Meetings and Events Manager – Toronto 132769

  Toronto

Are you looking to gain experience within a top 5 bank? Do you have excellent event management skills? If so, this is a great opportunity for you!
Our client, a top 5 bank, is looking for a Meetings and Events Manager for a 12 months contract in Toronto. This position is working a hybrid remote.
High potential for contract extension.
Pay rate: $33.71/hr – $41.20/hr
Rotational Shifts: Monday – Friday 37.5 hours/week
Shift timings: 9:00am – 5:30pm

Advantages
● Gain experience working for a leading and globally recognized organization
● Earn a competitive rate within the industry
● Work full time hours on a 12 month assignment with potential for extension
● Hybrid remote work
● Start date is ASAP

Responsibilities
As a Meetings and Events Manager, your duties will include but not be limited to:
● Working on sourcing venues, negotiating contracts, producing the events successfully
● Setting up of all the event related activities and sometimes may have to stay until the end of the event
● Providing support to the Senior Manager and/or the Director while implementing logistic support for various events the team is engaged with, such as quarterly town halls, forums and meetings on behalf of internal partners
● Negotiating supplier/vendor contracts; collaborating on the event theme design, coordinating event production schedules and logistical details as appropriate for each event
● Working in collaboration with other Event Managers and internal clients to help with the design and management of selected client events
● Building positive relationships with client groups by demonstrating competence and creativity in supporting their event requirements
● Communicating with internal partners and internal & external suppliers in a skilled and professional manner
● Supporting the management of all supplier activity during events, including, but not limited to, facility staff, florists, décor vendors and entertainment
● Analyzing and producing event related communications including reports, critical paths, pre-event plans, registration and proposals and budgets and post-event summaries
● Managing the collection of content for the meeting/event including; PPT, video, external speaker presentations, banners, logos, Mobile app
● Contributing to the maintenance of the Meetings & Events Team client website and client Connect websites and researching, writing and growing the content, including templates and tutorials
● Keeping current on industry news and trends

Qualifications
● Knowledge of RFPs
● Must have existing industry relationships or vendor relationships
● 4 to 7 years’ experience managing corporate events
● Initiative and self-reliance with the ability to function autonomously
● Customer service orientation
● Flexibility, initiative, teamwork & cooperation & relationship building
● Microsoft Office, Jive, TemboSocial, Sli.do, Cvent or other Event Management software
● Knowledge of Webcasting (Audio and Video), WebEx, Video Conferencing, will need to set-up and/or run these types of events independently or with av technicians
● AV production knowledge
● Ideal candidate would have previous corporate event planning experience, understanding of conferences or hotel experience

Nice to Haves:
● CMP Preferred or working towards CMP designation is a plus

Summary
Interested in the Meetings and Events Manager role in Toronto? Apply online today!
Candidates moving towards the next step of the recruitment process will be contacted.

Randstad Canada is committed to fostering a workforce reflective of all peoples of Canada. As a result, we are committed to developing and implementing strategies to increase the equity, diversity and inclusion within the workplace by examining our internal policies, practices, and systems throughout the entire lifecycle of our workforce, including its recruitment, retention and advancement for all employees. In addition to our deep commitment to respecting human rights, we are dedicated to positive actions to affect change to ensure everyone has full participation in the workforce free from any barriers, systemic or otherwise, especially equity-seeking groups who are usually underrepresented in Canada’s workforce, including those who identify as women or non-binary/gender non-conforming; Indigenous or Aboriginal Peoples; persons with disabilities (visible or invisible) and; members of visible minorities, racialized groups and the LGBTQ2+ community.

Randstad Canada is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace for all its candidates and employees by supporting their accessibility and accommodation needs throughout the employment lifecycle. We ask that all job applications please identify any accommodation requirements by sending an email to accessibility@randstad.ca to ensure their ability to fully participate in the interview process.
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