Reach & Teach is looking for an Events Manager to start in the next academic year (August 2022). R&T is a small non-profit organization aimed at helping newcomers in The Netherlands integrate into Dutch society by offering language classes, professional and social events and a Buddy Program. The organization runs entirely on volunteers.
Overview of the Position
As the Events Manager you are responsible for organizing monthly professional, social and academic events for our volunteers, students and other newcomers to The Netherlands. Our events support the integration of newcomers by providing opportunities for social connection, professional development and cultural understanding. You will work together with your Events Team colleagues, other members of the board and with external parties in creating, executing and evaluating events. You have great interpersonal and communication skills, are creative and an excellent organizer.
What do we offer you?
We invite you to join our enthusiastic team of volunteers consisting of students and professionals working together and combining their skills to serve our cause. You will get opportunities to work on tasks that may broaden your experience, expand your skills, and learn new ones in a fun, multicultural environment. As a team we are very proud of the difference our program makes in the lives of those who arrive new in The Netherlands.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Good planning and organizing skills
- Creative and enthusiastic
- Fluent in English (Dutch is an asset)
- Passionate about supporting status holders with integration into Dutch society
- Able to work individually and in a team
- Flexible and available for 5-8 hours per week
- Willing to travel to The Hague for meetings
As the Event Manager you are part of Reach & Teach’s board and take part in the weekly board meetings. Your term will last from September 2022 until August 2023. However, being able to start earlier is more than welcome.
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