Florianópolis or São Paulo, Brazil
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s biggest asset is our Network. We convene leading businesses, governments, cities, and academia, and the individuals within those organisations who are working on circular economyA systems solution framework that tackles global challenges like climate change, biodiversity loss, waste, and pollution. It is based on three principles, driven by design: eliminate waste and pollution, circulate products and materials (at their highest value), and regenerate nature., to create strategy, build innovation projects, partner in new ways, and drive internal transformation programmes.
We run a number of workshops, summits and launch events internationally, which inspire and allow effective collaboration between participants from our networks. We aim to deliver distinctive and original world-class events that embody our brand while, at the same time, remaining mindful of our charitable status and working within budgetary and timing constraints.
Reporting to the Latin America Network Manager, your primary focus will be leading the production of online and physical events for our network in the region. Working between the Latin America and UK Events teams, you will also be responsible for supporting the inclusion of any regional elements in the Foundation’s international events.
Role & Responsibilities
You will be responsible for:
Coordination and technical support of online events aimed at the Foundation’s Latin American audiences via various digital platforms. Including event planning, timelines, creating and sending out invitations, creating mailing lists, sending follow-up emails to attendees and suppliers etc.
Coordination of international physical or hybrid events across Latin America. Including event planning, timelines, managing registrations, and sourcing and coordinating with venues and suppliers, including team travel and accommodation. Event cost control and budgeting.
Collaborating with other teams within the Foundation to facilitate the inclusion of regional elements in international events, including coordinating the creation of pre-recorded content, communicating with live speakers, participants and partner organisations.
Providing administrative support for the Latin America team relating to the events; setting and enforcing project deadlines to ensure successful delivery without compromising work-life balance for any team members involved.
Organising team briefings in advance of events.
Being responsible for all administration around events including documentation, presentations and dealing with suppliers
Completing the review and feedback process, ensuring learnings are implemented; improving events for both attendees and the whole Foundation team.
Previous experience in Event or Project Management positions would be desirable including the delivery of online and physical events.
Effective communication in Spanish, Portuguese and English; with proven experience of applying these three languages in a professional environment.
Experience of using Event Management Software and a high level of competency with Office suite.
Ability to work well under pressure and deal effectively with high work volumes typical in the build-up to live events with the ability to adapt, change priorities and problem solve before and during events in accordance with the immediate business needs.
Aptitude to work as part of a team as well as independently; embodying a high level of self-motivation.
To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to Luisa Santiago at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Desired starting date: ASAP
Closing date: 26th August 2022
Salary package: R$ 6.500,00 to R$ 7.500,00 dependent on experience level plus generous holiday allowance (25 days plus discretionary extra days leave); Meal ticket, transport to-from work, wellness program, health insurance generous parental leave; enhanced pension options/private health scheme after 6 months; wellbeing programme.
Location: Florianópolis or São Paulo, Brazil
Please note: You must have the right to work in Brazil to apply for this role
What we do
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation develops and promotes the idea of a circular economy. We work with, and inspire, business, academia, policymakers, and institutions to mobilise systems solutions at scale, globally. Our mission is to accelerate the transition to a circular economy.
Our vision is a new economic system that delivers better outcomes for people and the environment. Business models, products, and materials are designed to increase use and reuseThe repeated use of a product or component for its intended purpose without significant modification., replicating the balance of the natural world, where nothing becomes waste and everything has value. A circular economy, increasingly built on renewable energyEnergy derived from resources that are not depleted on timescales relevant to the economy, i.e. not geological timescales. and materials, is distributed, diverse, and inclusive.
Our commitment to you
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment and providing a working environment free from discrimination. Job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.