Assistant Project Manager - Event - Paris

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Paris, France
Posted on 10-05-2022

ChangeNOW

In our mission to accelerate the solutions to the biggest challenges of our century, we organize the ChangeNOW summit, the world's largest event for the planet,

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Join our team of dreamers and doers, and benefit from a unique opportunity to:

* contribute to building a better world, work on projects with a strong sense of purpose and have a positive impact on the planet and society

* be at the center of the vibrant and fast-growing ecosystem of positive impact, and develop your network with high level connections (entrepreneurs, corporates, thought leaders, investors
)

* join a dynamic and committed team, and gain experience in an innovative and entrepreneurial environment

As an Assistant Project Manager - Event in innovators/startups relations, you will work with the solutions selected to exhibit and pitch at ChangeNOW 2022. You will start by contributing to the monitoring of world-changing innovations and establish first contacts with solutions worldwide. You will also help improve the tools used to reference/list projects.

Once confirmed, you will be in direct and frequent contact with the startups and innovators to assist them until the D-Day. You will also take care of the logistic and administrative tasks linked to the Expo and Pitch sessions.

* Database monitoring: Centralize and update our internal databases

* Outreach: Establish first contact with social innovators (startups/SMEs) targeted to exhibit or pitch at ChangeNOW & present them details of the opportunities

* Commercial and administrative management: Convince international projects to come, manage the commercial relationship with solutions - Preparation of quotes and invoices, follow up on payments

* Relations management: Directly manage the relationship with solutions - ensure they get all information they need and collect/organise content needed to prepare their participation

* Logistical support: Support logistical needs related to the ChangeNOW summit (material options, lunchboxes, plants, specific needs etc)

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* Native or Bilingual English and French

* Strong interest and familiarity with environmental and social change. Drive and motivation to have a positive impact, and to change the world!

* A first experience in a startup, in business development, in partnership management, or in event organization would be appreciated

* Strong interpersonal skills

* Autonomous, persuasive & integrative thinking

* Strong sense of teamwork and collaboration