Conference Production Assistant – Internship

An excellent opportunity for an ambitious graduate seeking a challenging but rewarding opportunity to play an instrumental role in shaping and building a global conference programme, which delivers positive environmental and social impact, while also working directly with multiple key stakeholders such as the UN.  You will have the opportunity to build a good industry network and establish relationships with global climate leaders such as international Ministers of Environment and Senior UN Dignitaries.

The position is best suited to a self-motivated and confident individual who is passionate about the subject of sustainability, enjoys working as part of a team, solution-driven and works well under pressure with creative and proactive attitude.  The Conference Production Assistant will report directly to the Programme Manager.

You will need excellent communication skills, written and verbal, and an ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines. You will need to have a proven track record of producing high quality work and display outstanding organisational skills and attention to detail. This role offers the selected candidate a clear path for potential career progression within the production division, and possibly other company divisions.

Key responsibilities and duties:

  • Identify and invite sector leaders and experts to speak
  • Meet event deadlines through confirming speakers and collecting presentations
  • Confirm speakers to meet production targets
  • Work closely with speakers to maintain relationships and collect all pre-event material
  • Being responsible for technical requirements such as checking PowerPoint presentations and/or videos
  • Assist with speaker briefings, queries and relationship management
  • Prepare copy for marketing communications when required
  • Prepare interview questions for speakers and sponsors when required
  • Support programme manager with general administrative duties
  • Helping ensure website, event app and conference programme are always up-to-date
  • Supporting the Programme Manager and operational team on-site, managing speakers, helping with room set-up, and event management (if applicable)
  • Industry research and competitor analysis of rival conferences and events (if applicable)

To apply please email Rashida Noray at rnoray@climateaction.org with a short cover letter and CV.

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