United Way Greater Toronto Toronto, ON, Canada
Apr 09, 2018Full time
POSITION: Associate Manager, Events (full-time, permanent) DEPARTMENT: Donor Relations and Marketing REPORTS TO: Manager, Events BASIC FUNCTION: To plan and execute a portfolio of United Way events that include major fundraising events and donor recognition events MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Support the Manager, Events with executing all aspects of the event strategy Contribute to the development of event concepts that meet the needs of the target audience and business objectives Develop and manage critical path and budget for assigned events Organize internal and external team members to execute event plan on time and on budget Ensure sponsorship agreements are fulfilled for each event Liaise with Associate Manager, Campaign Volunteer Experience to ensure volunteer support is arranged for each event Measure and evaluate outcomes for assigned events including debrief with contributors Develop and maintain strong relationships with United Way vendors and suppliers Update database with accurate event details, registrant and attendee information Maintain constituent confidentiality in all activities at United Way and ensures compliance with privacy legislation Perform other related duties as required or assigned to support the United Way events team QUALIFICATIONS: More than 1 year of events coordination/management experience Degree/diploma in Events Management preferred, or equivalent work-related experience Excellent event project and budget management skills. Proven organizational abilities and the ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines under pressure Proven ability to take initiative and carry projects to completion with minimum supervision Demonstrated ability to manage multiple aspects of events Excellent teamwork, interpersonal and constituent service skills including the ability to work respectfully and inclusively with a diverse employee population and multiple stakeholders Ability to lead and influence a team without direct reporting relationships, often working with a group of external volunteers Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and superior presentation skills Strong analytical skills including the ability to develop effective tracking and reporting tools Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Experience in the Not for Profit sector an asset Must be available to work some weekends and evenings Interested candidates please go to https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=7f8a1f45-d9cf-4b08-887d-d175cb11db20&jobId=191719&lang=en_CA&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001 and click to apply no later than April 23, 2018. We thank all applicants for their interest. Please note that due to the volume of resumes, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. UWTYR offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in our recruitment process. If you are contacted by UWTYR regarding a job opportunity, please advise if you require accommodation. About United Way Greater Toronto United Way Greater Toronto is a charity dedicated to creating opportunities for a better life for everyone from the waterfront of downtown Toronto, to the southern shore of Lake Simcoe. Working in partnership with others, we mobilize people and resources to support a network of agencies that help people when they need it most. United Way also addresses the root causes of social problems, working to change community conditions for the better over the long term. Diversity & Inclusion: At United Way Greater Toronto, we’re committed to developing an inclusive workplace with deep roots in the communities we serve. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds, including those who may need accommodation, to apply to join our team. Our commitment to excellence in diversity goes further than promoting equity. By incorporating a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and ideas we create opportunities for innovative solutions — and better results that maximize the impact of our work.