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Events Coordinator


  • Organization: CEB - Council of Europe Development Bank
  • Location: Paris
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Conference Services
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: Closed

Job details :

The Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB), established in 1956, is a multilateral development bank with a unique social mandate from its 43 member states. The CEB finances investment in social sectors, including education, health and affordable housing, with a focus on the needs of vulnerable people. Borrowers include governments, local and regional authorities, public and private banks, non-profit organisations and others. As a multilateral bank with a triple-A credit rating, the CEB funds itself on the international capital markets. It approves projects according to strict social, environmental and governance criteria, and provides technical assistance. In addition, the CEB receives funds from donors to complement its activities.

The Executive Office (EO) provides support to the CEB’s leadership and identifies strategic development and business transformation opportunities to broaden the CEB’s strategic perspectives and ensure a better delivery of its mandate. EO supports the Governor in his leadership role, coordinates with appointed officials, and explores opportunities for new developments and partnerships.

The Communication Division (EO-COM) promotes the CEB’s operations and achievements as a social development bank and contributes internally to the sense of belonging around institutional values. The Division manages CEB’s external communication tools, prepares and disseminates editorial content adapted to various target audiences and communication channels (website, intranet, social media, digital and print publications), supports events and initiatives aimed at raising the CEB’s visibility.

The Communication Division (EO-COM) is looking for an experienced, dynamic, multi-tasking Events Coordinator to organise CEB internal and external events and meetings (workshops, seminars, CEB’s Annual Meetings, etc.) and to contribute to designing and executing the related communication strategies, including by providing needed communications services and products. The successful candidate will report to the Head of Communication and work in close collaboration with relevant colleagues in EO-COM, across the Bank and with external counterparts.

Academic qualifications:
An advanced university degree in Communications, Hospitality Management, Public Relations, Journalism or related field.

Professional experience:
Proven successful experience in communications, events management or public relations, ideally acquired in an International Organisation, an International Financial Institution, a European Institution.
Good problem-solving skills to find appropriate solutions to unexpected changes.
Excellent writing skills to draft emails, memos, correspondence, presentations, publications and web content.
Proven experience to manage event budgets, invoicing and contract negotiation related to event planning.
Ability to communicate adequate information and capacity to persuade others.
Proficiency in the use of standard office software (MS Office suite, Zoom, etc.)
In addition, ability to produce digital products, edit videos and photos, including social media cards will be considered a strong plus.
Language skills:
Excellent command of one of the two CEB official languages (English and French), both oral and written, and good knowledge of the other.
Knowledge of one or more other Member country language(s) is an asset.

Ability to multi-task
Ability to react quickly and find solutions to unexpected problems
Excellent organisational and coordination skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines.
Good sense of diplomacy, protocol and relationship-building skills.

Location : 55, avenue Kléber 75116 Paris
This vacancy is now closed.