Events and Operations Manager

21 January 2021 by

Events and Operations Manager

Contract, Full time, Part time
Posted 8 months ago

The Crowd ( is a network for purpose-led businesses to share insights on the big global trends impacting the transition to a low carbon, socially sustainable future. We are recruiting an experienced events manager with a passion for sustainability to programme, co-ordinate and deliver our events and community engagement.

Over the last twelve years, The Crowd has hosted 200+ events and brought together over 16,000 business leaders committed to sustainability and public leadership. We have welcomed high profile global leaders including Christiana Figueres (Former Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC), Kate Raworth (renegade economist), Lord Deben (Chair, UK Climate Change Committee) Jonathon Porritt CBE (Founder, Forum for the Future) and Henry Timms (co-author, New Power). Since 2018 The Crowd has been operated by Common Vision, a social enterprise specialising in public dialogue around long-term social and political issues.

The Events and Operations Manager will programme, communicate and organise a wide range of events, both online and in person.

Key responsibilities

Programming and executing a varied schedule of events for The Crowd on topics relating to corporate sustainability and socially responsible business
Programming and executing events relating to Common Vision’s other programmes
Liaising with our community members and event participants;

including business professionals, civil society leaders, public commentators, Parliamentarians and academics
Liaising with high profile speakers and contributors including senior business/civil society leaders, Parliamentarians and other public figures
Contributing to our external facing communications including written, audio-visual and other creative content outputs
Supporting outreach via social media and channels/ platforms for our published content
Supporting fundraising bids and external engagement with partners, funders and wider stakeholders;
General project management and administration

Candidate specification

We are looking for a proactive, versatile individual who is comfortable working at a fast pace in a start-up environment. You will need to demonstrate:

At least three years of events organisation experience in the corporate or charity sectors
Knowledge of virtual event delivery (e.g. webinars, online events etc)
Impeccable administrative and organisational skills, and a keen eye for detail
Experience of copywriting, producing and editing web materials, and social media;
An enthusiasm for knowledge and insights relating to;

corporate responsibility and/ or social, economic and environmental sustainability
Strong verbal and written communication skills;
A conscientious and flexible work ethic

We will consider part-time or flexible working arrangements for the right candidate.

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Job Features

Job CategoryMICE, Virtual

Sustainable event management

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