Conferences Officer Contractual

Inter-American Development Bank
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
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  • Posted
    Apr 24

Position description

Established in 1959, the Inter-American Development Bank (“IDB” or “Bank”) is the main source of financing for economic, social and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. It provides loans, grants, guarantees, policy advice and technical assistance to the public and private sectors of its borrowing countries.

Consultancy Objective

Provide administrative and logistical support to ensure a proper and efficient function of the Section and support logistical aspects of all conferences, seminars and events including the Annual Meeting of the Board and the JK Visionaries Award.

Main Activities

The selected candidate will:

  • Advise clients on event related matters such as:

    • Event logistic support, communications with clients and coordination of requirements with services providers.
    • Registration of Participants.
    • Audiovisual requirements and cost estimates.
  • Maintain meeting room booking schedule, and process changes and cancellations.
  • Collaborate on the Annual Meeting list of participants’ revision and approval process.
  • Answer telephone and mail inquiries from clients and event participants.
  • Give logistical support to the JK Visionaries Award:

    • Provide assistance in the selection of candidates for the award
    • Create databases and forms to compile information as required
    • Other logistic tasks
  • Perform general office work as required.


  • Academic Degree/Level & Years of Professional Work Experience: Bachelor’s degree in business administration, international relations, or related field and 5 years of experience.
  • Language: Complete fluency in English and Spanish.
  • Areas of expertise: Microsoft Office and Excel, interpersonal relations.
  • Skills: team work and willing and able to work long hours, as required.

Characteristics of the Consultancy

  • Consultancy category and modality: Defined Term Contractual, Monthly
  • Contract duration: 19 months
  • Place of work: Headquarters, Washington DC, USA. 
  • Responsible person: Chief, Event Production and Management Section.

Application instructions

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