JOB REQUIREMENTS

LANGUAGES

English

EDUCATION

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

or equivalent experience

CREDENTIALS (CERTIFICATES, LICENCES, MEMBERSHIPS, COURSES, ETC.)

Not required

EXPERIENCE

Experience an asset

SPECIFIC SKILLS

Initiate and maintain contact with the media; Develop and implement business plans; Answer written and oral inquiries; Develop and organize workshops, meetings, ceremonies and other events for publicity, fundraising and information purposes; Develop, implement and evaluate communication strategies and programs; Prepare and/or deliver educational, publicity and information programs, materials and sessions; Gather, research and prepare communications material; Co-ordinate special publicity events and promotions; Conduct public opinion and attitude surveys; Prepare or oversee preparation of reports, briefs, bibliographies, speeches, presentations, Website content and press releases; Assist in the preparation of brochures, reports, newsletters and other material; Prepare sports, literary, performance or other contracts

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS AND LENGTH OF ACTIVITY

50-99 participants; 1 day or less; 100-199 participants; 2-4 days; 200-400 participants; 5 days or over

AREA OF WORK EXPERIENCE

Multi-purpose facilities; Conference and meeting planning companies

BUSINESS EQUIPMENT AND COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

MS Access; MS Excel; MS PowerPoint; MS Windows; MS Word; Database software; MS Office; MS Outlook

WORK SETTING

Tourism associations; Resort; Cultural organization; Gallery

PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT SKILLS

Research and design special events programs; Promote conference and meeting services or special events; Prepare, present and manage budgets; Prepare final financial and other reports; Plan for required documentation and for pre- and post-distribution of documentation (itineraries, evaluations etc.); Plan for social events and guest programs; Plan schedules, goals and objectives; Plan and arrange for accommodation and transportation services; Inspect and select sites; Develop marketing and communication plans; Develop media strategies and public relations activities; Develop registration systems and information materials; Develop financial procedures; Determine requirements for hospitality services, signage, multi-media equipment, printing and other technical services, and arrange for and manage contracts for these services; Plan for VIP arrangements; Manage Event Logistics; Identify human resources requirements

TRANSPORTATION/TRAVEL INFORMATION

Own transportation; Valid driver's licence

WORK CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL CAPABILITIES

Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Attention to detail; Tight deadlines

ADMINISTRATIVE AND COORDINATION SKILLS

Administer revenues and expenditures and assist in preparing financial reports; Set up and monitor, or arrange for the setting up and monitoring of multi-media equipment; Implement registration systems; Implement social programs, food and beverage, transportation, and other services; Confirm and co-ordinate speakers; Assist in site selection and attend to related details; Assist in budget preparation; Co-ordinate media services; 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

PERSONAL SUITABILITY

Initiative; Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Accurate; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Client focus; Organized


Employer Information

Carling, ON, Canada
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