UN supported sustainability policy body seeks experienced Conference Manager to manage content, stakeholders and speakers for series of global sustainability events.
UN endorsed organisation which promotes best practice within the global finance/investment sector integrating environmental, social and corporate governance issues - developing partnerships and events that bring together policy makers, academics, the media, the UN and industry professionals globally.
The organisation hosts over 100 events globally each year, ranging from their annual 1,000+ flagship conference, to smaller conferences, roundtables of CEOs and informal networking drinks - high profile and prestigious. Working alongside the Director of Events, the Conference Manager will be the key project manager for the content aspects of events, from research and agenda development, stakeholder liaison and management, speaker acquisition through to on-site management of speakers at major conference event.
(This is initially a one year fixed term contract, with good potential to extend to a more permanent position)
Key Responsibilities include:
You’ll bring a solid track record of conference programme and content development (from within the financial/investment industry, business, sustainability or economics sectors is useful but not essential. However interest is). Key is your ability to manage stakeholders, and to have excellent project management skills to balance the varied needs of signatories. Able to develop relationships and work in close consultation with varied industry and internal content experts and stakeholders. Good copywriter, great at developing innovative and relevant content. Excellent stakeholder management and project management skills, diplomatic, innovative - strategic yet happy to get your hands dirty.
This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your exceptional content development and event programming skills, combined with your proven stakeholder and project management strengths on a global and exciting stage. This is initially a one year fixed contract, but there is potential to extend – so would suit someone who does enjoy being a long term part of an organisation.
If your experience matches the key requirements and responsibilities as listed above, please reflect these in your CV and click the “Apply”.