Mon Sheong Foundation

The Mon Sheong Foundation is a Canadian registered charitable organization, dedicated to the promotion of Chinese culture, heritage, language and philosophy through caring for the elderly, encouraging the young and providing programs and services to meet the needs of our communities.

Mon Sheong Foundation Toronto, ON, Canada
Feb 15, 2018
Event Officer Contract, Full-Time, Non-Bargaining Unit Position Corporate Office - Richmond Hill   Position Summary: Reports to Manager, Event Management or designate. This incumbent will Plan, Implement and Coordinate various fundraising and marketing events, and provide assistance and support to Manager, Event Management. Key Responsibilities: Assist in the overall planning, coordination, promotion and execution of various fundraising and marketing events of the Foundation; Provide administrative support as assigned; including sponsors’ invitation letter and thank you letter. Assist with event promotion, including development of marketing materials. Attend meetings with existing and potential sponsors and vendors, as well as carrying out follow-up when required. Carry out all aspects of work relating to fundraising and donor relationship; Work with the donor relations team to execute cultivation and stewardship events as necessary. Explore ways and opportunities through various events and to raise funds for the Foundation. Attend meetings of Committees and Sub-Committees/Taskforces/Organizing Committees on fundraising and event management when required; Plan and coordinate meeting schedule logistics, agendas and minutes, including location and hosting requirements. Liaise with vendors, suppliers, guests, sponsors and performers on event-related matters. Establish and maintain the leverage relationship with volunteers; support volunteer development activities as necessary. Assist with set-up, on-site production and dismantle of events as necessary. Coordinate guest and RSVP lists, including media and VIP’s, at events. Propose new ideas to improve the event planning and implementation process. Respond to enquiries from the public about the events. Other duties as assigned.   Qualifications University Degree or College Diploma in Event Management and/or Marketing, or related fields. Work experience in event administration and coordination, sponsorship marketing. Bilingual in English and Chinese, both oral and written. Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to manage a variety of top-priority projects concurrently; Proven ability to effectively execute complex events within timelines. Excellent customer service skills. Strong attention to details and accuracy. Ability to work independently and in a team environment. Ability to take initiative and work proactively. Proficient in Microsoft Office with an emphasis on Word, Excel and Outlook; Good knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator; A valid driver’s license with access to a reliable vehicle.