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Canadian Blood Services St. Catharines, ON, Canada
Jul 19, 2018
Contract
Event Coordinator Tracking Code 7830-239 Job Description Do you want to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, innovative organization? Are you excited about working with a dedicated community who makes a real difference in the lives of Canadians by recruiting blood, stem cell, cord blood and organ, eye and tissue donors? Do you want to help save lives every day?  Then this job is for you.   Canadian Blood Services is a collaborative community of donors, volunteers, health care professionals, employees and corporate partners committed to saving and improving the lives of Canadians.   We are currently seeking a Temporary Full- Time Event Coordinator join our team based in  St Catharines.   The Event Coordinator is responsible for planning and coordinating blood donor clinics and blood donor recruitment events to achieve collection targets within the assigned territory.  The Event Coordinator develops positive relationships with donors, volunteers, the local community, site contacts and Canadian Blood Services staff to plan and execute recruitment and collection events in accordance with all regulatory requirements and Canadian Blood Services policies, procedures and practices.  The incumbent works in partnership with the territory manager, volunteer resources, and regional demand planning to ensure the territory achieves targets. This position will have a strong focus on building donor recruitment in St Catharines area.    Planning: Coordinates the development of the annual clinic schedule for assigned territory targets, leveraging market potential to meet collections targets and to build donor base.  Reviews with Regional Demand Planning resource. Develops and maintains ongoing relationships with clinic site contacts and the community Attends clinic/event planning meetings as required Creates and maintains updated copies of all event agreements Maintains a detailed promotional/events calendar for each site Coordinates and executes in-clinic promotional events Coordinates event site inspections according to Operating Procedures as required Works with administrative staff to maintain timely and accurate clinic/event information on the Event Scheduling System database and completes other documentation or reports as required Monitors and analyses clinic appointment progress and other clinic data to work with territory leads and demand planners to determine strategies required to meet collection targets In consultation with Resource management support ensures that Appointment Management System (AMS) templates are created in a timely manner that includes appropriate rates for walk in, no show, cancellation and deferrals Works closely with DSR Supervisor and NCC to maintain timely and accurate clinic/event information updates during sudden clinic changes / closures, and when donor displacement services are required. Documentation or reports as required Maintains relationship with clinic staff and communicates necessary information on special events, promotions and any other in-clinic activities.   Donor Recruitment and Retention: Implements national strategies to facilitate retention of donors at the event level In conjunction with regional volunteer staff, ensures volunteers are engaged in clinic events Works closely with Supervisor, Donor Services Representatives to support implementation of re-booking strategies Coordinates in-clinic activities in support of national campaigns and events In conjunction with regional teams resolves internal and external customer service issues Responds to donor comments and inquiries in clinic and as forwarded by donor feedback. Evaluates all clinic events including collection results, clinic flow and appointment template and provides information to territory leads Identifies opportunities, plans, and executes donor recruitment and registration events including What’s Your Type? Events and OneMatch Events. Monitors event activities related to donation experience and identifying gaps in customer service and develops and implements strategies to address donor needs.   Required Skills Required Skills Post-secondary level education in a relevant discipline from a recognized academic institution; degree or diploma in Business Administration, Public Relations or Event Management preferred. Community development and/or event management (3 years full time). Working in a not-for-profit and/or regulated environment. Effective communication and interpersonal skills, being able to exercise sound judgment, tact and discretion when dealing with others. Strong organizational and time management skills, being able to manage multiple tasks and competing priorities within short timelines. Strong analytical skills coupled with effective problem solving and decision making abilities. Ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships with departmental staff, management, customers and the general public. Creativity, enthusiasm and a strong commitment to operating within a team environment that is rapidly changing. Motivated to succeed, ability to think outside the box and deliver results. Valid driver’s license and exclusive access to a vehicle is required. Must be available to work outside of normal business hours. Knowledge of and connections within St. Catharines and area. Job Location St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada Employment Status Temporary Full-Time Application Deadline 2018-07-30 Classification Grade 6 This position is open to Internal and External Applicants Additional Information There is 1 Temporary full time position available in St. Catharines for approximately 1 year.
THEMUSEUM Kitchener, ON, Canada
Jul 19, 2018
Full time
JOB TITLE:  Partnerships and Special Events Coordinator DEPARTMENT: Sales REPORTS TO: Senior Director of Revenue Generation, Operations & Special Projects POSITION TYPE: Full-time position (37.5 hours per week) with flexible hours including some evenings and weekends as scheduled per museum rentals and events.  JOB PURPOSE: This position has a key role in producing revenue through third party rental sales, special events, group sales, and birthday parties. Part of a team of coordinators, the candidate provides support to the team through a strong commitment to event best practices and execution, customer service, and revenue generation to grow and support THEMUSEUM through its mission, vision and values. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   Venue Rentals Utilizes THEMUSEUM marketing materials to sell facility rentals such as corporate functions, weddings, conferences, and fundraisers. Coordinates facility rentals by completing contracts and ensuring the client is provided with all relevant information. Executes each facility rental including set-up and tear-down and liaises with external and internal suppliers to ensure proper set-up. Establishes working relationships with relevant service providers to ensure smooth delivery of their support for events. Completes administrative duties including contracts, invoicing, etc. Maintains knowledge of Point of Sale system. Special Events Assists with elements of special event development, planning and execution, as well as lead some special event projects. Creates and nurtures relationships with partners for events. Works to develop a full year of one-off special events related to THEMUSEUM programming and relevant pop culture, and to coordinate full calendar so all offerings are scheduled properly. Stays current with all relevant industry information as it applies to the total job responsibility on an ongoing basis. Executes special events including set-up and tear-down Sales and Forecasting Creates & sells sales packages for rentals, Underground Studio MakerSpace, group sales, and birthday party packages. Nurtures relationships with partners such as birthday party suppliers, caterers, vendors, etc Promotes large group sales, and provides corporations online discounts on admission for staff and their families. Assists Director with sales reporting, forecasting, comparisons, and recommendations, and attends sales and networking opportunities to increase professional development. Works with marketing for effective release of relevant information to prospective and existing clients SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: One year community college certificate in event management (post grad) The following are assets to the position: Smart Serve Certification WPIC – wedding planners institute of Canada Valid G driver’s license Knowledge of WHIMIS First Aid EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: One year related experience, including: Excellent customer service Problem solving skills Executing special events in a fundraising environment WORKING CONDITIONS –ENVIROMENT ENVIRONMENT Significant exposure to hazards such noise and at times unruly patrons EFFORT – PHYSICAL AND SENSORY Substantial time spent keyboarding Substantial time spent negotiating, listening, and observing Substantial time spent standing/walking at rentals and events Ability to lift up to 70lbs   About THEMUSEUM THEMUSEUM’s vision is to awe, inspire and enlighten and as such stages permanent and travelling exhibitions for both children and adults.  Located in downtown Kitchener, THEMUSEUM is a charitable organization in an emerging field in Canada. THEMUSEUM offers a unique blend of art and technology at play and provides an opportunity for children and adults to learn in a fun, imaginative, non-traditional, creative environment. We encourage you to visit our website at www.THEMUSEUM.ca CLOSING DATE: July 27, 2018 START DATE: August 13, 2018 Please direct resumes & cover letters to: THEMUSEUM 10 King Street West Kitchener, ON N2G 1A3 Attention: Andrea Jimenez Fax: (519) 749-8612 Email: Andrea.Jimenez@THEMUSEUM.ca We thank all interested applicants; however, THEMUSEUM will contact only those candidates to be interviewed. No phone calls please.
Rogers Communications Inc. Toronto, ON, Canada
Jul 19, 2018
Full time
Manager, Events - Jays Care Foundation   Date: Jul 18, 2018 Location: CA, M5V 1J1 At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize her dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment. Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuels us, and moments define us.   MANAGER, EVENTS, JAYS CARE FOUNDATION   Nature and Scope: The incumbent will report to the Director, Philanthropy and Development and will be responsible for setting the strategic vision and owning the end-to-end process of the integrated events portfolio. The successful candidate will be responsible for event planning and execution including initiating, developing and producing special events that aim to fulfill specific fundraising goals and revenue objectives for Jays Care Foundation, while enhancing the Foundation’s profile in the community.     Key Responsibilities:   •  Oversee the strategic planning, logistics and execution of major fundraising events including the Jays Care Broadcast Auction, Curve Ball Gala, Golf Tournament, Poker Tournament, etc. ensuring they operate efficiently and generate maximum revenue and exposure.   Event responsibilities include but not limited to: §  Event ownership, logistics and project management (location mapping, F&B coordination, AV, program and production schedule) §  Budgeting and cost tracking and reporting §  Negotiating contracts with suppliers §  Itinerary and run of show management §  On-site event management and production §  Managing sponsor, volunteer, speaker, attendee and event chair relationships §  Management of vendor relations – work closely with suppliers, rental companies on execution of events and programs §  Continuously and proactively look for ways to strengthen event execution §  Create and or modify processes based on best practices for event improvement and optimization •   Collaborate with cross-functional groups both internally and externally • Work closely with marketing and communications department on organizing the development of marketing materials relative to all events • Lead, motivate and inspire a best in class team (two (2) direct reports) to deliver exceptional events/hospitality opportunities and exceed fundraising goals   Qualifications:   • Experience leading and executing high profile, public facing events while managing a diverse portfolio of events •  Well-developed working knowledge of sport marketing and events industry •  Demonstrated ability to think creatively and be solution oriented •  Knowledge of Donor Database and Artez/Front Stream is considered an asset •  Must have proven commitment to deliver excellence in client service  •  Minimum 5+ years of experience in event planning and production •  Minimum 5+ years of client management, servicing or fundraising experience •  Willingness to work long hours and outside of regular 9-5 schedule •  Understanding of and passion for the game of baseball and the Toronto Blue Jays •  Demonstrated ability to successfully juggle multiple projects and competing deadlines in a fast paced environment •  Team player and focused on cross-functional collaboration Schedule:  Full time Shift: No Selection Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position) Work Location:  1 Blue Jays Way (210), Toronto, ON  Travel Requirements: None Posting Category/Function: Baseball / Stadium Operations & Game Day Events Requisition ID: 126628   Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:   Our people are at the heart of our success Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do We do what’s right, each and every day We believe in the power of new ideas We work as one team, with one vision We give back to our communities and protect our environment   What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You can also reach out to our team at RogersRecruiting@rci.rogers.com to begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout the hiring process.
The Hydropothecary Corp. Gatineau, QC, Canada
Jul 19, 2018
Full time
Event Coordinator   The Hydropothecary Corporation is seeking a talented individual to join our Operations team in the role of Event Coordinator. This full-time position is located at our Gatineau, Quebec facility. Reporting to the Marketing Manager, the suitable candidate will collaborate with sales and marketing to coordinate events, conferences and exhibitions. The incumbent will define and work pre-event logistics and on-site operations for each of the events, as well as managing communications, execution, and post-event follow-up and reporting. The ideal candidate has excellent event management skills and expertise and has experience evaluating event feasibility and return-on-investment. Furthermore, as main point of contact, the Event Coordinator must ensure that all stakeholders contribute and work together in creating and delivering world-class experiences. Responsibilities will include: Research, evaluate, and recommend events, conferences, and exhibitions; Plan, develop and manage a marketing plan for each event; Define, coordinate and manage logistics for each event; Develop metrics and reporting for each event; Manage the presence and the participation of Hydropothecary for each conference, event, or exhibition; Plan and execute sales events and unique experiences to drive Hydropothecary’s goals and objectives; Liaise with contractors and third-party vendors for each event; Manage all communications associated to these events, including participation, scheduling, and itineraries; Qualifications, Skills and Experience required: University degree in Marketing, Communications or other related discipline; Minimum of 4 years of experience working in an event coordination capacity; Highly organized with a keen attention to detail and strong project management skills; Fluently bilingual in both French and English languages; A keen interest in working in a fast-paced, thriving, and booming organization and industry Candidates must also be able and willing to work from our Gatineau (Masson-Anger sector) facility and must not have a legal impediment to employment. If you’re up for an exciting challenge within a rapidly growing and innovative company, send your resume and cover letter to our Human Resources team via e-mail at resume@thehydropothecary.com . We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only selected candidates will be contacted.
Trinity Western University Langley, BC, Canada
Jul 18, 2018
Full time
University Events Manager Full-time Regular Langley, BC, CA Requisition ID : 1156 UNIVERSITY EVENTS MANAGER // EXTERNAL RELATIONS   Position Purpose and Summary The University Events Manager will collaboratively plan and execute successful University events, ceremonies and functions that advance the goals and key objectives of the University. Working with a variety of internal and external stakeholders the Manager will plan, coordinate, maintain and execute systems, processes and protocols related to University events.   Key Areas of Accountability University Events: The University Events Manager’s duties and responsibilities can be divided into three general areas: TWU Supported Events, TWU Produced Events, TWU Enrolment Events  TWU Produced Events: Produced events are created by the University Events department for the External Relations departments in coordination with the Office of the President and other internal stakeholders and service providers. The University Events Manager will: Coordinate logistics including fundraising events; Produce special events, ceremonies and major functions; Coordinate Fall and Spring graduation ceremonies; Plan, regularly update stakeholder, deliver, assess and evaluate all Produced Events; complete documentation of event assessment and/or evaluation process in conjunction with event sponsors; Design and execute all events with careful consideration of potential enrolment and recruiting impact for the University;    TWU Supported Events: Supported events are produced/sponsored by a department, faculty or school and are targeted in part or completely to an external audience.  Working with internal and external service providers, the University Events Manager will: Provide event management consulting services, including event planning, assessment and evaluation. Ensure that any events that are on campus or are affiliated with the TWU brand maintain minimum brand standards and quality. Provide ongoing consultation and support for event sponsors to ensure success; Maintain records of Supported Event documents as needed.       TWU Enrolment Events: Enrolment events are created by the University Enrolment Management department, for direct student recruiting purposes. These events include but are not limited to Preview weekends, Preview days, Explore BC days, conferences, etc. The University Events Manager will: Work collaboratively with the Enrolment Management events staff to ensure coordinated efforts, brand messaging and quality, and success metrics on all enrolment-specific events. Work with the SVP External Relations, Enrolment Management and Marketing & Communications to create and execute tailored plans for the logistics to support conferences, concerts and other live events; Plan, regularly update stakeholder, deliver, assess and evaluate all Enrollment Events.   Office of the President and Board of Governors: Assist the Office of the President with the planning, coordinating and executing of special events, ceremonies, and major functions including meetings of the Board of Governors and other campus wide events.   General Office Administration: Maintain and coordinate processes that affect efficiency and support University Events. Provide superior, confidential administrative services and complete research and reports as needed.  Work with Campus Food Services and Conferences to maintain clear communication with event expectations and needs.  Oversee, use, and manage maintenance and appearance, of all meeting rooms (RSC 2nd floor), common areas and reception area. Oversee meeting room calendars, and resolve scheduling conflicts among departments campus-wide.  Archive, update and maintain records for all events within the University Events office and with the TWU archivist when appropriate.   Events Calendar: Contribute to the University Events Calendar in conjunction with Marketing & Communications and the University Helpdesk to post, organize and evaluate events in a timely manner.    Collaborative Partnership Building: Establish and maintain positive, professional, harmonious, effective, Christian team-based working relationships. Maintain the highest level of confidentiality for all personal and private information.   The Person   Skills and Abilities Superior ability to enlist the help and commitment of others in the accomplishment of time sensitive activities through team building and leadership. Collaborative and team-building approach to communications.  Models a cheerful and efficient highly organized personal work ethic and delegates appropriately. Professional and has a high appreciation for appropriate decorum and proper business etiquette; polite and considerate; good sense of judgement; thorough and detail orientated.   Personal Driven and inspired by the idea of positively impacting the various marketplaces of life through the development of godly Christian leaders by serving the Trinity Western University community.   Warm-hearted, dedicated, committed and mature evangelical Christian with a keen desire to serve in family, church, work and community. A firm commitment to TWU’s mission, values, Statement of Faith and Community Covenant. Strength of character and reputation, a pleasant personality with a positive and friendly attitude in the midst of a very busy and challenging atmosphere.   Servant-Leader Way of Life : Act in a manner that exemplifies Jesus Christ in all on and off campus contacts thereby living out the servant leadership mission of the university and contributing effectively towards achieving the institutional and Kingdom goals of the organization.   Key Internal Interactions Reports: Student workers and contract workers as applicable Reports to: Senior Vice President, External Relations   Standards & Requirements Education: 2 years’ formal post-secondary diploma required. Hospitality management training highly preferred. Experience: 7-9 years related experience in a post-secondary environment.   Duties and responsibilities that do not constitute a major change may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of the supervisor either orally or in writing.
CBRE Reston, VA, USA
Jul 18, 2018
Full time
Meeting & Events Coordinator   Reston, Virginia, United States Administration/Operations   18020327   RESPONSIBILITIES     This position is responsible for coordinating the logistics of an event including catering, entertainment, and setup/cleanup of the event. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES   Manages and oversees events on the day of, including problem-solving, welcoming guests, directing event set-up, communicating with staff, and organizing vendors, and managing take-down. Coordinates event entertainment, including music, performers, and guest speakers. Ensure proper set up of microphones, sound speakers, video screens, projectors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, sound and mixing boards. Works closely with AV/Meeting & Events technician team to ensure set up and needs have been met. Expert knowledge of AV systems. Assists with set up of food & beverages; clean up and removal of dishes. Coordinated services for events such as transportation for guests, signage, displays, special needs requirements, printing and event security. Performs other duties as assigned. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES   No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. QUALIFICATIONS   To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE   HS Diploma or GED required and a minimum of 1 - 2 years of related work experience. Prior event coordination, customer service or other hospitality experience preferred. CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES   None COMMUNICATION SKILLS   Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor. Ability to effectively present information to an internal department and/or large groups of employees. Comfortable meeting and engaging with new people. Warm and engaging demeanor. Ability to assess circumstances, empathize and offer help. FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE   Requires basic knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate simple figures such as percentages. REASONING ABILITY   Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations. Ability to solve problems in standard situations. Requires basic analytical skills. OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES   Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, SharePoint, OneNote, Outlook, etc. Comfortable with and embracing of new technologies and digital tools; such as Apps, databases, financial management, work order management, social networking, cloud technologies, handheld mobile technologies and applications, and communications.. Ability to work in multiple software platforms and learn and retain technical software applications quickly. Good organizational skills. Must work well under pressure with multiple deadlines, and demonstrate a proactive approach to routine and non-routine occurrences. Ability to work flexible work schedules based on business need. May need to be physically able to lift and move 30-40 boxes and operate a two-wheel dolly. Physical ability to assist with document services operations. Able to lift 50 lbs. Strong problem-solving skills. Highly adaptable and flexible. Ability to work independently with little supervision. SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY   Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor. SAFETY 1. Complete at a satisfactory level all required and assigned HSE training 2. Follow all activity policies and procedures, including all HSE related requirements at all times 3. Participate in all HSE related programs & activities as required, including incident investigations, interviews, auditing and assessment, etc. 4. Report any condition which you feel could result in an accident or injury and / or stop work if required
The Rockefeller University New York, NY, USA
Jul 18, 2018
Full time
Job Title Academic Events Assistant       Laboratory / Department Academic Affairs       Department Description                   Detailed Description           Directly supporting the Program Director, Academic Events and Initiatives and the Senior Academic Events Coordinator, the Academic Events Assistant will provide program support for the University's academic seminar series, scientific retreats and symposia, junior faculty recruitment process, and special projects. Will assist with the preparation of detailed visit schedules, liaising with faculty and laboratories, campus service departments and external venues, tracking event registrations, checking event/seminar set-ups, posting flyers/advertisements, and other event-related details. Will also provide general office administration, including data entry, proofreading, filing, copying, ordering office supplies, maintenance of office machines and service contracts, and other tasks as assigned. Will conduct general accounting duties, including processing vendor payments, petty cash reimbursements, honoraria, and other accounting functions.       Job Requirements           Bachelor's degree and two to five years of related experience strongly preferred. Events or meeting coordination experience in an academic or related non-profit administrative setting highly desired. Must be extremely detail-oriented, self-motivated, able to multi-task while meeting overlapping deadlines, and have excellent writing, grammar, and proofreading skills. Demonstrated proficiency in Word and Excel on a MAC platform necessary. Analytical skills required. Must be available to work evenings occasionally.          
Ceridian Toronto, ON, Canada
Jul 18, 2018
Full time
Director, Executive Events Salary Full Time Ceridian. Makes Work Life Better™   This is our promise. Not only for our customers, but our employees as well. Ceridian is a cloud company powered by our people. As an innovative fast-growing global, human capital management (HCM) technology company, join us as we transform the world of work for millions of employees around the world. Our products help employees be paid on time, apply for promotions, grow their careers, and support their work/life fit. Our solutions and our people work together to help organizations control costs, save time, optimize their workforce, minimize risk, and grow their businesses. We are proud of our many recent accomplishments, which include setting a record in the TSX as the largest tech IPO in Canadian history, and having our leader recognized as a Top CEO by Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Awards for the third time. Ceridian has not only invested heavily in cloud software development but in its people as well. Our workplace experience provides employees with empowering programs for career growth and includes diversity/inclusion groups to support every person’s career journey. At Ceridian we not only work hard, but we play hard too. Each office has its own unique Fun at Work experience which includes events such as social hours, team building competitions, and other fun occasions for all employees to enjoy. We believe in giving back to the communities that we live in, by volunteering our time and contributing to our own charity foundation, Ceridian Cares. We also have a wide-range of flexible benefits to support our people’s work life blend and meet their needs. We are looking for fun, intelligent, team oriented people who believe in our values: Customer Focus, Transparency, Diligence, Optimism, and Agility. Find out why Ceridian employees declare Ceridian a Great Place to Work® in 2018, a Glassdoor Best Places to Work in 2018, and one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the 15 th consecutive year! Director, Executive Events The Director, Executive Events will oversee a group of marketing managers, specialists and support staff to develop, implement and direct strategic initiatives to engage Ceridian executive customers, prospects and leaders. The focus for this role will be to execute event campaigns and program deliverables to drive sales and increase brand awareness. As a senior leader within the Marketing leadership team, the individual will communicate consistently with senior leaders across the organization on the status of current projects. Therefore, this individual will bring strong relationship building skills, be highly organized, know how to delegate and motivate a team. This individual will work to foster the necessary collaboration with sales, Product Management, the Executive team and others to achieve overall success.   The Director, Executive Events will have a firm grasp of the duties of the team and champion operational excellence, with the ability to assist the various roles in a pinch. As an important part of the team, this individual should be analytical, flexible, calm under pressure with an ability to solve problems in real time. The Director, Executive Events will be expected to execute current campaigns, specifically the HCM Summits, internal executive events as well as future program planning, projections and metrics associated with the team’s initiatives. As part of this research and planning, the individual will consistently work with the team to find ways to improve current programs both in terms of cost savings and generating innovative ideas to refresh programs year-over-year. People leadership and development are top priorities for this leader.   Responsibilities: Provide strategic direction and oversee the execution of all executive events including HCM Summits, strategic events and drive the prospect experience at Ceridian’s annual user conference INSIGHTS Present strategic and tactical event plans to senior leaders and the CMO with recommendations, new ideas and opportunities Develop, manage, and implement annual and project-based events plans and budgets to meet business objectives and expectations Grow and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders Create, implement and maintain appropriate metrics to evaluate impacts and effectiveness of events Oversee the sourcing and analysis of all venues for programs including caliber of venue, floor plans, site visits etc. Attend events to run or support the event production Provide recommendations on technology platforms to increase efficiencies during planning and onsite at events Lead team brainstorming to generate creative campaign strategies and tactics Recruit, train and develop a team with skills and experience aligned to meet departmental and corporate objectives Manage team performance per requirements and objectives for all direct reports Experience: Minimum 15+ years of event/marketing experience Experience managing a diverse team both within and outside of the department Excellent communication skills Excellent collaboration skills Proven strategic marketing experience with track record of leading the development and execution of marketing plans which resulted in positive business outcomes Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint Experience with technology industry considered an asset Education/Experience: Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Critical thinking and ability to define and pursue strategic objectives Ability to manage multiple projects and tight deadlines Ability to work with cross-functional groups, of varying levels of seniority, within and outside the organization Cool, calm under pressure  Ability to adapt and problem solve Strong sense of leadership and team management Global experience considered an asset Ability to speak in front of large groups 25-40% travel required   Ceridian combines the excitement of a startup environment, with the growth opportunities of a large organization. We believe our employees should be happy and healthy, with peace of mind and a sense of fulfillment. We provide our employees with comprehensive benefits for various life circumstances and needs, great opportunities for career development, and a balanced lifestyle to achieve personal and professional success.   Ceridian is fueled by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer and embrace all individual s  and what makes them unique.  We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on award winning projects!   Connect with us on Twitter @CeridianCareers or Facebook CeridianCareers We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Investors Group Inc. Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Jul 18, 2018
Contract
Corporate Planner, Corporate Meetings & Incentives (12 month term) (7580) Requisition ID  7580  - Posted  07/17/2018 Company:         Investors Group (IGM) Department:     Event Marketing Position:           Corporate Planner, Corporate Meetings & Incentives (12 month term) Location:          Winnipeg IGM Financial Inc. is one of Canada's premier personal financial services companies, and one of the country's largest managers and distributors of investment funds and other managed asset products, with over $156 billion in total assets under management as of March 31, 2018. Its activities are carried out principally through Investors Group Inc., Mackenzie Financial Corporation and Investment Planning Counsel Inc.   As part of Power Financial Corporation, we are focused on the long-term strength and stability of our companies. We recognize these as core responsibilities to our clients and shareholders as we adapt and lead in an ever-changing world. Overview This department is responsible for the development and management of all corporately sponsored events and conferences with a focus on Corporate, Field and Consumer-facing events.   This position is primarily responsible for collaborating with the Event Marketing team by supporting the execution of Corporate conferences and by leading and managing the planning on small meetings.   Responsibilities include: Collection of content for conference websites and conference mobile technology, including revising, rebuilding, testing, trouble shooting and reporting Manage online attendee registration tool, including responding to inquiries in a timely manner for field, client and employee events Management of all translation requests including time sensitive communication pieces, and identify at-risk timelines and providing solutions Planning and executing smaller meetings including support Board dinners and employee events Responsibilities include coordination and management of audio/visual requirements, food & beverage management, décor, seating assignments, communication and reporting to stakeholders, managing multiple hotel blocks; submitting rooming lists to hotels and final reconciliation and reporting Managing conference mailbox – responding to inquiries, communicating conference policies, developing/maintaining distribution lists and inventory control – conference shipping and maintaining conference archives. Vendor Management: ensure scope is achieved and delivered on time and budget   Qualifications: Minimum 3 years experience in meeting planning/event management disciplines including strong technical skills Strong verbal and written communication skills Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with individuals at senior levels inside and outside of the organization Strong organizational, time management and attention to detail skills Strong computer technical skills, specifically Excel and associated reporting capabilities Must be able to work within tight deadlines, with multiple projects and competing priorities The ability to communicate in English and French would be an asset   Additional Information:  Travel and overtime are required. Please apply by July 31, 2018.  For technical difficulties when applying, please click here .
City of Burnaby Burnaby, BC, Canada
Jul 18, 2018
Part Time
Food Services Event Leader Competition No.: 2018-151 Duration: Regular Part Time Salary: $23.88 – 24.81 – 25.84 – 26.91 – 27.99/hour (Pay Grade 14) Last Updated: 7/17/18 8:53 AM Description The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you! Reporting to the Supervisor, Food Services, you will be responsible for supervisory, food preparation and administrative work coordinating the operation of two or more food services facilities. An incumbent of this class supervises, through subordinate supervisors, staff engaged in food preparation, clerical and maintenance work; coordinates and oversees restaurant and event catering; processes bookings for rentals, event and restaurant catering at food services facilities. Plans, assigns and supervises staff engaged in food preparation, clerical and maintenance work during events.  Oversees, coordinates and participates in the establishment of an event food service plan including equipment and setup needs, staffing and scheduling, and control of food product inventory as it relates to the particular event or menu promotion. Maintains and updates facility booking and usage data; records and deletes bookings, cancellations, fees received and owed. Prepares and maintains a variety of records and reports related to the work; types contracts, invoices, correspondence and other materials; composes and signs routine correspondence; signs outgoing correspondence, as directed.  Performs related work as required. Qualifications include Grade 12 including or supplemented by courses in food services and catering events plus considerable related experience of a supervisory nature or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Considerable knowledge of use of related equipment; and of related health regulations and laws. Sound knowledge of catering, restaurant and rental operations and procedures, including inventory control, and clerical and recordkeeping duties associated with the work; of business English, spelling, arithmetic, grammar and punctuation. Ability to respond to a variety of enquiries and complaints and to explain applicable policies and procedures; to make decisions in accordance with applicable rules, regulations and policies; to use related software applications and equipment; to oversee and participate in coordination and implementation of food services for an event; to control, supervise and direct staff engaged in food preparation, clerical and maintenance work during events; and to prepare and maintain a variety of records related to the work. FOODSAFE and Serving it Right Certificates, and Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia are required. Please submit your application by Thursday, July 26, 2018.               Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview. If you would like to include a cover letter along with your application, please ensure to include it in the text area for a cover letter section of the application. Please contact Human Resources at  604-294-7303  if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.  

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