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event coordinator


Source: Job Bank

Location

Burnaby, BC
V5J3J1

Salary

$42,500.00 to $57,500.00 annually (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week
  • Education: Bachelor's degree
  • Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years
  • or equivalent experience

Tasks

  • Promote conference and meeting services or special events
  • Inspect and select sites
  • Develop marketing and communication plans
  • Develop sponsorship, partnership or fundraising programs
  • Solicit event donors
  • Determine requirements for hospitality services, signage, multi-media equipment, printing and other technical services, and arrange for and manage contracts for these services
  • Administer revenues and expenditures and assist in preparing financial reports
  • Arrange for production or purchase of promotional products
  • Arrange for shipping, receiving and storage
  • Assist in budget preparation
  • Assist in site selection and attend to related details
  • Co-ordinate and monitor conference and meeting activities and attend to related details
  • Co-ordinate media services
  • Co-ordinate set-ups, staging, seating, parking, communication systems and other details for special events
  • Confirm and co-ordinate speakers
  • Implement registration systems
  • Implement social programs, food and beverage, transportation, and other services
  • Set up and monitor, or arrange for the setting up and monitoring of multi-media equipment
  • Plan and arrange for accommodation and transportation services
  • Plan and arrange for trade shows and exhibits
  • Develop registration systems and information materials
  • Plan for required documentation and for pre- and post-distribution of documentation (itineraries, evaluations etc.)
  • Research and design special events programs
  • Plan for social events and guest programs
  • Manage Event Logistics
  • Plan and oversee Webinars
  • Project management

Computer and technology knowledge

  • Google Docs
  • Jira
  • MS Excel
  • MS Office
  • MS Outlook
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Word
  • Salesforce

Area of work experience

  • Business
  • Conference and meeting planning companies
  • Conference centres
  • Convention centre
  • Trade associations

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Own vehicle
  • Own transportation
  • Willing to travel
  • Willing to travel for extended periods

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Overtime required

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Organized
  • Team player
  • Time management
  • Ability to multitask

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Mileage paid

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site amenities
  • Other benefits
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Team building opportunities
  • Travel insurance
  • Wellness program

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