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Event Manager (Ottawa, Canada)


by The Supercomputer for Cancer Research
  • Ongoing Opportunity
  • Cancer Computer Head Office
    80 Aberdeen
    Unit 302
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Canada


Opportunity Details

JOB BRIEF
We are looking for a talented Event Manager to manage occasional events in the Ottawa region.

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 (DJs, waiters etc.)
• Coordinate all operations
• Lead promotional activities for the event
• Supervise all staff (event coordinators, caterers etc.)
• 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 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 orientation
• A team player with leadership skills
• BSc/BA in PR, marketing, hospitality management or related field is preferred


Skills
Executive Admin Office Management Event Design & Planning Event Management

Interests
Cancer

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