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Events & Communications Executive – (sustainability project)


£25-27k (10 month contract)


Marketing & Communications / Events



Job Description

Global climate change communications project, needs a highly organized event and comms co-ordinator to deliver global ‘roadshow’ and social media comms …  dream job if you want a job that makes a difference!

This is a brilliant role, working at this United Nations funded organization.   They specialize in promoting sustainability globally, and are working on an extensive programme of communications activity focused on climate change – the aim is to educate global investors in the role they can play in reducing carbon emmisions and to mobilise them into taking action.  They are looking for a dedicated Communciations and Events Executive to take a key role on this project.

This fixed term position (10 months) will be responsible for developing and delivering a global programme of workshop-style events as well as broader related communications activity such as writing web copy and social media management.  On the event side, you’ll look after all event logistics (source venues, catering and AV facilities, build reg forms, manage delegate lists etc).  You’ll also be liaising with speakers, preparing speaker packs and arranging briefing calls.  On the comms side, you’ll be writing engaging copy for the climate pages of the website, and work with the comms team to create and excute a social media plan for the project.  You’ll attend and take responsibility for running the workshops where possible, and develop a toolkit for colleagues to enable them to run workshops in your absence.  The contract would run from March til the end of the year.

Key requirements in the ideal candidate:

  • Experience of organizing and delivering events
  • Highly organized, with the ability to organize multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent written English, including copywriting for a variety of media
  • Ability to communicate with colleagues and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Experience of, or passion for, sustainability – desirable
  • Experience of html and website content management systems - desirable
  • Additional language would be an advantage

This is a great well-rounded communications role, with a really fantastic organization – so if you’re looking for a job that makes the most of your excellent event co-ordination, copy writing and social media skills – and love to work in a sector (sustainability/climate change) you are passionate about – click ‘Apply’ now.