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Event Planner/Manager

Event Planner/Manager

Company: ELO Group
Contact Person: Yolanda
Location/Address:
152nd & HWY 10
Surrey, British Columbia
Phone: 6044499336

Position Description

Entrepreneruial Leaders Organization

ELO has successfully planned and executed over 50 events (ELO Forums, ELO Roundtables, etc.) in Vancouver, Toronto, Winnipeg and Singapore since 2005 (www.ELONetwork.org). We have established a reputation in the marketplace as the premier provider of business conferences for Christian business leaders. The events are held at leading hotels with international Christian speakers. ELO also provides an executive education course annually in Oxford (www.ELOOxford.com). ELO is looking to continue expanding by having a person who can lead the event planning side of the organization.

Job Brief:

We are looking for a competent event manager to oversee and organize events that will make an impact to a target audience. You’ll ensure events are successful and cost effective, paying attention to budget and time constraints. An event manager is, above all, a project manager who understands marketing and promotion techniques. We want to see enthusiastic candidates with fresh ideas and the organizational skills required to not leave anything about an event to chance.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan event from start to finish according to requirements, target audience and objectives
  • Come up with suggestions to enhance the event’s success
  • Prepare budgets and ensure adherence
  • Source and negotiate with vendors and suppliers
  • Be in charge of hiring personnel (AV crew, marketing)
  • Coordinate all operations
  • Lead promotional activities for the event
  • Supervise all staff (event coordinators, caterers etc.) & volunteers
  • Approve all aspects before the day of the event
  • Ensure event is completed smoothly and step up to resolve any problems that might occur
  • Analyze the event’s success and prepare post event reports

Requirements

  • Proven experience as event manager
  • Skilled in project management
  • Knowledge of KPIs and marketing techniques for event management
  • Computer savvy; proficient in MS Office
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation ability
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • A knack for problem-solving
  • Customer-service orientated 
  • A team player with leadership skills
  • Training / Educational background in event planning, PR, marketing, hospitality management or related field is preferred
  • Willing to travel to the events, (international)

Specific Tasks:

  • Planning ELO events (i.e. Forums, Roundtables, Oxford courses) from start to finish according to requirements, target audience and objectives
  • Coming up with suggestions to enhance the event’s success
  • Preparing budgets and ensuring adherence

Job Details:

  • Half-Time Position
  • About 20 hours per week. Some flexibility regarding schedule.
  • Compensation is commensurate with experience and contribution to Company

For Further Information Contact:
Yolanda Wartman
Office Administrator ELO Network
Tel: 604-449-9336
E: Yolanda@ELONetwork.org

Posted: July 18, 2019 | Expires: December 18, 2019
Posted Under: Miscellaneous
Career ID: [ 7108 ]