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Reference: 83879

Date Added: 3 May 2022
Closing Date: 16 May 2022

Job Title: Event Specialist

Working For: Consumers International

Location: Remote working (must be UK based)

Salary: £35,000 per annum

Length of Contract: Fixed term, part-time 2 days (6 months). Then likely to move to a full-time role (12 months).

Job Details

In 2023 we will host our renowned global summit. This will not only significantly raise our profile, but it will bring together our Members and others from the consumer advocacy movement to unite around and help to meet pressing global issues. The summit will aim to convene 500 – 700 key influencers including major figures from consumer advocacy organisations, civil society, government, business, academia, funders andinternational institutions. The Summit will also facilitate the General Assembly of Consumers International, where Members contribute to our governance.

In the first instance, the Event Specialist will kick-start our concept for the event, working on event research and preparation, including to identify and organise agreements with the host country who will be a key part of event funding, planning and delivery. They will map and start to deliver a clear event plan as we move closer to 2023. The successful candidate will play a key role in providing a dynamic interactive event in an atmosphere that excites and inspires attendees.

The role is offered on a part time basis in the first instance and then will likely move to a full-time basis after an initial six months. The Event Specialist will be an excellent team player and coordinator across the organisation, have good relationship building skills with senior stakeholders, be an apt project manager and experienced in running seamless impactful events.

Closing Date: 16 May 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews to be held on receipt of successful applications

Application Details

A full description of the Terms of Reference is available on our website: https://www.consumersinternational.org/who-we-are/jobs#event-specialist

Application details: Please share your CV, a covering letter explaining your relevant experience by the closing date to Recruitment@consint.org. Please send an email with the subject line ‘Communications Programming & Events Intern: Your Name’

Website: http://www.consumersinternational.org/

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