great motivator and comfortable delegating tasks
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a relevant field
  • Comfortable working in fast-paced high-pressure environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good planning and reporting skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills in English
  • Can interpret figures well 
  • Understanding of technology and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to analyse key business drivers, then translate the findings into insights and actions, and their implications in the overall business

Nice-to-haves

  • Affinity with blockchain technology
  • Affinity with agrifood
  • Verbal, written and interpersonal skills in Dutch
  • Experience with working in a start-up environment
  • Experience working with CRM
  • Experience with SCRUM 

What we can offer you

  • A position for 32-40 hours a week
  • Competitive salary
  • Challenging, dynamic start-up environment
  • Possibility to excel and grow in what you do best
  • Be central in a leading new technology 

Let us know of your existence

Mail a motivational letter and resume to hi@thefork.online