Global Events Manager

2 days ago
Full time role


One Tree Planted is a US-based 501(c)(3) non-profit focused on global reforestation. As an environmental charity, we are dedicated to ...

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Job Description

One Tree Planted is looking to hire a dynamic and versatile Global Events Manager to join our fast-paced Events team. The Event Manager’s primary responsibilities will be to lead the Community Forestry team of event coordinators responsible for delivering corporate and community volunteering events, to act as a primary point of contact and support for our Business Partners, and to oversee the execution of our three month-long community event initiatives with our planting partners.

One Tree Planted is a US-based 501(c)(3) non-profit focused on global reforestation. As an environmental charity, we are dedicated to making it easier for individuals and businesses to give back to the environment, create a healthier climate, protect biodiversity, and help reforestation efforts around the world. All by planting trees! 

The ideal start date for this position is March 6th 2023.


A versatile position at a nonprofit that wants to make it simple for anyone to help the environment by planting trees. Together we can restore forests, create habitat for biodiversity, and make a positive social impact around the world.

Reporting Relationships 

  • Reports to our Director of Special Events
  • Roles reporting to this position: Eastern USA Event Coordinator, Western USA Event Coordinator, Canada Event Coordinator, LATAM Event Coordinator, EMEA Event Coordinator, and Event Relationship Coordinator


Coordinator Management (50%)

  • Lead and manage a global team of event coordinators, who specialize in coordinating employee engagement and community events in their geographic regions
  • Oversee their workloads, manage capacity, and provide support when needed
  • Conduct weekly check-in calls with coordinators
  • Participate in business or planting partners calls alongside coordinators as needed
  • Lead the hiring and training process of new coordinators 

Planting Program Support (20%)

  • Supervise the delivery of all planting programs (5+ employee engagement events)
  • Work closely with the Event Relationship Coordinator to move event planning forward 
  • Develop a strong understanding of One Tree Planted’s employee engagement event opportunities, from tree planting to restoration work, in order to confidently share these event details with business partners
  • Keep track of all moving pieces of a program with the relevant coordinators and Event Relationship Coordinator, including overseeing agreements and payments

Community Initiatives Management (30%)

  • Oversee the planning and execution of three month-long global community event initiatives (Earth Month in April, World Environment Day in June, Plant a Tree Day in October)
  • Formulate proposal forms to distribute to planting partners
  • Facilitate review sessions with coordinators to select and confirm global events 
  • Oversee the execution of agreements, payments, merchandising orders, etc.
  • Work closely with Marketing & Communications to ensure events are promoted on website and in social media
  • Formulate report forms and ensure they are returned in a timely manner post-event


EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Customer Service, Event Management, or a related field

  • 3+ years experience in event management, with proven experience in delivering a portfolio of high-quality community or corporate volunteering events; experience in delivering environmental stewardship activities, a plus
  • Comfortable working with team members located across different time zones and geographic regions (NA, LATAM, EMEA, APAC); willingness to work flexible hours to collaborate with colleagues in different time zones 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, with other languages a plus
  • Nimble and adaptive in a fast-paced work environment, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team while balancing multiple tasks at once to a high standard
  • Detail-oriented and extremely organized
  • Proficient with Google Suite, and knowledgeable of platforms such as Salesforce, Airtable, ClickUp, Zoom, and Canva is a plus
  • This is a remote-based position and applications will be considered from all geographic areas in North America
  • International experience is a strong asset to understand the context of different cities and geographies


            COMPENSATION:  typical starting range is $60,000-$65,000 USD which will be based on skills and experience. Annual performance increase may be available but not guaranteed. 

            • Flexible work environment
            • Competitive PTO Plan
            • Health and Wellness plans for U.S. Staff 
            • Yearly bonus 
            • Retirement plans with competitive employer contribution
            • Travel opportunities, international and domestic


            1. Cover letter indicating your interest in the position and why you think you would be a good fit with the organization.
            2. Your resume.


            One Tree Planted is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

            One Tree Planted is a US-based 501(c)(3) non-profit focused on global reforestation. As an environmental charity, we are dedicated to ...

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