We are hiring: Event Manager - Caux Forum Launch Coordination (50%)

Caux, Switzerland

29/04/2021
We are hiring Event Manager

 

The Initiatives of Change Switzerland foundation is looking for an Event Manager (50%) for the period May to end of July 2021 (3 months) to coordinate with speakers and moderators and prepare the launch of this year's Caux Forum. The engagement will take place in the Caux Conference and Seminar Centre in Caux, Switzerland. The audience will be online.

Established in 1946, the CAUX-Initiatives of Change Foundation organizes and coordinates international and local conferences, seminars and training in Switzerland, primarily in its Conference and Seminar Centre, the Caux Palace, bringing together a true diversity of people. We provide a safe and privileged space to inspire, equip and connect individuals, groups and organizations from around the globe to engage effectively and innovatively in trust building, ethical leadership, sustainable living and human security.

 

Outcomes required

  • Professional standard launch event for the Caux Forum 2021  
  • Links with the Forum event teams managed (Initiatives of Change for Business and Economy, Caux Dialouge on Land and Security, and Creative Leadership)
  • Support team relationships well managed

 

Key skills and requirements

  • (Online) Event management 
  • Speaker engagement and accompaniment  
  • Possibly also: Providing general project and event management support, co-facilitating rehearsals and any training for team members 
  • Knowledge of IofC preferred 
  • English and French 

 

Responsibilities and task

  • Speaker and moderator preparation; (clear communciation, timely follow-up and responses), including ‘welcome’ in in person
  • Tech-team preparation; (clear task outline, variation communciation and trouble-shooting support)
  • Coordinating with the Caux team; (clear and precise needs communicated before and during)
  • Trouble-shooting in Caux
  • Collecting agreed data (for monitoring and evalution purposes)
  • Participating in relevant team meetings (online) and providing updates 

 

How to apply

Interested? Send a covering letter and attach a CV updated with any relevant event manager training experience in event management by email.

Application deadline: 7 May 2021

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Photo top: Paula Mariane 

 

 

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