StrategEast is a non-profit organization based in the United States with regional offices in Ukraine and Georgia. Please explore more about us and our daily activities on our web page https://www.strategeast.org.
We are looking for a proactive and responsible person in our friendly team in the Ukrainian office who exactly knows how to plan events from start to finish in accordance with the requirements, target audience and tasks. Has fully understanding how to work with the budget and enforce it. For sure, we want to see an excellent negotiator with both contractors and guests (before, during, after) the event, understanding the importance of a timely response.
University degree in Marketing, Economics, Sociology or related field;
At least 3 years of relevant experience;
Excellent project management skills;
Fluent English is a must;
International experience and understanding of political processes in the post-Soviet space is a plus.
research suppliers and contractors, then negotiate prices and hire
manage and coordinate suppliers and all event logistics (for example, photo and video operators, interpreters, venue, catering, travel)
manage all pre-event planning, organising guest speakers and delegate packs
coordinate suppliers, handle client queries and troubleshoot before/on the day of the event to ensure that all runs smoothly and to budget
promptly inform management and colleagues about the progress of the event preparation
arrange accommodation, organise facilities for car parking, traffic control, security, first aid, hospitality, media, etc.
make sure that insurance, legal, health and safety obligations are followed
to manage equipment installation process, oversee the dismantling and removal of the event and clear the venue efficiently
produce post-event evaluation to inform future events
post-event report printing
other duties as assigned.
Please submit an application in English (СV + short cover letter) before September 20 at firstname.lastname@example.org