International & Institutional Relations Manager (CDD/CDI) - Paris

Long term
Paris
Posted on 12-07-2021

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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Notre mission est d’accélérer les solutions capables de répondre aux grandes urgences environnementales et sociales de notre siècle, en créant des événements inspirants et impactants, et en connectant les acteurs du changements partout dans le monde (investisseurs, innovations, entreprises, media, villes, instituations, talents…).

Nous organisons chaque année le sommet ChangeNOW, le plus grand événement mondial des solutions pour la planète. Cet événement accélérateur rassemble des milliers de solutions et des acteurs du changement dans un format vibrant et porté sur l’action concrète.
L’édition 2020 a rassemblé plus de 28 000 participants et 1000 solutions pour la planète venus de 100 pays à Paris, au Grand Palais. L’édition 2021, 100% digitale, a donné une nouvelle envergure à l’événement, avec plus de 165 pays représentés parmi les 55 000 visiteurs, et l’implication des plus grands leaders mondiaux du changement.

Nous menons également des actions tout au long de l’année auprès des talents, des écoles,
des entreprises et des institutions pour accélérer la transition :

  • ChangeNOW myjob, la job fair de l’impact
  • Lancement en 2021 du 1er classement des écoles et universités qui changent le
    monde
  • Parcours et temps forts d’inspiration dans les entreprises, écoles et universités
  • Conférences sur-mesure et live talks
  • Sourcing d’innovations

Context : To support the global visibility of ChangeNOW, and ensure a high quality of interaction between key participants of the summit, we are opening a position of International & Institutional Relations Manager to identify, contact and bring international senior level delegates and executives within a variety of public, business and industry sectors to the summit as well as design experiences tailored to their needs.

Mission:

  • You will identify strategic private and public decision-makers, internationally: directors / top executives, buyers, institutions, governments, cities, regions…
  • You will define the communication and contact plan to engage with decision-makers, to ensure their presence at the summit
  • You will define and coordinate the experience of decision-makers at ChangeNOW :
  • organise official or peer delegations on site: tailor-made programmes, guided tours / premium networking opportunities
  • structure dedicated offers in coordination with the editorial, logistics and sales teams
  • coordinate the ChangeNOW international delegation of mayors : identify and select the cities and mayors, and coordinate the one-day program of the delegation
Profile
  • You are a strong communicator, both written and verbal, and have experience in event management and high-level relationship management, both at institutional level and in the private sector: general management, mayors, presidents of regions, large international institutions, …
  • You have experience (2 years+) in international relations, and are graduated from an International Relations or Political Sciences school or university
  • You have very good interpersonal skills and you know how to persuade and to build long-term relationships
  • You have an excellent level of English and French. Fluency in other languages is a plus.
  • You are known for your organisation and reliability
  • You are autonomous, proactive, and enjoy working in a team
  • You have a strong interest in environmental and social issues
  • You are ready to get fully involved in the adventure!