Project Manager UK and USA Voluntary role 5 months
Voluntary opportunity for Project Manager to travel and work in the USA in 2020
The USA 2020 Challenge will see Ben Smith, Founder of The 401 Challenge, run a marathon in each of the 50 US state capitals as well as cycle between each one. Ben's aim is to complete the 14,001 miles in 104 days: starting in March 2020 and finishing during National School Sport Week in June 2020. During this epic challenge, with the help of schools, organisations and individuals in the UK, Ben hopes to raise £1 million for the 401 Foundation and Youth Sport Trust, supporting their work to improve people's mental health and wellbeing.
As one of two Project Managers, you will support The USA 2020 Challenge during February to June 2020. You will be based half of the time in the UK and half of the time in the USA. With responsibility for running / monitoring / developing the USA 2020 Challenge with Ben and managing the team budget, your responsibilities will include:
As Project Manager you will have experience of project & operations management, including managing risk, team-working and operating in a fast changing environment. You will know how to liaise with professional & community agencies / groups and be confident using social media platforms & office-based software. Able to communicate effectively in front of a camera, you will have a can-do attitude with a real desire to "make a difference". Self-motivated and able to multi-task, including driving team transport, you will also have:
You must be prepared to travel to and operate within the USA for up to 10 weeks. You will need to apply for a USA Tourist Visa and must not have previously been refused entry to the USA. Due to vehicle insurance restrictions you need to be 25 or older.
If you wish to be considered for the role of Project Manager, please forward your CV quoting reference 293419A.
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