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Deloitte Toronto, ON, Canada
Dec 13, 2017
Full time
Special Events Coordinator, Campus Recruitment   Date Posted: Dec 12, 2017 Reference Code: 30865-en_US Service:   Talent Acquisition Job Type:   Permanent Primary Location:  Toronto   External Posting Description   Deloitte is seeking a DMS & Special Events Coordinator to join our growing team in Toronto. The successful candidate will have recruitment, and event planning experience in campus. Campus recruitment experience is an asset. Responsibilities: Works with campus recruiting leaders, specialists and multi-service campus recruiting teams to successfully execute the National campus recruiting plan against established targets; Support the planning and coordination of various events including information sessions, speaking engagements, open houses, office visits and receptions; Facilitates the recruiting process, including posting jobs, arranging interviews and preparing offers; Assist in the management and reporting of all candidates through our applicant tracking system; Maintains an up-to-date understanding of key university co-op programs and work term options; Provides feedback and input to the National Campus Leader to continuously improve our campus programs; Manages the Co-op Program under the advisement of the Recruitment Specialist; Pull and prepare reports throughout the recruitment cycle; May be required to prepare and present recruitment material  Partner with the Campus team to develop and execute leading edge campus recruitment conferences and special events across our five businesses to attract top talent • Support the ongoing creative development and rollout of a leading edge national campus event strategy   • Partner with the Campus team to incorporate experiential events and initiatives throughout the campus recruitment cycle • Liaise directly with vendors, Partners and Campus team members for event preparation and rollout across Canada • Co-ordinate all logistical aspects of campus events including: • Collaborate with internal and external clients, the talent brand specialist and the campus team to share industry best practices • Collect and share event feedback and ROI with the Campus team to inform future campus strategy decisions   External Posting Qualifications   Qualifications: • Minimum of 1-2 years' experience in event planning • Advanced computer skills in MS Word, Excel & Outlook • Graduate from University with a degree in marketing, Human Resources or business administration • Experience with web-based event management/registration tool • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills • Excellent organizational and time management skills • Accuracy and attention to detail • Ability to work independently • Excellent problem solving skills • Flexibility to work overtime and travel to attend on-site meetings when required • Bilingualism (English, French), an asset   Get your career off to a great start. What impact will you make? We’re always looking for people with the relentless energy to drive and push themselves further to find new avenues and unique ways of reaching our shared goals. At Deloitte, we know that being the undisputed leader means empowering our people to be the very best they can be – so they can make an impact that matters for clients, colleagues and the community, and for their own careers. We offer a truly differentiated talent experience that empowers our people with unlimited opportunities to do meaningful work and to grow, learn, and lead at every point in their career.  Deloitte’s newly designed offices offer unique workspaces that strengthen connections, inspire innovative ways of working, and provide the necessary tools to help you make an impact that matters. And with our global reach and network, you’ll always be part of the Deloitte community. “Once Deloitte, always Deloitte.” Lead yourself. Lead a team. Lead the firm. It’s all possible at Deloitte. Deloitte is one of Canada’s leading professional services firms, providing audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services across Canada. At Deloitte, we combine industry insight with a deep understanding of today’s local and global business challenges to give our clients the intelligent, practical and principled solutions they need to resolve both today’s and tomorrow’s challenges.  Let Deloitte show you how to push your career to the next level. And let your story unfold. Deloitte is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.  Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 30865 
Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission Toronto, ON, Canada
Dec 13, 2017
Contract
Events and Online Communication Coordinator About Ecofiscal Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission is an independent policy commission with a mandate to explore practical policy options for Canada that support both the economy and the environment. See www.ecofiscal.ca for details. Job Description The Events and Online Communications Coordinator will play a critical role in expanding the reach of the Ecofiscal Commission. This is an opportunity to support an organization that is helping shape Canada’s environmental and economic policy landscape. The Event and Online Communications Coordinator’s responsibilities will include the following: Government and Business Relations Working with the Outreach Manager to implement our government and business relations strategy, including stakeholder analysis and research of specific groups to engage. Organizing events with partner organizations, including logistics. Coordinating meetings for the Chair, Executive Director, and Research Associates with stakeholder groups (government, business, and civil society Supporting professional development courses Supporting the development of professional development courses developed and delivered by the Ecofiscal Commission Identifying potential attendees for courses Providing stakeholder outreach to support course registration Managing event logistics Social media and network building Developing and distributing a monthly newsletter and event blasts Supporting social media work by creating graphic design and video content Building Ecofiscal’s social media audience and appropriately engaging influencers with social media ads and social responses Maintaining Ecofiscal stakeholder mailing lists Website maintenance and SEO Keeping website content up to date: weekly blogs, events and media Coordinating the maintenance of the website, including effective SEO Developing and implementing new website features, e.g. for new reports Tracking and reporting website analytics Qualifications The ideal candidate for this role is: A strong project manager, who is extremely organized and detail-oriented An enthusiastic team player with a passion for policy Fluent in digital communications, with the ability to learn new skills or platforms quickly if needed Pro-active and self-directing, with a good sense of when it is necessary to seek guidance, confirmation, and direction. Experienced in government relations, public policy and/or event coordination A savvy social media user Experienced in graphic design and video editing skills A high-energy and high-capacity multi-tasker with the ability to keep many balls in the air and prioritize tasks Adaptable and comfortable in an “entrepreneurial” environment Fluency in French is a strong asset Details The ideal start date is February 1st 2018. The position will be located in Toronto or Ottawa, ON. The position will be structured as a (renewable) one-year full-time contract. Salary will be between $40,000 and $45,000 per year, commensurate with experience. To apply, submit cover letters and resume to info@ecofiscal.ca by January 12, with “Events and Online Communication Coordinator” in the subject line. We regret that only successful candidates will be contacted.
Great-West Life Co. Toronto, ON, Canada
Dec 12, 2017
Full time
Director of Brand Sponsorship Job Location CA-ON-Toronto   Job ID 2017-14311 Company Great West Life Job Category Business Job Type Full Time Job Industry Financial Services and Banking, Insurance Career Level Executive Years of Experience 7 Posted End Date 12/22/2017 Job Description Accountabilities: As the Director of Brand Sponsorship, you will lead strategic annual planning on sponsorship that contribute to brand building, and work with a team to develop and implement fully integrated programs that are anchored in live event experiences. You will develop and guide strategies, on-site activation and execution to generate consumer engagement that provides measurable results, increased brand consideration, and improved ROI of engagement marketing efforts.  You will collaborate with other GWL departments (lines of business, Advisors etc.), external partners and vendors to support sponsorship with relevant paid media, PR, earned media, social and custom content when a strategic approach calls for it.    As a senior member of the Brand & Sponsorship team, you will work closely with senior executives across the organization, lead a team of 3, and work in tandem, across two locations, Toronto and London, ON. Qualifications and Competencies: Canadidate experience must include: Development of strategic plans, leveraging industry and sponsorship knowledge An accomplished depth of knowledge about the sponsorship and event industry including examples of negotiating and developing sponsorships. Cross functional familiarity with paid media, PR and social platforms to support on-site elements Understanding of research and analytics related to events and sponsorships. Experience managing, leading and motivating a team. High degree of comfort with ambiguity, being accountable, demonstrating flexibility to “wear many hats” Exemplary attention to detail and proven ability to prioritize tasks, multitask and manage time effectively. Comprehensive budget and timeline management. Proven ability to meet critical deadlines. Excellent communication and presentation skills (written/verbal)  Candidate's skills must include: 10+ years of experience working within the sponsorship/event industry with proven track record of developing strategy based on client / business objectives and a clear understanding of strategic planning Ability to lead and inspire a team Expertise in negotiating sponsorship agreements Experienced understanding of building a fully integrated sponsorship Flexibility and ability to adapt to address task at hand in an ever-changing environment Effective problem solving, organizational, and communication skills Ability to multi-task, work well under pressure, handle large volume tasks, and meet deadlines Proficiency in Microsoft Powerpoint, Word and Excel University degree in business, preferred    We offer a challenging, team-oriented work environment, competitive income and benefits, and opportunities for professional and personal development and growth.   Discover your opportunity….   Apply with cover letter and resume today!   Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve the financial security needs of 12 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.   We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.    Candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.
Deloitte Toronto, ON, Canada
Dec 12, 2017
Full time
Campus Event Specialist   Date Posted: Dec 11, 2017 Reference Code: 30821-en_US Service:   Talent Acquisition Job Type:   Permanent Primary Location:  Toronto     Deloitte is seeking a Campus Events Specialist to join our growing team in Toronto. The successful candidate will have significant event planning experience in campus or experiential marketing.  Campus recruitment experience is an asset. Responsibilities: • Partner with the Campus team to develop and execute leading edge campus recruitment conferences and special events across our five businesses to attract top talent • Support the ongoing creative development and rollout of a leading edge national campus event strategy   • Partner with the Campus team to incorporate experiential events and initiatives throughout the campus recruitment cycle • Liaise directly with vendors, Partners and Campus team members for event preparation and rollout across Canada • Co-ordinate all logistical aspects of campus events including: Venue selection Review and approval of vendor contracts Cost projection and budget analysis for each event Online registration/event management Meeting room booking and configuration Audio visual requirements Catering arrangements/menu selection On-site registration Ground transportation arrangements Supplier and vendor management • Collaborate with internal and external clients, the talent brand specialist and the campus team to share industry best practices • Collect and share event feedback and ROI with the Campus team to inform future campus strategy decisions   External Posting Qualifications   Qualifications: • Minimum of 2-4 years' experience in event planning • Advanced computer skills in MS Word, Excel & Outlook • Graduate from University with a degree in marketing, Human Resources or business administration • Experience with web-based event management/registration tool • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills • Excellent organizational and time management skills • Accuracy and attention to detail • Ability to work independently • Excellent problem solving skills • Flexibility to work overtime and travel to attend on-site meetings when required • Bilingualism (English, French), an asset   Get your career off to a great start. What impact will you make? We’re always looking for people with the relentless energy to drive and push themselves further to find new avenues and unique ways of reaching our shared goals. At Deloitte, we know that being the undisputed leader means empowering our people to be the very best they can be – so they can make an impact that matters for clients, colleagues and the community, and for their own careers. We offer a truly differentiated talent experience that empowers our people with unlimited opportunities to do meaningful work and to grow, learn, and lead at every point in their career.  Deloitte’s newly designed offices offer unique workspaces that strengthen connections, inspire innovative ways of working, and provide the necessary tools to help you make an impact that matters. And with our global reach and network, you’ll always be part of the Deloitte community. “Once Deloitte, always Deloitte.” Lead yourself. Lead a team. Lead the firm. It’s all possible at Deloitte. Deloitte is one of Canada’s leading professional services firms, providing audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services across Canada. At Deloitte, we combine industry insight with a deep understanding of today’s local and global business challenges to give our clients the intelligent, practical and principled solutions they need to resolve both today’s and tomorrow’s challenges.  Let Deloitte show you how to push your career to the next level. And let your story unfold. Deloitte is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.  Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 30821 
Teen Challenge Canada London, ON, Canada
Dec 12, 2017
Full time
Development & Events Coordinator Ontario Mens Centre (London, ON)   Posted On: Mon, 27 Nov. 2017 Pay Rate: As Agreed Hours: Full Time Reporting To: Development Officer   Who We Are: Teen Challenge Canada Inc. is a 12-month, faith based, residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation program that is part of a network of over 6 Teen Challenge Centres across Canada and more than 1,000 worldwide. The program has a strong faith-based approach and offers spiritual, academic and vocational training that helps equip individuals to return to society as responsible citizens. Our mission is to help people overcome drug and alcohol addictions and empower them to reach their full potential in society. Our Values: We Are Christian We believe that God is the catalyst for change for people with life-controlling drug and alcohol problems. We Are Committed To The Addict We believe that a balance of love, accountability and training are required to prepare the individual for successful re-entry into society. We Value People Our students, donors, staff, volunteers, churches, board members and advisory councils are appreciated and worthy of respect and honour We Are Stewards We are committed to managing wisely all resources entrusted to us recognizing that we are ultimately accountable to God. POSITION SUMMARY The primary responsibility of the Development and Events Coordinator is to coordinate and plan logistics for a variety of events including, but not limited to galas, golf tournaments, concerts, and motorcycle rides. Other responsibilities include: booking meetings, taking meeting minutes, monitoring budgets, assisting with fundraising opportunities, scheduling for the development officer, coordinating with third party vendors, and supporting the day-to-day operations of the development office. QUALIFICATIONS: • Minimum of Grade 12 high school diploma • Minimum 1-3 years of relevant work experience, event planning background preferred • Knowledge of direct fundraising strategies an asset • Driver's License Class G • Experience working and seeking solutions independently with little direction • Knowledge of social media strategies • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills • Solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment • High level of sound and independent judgment, reasoning, resourcefulness, flexibility, adaptability, leadership and discretion • Demonstrate ability to clearly transmit and receive information by email, phone and in person • Proficient in Microsoft Office Productivity Software • Excellent attention to detail and ability to adapt within a changing fast paced environment • Self-motivated, results-driven and able to work well under pressure • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize and organize tasks at hand • Apply patience, kindness and compassion on a daily basis • Ability to coordinate, motivate and inspire students and volunteers For a detailed Job Description of this position, please Click Here
Boating BC Association Richmond, BC, Canada
Dec 12, 2017
Full time
Marketing & Events Coordinator Company Summary: Founded in 1957, Boating BC Association is the voice of recreational boating in BC,  and is comprised of over 300 member companies that represent all aspects of the boating industry. As owners of the Vancouver International Boat Show, the Association strives to ensure the industry remains strong, working closely with all levels of government, cultivating marine career opportunities and promoting safe, responsible boating. 130 – 10691 Shellbridge Way Richmond, BC V6X 2W8 604.248.8906 www.boatingbc.ca info@boatingbc.ca     Location: Richmond, BC Date Posted: 11 Dec 2017 Closing Date: 15 Jan 2018 Expiration Date: 09 Feb 2018 How to apply: Applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and CV to info@boatingbc.ca . Please insert Marketing & Events Coordinator in the subject of your email. The final day to submit an application is Monday, January 15, 2018.     Boating BC is the recreational boating industry association for the province, with over 300 members that represent all sectors of our industry. Every day we work to promote recreational boating by advocating with all levels of government to remove barriers to businesses and to promote boating across BC. We own the Vancouver International Boat Show, host an annual industry conference, and lead robust public relations initiatives and online campaigns.    We are currently recruiting for a Marketing & Events Coordinator to support all of the Association’s activities. This is an exciting opportunity if you are a Marketing professional with the ability to think creatively, and apply that creativity broadly across a range of programs and opportunities. Are you a self-starter who takes initiative and isn’t shy to share new ideas and try new things? Do you possess either a degree in Marketing or have at least two years of experience in a Marketing, Advertising or Communications environment? Do you have experience managing a professional social media and web presence? Are you proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite? Do you have a knack and a passion for planning events down to the detail? Do you take pride in your highly developed interpersonal and customer service skills? If so, keep reading! In this role, you will support the Executive Director and Board of Directors in developing, executing and evaluating marketing plans for the Association. This role will be responsible for executing plans, traditional and online, that support our goals to promote boating and grow our membership.  You will also be responsible for coordinating and promoting a variety of events including our Annual General Meeting, our presence at consumer shows, and are a key member of the team that oversees our annual conference. Job Responsibilities: Markets the association, it’s programs and events:  implementing marketing and advertising campaigns; managing social media and website presence daily; working with graphic design to develop promotional materials; executing digital member updates; planning events and consumer shows; maintaining databases; preparing reports. Implements marketing and promotional campaigns; contributes to marketing and advertising strategies, plans, and objectives. Coordinates a variety of events including the Association’s Annual General Meeting, presence at consumer shows and is a key member of the annual Boating BC Conference Committee. Works with an external graphic designer to develop collateral materials and manage inventory. Supports the Executive Director in promoting and administering programs such as the Boating BC Grant & Sponsorship Program and the Glenn Spartz Scholarship Program. Helps develop and implement promotions to support membership recruitment and retention, and promotion of recreational boating as an activity of choice across BC. Effectively manages a database of distribution lists and disseminates member and public communications using email software. Writes copy for a variety of communications as-needed. Works to consistently maintain the Association’s brand guidelines across all mediums. Skills and Qualifications: Highly organized, detail oriented and creative self-starter who can work within pre-determined timelines and budgets. Wildly customer service oriented Excels at working as part of a team or independently Solid understanding of the principles of brand management Excellent written and verbal communications skills Marketing degree, diploma or a minimum of two years’ experience in a marketing environment Experience in: Managing professional web content, social media channels, online engagement and campaigns Planning a variety of business and social events Software Skills: Excellent command of Microsoft Office, Solid proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, Survey Monkey, Google Analytics and email software Knowledge about boating is not required, but is considered a definite asset! This is a 30-35 hour/week position with occasional work on weekends and evenings and minor travel required. The Marketing & Event Coordinator is based in our Richmond, BC office.
International Society for Technology in Education Portland, OR, United States
Dec 12, 2017
Full time
Event Planner and Project Manager Location: Portland, Oregon, 97205, United States Job ID: 38472438 Posted: December 8, 2017 Position Title: Event Planner and Project Manager Company Name: ISTE Job Function: Project Management/Program Development Job Type: Full-Time Job Duration: Indefinite Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate Min Experience: 2-3 Years Required Travel: 10-25%   Description Are you a seasoned event planner with a passion for attendee experience? Are you an incredible collaborator with superhuman project management skills? Do you have a knack for all things tech and a big heart for education? Did you just say “yes” 3x in a row? If so—we’d like to meet you! We are the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) and we are looking to hire a talented event planner and project manager to join us as our Experience Project Manager & Event Lead . This position is a part of our fast-growing events team, reports to our Senior Director of Events Strategy & Experience and resides in our Portland, Oregon office. Key functions for this role • Event lead—leads and manages all logistics facets of assigned events, including, but not limited to all tasks necessary for planning, development and execution on time and within budget. • Event experience project manager—serves as lead project manager in the execution of experience-centric projects across all events. • Micro event lead—leads the planning and execution of 10–12 events (typically a half day or less) annually. • Data collection and evaluation—works with stakeholders to identify KPIs and establish processes for how metrics will be tracked and reported as well as leveraged to inform decision-making. • Surveying and feedback—leads planning and execution of both internal and external surveying and other feedback efforts. • Event strategy to support cross-departmental goals—works with internal stakeholders to understand their program’s goals and objectives and collaboratively develops plans to support them via event efforts. • New initiatives and special efforts project management—serves as project manager for pilots and other special initiatives that support division goals as assigned. Requirements Skills needed to do this job well 1. Intellectually curious, tech-savvy innovator and self-motivated learner and adopter of new tools and methodologies. 2. Resourceful and effective problem solver. 3. Critical thinker with ability to make sound decisions and consider multiple courses of action. 4. Excellent written and oral communication as well as presentation skills. 5. Passionate contributor and collaborator—team player through and through. 6. Exceptionally detailed project manager. 7. Ability to thrive in high pressure situations and handle stress professionally. 8. Comfortable working in an evolving environment with lots of change. 9. Creative with the ability to ideate a be comfortable with ambiguity.   Education and experience required • Bachelor’s degree in communications, management, business, marketing or related field. • Minimum three (3) years of event planning experience leading event design from concept to execution. • Desirable—experience in the education industry and/or with planning events for nonprofit associations. • An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be acceptable. This is an immediate opportunity to become a member of a collaborative team working hard to make a difference every day. ISTE has offices located in Portland, OR and Washington DC (located in Arlington, VA). This position will be located at the downtown Portland, OR office. ISTE offers comprehensive benefits (click ISTE logo for organization profile). Submit your resume, salary requirement, and letter of interest to careers@iste.org or apply using the button below. ISTE is wholly focused on supporting and promoting diversity and inclusiveness both internally and in our work with educators, members and stakeholders all over the world. At ISTE events and in our virtual environments, it is our top priority to ensure a safe, healthy, discrimination-free atmosphere that openly accepts all individuals regardless of age, ethnicity, race, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression or any other group identity. To learn more about ISTE visit us at www.iste.org  
Wilfrid Laurier University Waterloo, ON, Canada
Dec 12, 2017
Contract
Posting ID : 8582 Apply By : 12/19/2017 Position Title : Administrative Assistant, University Secretary Department : University Secretariat Job Type : Full-time, Limited Term Campus : Waterloo Reports To : University Secretary Position Summary : At Laurier, we are a community. It’s what brings our students here and what keeps our people here. As an educational institution, we inspire lives of leadership and purpose in our student community. As an employer, we seek, foster and value the same qualities of leadership and purpose in our employee community. We currently have an opportunity to join the Laurier community as an Administrative Assistant.   The Administrative Assistant performs a wide variety of administrative and secretarial duties, reporting to the University Secretary, but providing support to all members of the team. The incumbent must be knowledgeable of the policies and procedures of the University and maintain confidentiality. She/he will work with a high degree of independence, and have extensive contact with many members of the university community as well as those external to the university. Accountabilities : Responsible for scheduling complex, significant meetings and events involving diverse attendees from within and external to the University; meetings/events could involve anywhere from 2 – 99+ attendees;   Responsible for managing all logistics associated with meetings and events, including: reserving rooms; making travel and parking arrangements; ordering catering; submitting set-up requests; arranging for technical support; assembling, printing and mailing hard copy materials; and distributing and uploading electronic copies of materials;   Assists members of the University Secretariat with preparing meeting materials and other documents working from templates and precedents, including drafting, proof-reading and formatting;   Accompanies members of the University Secretariat to meetings of the Board, Senate, committees and councils and other decision-making groups to take care of logistical matters (room set-up and take-down, catering, technology), note taking and ensuring follow up actions are taken;   Assists with drafting, proof reading, updating and uploading content on Secretariat communication platforms, including websites, intranet sites and collaboration sites/portals;   Provides administrative support for University elections, including the coordination, mailing and collection of paper ballots;   Assists with the processing of expense claims, p-card statements and invoices for third party services in accordance with relevant policies and procedures;   Coordinates with service providers to the office to, among other things, order supplies, arrange large printing jobs, maintain equipment and conduct repairs;   Provides administrative support for Secretariat team meetings and events;   Maintains and updates University Secretariat records, including paper and electronic files and databases;   Coordinates the packaging and mailing of materials to be deposited in the University Archives;   Updates information for external agencies, e.g. CRA, Public Appointments Secretariat (Ontario government);   Greets and assists visitors contacting or visiting the University Secretariat, in a friendly and professional manner while maintaining confidentiality;   Assist with routine correspondence on behalf of the University Secretariat;   Assist Ceremonies & Events with various events hosted by the University Secretariat; Qualifications : Bachelor’s degree or other post-secondary education in office administration;   Experience working in a university environment preferred;   Experience working in a professional office environment essential;   Ability to create and maintain organizational systems for an office;   Ability to deal with confidential matters in a discrete and sensitive manner;   Self starter and motivator with the ability to work independently;   Experience scheduling large meetings and events, involving diverse groups and using different methods of communication (e.g. telephone, email, Outlook, Doodle poll);   Proven ability for accuracy and attention to detail;   Ability to interact with a wide variety of people, from students to senior executives;   Excellent interpersonal skills and highly professional demeanor;   Excellent written and oral communication skills;   Exceptional organizational skills with the proven ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities;   Familiarity with University governance;   Familiarity with University policies and procedures;   Experience working with Microsoft Office software, database programs and web content management systems. Grade : EX-D Salary : $24.81 to $31.01 per hour Salary Notes :This is a full-time, limited term position until June 30, 2018. Please Note : Please submit a cover letter and resume.     Wilfrid Laurier University endeavors to fill positions with qualified candidates who have a combination of education, experience, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position while demonstrating Laurier's Employee Success Factors .   Diversity and creating a culture of inclusion is a key pillar of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Strategic Academic Plan and is one of Laurier’s core values. Laurier is committed to increasing the diversity of faculty and staff and welcomes applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, racialized, having disabilities, and from persons of any sexual identities and gender identities. Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact the Office of Indigenous Initiatives at jbecker@wlu.ca . Candidates from other equity seeking groups who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact the Diversity and Equity Office at diversity@wlu.ca . We have strived to make our application process accessible however if you require any assistance applying for a position or would like this job posting in an alternative format, please contact Human Resources at 519-884-1970 ext.2007 or hr@wlu.ca .  
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Toronto, ON, Canada
Dec 12, 2017
Full time
Conference Services & Catering Manager Primary Location :   Canada-Toronto-The Fairmont Royal York Employee Status :   Regular          Conference Services & Catering Manager At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, our engaging service and delicious cuisine make every special event a truly memorable affair, both within our distinctive surroundings and off-site. Be an ambassador for our exceptional offerings as Catering & Events Manager, where you will liaise between multiple departments to meet the needs – and exceed the expectations – of your clients.   Hotel Overview:   Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, Fairmont Royal York is within walking distance to the business and theatre districts and the city's best shopping and dining. Having hosted more than 40 million guests since it opened its doors in 1929, Fairmont Royal York continues to represent the epitome of hospitality. With 1365 guest rooms, 70,000 square feet in 34 conference and banquet rooms, and over 1200 colleagues, Fairmont Royal York depicts the elegance of its past while providing the finest conveniences for today's travellers.   Summary of Responsibilities: Reporting to the Assistant Director of Conference Services, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:  Solicit / confirm event related information with clients. Organize / disseminate information to all departments through e-mails, memos, event orders, directives, resumes and rooming list in a professional and timely manner. Build creative menus, mindful of food costs, labour cost and kitchen capabilities. Obtain approval from the Director, CS&C when any special menus are sold. Confirm electrical, internet, telecommunications, audio-visual and exhibit requirements based on discussions with the client Create floor plans for the best use of space for each event and to ensure banquet and client are in agreement prior to set up. Obtain guarantees of food and beverage events for Banquets and Kitchen. Must advise if any great deviation in number occurs, so labour and food cost can be controlled. Responsible for sufficiently "washing" room block and food and beverage covers in order to ensure a more accurate forecast Initiate billing procedures, ensuring client credibility and that deposits and/or credit applications are received with adequate information and within an acceptable time frame. Yield bedroom and meeting space daily to ensure optimum potential through the use of Opera Sales & Catering and PMS systems. Conduct pre-conference meetings to ensure key departments fully aware of relevant details pertaining to group upon their near arrival. Conduct and/or attend daily meeting to review event contracts to ensure last minute changes are communicated with Banquets, Kitchen and Stewarding. Fully knowledgeable of (and in adherence to) liquor and fire safety laws and regulations. Up to date with industry trends Attend weekly / monthly departmental communication meetings, also sales and operations meetings as required. Attend the post conference follow up, conducted by the Sales Manager, to address strengths and weakness of an event while soliciting return business. Establish good business and social relationships with the industry and participate in activities related to public relations to further increase sales leads for the department as well as the hotel.   Qualifications: Hospitality Management Degree or equivalent Minimum of four years experience in hotel catering and conference planning. Additional experience in the hospitality industry i.e. sales an asset. Good understanding of the luxury hotel market. Possess or attain CMP designation within three years of hire / taking position. Excellent customer skills, superior interpersonal skills, results-oriented and highly motivated. Proven ability to plan and execute events effectively with a strong attention to detail. Working knowledge of Opera Sales & Catering, Word, Excel, Meeting Matrix and PMS programs Knowledge of forecasting and budgeting process Good understanding of all hotel departments particularly housekeeping, front office, banquets, and the kitchen Strong written and verbal communication skills   Visa Requirements:  Must be legally permitted to work in Canada.   APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit www.fairmontcareers.com to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!   Accessibility: Fairmont Hotels and Resorts believes in outstanding hospitality. We are committed to respecting the independence and dignity of all persons by providing a barrier-free environment for all guests, colleagues, and job applicants. Reasonable accommodations to the point of undue hardship are available upon request for all applicants with a disability throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources at 416-860-4512 or ryh.careers@fairmont.com if you require accommodation.   ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!                    Job Level :   Management / Supervisory Schedule :   Full-time Shift :   Day Job Travel :   No Closing Date :   25.Dec.2017, 11:59:00 PM Job Number: RYH01886
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Edmonton, AB, Canada
Dec 12, 2017
Full time
Director, Catering & Conference Services Primary Location :   Canada-Edmonton-The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Employee Status :   Regular          Director, Catering & Conference Services At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, our engaging service and delicious cuisine make every special event a truly memorable affair, both within our distinctive surroundings and off-site. Your vision and leadership as Director, Catering & Events will ensure an engaged team, efficient operations – and offerings that exceed the expectations of every client.   Hotel Overview:   Edmonton's "Chateau on the River" This historic Chateau on the River features 198 spacious rooms and suites, combining traditional décor with a high level of personal service. Fairmont Gold was introduced in June 2016, an elevated experience of a hotel within a hotel; this product will further cement Fairmont Hotel Macdonald’s reputation as the best, most luxurious hotel in Edmonton.  Restaurants include the Confederation Lounge and award-winning Harvest Room, both with spectacular river valley views and seasonal outdoor terraces.   Summary of Responsibilities: Reporting to the Director of Sales & Marketing, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:    Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service Direct and manage all activity related to the Catering office, ensuring all service standards are followed Responsible for all catering, from booking to execution and conference services from the time a contract becomes definite to execution Prepare an annual budget for approval and administer that budget in a fiscally responsible manner Establish and maintain rapport with clients, prior to, during and post conference, exceeding their expectations and encouraging repeat business Conduct site inspections as required Develop annual business plans for the department in conjunction with the Director of Sales & Marketing Ensure that function bookings, group resumes and event contract are prepared and distributed accurately and efficiently Ensure meeting and function rooms are properly maintained at all times liaising with food and beverage outlets regarding reservations and flow of clients Work closely with the Director of Sales & Marketing to prepare monthly forecasts Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs Follow departmental policies and procedures Follow all safety  policies Other duties as assigned   Qualifications: Previous leadership experience within a similar role required Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications and relevant computer applications required  University/College degree in a related discipline required Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal required Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities Highly responsible & reliable Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada.   APPLY TODAY : Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!   ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!       Job Level :   Management / Supervisory Schedule :   Full-time Shift :   Day Job Travel :   No Closing Date :   11.Jan.2018, 1:59:00 AM Job Number: MAC00817

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