|Job Category||Professional Consulting|
|Application Deadline||March 31, 2020|
|Experience Required||1-2 years|
|Job Duration||2 years|
Our client in Banking & Finance industry is seeking an Event Coordinator in Toronto. This is a 24 months contract position.
Possibility of contract extension and/ or conversion to full time.
INTERVIEW DETAILS: 2 rounds
INTERVIEW AVAILABILITY (DATE/TIME): week of the 17th
WHAT TYPE OF INTERVIEW WILL THIS BE?: phone and then in person
INTERVIEWERS: HM and then the CMO
What is the primary purpose of this job? How does the job add value to the Company? What results will it deliver?
Under the direction of the Senior Manager & Team Lead, Event-Based Marketing, this job is accountable for creating and delivering consistently great client experiences through the assisting with planning, developing and execution of conferences and events, both internal and external, across all Lines of Business for the Financial Group. These events are highly visible and involve clients as well as senior-level executives. The role involves preparation of registration material, registration management, onsite execution, sourcing internal and external vendors/suppliers, venue research and managing small events independently. Must represent the organization with professionalism, courtesy and integrity
Relaxed and open environment and very collaborative
EVP (Employee Value proposition):
Fun and challenging environment
Days are never the same
Potential to travel within Canada
Kambucha Machine in the offer!
Flexible hours (option to work from home)
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (but are not limited to):
Event Management Support (40%)
Provide support for large scale conferences (research, venue selection and contracting, onsite execution,
compiling event materials, ordering supplies and gifts etc.
Responsible for components of larger events (rooming lists, F&B, breakouts etc.)
Manage and oversee smaller scale events independently (townhalls, dinners, meetings)
Assist in creating synergies between Canada and the U.S. EBM team
Business Delivery and Operational Effectiveness (40%)
Delivery of consistently great client experiences
Execution for internal & external conferences and events in support of cross-border groups.
Develop and manage event calendars
Provide event tracking to assess proper event logistics & details
Order promotional merchandise used at events.
Client and Relationship Management (10%)
Serve a team which plans and executes over 500 events during the year.
Interact with executives and clients as they participate in events and conferences
Interact with colleagues and FG employees through meetings, events and conferences
Represent with professionalism, courtesy and integrity
Risk Management and Control (10%)
Responsibility for ensuring standards are applied to all conferences and events
Responsibility for quality control of conferences and events
TOP SKILLS / EXPERIENCE:
Demonstrate work experience in event management, including project management expertise
Previous Event Coordinator
Corporate communications background
NICE TO HAVE SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
Fundamental understanding of banking as well as knowledge of products and services
Professional polish and ability to interact with senior executives and clients.
Team player, motivated and committed, self-starter and quick learner, confident, assertive.
Flexibility and ability to work in ambiguity and under pressure, as well as handle multiple projects
simultaneously and resolve conflicts on site
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Solid written communication skills
Strong proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Word & Adobe Acrobat
Event Planning College Certificate considered an asset
WHAT ARE YOUR DISQUALIFIERS?
No events history at all in their resume
Candidates must be in Canada and with valid work permit for being able to apply for this role.
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