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True North Sports + Entertainment Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Jul 26, 2017
Casual
True North Sports + Entertainment is looking for outgoing individuals to join our team.   Event Staff perform a wide range of duties to ensure a Superior Patron Experience   What to be excited for in this role : Provide assistance to all patrons from the time they enter the building to the time they leave in the form of ticket taking and ushering. Observe patrons and ensure guidelines set out by LGA’s Smart Choices (formerly Serving it Safe) are being followed. Any other duties as assigned from time to time by Supervisors/ Management. Complete detailed reports of all incidents as required. Ability to work with little or no supervision.   What we need from you : Good working knowledge of crowd control requirements/training an asset. Ability to work at various events and venue locations with many different patron demographics and provide superior service. Good interpersonal skills . Excellent communication skills. Willingness, ability, and availability to work evenings and weekends regularly as required forevents and hockey games. Ability to multitask during stressful situations while being observed by others. Be of good physical condition to conduct a variety of physically challenging duties . Must be able to stand/walk for long periods of time. Must complete Smart Choices (formerly Service it Safe) course as outlined by Liquor and Gaming Authority of Manitoba (LGA).   To apply for this position please email your resume to hr@tnse.com Please include Event Staff in the subject line. Closing date: Monday July 31, 2017 We thank all that apply, however, only those selected for interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
Boardwalk Rental Communities Calgary, AB, Canada
Jul 26, 2017
Full time
Boardwalk Rental Communities: Over 30 years ago Boardwalk Rental Communities began with a clear Mission, to provide Resident Members with quality rental communities, a vision for the future and a commitment to five core values. These Mission, Vision and Values, coupled with Boardwalk’s Golden Foundation, have helped to create a team of Associates who are committed to building better communities. Whether it is a local Community or a global one, Boardwalk Associates approach it with the same foundation and aim to build and strengthen it. At Boardwalk Rental Communities, we strive to become your “Employer of Choice”. We are committed to engaging our Associates through mutual respect, trust and honesty as well as following our Golden Foundation which is to “Treat others as you would like to be treated", “Be Good”, “Love Community” and “Have Fun”. We believe that we are providing our Associates with a workplace that they can call home; a place where coming to work isn’t a chore. We continually look for new and innovative ways to engage our Associates not only in their day-to-day work, but also ways to get involved in the Community and provide opportunities to give back. Boardwalk is seeking individuals who have a positive attitude, are energetic and as passionate as we are in building communities and serving our Resident Members. You must be self-driven, productive and have the capacity to deliver high-quality results. Working within a team is essential to your success at Boardwalk.   Event Coordinator   Location: Marketing Classification: Full Time Report To: Director, Marketing & Customer Service Job Responsibilities: Plan events including design, production, execution and managing of all project deliverables Manage event logistics such as venue, promotional material, staffing, entertainment and all event details Liaise with stakeholders to optimize event presence and ensure success of all events Ensure compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety regulations Travel to events for on-site management, posting on social media sites and engaging with attendees Collaborate with external vendors and suppliers and build partnerships Research market, identify event opportunities and continually improve event management and engagement processes Maintain and report on event budget Conduct pre- and post-event evaluations and report on outcomes Additional tasks as assigned Experience and Educational Requirements: Diploma or degree in event management, business or marketing Minimum 2 years of experience in event marketing and/or corporate marketing Social media experience Technical Requirements: Intermediate proficiency with Windows-based environment and Microsoft Office Ability to learn and adapt to changing systems and new technology Must have a car and valid driver’s license Non-Technical Requirements: Strong planning and organizational skills with high attention to detail Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines independently Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and external partners Exceptional problem-solving and decision-making capabilities demonstrating resourcefulness and confidence Dedicated to building better communities for all our Resident Members and communities Excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to learn quickly and adapt to change with a strong desire to constantly develop and suggest improvements Display a high level of professionalism, confidence, creativity, initiative, and commitment to success Apply Here Please submit your resume to: Human Resources 200, 1501 – 1 Street SW, Calgary AB, T2R 0W1 Fax: 403-261-9264 We would like to thank you in advance for your inquiry. Only those candidates who are being considered will be contacted. Offers of employment will be contingent on satisfactory security background checks, reference checks, and pre-employment medical exams, where applicable. At Boardwalk Rental Communities, we believe in providing our Associates with a workplace they can call home; a place where coming to work isn’t a chore. We continually look for new and innovative ways to engage our Associates in their day-to-day work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to respecting the dignity and worth of every individual in our organization. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, profit-sharing and competitive wages to our Associates. We are passionate about community and will provide our Associates the opportunity to contribute and make a difference in their communities.
Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, IL, United States
Jul 25, 2017
Full time
Position Information   Position Title Business and Event Manager Requisition # S00167P FLSA Non-Exempt Location IIT-Mies Campus (MC), 10 West 35th St., Chicago Department Marketing and Communications GENERAL DESCRIPTION Coordinate, manage, supervise, implement, and evaluate all aspects of specific university department events, academic unit events and university-wide events as assigned by the Director of Event Services. Manage the billing/invoicing and collection of all rentals and services related documents for coordinated events, to recover all event costs. Special Schedule Requirements   Qualifications Education & Experience Bachelor’s degree is required. A minimum of two years experience in event planning and a background in billing/invoicing is required. Knowledge & Skills Understanding event planning, and the process of how an event should be run is required. Must be able to take individual initiative as well as work collaboratively in a university environment; must be detail-oriented, highly organized, able to work in highly stressful and deadline situations; have a good sense of humor; and have exceptional planning skills. Posting Information   Work Hours 8:30-5:00 Position Category Full Time Posting Date 07/20/2017 Closing Date   Posted Until Filled Yes Quicklink for Posting http://iit7.peopleadmin.com/postings/3703 Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents Resume Cover Letter
CLEAR New York, NY, United States
Jul 25, 2017
Full time
Events and Logistics Manager at CLEAR New York, NY, United States CLEAR is a cutting edge biometric technology company that brings the future of travel to passengers nationwide, revolutionizing the travel experience via technology and exceptional customer experience. We get travelers through airport security faster by digitizing the process, and can be found in a nationwide network of airports and stadiums. This is only the beginning. Our secure platform can serve as the standard for secure identification. We are scaling quickly and are excited about the growth ahead. CLEAR is looking for an Events and Logistic Manager to join our lean Marketing team. As the Events and Logistics Manager, you’ll contribute to the marketing team’s vital goals by executing the CLEAR vision, engaging and retaining our members, and developing positive brand awareness and word-of-mouth referrals. This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly expanding company at a pivotal time. We’re looking for a driven, talented, and experienced events leader to own the customer experience by effectively managing our CLEAR branded events. This is a fast-paced, hands-on, and challenging role that requires a highly motivated person who can work with autonomy and efficiency. What you will do: Manage the day-to-day operations of external-facing CLEAR events, ensuring flawless execution at the operations-level and the overall program Plan and execute creative events that represent the CLEAR brand, set and evaluate event goals and metrics, and integrate data from surveys and brand awareness into your process Plan all aspects of event, including working with event staff and local CLEAR staff, collateral and material development, email communication (if applicable), power, etc. Communicate with event staff to define details, plans, cost associated with attendance and determine value to CLEAR and present recommendation to partner and operations team Continuously inspire the event sales team through effective management and direction Create an amazing customer experience for our members by constantly maintaining guest focus while driving improvement and guest satisfaction Ensure the CLEAR brand standards, mission, and voice is upheld throughout all events Effectively manage and build solid relationships with our vendor partners   Who you are: You have 4+ years of experience in event management, production, or community outreach You are extremely detail-oriented. You love managing projects, keeping on top of to-do lists, and documenting your process You are an executor who can appreciate digging into the finer points of a project but you also have a strategic mindset and know how the small relates to the whole You know how to be a working, hands on manager who isn't afraid to roll-up their sleeves and get the job done You are an excellent and tactful communicator, especially across teams and with new people You are excited to have a role with a varied schedule that will include evenings, nights and weekends
Concordia University of Edmonton Edmonton, AB, Canada
Jul 25, 2017
Part Time
Game Day & Events Coordinator (Half-Time Position) Category: Staff Closing Date: August 4, 2017 Reporting to the Director of Athletics & Recreation, the Game Day & Events Coordinator is responsible for the delivery of all aspects of approximately 50 department events, including fundraisers and home games (both on or off of campus), particularly during the academic year (September – April). This permanent half-time position is guided by values that are endorsed by all department members and that define the Athletics & Campus Recreation Department culture. These values include a commitment to the following: The pursuit of professional and personal excellence Fairness, honesty, and integrity Projection of a positive image in the community Academics-before-athletics approach for the student-athletes Safety of all program participants Planning in order to maximize direction, motivation, progress, production, positive experience, fair play and honorable competition, and overall student and student-athlete support Specific duties include: Responsible for the hiring, supervising, training, and evaluation of all home event employees. Ensure appropriate delivery of game day events, as required by the ACAC and CCAA. Guarantee the proper electronic compilation of statistics, facility setup and security for each event. Plan and deliver all special and regular promotional activities surrounding home events. Manage all aspects of home event employee’s assignments of activities and work with coaches, media, and game officials. Coordinate fundraising events to help with the athletics budget and scholarship fund. Assist with the promotion and publicity of all athletic department events and various activities within the department. Work schedule: This is a half-time position of 20 hours per week.  Flexibility is required to account for evening and weekend athletic events and media time lines. Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree, preferably in a related field (e.g. sport management, kinesiology, physical education, management). A minimum of two (2) years of related event management experience, preferably in a post-secondary environment. Some knowledge of Canadian collegiate sport at the ACAC, CCAA, and USports levels. Additional volunteer and/or coaching experience would be considered an asset. Must be able to successfully pass a security clearance. Closing Date: August 4, 2017, job posting may close before deadline date if suitable a candidate is found. To apply, please include a cover letter and resume and forward in confidence to: Human Resources Concordia University of Edmonton E-mail:  humanresources@concordia.ab.ca We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
YWCA Calgary Calgary, AB, Canada
Jul 25, 2017
Volunteer
YW WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES® Event Set Up Volunteers   POSITION, DEPARTMENT Set Up Volunteers are responsible for setting-up materials and equipment prior to the start of the WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES® event. The volunteer shift is Tuesday, September 19th from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm (Lunch will be provided)   WHAT MOVES YOU You enjoy physical work such as lifting, carrying, walking, bending and arranging and carrying equipment to several different locations within the event site.   WHAT YOU’LL DO You will be responsible for setting up all materials at an outdoor public site (Olympic Plaza) Set up multiple tables, cover with table cloths and skirting. Set up of front stage area – podium and other materials Set up of shoe tent, information tent, first aid station, media tent, award and medal presentation areas. Set up of signage (sponsors signs, stage banner, walking route signs and finish line banner). Follow proper set up protocol ensuring all participants have a fun and safe event experience. Volunteers are required to wear comfortable shoes and dress for all types of weather conditions.   WHAT YOU’VE DONE You are physically fit and able to perform moderate to heavy lifting and carrying. You have set up for other events before (this is an asset not a requirement) You’re comfortable with following directions You are able to work in all types of outdoor weather conditions.   If you want to volunteer to change lives, we want to meet you. Apply today to info@walkamile.ca
Marriott International, Inc. Montreal, QC, Canada
Jul 25, 2017
Full time
Executive Meeting Specialist Primary Location   CAN-Quebec-Montreal-Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel Posting Date   Jul 21, 2017   Job Number   17001DGT   Job Category   Food and Beverage & Culinary   Brand   Sheraton Hotels & Resorts   Schedule Full-time   Relocation?   No   Position Type   Non-Management/Hourly       Description     At Sheraton, we go above and beyond in everything we do. We are inspired by our guests and one another – and are driven to make things better. We love what we do, and we give it all we’ve got – on property and off. When guests stay with us, it’s not just a room with a bed that they’re buying. It’s an experience. We’re looking for someone who is ready to go beyond in everything they do. If you are someone with a genuine drive to improve your life and the lives of those around you, we encourage you to explore careers with Sheraton.     Qualifications     Job Summary        Meet group coordinator/host(ess) prior to functions, make introductions, and ensure that all arrangements are agreeable. Read and analyze banquet event order in order to gather guest information, determine proper set up, timeline, specific guest needs, buffets, action stations, etc. Respond to and try to fulfill any special banquet event arrangements. Follow up on special banquet event arrangements to ensure compliance.        Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; and complete safety training and certifications. Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional, maintain confidentiality of proprietary information, and protect company assets. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards, anticipate and address guests' service needs, and thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak with others using clear and professional language, and answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others, and support team to reach common goals. Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance. Enter and locate work-related information using computers and/or point of sale systems. Read and visually verify information in a variety of formats (e.g., small print). Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.     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.
Make-A-Wish® Canada Toronto, ON, Canada
Jul 25, 2017
Full time
Coordinator, Events (Make-A-Wish® Toronto & Central Ontario) The mission of Make-A-Wish® Canada is to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Along with the national office, eight regional chapters grant magical wishes to children in need from coast-to-coast. Make-A-Wish Canada is an affiliate of Make-A-Wish® International, the largest wish-granting organization in the world, making dreams and wishes come true for more than 415,000 children since 1980.   The Position A proactive, energetic professional Coordinator, Events to identify, execute and administer third party/special event programs (including signature event, Rope for Hope ) while overseeing the day-to-day activities within the portfolio.    Job Summary The primary role of the Coordinator, Events will be to engage and work in collaboration with various individuals, businesses, community groups and schools (including post-secondary clubs) to increase Third Party/Special Events and Celebration program revenue. This includes managing the event database/files, coordinating various local and/or national event programs, executing event deliverables, coordinating stewardship and recognition activities, conducting and identifying new opportunities for support and providing superior service and delivery.    Specific Accountabilities 1. Revenue Development Implement and execute events in support of the Foundation (including signature event, Rope for Hope ) Identify, secure and implement new community-based events Develop and roll out fund raising tools (i.e., online giving pages, pledge forms, e-communications etc.) to improve event effectiveness and increase public involvement Liaise and support participants in the Celebration program (weddings, birthdays, etc.) Help to grow Kids for Wish Kids and Student for Wishes Programs within the community   2. Relationship Management Work with Volunteer/Event Committees to develop opportunities within key events and identify new event opportunities Act as a key liaison by supporting external events with suppliers, volunteers and speakers Work closely with internal stakeholders to continuously promote and advertise third-party events Coordinate the stewardship and recognition of event donors/hosts to increase their level of engagement and support of the Foundation Take a lead as an ambassador for the Foundation at local events, school assemblies, company functions, etc., to share the mission, accept donations on behalf of the Foundation and liaise with wish families in attendance as speakers.   3. Other Key Responsibilities Administer Third Party/Special Event activities including: setting event goals and budgets; securing signed event agreements, developing and following critical paths; executing event logistics; creating and maintaining event manuals; communications; reviewing and approving event materials and developing post-event reports Oversee the Foundation’s event management system (paper and database)  which includes organizing event files, data entry, reporting and structure development Coordinate the review and approval process for event program materials, such as press releases, e-communications etc. Assist in the development of sales packages and materials for sponsorship presentations Coordinate and implement mailing activities (when applicable) Coordinate special initiatives (i.e., Committee meetings, event volunteers, recognition events etc.) Other duties as assigned.   Key Qualifications Self-motivated through focused attention on achieving superior client service Ability to multi-task through strong organizational and time management skills Superior written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills Ability to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders Strong networking and relationship management skills Follows procedures, policies and protocols and strives to increase efficiency   Other Requirements Post -secondary education or equivalent and 2+ years successful event experience Working knowledge of fundraising; Proficient PC skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Experience with Peer-to-Peer fundraising platforms (DonorDrive) Proven data management and analysis skills Exceptional relationship building management skills Flexible and dynamic A valid driving license is an asset   If you have what it takes to be successful in this role, please apply today! Kindly e-mail your resume to humanresources@makeawish.ca  by 5:00 p.m. ET August 8, 2017. We thank all candidates for your interest; however, only those candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.
Marriott International, Inc. Houston, TX, United States
Jul 24, 2017
Full time
Director of Event Management Primary Location  USA-TX-Houston-Marriott Marquis Houston Posting Date Jul 24, 2017  Job Number 1700190R  Job Category Event Management  Brand Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott  Schedule Full-time  Relocation?  Yes    Position Type  Management     Description     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 70 beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. Our associates deliver sophisticated and warmly authentic service in a comfortable and luxurious atmosphere that cultivates fulfilling experiences for both our associates and our guests.   Qualifications   JOB SUMMARY   Functions as the strategic business leader of Event Management, including the departments of Event Planning, Banquets/Catering, Event Service and Event Technology (Destination Management, if applicable). Position oversees the development and implementation of departmental strategies and ensures implementation of the brand service strategy and brand initiatives. The position has overall responsibility for executing all property events with a seamless turnover from sales to operations and back to sales. Ensures the team meets the brand’s target customer needs, ensures employee satisfaction, focuses on growing event revenues and maximizes the financial performance of the department. Develops and implements property-wide strategies that deliver products and services to meet or exceed the needs and expectations of the brand’s target customer and property employees and provides a return on investment.   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 • Researches and analyzes new products, pricing and services of competition. • Works with direct reports to review scheduled events and troubleshoot potential challenges/conflicts. • Ensures the property is apprised of all groups that will impact property operations. • Works with culinary team to ensure compliance with food handling and sanitation standards. • Oversees Event Operations including Banquets, Event Services and Event Technology. • Oversees event planning team. • Ensures meeting 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. • Leads the execution of brand service initiatives in event management areas. • Develops an Event Management strategy that is aligned with the brand’s business strategy and leads its execution.   Leading Event Management Teams • Sets expectations and holds event management leadership team accountable for desired service behaviors related to product and service delivery. • Communicates a clear and consistent message regarding departmental goals to produce desired results. • Identifies key drivers of business success and keeps team focused on the critical few to achieve results. • Ensures integration of departmental goals in game plans. • Ensures brand and regional business initiatives are implemented and communicates follow-up actions to team as necessary.   Managing Profitability • Introduces ideas to leadership team to enable property to remain competitive. • Encourages calculated risk-taking to generate incremental revenue and deliver excellent guest service. • Works directly with major groups when high profile and financial impact will be significant (limited instances). • Develops working relationships with outside vendors and establishes prices and service agreements to enhance the event experience and to increase additional revenue opportunities for the property.   Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service • Creates an atmosphere in all event management operations areas that meets or exceeds guest expectations. • Consult with customers in order to determine objectives and requirements for events such as meetings, conferences, and conventions.   Conducting Human Resources Activities • Works with Human Resources to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations. • Reviews property specific event operations annually and makes appropriate adjustments. • Reviews staffing levels to ensure that guest service and operational needs are met. • Communicates and ensures departmental and property emergency procedures are executed when necessary. • Ensures that regular, ongoing communication is happening in all areas of event operations.     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.
Gordon Food Service Columbus, OH, United States
Jul 24, 2017
Full time
Campaign & Events Specialist Req Id  123674 Posted  07/24/2017  -  United States  -  Ohio  -  OH-Columbus  -  Marketing Are you ready to take your Events experience to the next level? Do you have the desire to develop cutting edge campaigns and events that will deliver transformational experiences for our customers (external/internal)? Do you enjoy seeing the results of your hard work? Then, Gordon Food Service is looking for you!!!  Click here for more information on  Gordon Food Service At A Glance       We are excited to onboard a Campaign and Events Specialist for our Ohio Valley Division!  This role is an essential member of our Marketing Team that will bring a passion for building events for our sales team, marketing team and customers, while designing campaigns/promotions investments to build business!   In collaboration with Director of Marketing, the Campaign & Events Specialist will recommend, participate in the development of, execute and track Division marketing campaigns and events. In sum, we have the foundation for incredible events/campaigns and now we need trailblazer that will take vision to the next level!   Why join our Marketing Team? The opportunity to plan, coordinate resources, and execute industry, sales and marketing events, promotions, marketing campaigns, and food shows. The chance to collaborate with internal and external teams (sales, customers, brokers etc.) to ensure the success of marketing campaigns and events. The opportunity to maximize your creative and business acumen as this role will manage budget and expense of campaigns.  Along with utilizing business reporting to identify and track return on investment for campaigns and events.   What do we need from you? We need someone that is creative! This role will build world-class campaigns and events from the ground up… We need someone who knows how to collaborate, build strategy, produce and execute campaigns/events Excellent interpersonal, communication, collaboration, and organizational skills to assist with the strategic development and implementation of marketing campaigns. An understanding of lead-generation. Strong presentation skills.   Leading candidates will have..... Three to five years previous marketing experience with an emphasis on campaigns and event management. Food industry is preferred, but not required. Experience with managing budget and business reporting is ideal. Ability to travel up to 20% of the time (there will be travel for training).    Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce.  To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.     Benefits We take care of each other at Gordon Food Service.  Employees love our competitive benefit plans, which include all the things you would expect and a few that you might not! Click here for more details.