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Intern - Event Management

World Resources Institute

World Resources Institute

Administration
New Delhi, Delhi, India
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Intern – Event Management, WRI India
Who we are what we do?
WRI India, an independent charity legally registered as the India Resources Trust, provides objective information and practical proposals to foster environmentally sound and socially equitable development. WRI India’s mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations. Through research, analysis, and recommendations, WRI India puts ideas into action to build transformative solutions to protect the earth, promote livelihoods, and enhance human well-being.
We are inspired by and associated with World Resources Institute (WRI), a global research organization. Currently over 150 researchers are working with WRI India in our offices at Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru.
Overview for Operations
WRI Operations team supports the crucial front line work of the organization, they directly interact and work with donors, partners, government agencies, statutory bodies, trustees, vendors, and Consultants in fielding their inquiries, providing support at all the fronts and solving problems. So that the WRI programs can be implemented without any hurdles and the program staff and researchers can develop high quality research documents, plans and implement the programs at the field level.
WRI operations team consists of various functions such as Budget and Finance, Grants and Contracts, Legal Counsel, Human Resource, IT and Facilities management. Each role comes under the purview of operations and each function lead reports to the Director Operations and Director Operations report to the CEO of the Organization.
WRI Operations team strive for operational excellence across all functions starting with the recruitment, retention and management of WRI’s staff, our most important asset. We manage our endowment, the contributions entrusted to us, and our facilities in ways that are in line with our values and advance our mission. We maintain strict budgetary planning and financial controls to ensure that all contributions are managed in compliance with donors’ wishes.
How your day will unfold:
  • Coordinate with the Event leads for the events from start to finish according to requirements,
  • Coordinate all event related activities and collate all information – Contracts, vendor payments, etc.
  • Proficient in managing all backend data entry work collating budgets, actual expenses, preparing records and reports related to the event as per the requirement.
  • Ensure that contractual agreements are well-documented.
  • Strong organizational skills to coordinate logistics, timelines, and resources effectively.
  • Proactive and event enthusiast to be able to take initiative and support all event activities.
  • Proficient in Verbal and Written communication
  • Extremely organized with great attention to detail
  • Can work independently and as a part of a team.
  • Good Knowledge of Excel and Any accounting software will be a value add.
  • Good hands-on experience in Event/ Conference Management.
  • Comfortable in Travelling.
  • Troubleshoot and communicate any issues that may arise during events, Ability to work independently and remotely.
Qualifications and requirements we seek:
  • Bachelor’s degree in hospitality, Event Management, Marketing, Communications, or related field
  • 2-3 years of experience in corporate event planning and management
  • Flexibility to work extended hours and weekends as necessary.
  • Experience in executing events across various locations in India.
  • Strong creative problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to give presentations.
  • Venue sourcing, contract negotiation, and vendor management skills
  • Proficient in project management and budget tracking
  • Knowledge of current event industry and trends
Duration : 3 months

Location: Delhi, India
Stipend: 25,000 per Month
Start date: At the earliest
To Apply:
Only Qualified applicants should apply online at https://jobs.jobvite.com/wri/jobs. All applications must be submitted online through this career portal in order to be formally considered.
List of Documents to be attached:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview purpose. Finalized candidate will be required to take a writing/analytical test.
We believe in equal employment, it is our policy to recruit, and provide opportunities for advancement in all job classifications without regard to caste, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual preference, parental status, or disability.
Learn more about our organization at www.wri.org.