OverviewEagle Professional Resources Inc. Event Manager Contract in Toronto, ON
Eagle Professional Resources Inc.
Branch Toronto ON CA
Working directly with clients to advise on planning logistics, etc.; A multi-tasker – take a project from beginning and see it all the way through and,….
Eagle is currently seeking an Event Manager for a twelve (12) month contract position, scheduled to begin immediately.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
Planning and coordinating events (small meetings to large 500+ person conferences);
Managing and overseeing event budgets;
Working directly with clients to advise on planning logistics, etc.;
Being onsite for all event decisions;
Working with external vendors/suppliers and,
Negotiating contracts and sourcing venues.
Skills and Qualifications
The successful candidate must have:
3-5 recent years’ experience organizing events for not-for-profit organizations and/or financial institutions;
Experience coming from a corporate planning background (only if they were running the entire show – not just responsible for a piece of it);
A MPI Membership – Meeting Professionals International (ideally);
Continuing education in Event Planning (George Brown, or Seneca) etc.;
Experience planning and executing large on-site events and,
CMP (Certified Meeting Planner).
The successful candidate would ideally be:
Confident – presenting to executives, some public speaking;
Organized – must have attention to detail
A multi-tasker – take a project from beginning and see it all the way through and,
Don’t miss out on this opportunity, apply online today!
Eagle is an equal opportunity employer and will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with Eagle and that employment with Eagle will only commence when placed on an assignment as a temporary employee of Eagle.
Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-01-24