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Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts Vancouver, BC, Canada
Sep 22, 2017
Full time
Events Manager (85200) Requisition Number  85200  - Posted  21/09/2017  -  Canada  -  Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver  -  Sales & Marketing  -  Permanent   Total account management to achieve budgeted catering targets, with an emphasis on social events and local corporate business, working directly with key accounts to develop business for the hotel, and maintain healthy growth according to the Sales and Marketing plan, maximizing the balance between Guest, Colleague and Owner satisfaction.   With high integrity, strives to provide a 5 diamond/5 star experience to guests and colleagues, while providing Shangri-La hospitality from caring people in all interactions In conjunction with the sales team, develop catering sales strategies, then execute actions to meet or exceed sales targets Work alongside Group Sales Manager and provide conference services to groups with catering. Focus on meeting room rental, plus food and beverage revenues, working directly with Sales Managers to maximize revenue opportunities which may sometimes result in displacing catering only business and assist Sales Managers in booking group catering needs, finalizing details including rooming lists, menus as required Effectively coach, train, motivate, communicate, recognize, provide performance feedback and conduct performance correction with the Sales and Catering Coordinator, as required Create and distribute clear, accurate and concise Banquet Event Orders that convey client needs with extreme attention to detail, resulting in total client satisfaction Meet with meeting and event clients prior to event start to reconfirm final attendance, meal schedule and other last minute requirements, if any, communicating changes to other departments, as required Through personal presence, oversee catering events in the hotel, ensure all events are reflected accurately on function boards, set-up on time, completed in accordance with BEO’s and attend to last minute requests for changes or additional requirements Ensure all meeting and event clients are provided with a point of contact for all enquiries and needs during events, in a most courteous, friendly and efficient manner Ensure the proper handling, receipt, distribution and safe keeping of all guests’ materials for functions and ensure all left-behind materials are either collected by the organizer or delivered back to the local office via despatch or courier. Work collaboratively with Director of F&B and Executive Chef to develop creative, innovative catering menus appropriate for SLV clientele Ensure compliance to all hotel policies, standards and core practices Utilize effective Customer Relationship Management techniques i.e. Delphi and other initiatives to build and maintain relationships with SLV active and potential clientele  Undertake other ad hoc related responsibilities, as required   The following is considered mandatory for this position: Sales Competence – Demonstrates sound understanding for the local catering, social, and corporate meeting market, uses effective sales strategies for respective market segment, vast knowledge of the core competition and luxury hotel banquet standards Results driven – Self motivated, high initiative, reliable self-starter, and strives to continually over achieve catering sales goals and targets Creative  – Demonstrates a high degree of creativity and interest in food and wine,  working directly with clients on menu planning, event planning, while maximizing revenues for the hotel Relationship & Impression Management - Outstanding abilities to build and maintain relationships and demonstrated ability to make a naturally positive, lasting impression Detailed oriented –Highly organized, superior time management skills, exceptional attention to detail particularly with BEO’s Goal oriented and Organizational skills– Able to plan, set and achieve goals on a continual basis, demonstrating superior organizational and time management skills  Ethical conduct and responsibility – Sets a positive example and fulfills responsibilities with the highest integrity, ethics and professionalism
MacEwan University Edmonton, AB, Canada
Sep 22, 2017
Casual
Event Assistant Conference and Event Services MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve. The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include preparation for university and college, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music. Opportunity Conference and Event Services at MacEwan University has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and energetic Event Assistant. We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, customer-service environment. This position is responsible for assisting Event Planners and Consultants with the set-up, takedown and on-site support for events planned and coordinated by Conference and Event Services. Duties include: on-site monitoring of events and activities held at the university; monitoring and assisting with event setups, deliveries and service requirements prior to and during events; meeting and greeting clients, acting as the on-site contact for the client to ensure all aspects of the event or activity run according to the event plan; liasing with other university service departments (i.e.. Facilities, Catering, Parking, Security) to troubleshoot during events and prevent preparation of nametags, participant packages, assisting with decor, signage, and assisting with registration. Skills Our ideal candidate will have: excellent interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to present in a professional, businesslike, courteous and helpful manner; experience solving problems and troubleshooting under pressure; experience working with a diverse range of individuals and groups and demonstrated ability to take initiative and responsibility for assigned tasks and completing them independently. Position Requirements NOTE: This is a casual position with average hours approximately 10 - 15 hours a week. Hours are mainly evening and weekend. The ability to work flexible and varied hours based on client and event requirements is essential. Qualifications Candidates must have experience working in a customer-service position. Experience in a hospitality or events-related environment is beneficial. An event management certificate or event-related courses would be an asset. How to Apply : Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting. Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association collective agreement. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Category Casual Salary $15.00 to $21.83 per hour Closing Date Friday, September 29, 2017 Competition No. 17.09.190 Apply Online Apply Now Personal Information Collection Notification Personal information is being collected to determine your qualifications for employment. This information is collected, used and protected under the authority of and in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act . It may be provided to non-HR members of a hiring and interview panel if your application advances to that stage of the hiring process. If you have any questions about these arrangements, please contact: Human Resources, University Services Centre, Rm. 10-600, 10700-104 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 4S2 or phone (780) 497-5434.
TELUS Toronto, ON, Canada
Sep 22, 2017
Full time
Event Marketing Manager - TELUS Health   -   HEA03042-17 Description   As an Event Marketing Manager, the candidate will have a passion for planning, developing and delivering high quality, innovative client experiences which help differentiate this company at various points in the customer’s journey in order to create and progress business to business sales pipeline.   Duties:   The candidate will be required to manage a wide variety of events spanning multiple event types including executive round tables and meetings, third party sponsorships including trade shows and speaker participation, proprietary events from small to very large, road shows, unique client hospitality and internal sales enablement and leadership events. Will plan, coordinate and execute best-in-class events and sponsorship to enhance the brand, products and services. Will manage event program budgets within internal processes and guidelines to ensure an expected return on investment.   As a member of a small group of event managers, the candidate is expected to be a trusted team player with strong communication and collaboration skills. The candidate must confidently lead meetings and manage its project plans. The event manager will work with cross-functional internal and external teams to understand business objectives and offer guidance, creative solutions and assistance to various program leaders on all aspects of event management. Will be responsible for agency and vendor relationships throughout the course of the event process, ensuring services are delivered in line with the scope of work. Some travel will be required primarily within Canada.   We are looking for a high energy and enthusiasm candidate that is passionate about putting together quality events, is self-motivated and is driven by results.   Responsibilities: Support sales team from all business unit in event management Budget management Planning, coordinating and executing events Manage Sponsorships Post-event reporting Leader and trusted advisor for marketing events Vendor and supplier management   Qualifications   Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Three to five years of previous event marketing experience required Excellent project management skills with a high attention for details Self-motivated and must have the ability to manage multiple events simultaneously Strong capacity to assess and prioritize workload in a strict deadline-driven environment Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization Strong Microsoft Office skills - Excel & PowerPoint Ability to embrace new ideas and the confidence to make recommendations for change Agency and vendor relationship management experience will be an asset Proven verbal and written communication skill on both French and English Experience infusing digital/social/mobile element into events would be an asset Experience in a health related industry is an asset Required Professional accreditation or certification: Post-secondary diploma/certification Post-secondary diploma/degree and/or certification in Marketing or Event Planning Post-secondary courses in business, marketing, event management, sport marketing, communications or related subjects preferred Who is TELUS?   We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.   TELUS Health is an IT leader in Canada that focuses on the health sector. Our mission is to improve the way information is being used along the continuum of care to better the health of citizens in Canada and in selected countries.   Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn’t matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.   Do you share our passion?       At TELUS, you create future friendly® possibilities.   At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.   Disclaimer: In accordance with the TELUS Health Solutions Data Center Security Policy, as a condition of employment, all personnel whose job functions require they work at a Data Center and/or have access to detailed knowledge of technology related to client service delivery, are subject to a Personnel Security Screening conducted through the Government of Canada.   Primary Location :   CA-ON-Toronto Schedule :   Full-time
Winnipeg Humane Society Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Sep 22, 2017
Part Time
The Winnipeg Humane Society - Job Posting # 2017-3-1   Date : September 21, 2017 Position : Events Volunteer Coordinator Department : Volunteer Services Reports To : Manager, Volunteer Services Rate : $13.53 - $17.81 Hours : 9 -12 hours/week Mornings primarily with some evenings/weekends for events Days/times of shifts may vary/change Classification : Part-Time Unionized Closing Date : September 27, 2017   Position Summary : Manage volunteers to support WHS major and third-party events; recruit skilled, schedule, coordinate training, recognize and follow up to ensure adequate volunteer resources are in place.   Skills and Qualifications : -Comfort and ability to speak effectively when facilitating group sessions. -Ability to form positive relationships with staff; to motivate and have good connections with volunteers. -Capability to multi-task and manage time effectively. -Ability to work effectively using Microsoft Office in a windows platform. -Experience using Volgistics, database management system (DBMS) is an asset. -Managing human resources; high degree of client service; volunteers and staff being our clients. -Effective conflict management skills. -Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.   Duties and Responsibilities : -Assist with orientation process of potential volunteers to include presenting information at group session. -Develop and maintain working relationships with donor relations team to determine volunteer needs for events. -Recruit and schedule volunteers appropriate for volunteer assignments based on skills, qualifications and experience: -Arrange and jointly coordinate with development team any required training. -Record service hours after the event has concluded and perform follow up to get feedback from volunteers. -Determine creative ways of recognizing special events volunteers and execute based on budget. -Post-event, review the number of volunteers to ensure we are utilizing our resources effectively and document for next year. -Assist team with day-to-day coordination of volunteers.   Accountability: Manager, Volunteer Services.   Please email resume with cover letter to Kelle Greene: kelleg@winnipeghumanesociety.ca   Please quote the Job Posting Number
Carlson Wagonlit Travel Toronto, ON, Canada
Sep 22, 2017
Full time
Meeting Coordinator, Meetings & Events   -   ( 170004C9 )   The Meeting Coordinator will provide support to the M&E planning team as required with regards to registration, attendee management, reporting and other administrative needs.  The coordinator will also be responsible for the reconciliation and facilitation of program payments for the whole team.  The Meeting Coordinator is a key support resource for the Meetings & Events team.  Participant Changes - rooming list changes, roommate pairings, travel changes (flight/ground), date changes, activity changes, housing, any and all manual changes requested by the participant or from the M & E planner(s) and track changes in registration tool. Project Management - assist planners with specified aspects of the meeting critical path.  Ownership and communication of attendee registration, reporting and surveys. Manages attendee communications including save-the-dates, invitations, confirmations, pre-conference materials, etc. Provides attendee summaries and reports to clients including escalating approvals as needed. Constantly identifies and strives for continuous improvement of M&E processes, procedures and tools. Partners with and supports the Meeting Planner throughout the planning process.    Reporting - producing reports that are designed for client along with any ad hoc reporting as needed. Reporting needs will be for internal and external customers and must meet the agreed upon deadlines of planner and client.   Vendors - Communicate with vendors regarding attendee data, reports, and other project-related information.  Also, responsible for providing accurate and timely reports to all vendors as required including Hotel, Air, DMC, AV, etc.   Payments - Submit all program payment data to client and Planner to ensure payments are reconciled in Lanyon and follow up on outstanding payments Complete the web registration forms to assist the Web builder with building event websites.  Fulfilment - assist Planners in fulfilling meeting collateral including meeting materials, on-site materials, name badges and tent cards Shipping -manage on-site shipping for programs and maintain all tracking information Completes time tracking as requested by management. Performs other duties as assigned.   Qualifications   Minimum 1 year of event coordinator and/or administrative experience required Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred Strong financial acumen preferred  Strong detail orientation with the ability to stay organized required Strong computer proficiency in Microsoft office suite, with excellent Excel skills Knowledge of web based registration tools (Lanyon) required Ability to remain and composed under stressful situations Strong multi-tasker who works well under pressure Excellent customer service Travels on-site for assigned programs as requested. *LI-TS   Primary Location :   CA-CA-Toronto Work from home :   No Employment type :   Standard Job Family :   Meetings & Events Scope :   Regional Travel :   No Shift :   Day Job Organization :   Customer_Meetings & Events Job Posting :   Sep 21, 2017
University of Calgary Calgary, AB, Canada
Sep 22, 2017
Contract
Event Specialist, Strategic Events and Communications, Development & Alumni Engagement Job ID:  13901 Updated:  Yesterday Location:  Downtown Campus Position Overview Strategic Events and Communications within Development & Alumni Engagement is currently seeking a Full-time Limited Term Event Specialist for approximately 2 years. Reporting to the Director, Strategic Events in the Development & Alumni Engagement (DAE) division, the Event Specialist plays a key role in the planning and development of internal and external events. Events are an extremely important relationship building and engagement tool and are part of the University's overall development and alumni engagement plan. The Event Specialist will provide insight and input into the event planning process, direct staff and volunteers who implement events, and will be accountable to manage event budgets and reports. The pace is intense, the workload demanding, and the position at times demands irregular work hours.   Position Description Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to): EVENT MANAGEMENT Manage the overall planning, coordination and implementation of internal and external DAE events Write and prepare event plans with measurable objectives, established themes, and key messages which align with departmental and institutional plans Source and negotiate services with vendors (i.e. Entertainment, AV, etc.), ensuring the best quality and value while remaining within budget guidelines Direct staff and volunteer support as required with respect to their involvement in the events Liaise with event venue staff from initial planning stages to event day set-up and take-down Liaise regularly with internal and external community stakeholders, key departments and faculties, vendors and suppliers Oversee design, printing and delivery of printed materials and signage required for events Ensure backup plans are in place for all aspects of the event Work with internal clients to determine event logistics such as budget, venue, catering, collateral, and amenities Prepare event collateral, including invitations, media backgrounders, speeches and marketing materials Develop invitation lists and coordinate invitation/rsvp processes Implement standard business practices throughout the course of all institutional events Provide detailed reporting of events and conduct analyses which include evaluations, key learning points, and recommendations for future enhancements Develop feedback processes (i.e. post event surveys) and develop a process where feedback is considered in future planning Develop, maintain and model positive working relationships with faculty, staff and students Actively work on strategies to promote community engagement, problem solving and following through as appropriate to ensure positive outcomes for all stakeholders Develop collegial, positive, high trust working relationships with other team members and all work effectively as a team Foster a service-oriented approach STAKEHOLDER RELATIONS Develop, maintain and model positive working relationships with students, faculty and staff to ensure event success Enhance relationships with existing stakeholders and develop new stakeholder relationships within the community Leverage existing relationships and identify co-branding and partnership opportunities Liaise with involved parties regarding event sponsorship (i.e. seeking new sponsors and managing existing sponsorship relationships) Develop collegial, positive, high trust working relationships with other team members and work effectively as a team FINANCIALS AND REPORTING Develop and manage the budgets for internal and external institutional events, and oversee expenditures Work with the Director, Strategic Events to articulate spending priorities, monitor adherence to budget commitments, and investigate discrepancies Prepare and analyze reports on events and provide regular updates to the Director, Strategic Events Qualifications / Requirements: Undergraduate degree in public relations, event management or related field, or equivalent experience Minimum 5 years experience working on successful events and managing projects Time and fiscal management, creativity, and attention to detail are required Ability to direct and influence the work of others for project execution Excellent interpersonal communication, writing and relationship management skills Demonstrated analytical and project management skills Strong computer skills including word, database management, excel and internet are required to produce plans, reports, text, materials and to conduct research Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team Ability to perform multiple tasks in a complex, fast-paced, team environment Ability to work evenings and weekends as required; must be flexible Knowledge of the principles and techniques of marketing, communications and media relations are desired assets Application Deadline:  October 5, 2017 We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.   Additional Information This position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under the  Specialist/Advisor Job Family, Phase 3 . To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Management and Staff Careers website . For more information about Development & Alumni Engagement, visit http://development.careers.ucalgary.ca/ . About the University of Calgary The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca . The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their professional success while they are here. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
Community Servings Boston, MA, United States
Sep 22, 2017
Full time
Special Events Manager Ever want to put your event planning experience towards a mission that is making a difference?  Be a part of a fun engaged team.  Join Community Servings and help plan two of Boston’s most engaging events that raise funds to provide made from scratch, medically tailored meals for the critically ill. Reporting to the Director of Development & Communications, but working closely with the entire development team.  The Special Events Manager will help plan, support and implement LifeSavor and Pie in the Sky , Community Servings two signature events and 6-12 smaller fundraising and cultivations events. Primary responsibilities are to produce our cultivation events and fundraising parties and often to be the initial contact for development volunteers and donors to Community Servings.  Additionally, the Special Events Manager will develop an overall events strategy, including timeline, volunteer recruitment, development and management, coordination and solicitation of donated goods & services, and prepares income and expense budgets.  The Event Manager works in concert with the Director of Development & Communications to ensure events are successful, professionally managed, are a rewarding volunteer experience, and importantly stay within our board mandated cost ratio of 10% or less. Primary Responsibilities: Manage all aspects of fundraising events Create and maintain timelines and project plans Recruit and manage event planning committee members Identify & solicit potential event donors Manage support staff and peers Recruit, retain and manage events intern Coordinate with communications team to create and implement event marketing plan Manage and steward event donors Manage in-kind and sponsorship solicitations Manage and maintain volunteer relationships Schedule, attend, and track activities for committee meetings Ensure that event-related donations and information are properly tracked in event databases, and master fundraising database Ensure that event-related payments are collected, report financial results to the planning committee DOD and CDO Research and identify new opportunities for event fundraising Work with DOD, CDO and CEO to plan and execute donor cultivation events. Ensure that all Capital Campaign related events (cultivation, house parties, ground breaking and ribbon cutting) are executed within the strategy defined Qualifications: BA/BS and 5-7 years experience preferably in a non-profit Exemplary organizational, time-management, and project management skills with meticulous attention to detail Outstanding interpersonal skills, including demonstrated confidence and poise in front of donors and high-level volunteers Ability to set priorities and manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously Solid computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite and SalesForce. Database experience a plus Previous volunteer management experience preferred Previous experience in recruiting in-kind donations and managing vendor relationships preferred Night and weekend work required before and during select events Commitment to diversity and serving diverse constituents To apply, please send cover letter and resume to : Darcy Pfeifer Director of Development & Communications E: dpfeifer@servings.org Community Servings 18 Marbury Terrace Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
NASCAR Charlotte, NC, United States
Sep 22, 2017
Full time
Manager, Partner Events All times are in Eastern Daylight Time. ID  2017-1781   # of Openings  1   Job Locations  US-NC-Charlotte   Posted Date  9/19/2017   Category  Corporate Events   Company  NASCAR   More information about this job Company Overview The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States. NASCAR consists of three national series (Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR XFINITY Series™, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™), four regional series, one local grassroots series and three international series. The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. Based in Daytona Beach, Fla., with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. For more information visit  http://www.NASCAR.com and  http://www.IMSA.com , and follow NASCAR on Facebook , Twitter ,  Instagram , and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).   Job Description NASCAR seeks a talented professional to join in the position of Manager, Partner Events based in our Charlotte, NC office.   The Manager, Partner Events is responsible for management of a variety of partner and/or consumer orientated platforms, events and hospitality driven initiatives.  Primary areas of responsibility include; strategic planning, venue sourcing, contract negotiating, vendor management, budget development and management, logistical planning, onsite event execution, competitive analysist, post event analysis including metric reporting and other related functions.   Duties include, but are not limited to:   Direct management, oversite & budgetary responsibilities of a wide variety of events including: -           At-track hospitality platforms/events -           Contractual partner platforms/events -           Consumer platforms/events -           Business meetings/summits   Event strategy development   Development and presentations of event concepts and programs to internal leadership groups   Contract origination and process management including venues and outside contractors   Exploration and identification of new event and hospitality vendors, assets, venues, etc.   Experience with executing events at-track or in similar environments   Site visits, site recommendations and proposal development   Guest management software proficiency; creating events, reports, guest lists and diagrams   Food & beverage planning   Décor planning & procurement   Invitation creation, distribution and RSVP management   Management of guest transportation and logistics (individual & group)   Oversight and management of guest sleeping room blocks   Comfort and style to collaborate with various internal and external industry stakeholders   Prepare internal and external event communications including presentations (e.g. PowerPoint)   Pre/post event analysis, presentations and metric reporting   Competitive event analysis and benchmarking   Event related tasks such as ticket/suite pass distribution, golf cart rentals, supplies, etc.   Understanding of and ability to develop event/production schedules and run of show documents   Other duties and projects as assigned   Approximately 30 – 35% including weekend travel, multi-day travel and short-notice travel     EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE   Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; and five years of experience in the sports and/or corporate events industry. Although not required, a reasonable level of exposure and understanding of the sports industry is a plus.   OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES    Creative & forward thinker High level of attention to detail Professional interaction with internal & external executives and guests Capability to perform and retain composure under high pressure situations Ability to manage multiple events, set priorities, meet deadlines and to work independently CMP designation or interest in pursuing the CMP designation a plus A genuine passion of events Apply Now: Learn more about this role and our team by applying at www.careers.nascar.com for consideration. We are a company unlike any other. At NASCAR, you will find a community of diverse individuals respectful of our history and heritage, but with an eye toward the future. We want you to bring your experience, skills and passion to our close-knit, high-energy environment in which our employees thrive and where you can prosper. We know the key to our success is our employees and we offer highly competitive salaries, a solid benefits package focused on wellness, and opportunities for you to grow and develop both personally and professionally. It won’t take you long to find out that you are on the right track here at NASCAR!   NASCAR is committed to fostering a diverse work environment where all employees feel valued and empowered.  NASCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). We seek to attract and retain the best qualified people available. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, age, color, disability, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, or any characteristic that is protected by law.
Marriott International, Inc. St. Petersburg, FL, United States
Sep 21, 2017
Full time
Dir-Event Operations Primary Location   USA-FL-St. Petersburg-The Vinoy® Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club Posting Date   Sep 21, 2017   Job Number   17001VUX   Job Category Event Management   Brand Renaissance Hotels   Schedule Full-time   Relocation?   No   Position Type   Management     Start Your Journey With Us   You were always one of those curious kids who opened every cabinet, peeked behind every door, and never ceased to ask "why" when given an explanation. Today, you bring your personal style to every experience. You live life to discover. You are passionate about your neighborhood, always looking to explore the places one wouldn’t find in a travel guide. If this sounds like you, you’re in the right place. You’ve got authentic style, natural curiosity and a warm way with people. Renaissance is not just a place to spend the night, it's a place to discover, a place in the world with style like yours. That’s why we’re not just looking for anyone. We’re looking for someone like you.     JOB SUMMARY   Manages all event service, banquet and event technology operations and staff on a daily basis. Core area of responsibility is the event operation team, including the Senior Banquet Managers, Banquet Managers, Senior Event Service Managers, Event Service Managers, Event Technology and Operations Managers. Position ensures the highest level of service throughout the event phase. Maximizes revenue opportunities by up-selling during the event phase and maximizes profit by effectively managing costs. The position is responsible for achieving guest and employee satisfaction and for managing the financial performance of the Event Operations Department.   CANDIDATE PROFILE   Education and Experience • High school diploma or GED; 4 years experience in the event management, food and beverage, sales and marketing, or related professional area. OR • 2-year degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality, Business Administration, or related major; 2 years experience in the event management, food and beverage, sales and marketing, or related professional area.   CORE WORK ACTIVITIES   Managing Event Management Operations and Budgets • Works with the management team to develop and implement the business plan and long term strategies for event operations. • Establishes and monitors measurable goals for the department. • Champions all standards, policies and procedures in the Event Operations departments. • Oversees the execution of event logistics for all events. • Oversees the administrative processes associated with the event phase of a function and the associated transitions between all event phases as they relate to the service delivery team. • Ensures function space and corresponding heart of the house areas are cleaned and maintained. • Ensures furniture and equipment is maintained and inventory levels are kept in accordance to corporate guidelines. • Communicates and executes departmental and property emergency procedures and ensures staff are trained in safety procedures. • Participates in MVP audits and level certification for all technicians. • Ensures employees maintain required certification. • Assists with implementation and execution of all event related corporate initiatives and promotions.   Managing Profitability • Ensures department is working within budget and adjusts expenditures according to revenues. • Maintains awareness of current trends in event management and integrates into the operation in a timely manner. • Reviews effectiveness of event operations annually and makes appropriate adjustments.   Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service • Consult with customers in order to determine objectives and requirements for events such as meetings, conferences, and conventions. • Displays leadership in guest hospitality, exemplifies excellent customer service and creates a positive atmosphere for guest relations. • Maintains customer satisfaction to insure retention and growth of business through referrals and repeat events.   Leading Event Management Teams • Leads execution of activities in Event Operations to support the Event Management strategy. • Leads event management/operations meetings. • Coordinates the Event Operations members of Event Delivery teams. • Works with culinary team to ensure compliance to food handling and sanitation standards. • Works with Human Resources to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. • Ensures that regular, ongoing communication is happening in all areas of event operations.   Maintaining Relationships with Property Stakeholders • Communicates effectively with property departments outside of Event Operations. • Maintains a strong working relationship with guests/clients, vendors and competitors.   Conducting Human Resources Activities • Reviews staffing levels to ensure that guest service and operational needs are met. • Works with direct reports to review scheduled events and troubleshoot potential challenges/conflicts. • Attends pre-event meetings to understand group needs, set appropriate expectations and gather critical information to communicate to Event Operations Team. • Ensures disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to Standard Operating Procedures and Local Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs and LSOPs) and support the Peer Review Process.     Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.
The York School Toronto, ON, Canada
Sep 21, 2017
Contract
Senior Events Planner (Maternity Leave Contract) Key Responsibilities ?     Supports the annual events calendar, working closely with the Director of Admission & Advancement, Director of Citizenship, Principals, and the Head of School. ?     Manage the event booking system and work with event organizer, Facilities, Catering and Administration to ensure event details are communicated ?     Coordinate all details required to run events including:     ?     Liaise with necessary departments to ensure a collaborative event that meets all goals as planned     ?     Work with marketing and communications department to develop event communication materials     ?     Provide accurate web and schedule updates for all constituents     ?     Work with facilities and catering to organize event logistics     ?     Coordinate staff and volunteers     ?     Perform event administrative duties ?     Ensure smooth execution of the following York School Events, by providing assistance with external support (ex. permit, vendors, ticket sales, set-up, clean-up, tasting, bike medics):     ?   Terry Fox Event     ?     Amazing Race     ?     School Assemblies     ?     All School Concert     ?     Arts Nights     ?     Assemblies at the Jr. School     ?     Closing Ceremonies     ?     Curriculum Night     ?     School Play     ?     Parent Teacher Interviews & 3-way conferencing     ?     Open Houses     ?     School PLays/ Musicals     ?     Others as assigned ?     Establish event protocols for all school wide events and create an implementation plan for all departments to successfully run events ?     Lead the Staff Social Committee ?     Communicates effectively with all departments ?     Support engagement activities of all constituents, including York Alumni Association ?      Attend evening and weekend events as needed ?      Other duties as assigned Facility Rentals ?     Manage all aspects of the rental of facilities for 1320 and 1639 Yonge Street ?     Book locations for renters ?     Arrange contracts and validate that appropriate insurance is in place ?     Invoice renters for usage and ensure payments are received ?     Notify staff/maintenance and book security   Qualifications, Skills & Attributes ?     Undergraduate degree, or equivalent working experience ?     Certificate in event planning considered an asset ?     A minimum of two years experience managing projects and events required. ?     Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines required. ?     Excellent and professional verbal, written, and presentation skills, as well as organizational skills and attention to detail required. ?     Highly effective interpersonal and relationship building skills ?     Experience in fundraising considered an asset ?      Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as part of the team ?     Strong initiative, self-motivation, good judgment and the ability to creatively solve problems ?     The ability to deal with students, parents, staff and teachers cheerfully, enthusiastically, courteously, patiently, articulately and with discretion How to Apply: Qualified candidates should apply by submitting an application on the careers page of the York School website at www.yorkschool.com by Friday, September 29, 2017 Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process, or those needing job postings in an alternative format, may e-mail a request to yorkhr@yorkschool.com   We thank all candidates for their applications; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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