Event Planner

  • Mulgrave School
  • Mulgrave School, Cypress Bowl Lane, West Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Jan 23, 2018
Full time Event Management

Job Description

Mulgrave School

2330 Cypress Bowl Lane

West Vancouver, BC V7S 3H9

Event Planner

Permanent Full-time

Mulgrave is an independent, non-denominational co-educational school which is committed to providing an excellent academic programme. We are now inviting applications for a permanent full-time Event Planner to join our team as soon as possible.

The role of the Event Planner is to work collaboratively with the Director of Community Development to create, plan and bring to life a wide variety of internal and community events. The Event Planner, above all, is a project manager who understands what it takes to execute an event while paying attention to budget and time constraints and can work collaboratively with all team members to ensure overall team success.

Candidates will be expected to have:

  • Project management skills
  • Ability to manage own schedule to successfully execute every event
  • Proven ability to problem solve
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills and good team player
  • Good attention to detail with excellent prioritising and organisational skills
  • Computer experience: Caterease Event software, Microsoft Word; Photoshop; Excel; Google; Microsoft Publisher
  • Ability to adapt to the constantly changing schedule related to events management
  • BA in PR, marketing, hospitality management or related field is preferred
  • Physical ability to lift and move materials up to 40lbs in weight
  • Flexibility required for hours of work; will be required to work weekends/evenings (Estimated 8-10 weekends per year and 3-4 evenings per month)
  • Emergency First Aid, Serving-It-Right and Food Safe Level 1
  • Experience using Perfect Table Software and Givergy Events Software or equivalent is an asset

If you thrive in a challenging, fast-paced environment and you possess the qualities outlined, this opportunity may be ideal for you. Your resume and covering letter should be emailed to employment@mulgrave.com by January 28, 2018. Please include “Event Planner” in the subject line.

Please visit our website at www.mulgrave.com for further information about our School and a detailed Job Description, including further skill requirements. Given the location of the school, applicants must provide for their own transportation.

We thank all interested parties.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.