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EXFO develops smarter test, monitoring and analytics solutions for the global communications industry. We are trusted advisers to fixed and mobile network operators, hyperscalers and leaders in the manufacturing, development and research sector. Building on our 35 years of innovation, EXFO’s unique blend of equipment, software and services enable faster, more confident transformations related to 5G, cloud-native and fiber optic networks. With nearly 1,900 employees in more than 25 countries, EXFO is no. 1 worldwide in fiber optic test solutions and has deployed over 250 assurance systems worldwide. We’re always looking for top talent to help us lead the way in a thriving industry with boundless opportunities.

Are you considering a career move? EXFO is a great place to work, learn and grow! Why choose us? We have talent in many disciplines on our solid international team. We are agile despite our global reach. We work smart and we’re responsive. Our leaders are approachable—they don’t bite! We are disruptive innovators, leaders and pioneers in our field. With us, your ideas will come to life.

Our events management team is a key driver of both EXFO’s worldwide reputation and lead generation. Whether we deliver webinars, other virtual events or in-person activities, the team strives to deliver a better customer experience. The pandemic brought about new realities that forced us to rethink some of our processes, use more technology in our efforts and hone our innovativeness.

If you’d like to work with a team managing events and you’re fascinated by virtual event technology (live-streaming, virtual event platforms, interactive tools, etc.), we must meet ASAP!

Job summary

As part of the Events Team, the Junior Events Planner produces virtual events from start to finish. The responsible also successfully organizes a number of small in-person events.

What you’ll do

  • Create, plan, coordinate and organize virtual events (e.g., webinars)
  • Manage small in-person events (e.g., seminars)
  • Manage promotional items

What we’re looking for

Secondary school diploma

  • Fluently bilingual (English and French)
  • Minimum two years project management experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) in a Windows environment
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work on several projects at the same time
  • Strong customer service focus
  • People skills that foster collaboration, adaptability and quality
  • Ability to work both on one’s own and as part of a team
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Interest in event management

Additional information:

We will take any combination of relevant study and work experience into consideration.

EXFO is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women, Indigenous people and members of visible minorities to apply.

What we offer

  • Flexible working hours
  • Multi-site and multidisciplinary teams
  • Dynamic and collaborative work environment
  • Variety of social and sports activities
  • Social community involvement
  • Telemedicine services
  • Hybrid work structure (remote and in-office)
  • Free parking
  • Electric vehicle charging stations
  • Easy access to public transit
  • Bike paths nearby
  • Competitive vacation policy and holiday time off
  • Annual bonus program
  • RRSP program and group insurance

EXFO is an equal opportunity employer.

Thanks for your interest in EXFO.

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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