Meetings & Events, Project Manager

  • LifeLearn, Inc.
  • Guelph, ON, Canada
  • Apr 20, 2017
Contract Event Management Meetings

Job Description

Meetings & Events, Project Manager

About The Opportunity

LifeLearn is seeking a Meetings & Events Coordinator for a full time contract position. This person will be a key member of the Lifelearn team that coordinates and delivers successful custom meetings and events and manages speaker bureau programs for multiple clients. Responsible for all aspects of event delivery, including but not limited to, client consultations, budget management & reconciliation, speaker arrangements, speaker travel, preparation of print and support materials, event promotion, and contract negotiation with suppliers.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Proven ability to effectively prioritize work flow, and provide a detailed plan
  • Exceptional problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage budgets responsibly & effectively.
  • Ability to exercise good judgement, show initiative and be proactive
  • High standards of ethics and confidentiality to handle sensitive information
  • Self-motivator and ability to work well with both colleagues and clients.
    Ability to manage multiple tasks and changing priorities with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Identify technical/process opportunities for future growth.
  • Demonstrated ability to research and resolve challenges using a variety of resources and tools.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively present information and respond to questions from clients within and outside the company, particularly through email and telephone conversation.
  • Ability to solve practical challenges and deal with a variety of tangible variables in appropriate situations.
  • Ability to operate within business hours of 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM ET, Monday-Friday
  • Ability to travel North American wide (20-30% of time).

Experience:

  • One to three years of experience in organizing and delivering successful meetings and events of various formats and sizes is a preferable.
  • All Candidates must have experience in using Microsoft Office (Word,
  • PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel) and be proficient in Excel to produce meeting budgets and revenue reports.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are a must.
  • The candidate must have the ability to multi-task while maintaining a strong attention to detail as well as the ability to manage budgets responsibly & effectively.
  • Passport is required and must have ability to travel North American destinations (20-30% of time).

Education:

  • University Degree or College Diploma

Who is LifeLearn?

  • We are devoted to delivering continuing education programs for veterinarians across North America.
  • We do this by providing education resources for veterinary teams and pet owners and helping veterinary teams with online marketing and client communication tools and technologies.
  • We continue to push boundaries through new partnerships and our desire to bring emerging technologies into the animal health space.

How to Apply

Send your Resume by E-mail in MS Word or PDF Format to careers@lifelearn.com
Please put the position title in the subject line of your email.

LifeLearn is committed to providing an accessible workplace, in support of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005) and the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation 191/11. Should an applicant require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process or during employment, the applicant is invited to communicate and discuss their requirements with Human Resources.

Country

Canada