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Nestlé Toronto, ON, Canada
May 26, 2017
Contract
Job Description    Corporate Affairs Coordinator (12 month contract) (Job Number: 170004H5)   Description   Corporate Affairs Coordinator (12 month contract)   Good Food, Good Life is the very essence of Nestlé. This philosophy can be traced back to our beginnings. The Nestlé Company was founded in 1867 by Henri Nestlé, who developed the first milk-based baby formula. Today, over a century later, we are recognized as the world’s largest Food and Beverage Company employing around 280,000 people and have factories or operations in almost every country in the world. Nestlé Canada has a wide variety of food, beverage and nutrition products to help you and your family live happier and healthier lives including: Gerber and Good Start, Nescafé, KitKat, Smarties, Aero, Delissio, Häagen-Dazs, Boost, Purina, and Nestlé Waters. Nestlé Canada supports your personal growth with a people-focused culture and a flexible and diverse working environment. Find out why , There is more to Life at Nestlé…   The successful incumbent is responsible for supporting Corporate Affairs initiatives that maintain and build Nestlé Canada’s reputation. The individual will focus on partnership management in addition to working on key internal and external programs, such as planning external/internal events, managing donation requests and supporting the media relations teams. As a key member of the Corporate Affairs team, the coordinator will execute regular communication activities and special projects as part of the divisions overall strategy and plan   Major Responsibilities Plans, executes and communicates about annual campaigns for key charitable partners including Kids Help Phone and United Way as well as supporting communication to ad hoc charitable initiatives such as Red Cross Disaster Relief Supports the identification of new partnership opportunities and leverages existing ones Coordinates the Nestlé Cares Employee Volunteer Program and the Food Banks Canada Employee Volunteer Day program Manages internal and external donation requests and support Manages Corporate Affairs Inbox and Media Line Supports the execution of the annual Public Affairs Plan Manages and updates Corporate Information and Corporate Affairs segments of the intranet, ensuring key documents are up-to-date, posting new information on a regular basis and preparing/distributing the weekly News via email Supports effective Human Resources communication including writing, editing and distribution of key HR-related documents Maintains communication with all Nestlé Canada sites to ensure relevant and effective communication across the organization Supports execution of various internal events including brand events, Town Hall meetings, Brand Builder Day and holiday toy drives Conducts daily media monitoring and provides issues management support; monitoring issues and trends impacting reputation and public perception Monitors and tracks Creating Shared Responsibility (CSR) activities and commitments for both corporation and brands and supports the communication initiatives focused on CSR including the Nestlé’s bi-annual CSR Report Supports stakeholder & community events, such as Key Opinion Leader events, Halloween Community Event and the annual Dietitians of Canada Conference   Qualifications University degree in Communications, Public Relations or equivalent combination of education and experience 1-2 years of public relations, Corporate Affairs or event management experience with a focus on understanding business requirements and delivering results in a high paced environment Demonstrated ability to implement tactics to help maintain and strengthen corporate reputation Interest in Creating Shared Responsibility and Nutrition, Health and Wellness Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to work with various contacts both in person and over the phone and email Strong computer skills in Microsoft office and working knowledge of Sharepoint as well as internal communication tools (e.g. Chatter). Experience in Adobe Creative Suite is considered an asset Ability to communicate and build relationships with key internal and external stakeholders Strong ability to multi-task and drive action in a fast paced work environment. Must have strong writing skills and a thorough understanding of internal communications, as well as exposure to media relations and public relations practices Awareness of external factors on the Canadian food industry   Please note; Education Verification, Reference Checks and Criminal Background Checks will be administered on suitably qualified candidates.   If you believe you have the profile we are looking for and you want to make your mark in the World’s Largest Food and Beverage Company, we look forward to hearing from you!   Nestlé is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.  If you are selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform Human Resources of any accommodations you may require. Nestlé will work with you in an effort to ensure that you are able to fully participate in the process.   We thank you for your interest in this opportunity; however only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.   The closing date for this position June 16, 2017      Primary Location : Canada-Ontario-North York Job : Public Relations/Communications Organization : Nestlé Canada Inc. Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : May 26, 2017, 9:13:33 AM
Hilton Toronto, ON, Canada
May 26, 2017
Full time
Executive Meeting Manager, Hilton Toronto Hilton Hotels & Resorts   Apply Now     Employment Type : Full-time     Date Posted : 05-25-2017     Job ID : HOT044E1     Location : Hilton Toronto 145 Richmond Street West Toronto, Ontario       Job Description As an Executive Meeting Manager with Hilton Toronto, you will be responsible for the successful event planning and overall execution of conferences & events that take place within the hotel that are booked within 60 days. The Executive Meeting Manager will interact frequently with customers and Guests to learn about their needs and develop relationships from which to earn repeat and expanded business.   Connected to the PATH underground pedestrian walkway, this polished conference hotel is a 2-minute walk from the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts and 1.3 km from the CN Tower. The sleek rooms have flat-screen TVs, WiFi (fee) and coffeemakers. Some have CN Tower views. The 1- and 2-bedroom suites add separate lounges and free WiFi; some have kitchenettes. Upgraded rooms and suites include free WiFi, plus breakfast and snacks in the club lounge, and some feature panoramic Lake Ontario views. Amenities include a 24-hour gym, heated indoor and outdoor pools, a steakhouse and a modern Canadian restaurant, as well as 25 meeting rooms. What will I be doing? Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards: •         Responsibly represent the hotel when making proposals and other external sales presentations to prospective customersin order to solicit, explain, negotiate and close hotel catering sales. Utilize discretion and authority to negotiate contracts with customers and establish agreements with vendors. •         In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position will be required to perform a number os administrative functions such as answering of telephones, preparing contracts and event orders for bookings arriving within 60 days. •         Outlines all details of bookings in the form of banquet event orders and other reports so as to provide timely information to other departments regarding set up, purchasing and scheduling needs •         Distributes banquet event orders and group resumes to appropriate hotel departments to facilitate efficient purchasing, planning and scheduling. •         Provides sales support for team members at closing of potential business. •         Liaises with other department team members to communicate information and ensure customer satisfaction and hotel profitability •         Develops individual monthly production reports and monitors results •         Inspects function rooms and welcomes clients to ensure satisfaction and encourage repeat clientele. •         Prepares and customizes proposals, meeting client’s needs and hotel’s guidelines of profitability. •         Attends client set up and/or special events to ensure smooth running and introduce client to Banquets/Operations. •         Conducts site inspections with clients, showing rooms, meeting space, food and beverage and recreation facilities •         Provides written and verbal communication to client regarding the management of their account. •         Determines the value or quality of business with the Director of Events •         Other duties as assigned by management   Job Requirements What are we looking for? To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviors, skills, and values that follow: ¨       Positive attitude and good communication skills ¨       Must have excellent organizational and planning skills ¨       Ability to multitask and prioritize in a high-paced, high pressure environment ¨       Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service ¨       Excellent grooming standards ¨       Strong leadership skills, whereas it is evident that you can effectively manage and motivate a team to perform beyond expectations ¨       Strong analytical skills so to understand key business indicators and competitive trends and develop approaches to these challenges ¨       Experience in a similar role with a proven track record   It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:   ¨       Knowledge of hospitality ¨       Knowledge of the local market ¨       Degree-level qualification in a relevant field would be advantageous What will it be like to work for Hilton? Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands .  Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day.  And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!
Creative Artists Agency Los Angeles, CA, United States
May 26, 2017
Full time
Events Coordinator, Corporate Communications Job Description Who we are Creative Artists Agency (CAA) is the world’s leading full service entertainment, media, and sports agency. We represent many of the most successful professionals working in television, film, music, theatre, video games, sports, and digital content. We also provide a range of strategic and marketing consulting services to corporate clients.   The Role We are seeking an Events Coordinator within the Corporate Communications department. This position will report to the Events Director and will support all CAA branded events.   Events Department scope of events includes: CAA parties around the globe and across all departments (around film festivals, award shows, sports events, etc.) Scores of events in the LA office, including screenings and client receptions Company social/culture events (mixers, celebrations, etc.) Annual corporate retreat   Responsibilities Provide event support to the director for all CAA branded events Venues:  Identify, evaluate, build relationships and negotiate with established and non-traditional venues in relevant cities Vendors:  Identify, evaluate and hire vendors (catering, production design, hotels, transportation), as needed Work with General Counsel’s office on contract negotiations Work closely with CAA in-house caterer, security, facilities and parking Bring creative ideas to how we approach existing events, while being highly attuned to CAA’s overall brand and to the specific audiences of each event   Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in related field, or equivalent work experience Minimum 2-4 years of event coordination experience Stellar organizational skills and ability to handle multiple projects at once High level of attention to detail High level of resourcefulness and ability to follow through on tasks with minimal supervision Professional and mature demeanor Job Location Los Angeles, California, United States
Capture Photography Festival Vancouver, BC, Canada
May 26, 2017
Contract
The Capture Photography Festival is seeking a qualified and enthusiastic Festival Program Manager for the April 2018 Festival. This is a temporary maternity leave position beginning August 2017 to June 20, 2018, with the possibility of extension.   Application deadline: 
June 12, 2017   About the Capture Photography Festival Launched in 2013, the annual not-for-profit Festival strives to nurture emerging talent, engage community, and spark public dialogue about photography as an art form and a vessel for communication. The April 2017 edition presented photography at over 70 galleries and community spaces throughout Vancouver as part of the Festival’s Selected and Open Exhibition Programs, and further included public installations, tours, films, artist talks, panel discussions and the inaugural Vancouver Photo Book Fair. The next Festival will take place over the course of the month of April, 2018.   Job Description The Program Manager will work closely with Executive Director to ensure all Festival Priorities are met, including but not limited to management of key Festival programs, sponsorship relationships, and staff. The Program Manager will ensure that strategic vision is being considered, partnerships are strengthened, and the Festival is a success. Reports to: Executive Director Supervises: Events and Volunteer Coordinator, Administrative Assistant, and Marketing and Social Media Coordinator The role will include: Managing production and administration of all public art projects Working with curators to develop overarching themes for public art installations, potentially including the Canada Line, Capture New West (in partnership with the City of New Westminster), and No. 3 Road Art Columns (in partnership with City of Richmond). Writing and managing calls for submissions for public art projects Liaising with partners including artists, galleries, curator(s), sponsors, institutions, and municipalities Overseeing public art budgets to ensure they are met Writing select grant narratives alongside Festival Special Projects Manager Creating sponsorship packages and agreements Overseeing day-to-day operations and ensuring staff deliverables are met (including social media, press and media, marketing, digital assets, advertising) Festival schedule management including timelines for all projects and grant schedule (alongside Festival Special Projects Manager) Festival-run exhibitions and events management (could include Launch Party, pop-up exhibitions, etc.), alongside Festival Special Projects Manager and with support of Events Coordinator Attending, and when needed, assisting at all Capture organized events Attending as many exhibitions and events within Capture program as schedule permits General administration   Qualifications The ideal candidate would possess the following attributes and skills: Postsecondary level education in Art History, Visual Art, or related discipline Minimum of 4 years of experience in a similar role Familiarity with photography in Vancouver and Canadian art history Experience in multi-stakeholder event coordinationand management Strong organizational and time management skills; being able to manage multiple projects and competing priorities within short timelines Experience managing staff and volunteers Effective communication and interpersonal skills; being able to exercise sound judgment, tact, and discretion when dealing with others Strong analytical and problem solving skills Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines Familiarity withWordpress content management, Mailchimp, and online Project Management tools (Basecamp and Slack) Ability to work with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) Familiarity with social media tools (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) Must be prepared to use a personal laptop Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle is an asset   Remuneration Commensurate with experience.   How to apply Send CV and one-page cover letter to Kim Spencer-Nairn, Executive Director, Capture Photography Festival, at jobs @capturephotofest.com by 4pm on June 12, 2017. Subject line: Program Manager Application.
City of Port Moody Port Moody, BC, Canada
May 26, 2017
Part Time
Organization Overview The City of Port Moody is a growing community of 34,000 residents located 30 minutes east of downtown Vancouver at the head of the Burrard Inlet and just steps from seaside parks, mountain trails and lakes. To achieve our mission of providing services that enhance the quality of life for all of our residents, we are looking for motivated individuals to complement our team. Title Events Assistant Job ID 17-40 Job Class Regular Part-time Employment Group CUPE 825 (Inside) # of Vacancies 1 Posting Period May 26 - June 4, 2017 Position Overview Working as part of the Parks Team, the Events Assistant will be the point of contact for specific events/plaza rentals that are held in City parks such as run/walks, multi-sports etc. The position will support rental groups and ensure adherence to rental contracts; provide customer service; and coordinate bookings with other internal stakeholders. This is a part time position with approximately 17 hours/week.  Responsibilities The Events Assistant, Parks, will organize, support and lead specific events, will act as a resource for the community regarding rental events and will manage departmental information and office supplies.  Specifically, the position will: Communicate with Facility Booking and the Theatre Coordinator on upcoming events Lead team meetings Provide day of event set up and support Oversee the use of the Park by the rental group as the liaison for those rentals Work in partnership with Cultural Services on small cultural events Meet with clients on site and provide guidance Ensure that the renter adheres to the rental contract Work with Bylaw, Engineering, Parks, Operations, Culture and Recreation staff and others on events Assist with other City events as needed Other duties as required Requirements Please note that employment with the City of Port Moody is subject to the receipt of a satisfactory police information check and a satisfactory driver's abstract.  Please submit your online application @ www.portmoody.ca/jobs  by the posting close date. Basic Qualifications At least 6 months of education in marketing, communications or event planning and one to two years of related events management experience coordinating events is required.  Excellent communication skills and strong abilities in MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) as well as a Class 5 BC Driver's License are required. Must be available weekdays, evening and weekends, depending on event schedules. Date Added 5/25/2017 Branch/Location Office Works Yard City Port Moody State/Province British Columbia [BC] Compensation - Hourly $27.56 - $29.67 Compensation & Benefits Overview Plus 12% in lieu of benefits.  
InterContinental Hotels Group Toronto, ON, Canada
May 25, 2017
Contract
Conference Services Manager (Contract) - InterContinental Toronto Centre  (Job Number: TOR001189)   Description     Do you see yourself as a Conference Services Manager ( Up to One Year Contract) ?   What's your passion?  Whether you're into chess, shopping or farming, at IHG we're interested in YOU.  At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do.  And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.  This position will manage and coordinate all conferences, meetings, group functions and group activities booked through the sales department.   Be yourself and at the centre of it all.  Located in the heart of the entertainment and business districts in downtown Toronto, InterContinental Toronto Centre currently has an opening for a full time Conference Services Manager.  If you are passionate about hospitality and take pride in offering exceptional service, we would love to have you be a part of the IHG team!  Our colleagues continue to aim higher and show they care about our guests and each other to ensure we achieve our goal of creating great hotels guests love.   Provide yourself with room to grow.  Visit our website at www.torontocentre.intercontinental.com to learn more.   This position manages and coordinates all conferences, meetings, group functions and group activities booked through the sales department.  You will negotiate food and beverage prices, function space, and hotel services within approved departmental booking guidelines. This includes confirming in writing to the client and all affected hotel departments all group requirements via sales contract terms, addendums, confirmation of pricing, group resumes, and/or banquet event order.  You will work with sales staff to service and solicit new business and monitor and handle inquiry calls and provide client proposals.  Other hotel departments will work closely with you to facilitate services agreed upon by the sales office and prospective clients. Assist in the preparation of the departmental budget and implementation of the hotel's catering and conference strategy.   Qualifications     You need some College plus 1-2 years sales or marketing related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of hotel sales and/or catering preferred.   You need the a bility to travel to attend workshops, tradeshows, conventions, etc. You may be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays. Alcohol awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler card, as required by local or provincial government agency, is also necessary.    In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching defined contribution pension plan.   Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.    So what's your passion?  Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.   InterContinental Toronto Centre is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce.  We are committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process for any qualified applicants under the respective provincial human rights codes.  Please advise the Recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated.  Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.     Job : Conference & Banqueting Services Primary Location : AMER_North Amer-Canada-ON-Toronto Jun 23, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
Inteleos Rockville, MD, United States
May 25, 2017
Full time
Manager, Meetings and Events Overall Position Purpose: This position exists to ensure that internal and external meetings and events are delivered at the highest standards of excellence by providing comprehensive project management, quality assurance and supervision of designated staff, ensuring goals and projects are executed in a timely manner and contributes to the strategic development of meetings/events.  This position also serves as a member of the Inteleos Management Team and works under the general guidance of the Chief Marketing, Communication and Engagement Officer.   Core Responsibilities       • Proactively manage assigned department programs, workflows, and projects to assure timely and accurate roll out of processes and programs utilizing collaborative and consensus-building management techniques to lead departmental and cross-departmental projects;       • Manage assigned staff, their daily activities, training, professional development, mentorship, and performance evaluation to maximize potential and investment, and create a team-oriented environment;     •Assume significant responsibility in the forecasting, determining and setting of budget allocations required to meet departmental and organizational strategic objectives ensuring fiscal responsibility, strict adherence to the Board approved budget and financial policies, and monitoring financial trends to allow for strategic adjustments to assure maximum ROI; • Execute the overall strategy for the planning, logistics, registration, travel arrangements, etc. for all internal and external company meetings/events including but not limited to:           1. Organizational Governance (Board of Director, Council, and Committee meetings)           2. Cross-Division (Department) Programmatic Initiatives (Item Development Workshops, Item Writer Training Events, Regional Item Writer/Trainings, Compliance meetings);      • Lead in negotiating pricing, terms, standard contractual clauses and contracts associated with meetings/events and assure that all contractual obligations are met/upheld for all meeting/events;      • Compile financial data and collaborate in the planning and development of the annual budget(s) to support meetings/events;      • Direct and communicate critical event details to internal and external stakeholders (website content, event binders, save the date communications, agendas, on-site logistical details, post-event surveys, etc.);      • Assure relevant managerial techniques and methods are utilized to manage staff and organizational strategies;       • Job-related problem solving involving the management of difficult business/people issues, which may include the analysis of a significant number of factors requiring definition and investigation and requires the production of innovative solutions using complex analytical tools and/or procedures;      • Serve as the company-wide resource and establish collaborative and close relationships with staff, volunteers and vendors to assure meetings/events meet strategic goals and are fully integrated across all divisions;       • Serve as the on-site event manager at select meetings/events;       • Conduct research regarding new meetings/events trends, best practices, new programs, etc...;      • Maintain familiarity of Inteleos staff policies and the functions of each Inteleos division/department and works as a positive role model and mentor/coach for all staff;       • Innovate, develop, recommend and oversee adherence to organizational policies relating to meetings/events; and       • Develop and maintain processes/procedures as required for organizational ANSI accreditation.   Required Education/Experience       • Bachelor’s Degree, Certification or equivalent experience in a related; and       • Minimum of five years’ experience working in a similar function.      • Certified Meeting Planner (CMP) designation preferred.    Required Qualifications/Skills       • Working knowledge of business and people management principles, theories and concepts in the work field, strategic planning and resource allocation/modeling/leadership techniques  • Advanced knowledge of meetings/events planning       • Superior program/project management and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and change course as required       • Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook       • Ability to coordinate efforts and work flow with staff members from all levels and departments of the organization as well as external contacts • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interact effectively, efficiently, and professionally with individuals at all levels of the organization as well as external contacts • Strong verbal, written and collaborative skills to fulfill management level communication and correspondence • Capable of analyzing problems rigorously and from all angles, showing sound practical judgment       • Ability to maintain positive attitude under stressful conditions, and assist in building and maintaining a positive culture in department and organization as a whole       • Ability to lead in a team environment, act as role model, coach to all staff, and deal effectively with all  levels of the organization as well as external contacts       • Intermediate public speaking skills       • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills       • Intermediate skills in Database structure and software such as Access       • Proficiency with budgeting       • Intermediate skills in survey software, such as Qualtrics        • Consistent attention to detail and follow-through skills        • Ability to review and ensure accuracy of work products with limited supervision        • Ability to improve efficiency and find new and better ways to accomplish tasks    Inteleos Attributes       • Accountable – taking ownership of your work and delivers results. Being responsible for your actions.      • Collegial – being helpful, respectful, approachable and team oriented. Building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.  Consider the thoughts and opinions of others.         • Ethical/Integrity– employee is honest and trustworthy when working with colleagues, volunteers, and other stakeholders. Lead by example.       • Committed to:            o Creating the global standard of excellence in healthcare and patient safety            o Excellence – Strive to excel in everything you do.           o Quality – Taking the initiative, extra time, care and vigilance to get the job done right.  o Continuous Learning      • Have a Positive “Can-do” Attitude-being ready, available and willing to get the job done and done well.     Supervisory Environment       • Works under executive guidance, with considerable latitude in determining work objectives.   • Makes decisions of considerable complexity on business or technical matters often in ambiguous contexts. Decisions have medium and long-term impact on a significant organizational function and frequently impact the organization as a whole.        • Incumbent has formal supervisory responsibility for work unit and/or external vendors or consultants.    Work Environment  The incumbent will work at a desk in an office environment.  Travel and evening and weekend work will be required.  There are minimal requirements to lift or move equipment.   This description is intended to provide an overview of the responsibilities of the position.  It is not all-inclusive and an incumbent in the position will be expected to perform other duties as required.  The responsibilities may change over time. This description is provided for informational purposes only and does not form the basis of a contract. Inteleos headquarters are located in Rockville, Maryland. Inteleos employs approximately 70 people. Inteleos offers competitive salaries and a full benefits package which includes: health, dental, life, short and long term disability insurance, a generous PTO package, matching 401k and more. To be considered for this exciting new opportunity, please submit your resume to  ARDMSjobs@ARDMS.org .
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada Guelph, ON, Canada
May 25, 2017
Part Time
Coordinator, Community Outreach Part-time (Part-time, 20 hours a week) Location: Guelph, Ontario, N1L 0A0 Contact: Penny Burton Description: Canada has the highest rate of multiple sclerosis in the world, making MS Canada’s disease. The MS Society of Canada is the country’s leading MS advocate, funding leading research in MS and programs & services that help people live well with the disease. Reporting to the Regional Director, Central & South-west Ontario, the coordinator is responsible for planning and executing various outreach and fundraising campaigns throughout the Waterloo and Wellington region. The role involves community engagement, fundraising, programs and services and administrative tasks. The position works closely and collaboratively with volunteers within the community. The successful incumbent will be required to complete a criminal background check as a condition of hire. Responsibilities: Ensures that both risks and opportunities have been identified and evaluated, including assessing risks to the organization’s financial security and growth. Ensures that social media accounts are active and meet the policies of the MS Society. Works with Programs and Services with Ontario & Nunavut Division to ensure client requests for equipment and special assistance funding are progressing appropriately. Maintains PS database in accordance with policies of the MS Society of Canada. Provides quarterly reports on Programs and Services to the Regional Director. Ensures programs and services are person-centered and reflect the philosophy and objectives of the National Programs and Services Commitment. Coordinates, plans, implements and evaluates all aspects of the recreational classes and other programs as appropriate. Partners with outside agencies in providing programs to enhance the program availability to clients and to reduce duplication of services. Ensures effective financial management through ongoing monitoring and approval of Programs and Services expenses against approved budgets. Works closely with Grand River Fundraising Coordinator to implement fundraising special events and initiatives, including A&W Burgers to Beat MS, Carnation Campaign and others. Continuously researches and applies best practices, and improves donor programs, approaches and fundraising policies, processes and procedures and documents key activities. Promotes community awareness of the MS Society’s mission, chapter programs and services, volunteer opportunities and fundraising activities. Participates in networking and community relations activities on behalf of the Chapter. Builds strong working relationships with others, both inside and outside the organization, and enlists their support for achieving fundraising revenue goals. Uses social media tools to promote fundraising and volunteering with the chapter. Builds strong relationships with board members, volunteers, staff and donors. Provides regular, reliable, and comparable reports on the organization’s progress. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: University degree or college diploma with at least 2-3 years’ experience in a non-profit environment or the equivalent education and experience. Experience in fundraising and volunteer engagement is required. Experience in managing and leading volunteers including coaching, developing and motivating is required A valid G Class Driver’s License is required and access to a vehicle. Excellent communication skills: verbal, written, including public speaking i.e. presentations Self-motivated and mature; an ability to develop goals and objectives as well as work with minimum supervision. Ability to work well and accept direction from senior volunteers in a leadership capacity. Exceptional customer/client relations. Ability to demonstrate diplomacy, tact and sound judgment. Excellent organizational skills required. Proven problem solving and conflict resolution skills. Effective budget management skills. Experience in Microsoft Office, Excel, Power Point, and Microsoft Outlook e-mail. Good networking skills. Special Considerations: Travel throughout Grand River. Required to work evenings and weekends as necessary. Physical demands of special events including packing, lifting, carrying and loading. Constraints of weather elements at sites during special events. Additional Notes: We are working on a world free of MS, where improving people’s quality of life is a part of our everyday life. If you too are passionate about our mission, we invite your expression of interest and resume submission by June 9, 2017. Please note: applicants must state salary expectations in order to be considered. The MS Society has a bold vision for the future. We have a team of dedicated professionals who share a common goal to end MS and to improve the lives of those affected by MS. We strive to be an employer of choice and provide a working environment that values diversity, team work, and professional development. The MS Society of Canada embraces diversity and encourages all qualified applicants to apply. We appreciate your interest and will contact you if a meeting is required. More information about the MS Society is available at www.mssociety.ca .
Galaxy Communications Syracuse, NY, United States
May 25, 2017
Full time
Galaxy Events is growing, and we’re looking to add to our event planning team. If you’re a super organized, upbeat, detail oriented individual with solid experience in event planning, we want to talk to you. We own and produce multiple public festivals in New York State but we’re rapidly expanding into other markets.  This Syracuse, NY based job will require strong organizational and interpersonal skills, while working in a fast paced team environment. Occasional weekend travel to events will be a part of the job. Does this sound like your kind of career opportunity? We’re hiring now. Please email your resume and cover letter to pam@galaxyeventscompany.com No phone calls will be accepted. Galaxy Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Cenovus Energy Inc. Calgary, AB, Canada
May 25, 2017
Contract
Meeting and Events Analyst Job ID 9817 Position Type Contract Location CA-AB-Calgary Asset Team/Group ..   Opportunity Details: About Cenovus: Cenovus Energy is a Canadian oil company. We are committed to applying fresh, progressive thinking to safely and responsibly unlock energy resources the world wants. Our operations include oil sands projects in northern Alberta, which use specialized methods to drill and pump the oil to the surface, and established natural gas and oil production in Alberta and Saskatchewan. We also have 50 percent ownership in two U.S. refineries.   About this Opportunity: The Organization & People team is currently looking for a qualified individual to join the Meetings & Events team as a Meetings & Events Analyst.   Reporting to the Lead, Meetings & Events, the Analyst will be responsible to manage specific Cenovus client groups while partnering, supporting, and executing all stages of meetings and events as required. The successful incumbent for this position will possess excellent business acumen, communication, and organizational skills.   This position will appeal to someone who is highly organized, adaptive, flexible, and has the ability to manage multiple projects and effectively prioritize.   Work Environment: This is a 6 month contract position working in our Calgary office.   Responsibilities: Support the planning of Cenovus company-wide events in Calgary & Field locations, as well as other internal events Establish, develop and maintain external and internal relationships to continually enhance the services required to execute meetings and events efficiently, safely, and in a cost efficient manner  Manage highly confidential information professionally and with discretion Coordinate set up and take down for meetings and events including room set-up, audio visual equipment, facilities, and life safety Source venues, both internal and external, for meetings and events Prepare, negotiate and review vendor contracts for facilities, food, or entertainment Develop event plans, source venues, recommend and engage catering Acquire supporting technology and coordinate development of materials to execute a quality event Develop and manage, if requested, clients meeting/event budget Identify opportunities for efficiencies and cost reductions Support the utilization of the event registration system to create and manage registrations Support the Taxi Chit program   Qualifications: Must be legally entitled to work in Canada A valid Class 5 Drivers License is required Minimum 3-5 years of experience in Event Management or related field is required Strong client service orientation; excellent communication and interpersonal skills Above average ability to manage and analyze budgets and negotiate with vendors Demonstrated ability to analyze and apply solid logic for solving problems as well as experience identifying innovative yet practical solutions Effectively plan and manage tasks Demonstrated ability to be self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision Possess high degree of confidence using Word, Excel and PowerPoint   Other skills: Knowledge of CVENT would be an asset   Asset Team/Group: Job Post End Date  6/6/2017