Consultant - Event Management Coordinator

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World Resources Institute

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Delhi, India

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3 days ago

Consultant - Event Management Coordinator

Who we are and what we do?

World Resources Institute (WRI) is an independent, non-profit global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity and human well-being. Our work focuses on building sustainable and livable cities and working towards a low carbon economy. Through research, analysis, and recommendations, World Resources Institute puts ideas into action to build transformative solutions to protect the earth, promote livelihoods, and enhance human well-being.

WRI India has the capacity to convene key stakeholders, and forge strategic partnerships with governments, business, foundations, civil society organizations, institutes and NGOs, to scale-up solutions that can bring game-changing results for the sustainable management of natural resources in India.

About your role:

WRI India seeks a part-time event manager/coordinator to support teams on an on-call basis. The primary responsibility of the manager/coordinator will be to take ownership of the event(s) planning. He/she/they will work to ensure that all necessary elements for each event are in place and the event is successfully organized in a smooth and efficient manner. He/she/they will work under the supervision of the Program Communications Manager.

Scope and Schedule of Work:

Event planning
  • Create detailed event plan with all requirements for each individual event in line with the set agenda.
  • Act as primary point of contact for all event management purposes.
  • Provide end-to-end event management support for offline, online and hybrid events.

Logistics support
  • Manage all on-site logistics for events including venue selection, accommodation etc.
  • Ensure that venues meet all event-specific requirements.
  • Make travel arrangements for speakers, track RSVPs and follow-up as necessary.
  • Coordinate with speakers and track event participation.
  • Provide on-ground troubleshooting and assistance for conducting all sessions seamlessly.
  • Coordinate with various vendors for all event-related collaterals and infrastructural requirements.

Qualifications and requirements we seek:

  • Minimum 4 years of work experience in event management. Additional experience in allied fields such as the hospitality industry is a plus.
  • Previous experience of engaging with government officials, ministers, and other stakeholders will be preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, data entry is a requirement.
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills.
  • Multilingual capabilities desired.


Compensation is commensurate with experience and skills.

Duration: 6 Months

Location: New Delhi, India

To Apply:

Only Qualified applicants should apply online at 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.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) @WRI India

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