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Convention and Special Events Planner

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Location Woodbridge
Date Posted October 23, 2019
Category Restaurant/Hospitality
Job Type Full-Time
Job Number 83901


Job Description:
Job Start Date: September 24, 2019
Job End Date: November 23, 2019

Location: Woodbridge, ON
Salary: $24.00 / hour
Vacancies: 1 Vacancy
Employment groups: Youth, Visible minorities, Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors
Type of Employment: Permanent, Full time 30 hours / week
Starting Date: As soon as possible

Job Requirements:

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

1 year to less than 2 years

Transportation/Travel Information
Public transportation is available

Personal Suitability
Excellent oral communication, Team player, Accurate, Flexibility, Client focus, Organized, Excellent written communication, Effective interpersonal skills
Additional Skills
Develop risk management plans, Develop and monitor emergency security plans

Administrative and Coordination Skills
Set up and monitor, or arrange for the setting up and monitoring of multi-media equipment, Implement social programs, food and beverage, transportation, and other services, Implement registration systems, Confirm and co- ordinate speakers, Co-ordinate media services, Assist in budget preparation, Assist in site selection and attend to related details, Co-ordinate set-ups, staging, seating, parking, communication systems and other details for special events, Co-ordinate and monitor conference and meeting activities and attend to related details
Area of Work Experience
Business, Trade associations, Tourism associations, Professional association or organization, Multi-purpose facilities, Hotel, motel, resort, Community service organization, Conference centres
Business Equipment and Computer Applications
MS Office, MS Access, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook, MS Windows

Number of Participants and Length of Activity
50-99 participants

Operating Systems and Software
Google Docs

Planning and Management Skills
Promote conference and meeting services or special events, Inspect and select sites, Develop marketing and communication plans, Prepare, present and manage budgets, Develop financial procedures, Develop sponsorship, partnership or fundraising programs, Solicit event donors, Review bids and negotiate costs, Plan and arrange for accommodation and transportation services, Develop registration systems and information materials, Research and design special events programs, Plan for translation and interpretation services, Plan for on-site offices, Develop policies and procedures and attend to other management responsibilities, Prepare final financial and other reports, Manage Event Logistics, Plan and oversee Webinars, Identify human resources requirements, Develop and implement business plans

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