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Manitoba Theatre for Young People Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Jun 19, 2018
Full time
Production Manager Manitoba Theatre for Young People is one of the largest theatres for young audiences in Canada and plays a leading role in theatre in the country. MTYP has the privilege of being located on Treaty 1 land and the homeland of the Métis Nation, operating out of the first purpose-built facility for theatre for young audiences in Canada, situated at the Forks in Winnipeg. Known for its new works and commitment to creation, MTYP is also a hub for touring companies from across Canada and around the world and itself tours for more than 19 weeks each year. In addition to its productions and touring, MTYP School enjoys the participation of 1,600 students annually and is proud to be the home of Native Youth Theatre. MTYP is seeking an individual to join its team as Production Manager. This full-time position is responsible for the management of all production staff and production elements of MTYP’s activities, including Mainstage and Touring productions, MTYP School and Native Youth Theatre productions and other productions as may be contracted through facility rentals. Reporting to the Artistic Director and working closely with the General Manager, the Production Manager maintains a high level of artistic integrity, safety and appropriate working environment for artistic and production personnel. The Production Manager also works to support the maintenance and improvement of the facility with specific attention to the theatre spaces and equipment therein. To be successful in this role, candidates should be highly organized, have strong written and verbal communication skills, work well with moderate levels of supervision and appreciate opportunities for collaboration with fellow team members. Additional required qualifications include: Minimum 3 years of experience in production management including demonstrated experience related to the planning, costing including proficiency with budgeting in all production areas, financial tracking and the supervision of theatrical production personnel and execution of theatrical requirements. Extensive knowledge of staging and production techniques, and theatre equipment including lighting, sound and video. Knowledge of CTA and ADC agreements and experience in the execution of documentation required to fulfil. Knowledge of workplace safety requirements and legislation. Experience working in a unionized environment is an asset. Ability to produce high-quality work on a deadline and comfortable managing multiple projects and priorities. Demonstrated ability to think creatively and analytically. Proficient in all Microsoft Office programs Works effectively both independently and in a team environment. Post-secondary education in theatre production or equivalent training. Standard hours are 9 am – 5 pm however earlier morning, evening and weekend work is required throughout the season. We are anticipating a start date for the successful candidate of August 20, 2018. Please download the full job description for this opportunity for more information on the role and responsibilities. If you are interested in joining the MTYP team and feel you have the experience, qualities and skills to work for one of Winnipeg’s key arts organizations, please forward a cover letter with résumé by Friday, June 29, 2018 to: Attention: Mr. Pablo Felices-Luna Artistic Director Manitoba Theatre for Young People PabloF@mtyp.ca We thank everyone for their interest but please be advised that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please further note that all offers of employment with MTYP are contingent on provision of a clear criminal record check.
Central Park Conservancy New York, NY, USA
Jun 19, 2018
Full time
Film and Special Events Coordinator For more information, or to apply for this job, click here . Job Summary: The Film and Special Events Coordinator is responsible for managing day-to-day Film and Special Events in Central Park. This includes managing all special events, filming and photography and establishing strong relationships with all user groups. In order to provide accurate and relevant information, it is necessary to work closely with City Agencies including but not limited to the Department of Parks and Recreation, New York Police Department, Emergency Services and the Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting. Job Description: Reports to : Manager of Film and Special Events Department: Operations Status: Full Time, Non-exempt Position Number: 3722 Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:00am-3:30pm weekends, extended hours as needed   Summary of Essential Job Functions: Coordinates with the Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting to oversee and manage film and photography requests for Central Park and to ensure adherence to all Park rules and regulations Coordinates day to day operations with City Agencies including but not limited to Park Enforcement Patrol, New York Police Department and the Department of Transportation Demonstrates knowledge of Central Park’s history and landmarks and shares this knowledge with Park patrons, contractors and vendors Provides accurate and pertinent information about Park rules and regulations with all Park users and permit holders Assists in the development of operational plans for managing Special Events including pre-event set-up, event day activities, overtime securing and supervising overtime staff, clean-up and post event analysis Communicates with ease and diplomacy across all staff levels and all Park patrons Performs other duties as required   Minimum Requirements: College degree preferred, 1-3 years of experience in Park Operations and/or Special Event/Film industry Must be able to work as an effective team member and provide support Strong interpersonal and organizational skills Proficient customer service and problem solving skills MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint Valid driver’s license required Excellent organizational, planning and time management skills    Abilities Required: Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the Park, including nights, weekends and holidays Ability to make critical decisions and manage emergency situations Ability to work outside in all weather conditions year round    Ability to lift 50 lbs.    For more information, or to apply for this job, click here . Safety Requirements Establishment and maintenance of a safe work environment is the shared responsibility of this organization and employees at every level. The Conservancy will make every effort to assure a safe environment and be in compliance with federal, state, and local safety regulations.  Employees are expected to obey safety rules and to exercise caution in all their work activities.  Accordingly, employees should be aware of any hazards, which could cause an injury or accident (e.g., spills, obstacles in walkways).  If an employee discovers a potential dangerous condition, he/she should alert other employees and notify his/her supervisor immediately.   Disclaimer The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed
Central Park Conservancy New York, NY, USA
Jun 19, 2018
Full time
Director of Special Events For more information, or to apply for this job, click here . Job Summary: The Director of Special Events, Women’s Committee will be responsible for the strategic vision, production and execution of the major events sponsored by the Women’s Committee of the Central Park Conservancy. The Director will be the lead planner on two of the Women’s Committee’s most profitable and logistically challenging events: the Frederick Law Olmsted Awards Luncheon and Fall Luncheon, a number of smaller events and meetings as assigned. The Director will supervise the Manager of Special Events, Women’s Committee and will oversee the planning and execution of the Playground Partner’s Winter Lunch and Annual Family Party. The Director will work closely with the area AVP and VP, Women’s Committee volunteer President as well as event Co-Chairmen to reach fundraising goals. Job Description: Reports to:   Vice President for Development, Women’s Committee & Special Events Department: Women’s Committee/Development Status: Full-Time, Exempt Position: 3902 Schedule: Must be able to work some late nights and occasional weekends Summary of Essential Job Functions: Manage all aspects of planning and production of assigned events, including: logistics, vendor management, solicitations, fundraising, marketing and press Responsible for the development and implementation of fundraising strategies to reach program goals The Director will serve as a frontline fundraiser to achieve event financial goals, oversee the fundraising efforts of assigned events, and work with Central Park Conservancy President, Major Gift and Development Officers and Special Events departments to strategize on fundraising efforts. Cultivate new and existing donors. Manage a portfolio of prospective event Chairmen and event leaders. Work with area VP and AVP on identifying sponsors for events Oversee event printing and solicitations; work with internal Communications team to develop materials including invitations, programs, websites and other marketing and promotional goods. Manage all data as related to events including: pulling mailing lists, registration of attendees, processing payments, acknowledging of gifts, and keeping records in accordance to CPC procedures. Support post-event activities:  creating and mailing tax acknowledgment letters, organize re-cap meetings, create event synopsis and wrap up materials Works cooperatively with internal and external contacts such as Women’s Committee President, Board members, donors, senior staff, development staff, finance, IT, operations staff, and vendors Plan other events as assigned Supervise the Manager of Special Event, Women’s Committee as well as Event Consultant hired to help with Frederick Law Olmsted Awards Luncheon.   Minimum Requirements: College degree with 5 to 10 years of relative special events experience Ability to work independently and as a team The ability to work under pressure and to multi task Demonstrates superior organizational skills and ability to prioritize Strong written and communication skills required Possess exceptional maturity, tact, diplomacy, high energy and initiative. Must be able to work effectively with high-profile volunteers Familiar with the New York philanthropic community a plus Excellent computer skills: o Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) o Extensive experience with Raisers edge Valid Driver’s license required and must be comfortable driving in Central Park and NYC   Abilities Required: Ability to move or transport small boxes and supplies, weighing up to 30 pounds, within the office and Park for event needs. Ability to work outside in all weather conditions. For more information, or to apply for this job, click here . Safety Requirements Establishment and maintenance of a safe work environment is the shared responsibility of this organization and employees at every level. The Conservancy will make every effort to assure a safe environment and be in compliance with federal, state, and local safety regulations.  Employees are expected to obey safety rules and to exercise caution in all their work activities.  Accordingly, employees should be aware of any hazards, which could cause an injury or accident (e.g., spills, obstacles in walkways).  If an employee discovers a potential dangerous condition, he/she should alert other employees and notify his/her supervisor immediately.   Disclaimer The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed
Barrie Country Club Barrie, ON, Canada
Jun 19, 2018
Contract
Assistant Event Coordinator Club Overview : The Barrie Country Club is a private golf club with a large banquet facility open to both the membership and the public for venue rental. There is a strong emphasis on weddings, tournaments, galas and corporate business. The club has 3 private rooms, which can accommodate private groups from 10 to 250. Job Description : The Assistant Event Coordinator is a full time position (30 to 40 hours per week) and would suit those with Food and Beverage and/or Banquet experience looking to further a career in the Events and Hospitality field. Responsibilities : Working as a team with the Clubhouse Manager and the Event Manager, the Assistant Event Coordinator meets the needs of our clients, members and guests by providing support to Event Manager with administrative duties, client contracts and correspondence. The Assistant Events Coordinator aids with on-site day-of events, weddings to ensure the progresses as agreed under the guidance of the Event Manager. The Assistant Events Coordinator will also function as a front of House Duty Manager when required. Duties include : • Creating printed menus for clients • Replying promptly to clients’ phone calls and communication. • Updating client files • Providing customers with general information about the club events • Ordering linen, AV and other out-sourced rentals for events • Set-up of décor for weddings and other events • Tracking sales and producing various sales reports • Marketing special events • Updating Pinterest account • Other duties as required Qualifications : We are looking for the right candidate, someone who is friendly and customer focused, eager to learn the events and wedding business and has an extreme love of attention to detail! If you can spot a typo a mile away and obsess over colour coding your appointments, you might be the right person for the job! In addition, the following qualifications are considered assets: • Graduate of an Event Planning/Management post-secondary program • Proficiency with office computer software such as Microsoft Office Suite • Experience in planning, coordinating and executing weddings • Experience in administrative assistant duties or related experience • Food and Beverage experience / background • Wedding Planning education • Food and wine knowledge Skills : • Superior customer service skills • Ability to represent the restaurant with a professional image • Excellent communication skills, both in person and over the phone • Excellent time management skills and multitasking ability • Available to work various days (including weekends) and hours (days/afternoons/evenings)   Job Type : Contract If you are interested in thie position, please email your resume and cover letter to cwood@barriecountryclub.com
Ticketmaster Toronto, ON, Canada
Jun 19, 2018
Full time
Venue Support Specialist - Elgin Toronto, ON   Job Summary: Who we are. We’re fans who help fans everywhere get in to the live events they love.  A proud division of Live Nation Entertainment, Ticketmaster has changed the way the world connects with their favorite artists, teams, and shows, and we continue to shape innovation every day. We’re not just selling tickets (though we do it better than anyone else), we’re enriching lives one amazing experience at a time. And we think that’s pretty amazing. If you’re passionate about the magic of live entertainment like we are, and you want to work at a technology based service company dedicated to helping millions of fans experience it, we want to hear from you. Why you should work with us. Our biggest investment is in our people! At Ticketmaster you can expect the fast-paced excitement of a startup with the rock-solid support from an industry leader – with plenty of perks on the side.  The role: Reporting to the Client Service Manager, the role of the Venue Support Specialist (VSS), is to provide Venue clients with comprehensive event management and ticketing services. This position acts as the ticketing administrator for a venue or group of venues overseeing all aspects of the event ticketing operation on behalf of the venue. The VSS must be able to confidently interact with Client teams such as Management, Finance, Marketing, Front of House and IT. This role is supported by and works closely with other internal Ticketmaster teams including Client Development Directors and other field and remote support groups. A day as a VSS might include some of the following… Client Service Develop and maintain excellent client relationships Meet and exceed client service level agreements Advise and assist with reporting for the venue and its Promoter clients Assist in identifying and communicating venue requirements to ensure a complete solution to their technical and service questions Provide support and best practices to the client for all Ticketmaster products Assist with ensuring the venue and promoters are maximizing use of Ticketmaster Products and Services Communicate with artist management, tour accountants, and other stakeholders and bring in other internal teams for resource as needed. Event Management and Ticketing Service Remain current with new software/product releases Provide initial venue specific information to Promoters such as venue specs and requirements, scaling and financials. Coordinate and communicate Venue, Promoter and Ticketmaster requirements for event set up on the Ticketmaster ticketing platform. Submit events to Ticketmaster internal teams for programming via internal tools Manage initial and ongoing inventory requirements, special offers and programs on behalf of venue and promoter. Monitor events going on sale including presales and new offers Assist with new manifest creation Provide onsite event support where needed and ensure all aspects of ticketing service are operational. Coordinate special ticketing financial requests between Ticketmaster, Promoter and Venue. Depending on venue; may be responsible for day to day Box Office Sales and Support Night of show settlement and reporting as required Using Ticketmaster host or online products to create/modify reports as requested Assist with venue access control including reporting and administration as needed Problem Resolution – Engage TM resources to: Use troubleshooting techniques and tools to identify the root cause of issues Research client/customer complaints about service levels Work with National/Central support groups to expedite problem resolution Balance Audits/Settlement issues Resolve issues with Customer Service for events with problems and/or special circumstances Some duties may vary depending on the venue’s agreement with Ticketmaster with respect to ticketing services. Job Requirements: 1-3 years ticketing/box office experience Must be available for flexible working hours which could include weekends, evenings and holidays as dictated by the event calendar. Must be able to self-regulate hours and days of work to mitigate overtime Must be detail-oriented, work well under pressure and have the ability to meet stringent deadlines while balancing multiple high priority tasks. Strong computer skills especially Microsoft Word and Excel Service oriented, with strong organizational and communication skills Able to work well under minimal supervision and take initiative Reliable, adaptable to change and team-oriented. A passion for live events and desire to learn about the entertainment industry! P.S. Applicants for employment in Canada must possess work authorization that does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa. Equal Employment Opportunity Ticketmaster strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. Hiring Practices The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking park in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If accommodation is needed in the application process, please contact us and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. Ticketmaster recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Ticketmaster may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.
Marriott International, Inc. Vancouver, BC, Canada
Jun 18, 2018
Full time
Event Manager Job Description Check out pictures from associates at this location, and some videos too! Job Number 18001FNZ Job Category Event Management Location JW Marriott Parq Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia VIEW ON MAP Brand Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott Schedule Full-time Relocation? No Position Type Management Start Your Journey With Us Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and Marriott Hotels.   Marriott Hotels , Marriott International’s flagship brand with more than 500 global locations, is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels, you will help keep this promise by delivering premium choices, sophisticated style, and well-crafted details. With your skills and imagination, together we will innovate and reinvent the future of travel.   JW Marriott is part of Marriott International's luxury portfolio and consists of more than 80 beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. JW believes our associates come first. Because if you’re happy, our guests will be happy. It’s as simple as that. Our hotels offer a work experience unlike any other, where you’ll be part of a community and enjoy a true camaraderie with a diverse group of co-workers. JW creates opportunities for training, development, recognition and most importantly, a place where you can really pursue your passions in a luxury environment. Treating guests exceptionally starts with the way we take care of our associates. That’s The JW Treatment™.   JOB SUMMARY Responsible for preparing all event documentation and coordinates with Sales, property departments and customer to ensure consistent, high level service throughout pre-event, event and post-event phases of property events. This position primarily handles events of average complexity. Ensures their property events have a seamless turnover from sales to service back to sales. Recognizes opportunities to maximize revenue opportunities by up-selling and offering enhancements to create outstanding events. CANDIDATE PROFILE Education and Experience High school diploma or GED; experienced (1 – 2 years of experience) in the event management or related professional area. OR 2-year degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality, Business Administration, or related major; at least 1 year experience in the event management or related professional area required. CORE WORK ACTIVITIES Managing Event Logistics and Operations Ensures that events progress seamlessly by following established procedures, collaborating with other employees, and ensuring accuracy. Greets customer during the event phase and hands-off to the Event Operations team for the execution of details. Adheres to all standards, policies, and procedures. Ensures billing accuracy and conducts bill reviews with the clients prior to processing the final bill. Manages group room blocks and meeting space for average to large-sized assigned groups. Identifies operational challenges associated with his/her group and determines how to best work with the property staff and customer to solve these challenges\ and/or develop alternative solutions. Uses his/her judgment to integrate current trends in event management and event design. Acts as liaison between field sales person and customer throughout the event process (pre-event, event, post-event). Participates in customer site inspections and assists with the sales process as necessary. Performs other duties as assigned to meet business needs. Solicits feedback from the property departments to identify areas for improvement to enhance the Event Planner’s experience. Ensuring and Providing Exceptional Customer Service Delivers excellent customer service throughout the customer experience and encourages the same from other employees. Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service. Sets a positive example for guest relations. Coordinates and communicates event details both verbally and in writing to the customer and property operations. Makes presence known to customer at all times during this process. Oversees his/her customer experiences from file turnover through the post event phase until turnover back to sales. Follows up with customer post-event. Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints. Uses personal judgment and expertise to enhance the customer experience. Stays available to solve problems and/or suggest alternatives to previous arrangements. Works to continually improve customer service by integrating obtained feedback and personal judgment into action plans. Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses on continuous improvement. Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels. Ensures hourly employees understand expectations and parameters for event activities. Leading Event Management Teams Conducts formal pre- and post-event meetings as required to review/communicate group needs and feedback. Leads formal pre-event and post-event meetings for average to large-sized assigned groups. Facilitates various meetings as he/she perceives necessary (Banquet Event Order meeting, block review, etc). Supporting and Coordinating with the Sales and Marketing Function Assists in the sales process and revenue forecasting for customer groups. Up-sells products and services throughout the event process. Forecasts group sleeping rooms and event revenue (catering and audio visual) for his/her groups. Conducting Human Resources Activities Reviews comment cards and guest satisfaction results with employees. Observes service behaviors of employees and provides feedback to individuals and/or managers. Assists in the development and implementation of corrective action plans. Take initiative to use his/her experience to improve service performance according to his/her evaluation of the issue and resolution. Works with the property staff and customers to address operational challenges associated with his/her group. Performs other duties as assigned to meet business needs. MANAGEMENT COMPTENCIES Leadership • Adaptability - Maintains performance level under pressure or when experiencing changes or challenges in the workplace. • Communication - Conveys information and ideas to others in a convincing and engaging manner through a variety of methods. • Problem Solving and Decision Making - Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; obtains and compares information from different sources to draw conclusions, develop and evaluate alternatives and solutions, solve problems, and choose a course of action. • Professional Demeanor - Exhibits behavioral styles that convey confidence and command respect from others; makes a good first impression and represents the company in alignment with its values. Managing Execution • Building and Contributing to Teams - Actively participates as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals. • Driving for Results - Sets high standards of performance for self and/or others; assumes responsibility for work objectives; initiates, focuses, and monitors the efforts of self and/or others toward the accomplishment goals; proactively takes action and goes beyond what is required. • Planning and Organizing - Gathers information and resources required to set a plan of action for self and/or others; prioritizes and arranges work requirements to accomplish goals and ensure work is completed. Building Relationships • Coworker Relationships - Interacts with others in a way that builds openness, trust, and confidence in the pursuit of organizational goals and lasting relationships. • Customer Relationships - Develops and sustains relationships based on an understanding of customer needs and actions consistent with the company’s service standards. • Global Mindset - Supports employees and business partners with diverse styles, abilities, motivations, and/or cultural perspectives; utilizes differences to drive innovation, engagement and enhance business results; and ensures employees are given the opportunity to contribute to their full potential. Generating Talent and Organizational Capability • Organizational Capability - Evaluates and adapts the structure of own assignments and suggests improvements to work processes to best fit the needs and/or support the goals of an organizational unit. • Talent Management - Provides support and feedback to help individuals develop and strengthen skills and abilities needed to accomplish work objectives. Learning and Applying Professional Expertise • Applied Learning - Seeks and makes the most of learning opportunities to improve performance of self and/or others. • Business Acumen - Understands and utilizes business information to manage everyday operations. • Technical Acumen - Understands and utilizes professional skills and knowledge in a specific functional area to conduct. o Event Planning - The ability to connect with customers, detail events, upsell products and services, manage multiple customers at a given time, be detailed orientated, understand and have a working knowledge of catering and event management systems. o Event Services - Have a working knowledge of standards and procedures for proper meeting room and table set-ups, various meeting room and table configurations and the set-up of staging and dance flooring. • Basic Competencies - Fundamental competencies required for accomplishing basic work activities. o Basic Computer Skills - Uses basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.). o Mathematical Reasoning - Demonstrates ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly, correctly, and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues. o Oral Comprehension - Demonstrates ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. o Reading Comprehension - Demonstrates understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents. o Writing - Communicates effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.   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.   Notification to Applicants:  JW Marriott Parq Vancouver  takes seriously its obligations under the applicable provincial legislation and will provide accommodations to job applicants needing assistance.  If you require an accommodation in relation to this job posting, our online application or an interview, please call 905-366-5227 or email CanadaApplicationAccommodation@marriott.com and a member of our Human Resources team will respond to your request.  Please note that this phone number and email are only for those individuals who would like to request an accessibility accommodation as part of the recruiting process.
The Architect's Newspaper New York, NY, USA
Jun 18, 2018
Freelance
Program Director   The Architect's Newspaper   Published June 14, 2018 Location New York, New York Job Type Freelance Category Academic Description AN Media Group is the most authoritative voice on architecture and design in the United States. We garner a large audience of design professionals through digital, print and event editorial. AN Media Group is seeking a creative individual to fill the Program Director role. The Program Director oversees the program development and project management of architecture and design conferences produced within the company. The Program Director wears many hats, from overseeing the recruitment of nearly 200 speakers over the course of the year, to building relationships with architecture and design firms across the country, to crafting winning email and social campaigns. The Program Director is responsible for supporting AN’s sales and marketing teams to successfully manage our marketing efforts, in addition to running an established conference series. Responsibilities Include: Program Development + Management ­ Organizing 12+ North American conferences per year. Selecting keynotes and co­chairs for each conference. Researching and recruiting eligible speakers for events (Recruitment oversight of 200+ speakers per year). Developing themes, panels, and speakers for conferences. Managing event details including agenda, speaker topics, and website content. Event Promotion and Marketing ­ Coordinating with the AN editorial team on event-related blog posts, eblasts, and social media posts. Working with the design team on conference marketing materials and campaigns. Owning website development for each event. Assisting the marketing team as needed to facilitate marketing the events. ­ Creating and overseeing surveys after events with AN marketing team. On­site Event Management ­ Acting as on­site manager and point of contact for speakers, co­chairs, and AV team during events. Assisting with event related activities. Required Skills: ­ Strong verbal and written communications. Ability to take ownership of projects and manage the process from end-­to­-end. A working knowledge of the architecture and design industry, and a willingness to become an expert. Capable of managing multiple projects and staying ahead of deadlines. ­ Able to work collaboratively. Experience in Marketing + Events (Preferably in an Architecture/Design Industry). Ability to travel to 10+ events a year. 2­3 years of relevant experience preferred. Contact Information Interested candidates should submit CV and cover letter to Jessica DellaValle at jessicadv@archpaper.com . The Architect’s Newspaper is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.
The Missouri Bar Jefferson City, MO, USA
Jun 18, 2018
Full time
Meeting and Events Planner The Missouri Bar, a statewide nonprofit legal organization, seeks a Meeting and Events Planner to plan, coordinate and staff a wide range of meetings, events and activities throughout the year. The ideal candidate is well organized and can simultaneously manage multiple priorities, anticipate needs, assess situations, and recommend solutions. Exceptional time management, attention to detail, strong negotiating skills and superb customer service are also key to this role. Responsibilities: Exercise discretion and independent judgment to coordinate the wide range of components and details required to develop and implement the Annual Meeting, Spring and Fall Committee Meetings, board meetings, among others Site selection and negotiation of venue contracts Establish and manage hotel room blocks and/or accommodations Prepare BEO information with event venues Develop appropriate menus, coordinate meals and breaks Facilitate A/V needs Assist presenters/speakers to establish and support their needs Coordinate any off-site events/venues Arrange transportation when needed Arrange for decorations as needed Solicit and manage exhibitors, donations and prizes Accurate meeting and event data entry and administrative functions, including creating and analyzing pre-event and post-event reports and meeting-expense financial processing Provide support for various conferences and events as requested by departments Occasional travel to preview venues and staff events Perform other duties as required or assigned   Key Competencies:  Organized   Teamwork   Superb customer service   Budget planning and management   Meeting and event planning   Superior attention to detail   Manage multiple priorities   Professional   Sound independent judgment and decision-making ability   Exercise discretion and confidentiality   Proactive, resourceful and creative   Flexible and adaptable   Excellent written and verbal communication skills   Ability to supervise volunteers and support staff   Ability to develop and establish relationships in the meeting planning industry   Ability to interact positively with hotel and Missouri Bar staff at all levels in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure    Applicants must have 5+ years of hospitality management or event planning experience. Degree in hospitality management or related area or equivalent experience required. Certified Meeting Planner designation preferred. Position located in Jefferson City. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. Apply by sending cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hrdept@mobar.org . Preference given to applications received by July 9, 2018. EOE
Mount Royal University Calgary, AB, Canada
Jun 18, 2018
Part Time
Events Assistant-Part Time - (X00001.22)   Job Title Events Assistant-Part Time Requisition # X00001.22 Job Type Hourly (for Contract or Casual) Location: MRU Main Campus - Calgary, AB T3E 6K6 CA (Primary)     Job Posting About the Role Are you an aspiring event professional or someone looking for a great experience in the hospitality industry? If so, Mount Royal University is recruiting for a dynamic Events Assistant to support the clients of the Event and Conference Services department. This individual will report to the Sales Manager, Event and Conference Services, and will have a keen focus on an exceptional client experience. The Events Assistant is responsible for assisting with the set-up and on-site support of conferences, events, and meeting services. Having a passion for providing the highest level of client service will be essential for the successful candidate. This is a part–time casual position and the number of scheduled shifts/hours per week will vary depending on departmental needs. This position requires an open schedule with availability on most evenings as of 4:00 pm and on weekends; some daytime availability is desirable.   Responsibilities Welcome clients and guests at the front desk and provide information and directions Assist with on-site support for all Event and Conference Services events (e.g. room and food service checks, event signage, coat check service, technical or A/V trouble-shooting, etc) Act as the main point of contact for clients at events Provide hospitality services that may include execution of water and beverage service Perform reception responsibilities such as answering the phone and taking inquiries Assist Event Specialists with event, conference, performance, and meeting details Assist with routine administrative support (e.g. filing, processing documents etc)   Qualifications Strong customer service and communication skills Experience working in a hospitality or events related environment desirable Ability to problem solve and troubleshoot on the spot with clients and guests as needed Ability to work in a fluctuating paced environment Operational knowledge of audio/visual equipment Strong knowledge in computer usage and applications including MS Word and Excel Demonstrated ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment Grade 12 or equivalent Must be 18 years of age or older   Salary:                $ 18 - 21 Hourly Closing Date:      Open until suitable candidate found   We thank all applicants for their interest. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. After the close date, you can check on the status of your application through your Career Centre. New career opportunities arise frequently and are posted as they become available. Please check back often to view our latest postings on our Career Opportunities page. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Mount Royal University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to fostering diversity as a source of excellence, intellectual and cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, faculty and their scholarship including but not limited to Indigenous Peoples, women, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual or gender identity, ethnic, national or socio-economic background, religion or age.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary and Area Calgary, AB, Canada
Jun 18, 2018
Contract
Development Officer, Events & Corporate Partnerships Contract Position 37.5 Hours per Week (1.0 FTE) Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary and Area (BBBS) is a volunteer-driven organization that provides mentoring programs for children and youth in schools and communities throughout Calgary and surrounding areas. Mentorship is a proven strategy for youth resiliency, future orientation and social support. The presence of a caring adult in a young person’s life impacts individuals, society, workplaces, families and communities. BBBS currently has an exciting and rewarding career opportunity for an accomplished and passionate Development Officer, Events & Corporate Partnerships to join the organization. This is a contract position from approximately August 2018 through April 2019. The incumbent will be responsible for the execution of the development strategy for events and associated corporate sponsorships intended to support the mission of the organization. ACCOUNTABILITIES : 1. This position reports to the Manager, Fund Development and is accountable for leading the development and execution of the strategy for fundraising events that includes but is not limited to the following events and initiatives: Bowl for Kids Sake, All-Stars for Kids, BIG Brunch, Third Party Fundraisers and Casinos. 2. Coordinate all events including the development of Terms of Reference, volunteer management, task lists, time lines, creative, onsite execution and oversight. 3. Negotiate with venues, suppliers and business units in regard to content, materials, equipment, displays and other essentials to ensure coordinated delivery of events; 4. Collaborate with key stakeholders, internal leadership, communications and committees to effectively deliver successful events; 5. Coordinate the preparation of communications with key stakeholders, establishing protocols and operating procedures with events committees, subcontractors, agency staff and volunteers; 6. Ensure BBBS needs are aligned with Third Party event objectives, and that brand standards are maintained and events are in compliance with the Canada Revenue Agency; 7. Develop and manage budgets to achieve fundraising targets. Maximize net revenue by securing sponsorships, donations or good and/or services in kind; 8. Establish long-term planning, effective management and work plan development strategies; 9. Establish evaluation and reporting procedures for special events and projects, including donor/sponsor stewardship; 10. Provide support to community partners to help maximize their fundraising and event goals; 11. Develop and coordinate event volunteer strategies and committees, including working with Volunteer Engagement Coordinator for recruitment, training and volunteer recognition; 12. Provide back up support to Development Officer, Annual Giving & Donor Relations. COMPETENCIES : • Strong written and oral communication skills, with efficiency and attention to detail; • Proven relationship building skills; • Good organizational and multi-tasking abilities, including the ability to meet deadlines with high quality of work; • Demonstrated ability to show initiative and work both independently and as part of a team; • Superior problem solving skills; • Experience and strong knowledge of fundraising databases and all Microsoft programs including Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel; • An interest in supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters fundraising objectives. QUALIFICATIONS : 1. Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma in Business, Communications or related field; 2. Demonstrated success in the charitable sector in planning and executing successful fundraising events including, sponsorship solicitation and relationship management; 3. Experienced professional with proven skills and ability to collaborate with staff and volunteers at all levels; 4. Knowledge of Canada Revenue Agency charitable fundraising guidelines; 5. Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and Fund Development databases; 6. Reliable transportation with minimum $1,000,000 liability insurance and valid driver’s license required; 7. Active membership in the Association of Fundraising Professionals desired. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary and Area offers a competitive salary and health benefits. Closing Date : July 13th or until suitable candidate is found. Submit Cover Letter and Resume To: Human Resources 5945 Centre Street SW Calgary, AB Email: hr.calgary@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca Fax: #403-777-3525 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We regret that we are unable to accept telephone inquiries.

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