Key Factors regarding the below role
Location: Remote working with occasional travel to London
Term of Employment: Fixed term contract (until Dec 2022)
Hours: Full-time (5 days per week, 37.5 hours per week), open to flexible working requests
Youth Business International (YBI) is looking forward to the highlight of 2022 where we will be hosting our Global Summit 2022. This three-day event will bring together representatives from our members with funders, partners, and young entrepreneurs from around the world. The event will be an in-person event with virtual elements to ensure it’s accessible to our global network. YBI is working with a specialist organization to develop and execute the summit, and we are looking for an experienced events coordinator to play a crucial role of project managing the delivery of the event.
We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, and motivated Events Coordinator to join our Network Team organising a three-day hybrid summit that will take place in October 2022. This will be a large-scale summit with potentially 1000+ attendees consisting of members, funders, partners, and young entrepreneurs from around the world. Working closely with the members services team, the communications team, and our external partner you will undertake the end-to-end logistical planning as well as be responsible for venue liaison, supplier liaison (AV, Catering, Photography), on-site event co-ordination including venue arrangement, room allocation, coordinating the evening socials and leading on post event evaluation.
The role offers great scope for learning and development for a talented and committed monitoring and evaluation professional. Your work will make a key contribution to enabling YBI to support young entrepreneurs to start, sustain and grow businesses.
Youth Business International (YBI) is the global network of expert organisations in over 50 countries supporting underserved young entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into successful businesses, creating jobs and strengthening communities.
Young people are a critical resource. However, with 66 million unemployed youth worldwide this potential is not being realised. Furthermore, of those that are working, many do not earn enough to lift themselves out of poverty. Addressing the youth employment crisis is imperative, not only for the well-being of young people but to ensure sustainable, inclusive growth and social cohesion globally.
Since 2014 we have supported over 120,000 young people to start or grow a business by delivering a range of practical entrepreneurship support services, from guiding a young person to register a new business and improving their bookkeeping skills to helping them write a business plan or grow their fledgling business through facilitating access to finance.
Some of benefits of becoming our Events Coordinator include:
- Group Life insurance
- Health Cash Plan
- In addition to normal Bank and Public Holidays, you are entitled to 25 days paid holiday per leave year pro rata.
- We are Equal Opportunities Employer and happy to talk Flexible Working
- £250 subsidy for your home workstation set-up.
Further Details and How to Apply
For a full Job Description, Personal Specification and information on how to apply, please go to our website https://www.youthbusiness.org/careers or send your CV, Equal Opportunities Monitoring form and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: Monday, 7th February 2022 at 9:30am
Interviews: w/c 7th February 2022
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