Bilingual Account Coordinators (1 full-time, 1 contract)

  • MCI
  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Jul 09, 2019
Full time/Contract Event Coordination Event Planning

Job Description

MCI is the world’s leading provider of strategic engagement and activation solutions and is a key driver of innovation in the meetings, events, association and congress industries. Through creative live experiences and digitization, globalization, brand enhancement and content strategies, MCI helps multinational companies and international associations to enhance organizational performance, grow globally, energize communities and drive business results.

We are seeking two (2) (one full-time and one contract) experienced, creative and highly organized individuals to join our team as an Account Coordinator supporting the Meetings & Events Division in our Montreal Office. These positions will be responsible for providing operational support to our Event Managers as well as planning and delivering their own events. We organize a variety of events for our clients that include car launches, media events and corporate meetings and incentives.

The successful candidate will have experience in a similar role and will be looking for an opportunity to grow and take on additional responsibilities. If you enjoy working in a fast paced and collaborative environment that thrives on creating the best experiences for our clients, then you will want to come and be part of our team!

Bilingual Account Coordinators

Responsibilities include:

  • Effectively assist with the planning and execution of all event details from start to finish

  • Research décor, menu selections and other program components for clients

  • Coordinate event registration; compile information, create registration copy decks for programs, test the site and update changes

  • Onsite management of registration process when applicable

  • Process payments as required

  • Enter program costings into database and budgets

  • Assist with the creation of print collateral

  • Create travel itineraries for clients

  • Create function sheets and maintain strong supplier relationships

  • Produce meeting agendas and contact reports

  • Assist onsite at events as required

  • Additional tasks as assigned

Required Experience, Skills & Abilities

  • 3-4 years’ experience in event planning and coordination

  • Degree or Diploma in Hospitality/Event Management or related field

  • PR or media experience an asset

  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced team environment, with the ability to perform multiple tasks and handle multiple assignments simultaneously with efficiency and accuracy

  • Excellent verbal and written professional communication skills are essential

  • Great customer service orientation and a positive attitude

  • Well-developed time management & problem-solving skills: highly organized and detail-oriented

  • Responsible and able to work both independently and with project teams for individual events

  • Highly proficient levels in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Database management knowledge is an asset

  • Bilingual - fluent written and spoken English and French, is essential.

Additional requirements

  • Available & willingness to travel as required

  • Ability to work weekends and evenings based on event schedules

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until a suitable applicant is found. If you meet the experience and skills requirements, please email your Resume and Cover Letter in confidence to the Human Resources Manager at canadajobs@mci-group.com

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For more information, visit our website at www.mci-group.com/canada 

Please note: Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in Canada will not be considered.

Country

Canada