Events Manager

New York, United States · Communications

Description

Echoing Green (www.echoinggreen.org) supports a global network of people who apply a solutions-mindset to address some of the world’s greatest social and environmental challenges. Our Communications Team is dedicated to elevating the brand and providing meaningful engagement opportunities for our growing community. Echoing Green events – which range from large conferences and galas to intimate design-thinking roundtables and dinners – play a crucial role in activating social entrepreneurs, donors, advisors, and partners to build connections that help accelerate social progress.

The ideal candidate for the Events Manager role will bring a passion for detail, creative problem-solving, and collaboration to the planning and execution of our events. If expanding, cultivating, and exciting Echoing Green’s key audiences animates you, we encourage you to please apply!


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

You will be in charge of planning and producing meaningful experiences that advance Echoing Green’s mission. In particular, you’ll manage event logistics, including contract negotiation and vendor management; provide support for fundraising and marketing efforts; work across teams to develop project plans; and track what makes these engagements successful.


Specific responsibilities include:

Event Production & Management

Administration

Other Details

Requirements


If you are interested in the role and embody these requirements, we encourage you to submit an application. When you apply, please share a resume and a brief cover letter addressed to Lindsay Booker (no more than 1 page!) that demonstrate why you’re a great candidate for the role. Please highlight experience with past events (including your role in planning, number of attendees at these events, and what type(s) of events they are); project management; and your relationship management experience.


This position is based in New York City. The candidate must be located in or be willing to relocate to New York for this role.


About Echoing Green

Echoing Green accelerates talent that is changing the world for the better.


Through its Fellowships for social entrepreneurs and other innovative leadership development programs, Echoing Green identifies transformational leaders at an early stage, invests deeply in the growth of their ideas and leadership, and builds a broad ecosystem that will support them long into the future.


Echoing Green has been ahead of the curve for more than 30 years, supporting visionaries around the world who are transforming economies and driving toward racial and gender equity, environmental sustainability, and more. Among Echoing Green’s unparalleled community of talent are nearly 800 innovators who have launched organizations including Teach For America, City Year, One Acre Fund, SKS Microfinance, Public Allies, and more. The organization provides seed-funding and leadership development to a new class of Fellows every year and welcomes them into its lifelong community of leaders.


Benefits

We offer a generous benefits package that includes major medical, dental, a matching 403(b) plan, paid time off, and much more.


As an equal opportunity program, Echoing Green encourages applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, marital status, physical ability or any other legally protected basis

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