Feb 22, 2018

British Council Vacancy in Ethiopia: Project Manager - International Social Enterprise Event

  • British Council Ethiopia
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Job Description

British Council

Job Title: Project Manager - International Social Enterprise Event

The post holder is expected to lead on the project management of a major international Social Enterprise event hosted by the British Council in October 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in partnership with a global social enterprise agency. The event will support the growth and development of social enterprises throughout the world. It is expected to attract 1000+ social enterprise leaders, policy makers, development partners, private sector representatives, academics, practitioners and supporters from all around the world.



Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Fixed term contract (1 April 2018- 31 December 2019)

Working hours


Closing date

Monday 26 February 2018

Role overview

We are seeking to recruit a project manager for the event, whose primary responsibilities will include:

  • Relationship and stakeholder management, network development: managing the relationships of stakeholders to ensure the widest possible engagement with and reach for the project, developing networks that will benefit this project
  • Sponsorship and fundraising: seeking and sourcing funds for the delivery of this project through a variety of means and innovative approaches to engaging funding partners and finding appropriate sources of grant-funding
  • Event management and logistics: management and oversight of event logistics (including but not limited to pre-event registration, calls for proposals and related events) to exceptional time and quality standards and expectations, and advising on the pre- and post-event programme
  • Coordination of event design and content development: the project manager will co-ordinate closely with the programme and content development team (Social Enterprise Ethiopia, British Council, representatives of international social enterprise agency) and the British Council events management team, and will liaise with other key stakeholders (speakers, sponsors, partners) to ensure they are aligned with the event objectives and expectations
  • Communications and marketing (internal, external): ensuring wide public engagement with the project; effective use of social media to generate interest, debate and active engagement with the issues; ensuring clear, consistent and engaging content and messaging that reflects British Council and the global social enterprise agency’s values
  • Reporting on progress to the event Directorate, and participating in the event project board meetings

How to apply

Please click here to apply.

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Please apply by 26 February 2018 (23:59 UK Time)

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