The Global Business Coalition for Education (GBC-Education) brings the business community together to accelerate progress in delivering quality education for all of the world’s children and youth. We believe that education is the birthright of every child and the key to expanded opportunity and future employment. For companies, investing in education promotes economic growth, leads to more stable societies, fosters healthy communities and makes it easier to do business. Education spurs innovation and increases the skills of employees, the income potential of consumers and the prosperity of communities where business operates. GBC-Education’s assets include the voice, capabilities, resources and innovations of our leaders and member companies.
Location – New York, NY
The Global Business Coalition for Education is seeking an experienced and dynamic operations coordinator to assist with event planning and administrative tasks. The Coalition consists of a network of more than 100 high profile businesses supporting global education around the world and has a track record in leading innovative and groundbreaking partnerships and initiatives.
We are looking for someone with proven event planning experience who is familiar with international development and the private sector. The ideal candidate will have exceptional organizational and project management skills, and eye for detail, and be a personable, proactive and forward thinker open to new challenges in a dynamic working environment.
The role will suit someone that is well-organized, detail oriented, efficient, and enjoys coordinating, leading and delivering high-level events.
The role is based in New York but provides an opportunity to gain experience of education projects and campaigns that are active internationally.
This role will require the candidate to coordinate the development of all aspects of an event from start to finish and be able to execute them under pressure. The candidate will also handle the day-to-day administrative tasks and finances of the organization.
- 2+ years of proven event planning experience
- 2+ years of administrative experience
- Exceptional organizational skills and excellent eye for detail
- Experience with both internal and external communications
- Experience coordinating a small team and delegating tasks
- Comfortable working with external donors and high-level VIPs
- Proven ability to work under pressure
- Knowledge of international development and/or corporate social responsibility a plus
How to Apply
To apply, please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline – N/A