Huntsman Marine Science Centre

We are a private, not-for-profit research and education facility whose mission is inspiring stewardship through the engagement of the community in the discovery of the oceans.

Huntsman Marine Science Centre Saint Andrews, NB, Canada
Mar 13, 2018
Full time
Hospitality and Event Coordinator The Huntsman Marine Science Centre is looking for a successful and enthusiastic event coordinator to assist in planning events for our clients, guests and visitors from conception to completion.  This position reports directly to the Residence and Food Service Manager (RFS); responsibilities include providing outstanding customer service and assisting the RFS Manager in organizing memorable experiences that meet quality expectations. Responsibilities: Customer Service : Initial contact for clients to begin their discussion on their event. Liaise with clients and planners to identify their needs, including tours of the facilities. Coordination and implementation of the event under the direction of the RFS Manager. Assist the RFS Manager in handling any arising issues and troubleshoot any emerging problems as the event is implemented. Assist the RFS Manager in public relations activities and events. Administration: Organize facilities and manage event details such as room bookings, location and AV requirements, etc. Specify staff requirements and coordinate their activities. Assist in market research, identifying event opportunities and generating potential client target lists. Develop and maintain event databases and client lists. Contribute to social media marketing initiatives and updates. Requirements: Experience in the coordination of events. Excellent time management, communication and customer service skills. Ability to manage multiple projects independently with minimal supervision. Experience with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Outlook. High attention to detail. Variety of shifts required including days, evenings, weekends and holidays. Education: Diploma in Hospitality and/or Office Administration or a combination of related education and experience. Physical Demands: The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Application deadline is March 23, 2018. Send cover letter and resume plus 3 references: HR Office Huntsman Marine Science Centre 1 Lower Campus Road St. Andrews, NB E5B 2L7 Email: Fax: 506-529-1212 ONLY THOSE SELECTED FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONTACTED.