Assistant for Speakers Coordination - Paris

Internship
Paris
No remote
Posted on 12-23-2021

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 lemonde
  • Parcours et temps forts d’inspiration dans les entreprises, écoles et universités
  • Conférences sur-mesure et live talks
  • Sourcing d’innovations


Overview

As Assistant for Speakers Coordination, you will contribute to the success of the event by helping with the coordination of the more than 380 speakers and moderators expected for our next edition. You will also provide support to the curation of the editorial line of the sessions through specific research.

You will work under the supervision of the Head of Speakers and within the Editorial team. You will also work closely with the other teams at ChangeNOW.

Missions

Keep up to date the speakers and moderators database (Airtable) with precise and valuable information to facilitate the coordination task,Prepare information to be sent to the speakers and moderators or others involved with the coordination of the sessions,Supporting research on specific themes developed by the editorial team to identify potential speakers among several sources such as specialized press or other events,Assist in the coordination of diverse tasks during the three days of the event to contribute to the success of the Speakers Program, including welcoming and orienting the speakers on site and online,Promote ChangeNOW’s positive work environment to those outside the team.

Practical information

  • Contract: 6 months internship
  • Location: based in Paris (11th arrondissement)
  • Starting date: beginning of January 2022
  • Remuneration: according the candidate’s profile
Profile
  • Fluent in English and French, another language is a plus,
  • Excellent knowledge of database management (Airtable)
  • Curious about the environmental and social solutions to build a sustainable world. Proved knowledge on environmental issues is a plus,
  • Deep motivation to have a positive impact,
  • Good interpersonal and writing skills,
  • Rigorous, meticulous and with a methodical approach to work,
  • Well organized, respects deadlines, can be trusted,
  • Able to multitask and work under pressure,
  • Strong sense of teamwork and collaboration
  • Previous internships or voluntary work done in a startup or event organization would be appreciated,
  • Highly motivated to take part in this adventure to change the world!