Project & Event Manager

July 26, 2022

Job Description

The Women Empowerment Council is seeking a person who is passionate about women empowerment and thrives in a start-up work environment. The Project & Event Manager should be capable of leading projects, managing events, strengthening client relations, and applying strategic thinking to decision-making. The ideal candidate has an entrepreneurial mindset, is bilingual and customer-service oriented, with strong organization and time management skills.

Overall Expectations

  • Apply strategic thinking to add value and increase productivity
  • Maintain high standards and quality in communications and all assignments
  • Actively participate in team discussions and be an adaptable and collaborative team member
  • Network and promote WEC where appropriate (image and reputation in market)
  • Be a positive, professional, and responsible team member who contributes to the growth of WEC
  • Continually take initiative, solve problems, and suggest improvements (growth and processes


  • Lead, support & recruit Chinese SME membership
  • Work with team to successfully run annual Women Empowerment Forum
  • Work with team to successfully lead Women Entrepreneur Marketplace
  • Support the Women Empowerment Awards in China: drive nominations, coordinate with judges to evaluate nominees, manage logistics, venue, and programming
  • Support projects: Girls in STEMM, Group Coaching, Leadership Development Program
  • Contribute to WEC marketing, social media, and media strategy and execution as required, take lead in all the Chinese related media
  • Manage and support ongoing events: Member-Hosted Events, Strategic Partner Events, Quarterly Executive Meetings, Executive and Women’s Leadership Roundtables
  • Liaise and work with WEC team and client to coordinate events and program logistics, e.g. venue, invitations, equipment, etc. to ensure smooth and seamless flow
  • Strengthen client relations (member companies)
  • Support research and consulting projects as needed


  • Bachelors degree
  • 5+ years of project and event management experience
  • Excellent Chinese written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent Chinese report writing
  • Chinese government relations work experience


  • Experience working with corporate clients
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Bilingual English ability preferred


Ideal Start Date: August 2022

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