Canadian Centre for Men and Families - Event Organizer / Manager (Revised)

Time Commitment: 
Long-Term (6+ months)
Deadline to Apply: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
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The Canadian Centre for Men and Families is recuiting an event organizer and manager to joing our team our in organizing and hosting important events exploring men's health, fatherhood and other issues affecting boys and men.

Responsibilities

  • Event planning, design and production while managing all project delivery elements within tight deadlines
  • Conduct market research, gather information and negotiate contracts prior to closing any deals
  • Organize facilities and manage all event’s details such as decor, catering, entertainment, transportation, location, invitee list, special guests, equipment, promotional material etc
  • Ensure compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety obligations
  • Specify staff requirements and coordinate their activities
  • Cooperate with marketing and PR to promote and publicize event
  • Proactively handle any arising issues and troubleshoot any emerging problems on the event day
  • Conduct pre- and post – event evaluations and report on outcomes
  • Research market, identify event opportunities and generate interest 


Requirements

  • Proven experience as an events planner or organizer
  • Impressive portfolio of previously managed events (weddings, meetings, parties, corporate events)
  • Excellent time management and communication skills
  • Sales skills and ability to build productive business relationships
  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently
  • MS Office proficiency
  • Willing to submit references from previous clients
  • BS in Event Management or related field (ideal, not required)

The Canadian Centre for Men and Families is a unique new facility operating as a mental health and social service hub for boys, men, fathers and their families.  We provide free counselling and therapy, support groups, legal assistance, mentorship, father involvement programs and services for victims of domestic abuse.  Visit our website at www.menandfamilies.org/ontariowest

 
 
 
Additional Opportunity Information: 
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