International Financial Group Event Coordinator Contract in Mississauga, ON

International Financial Group

Branch Mississauga ON CA

Event Coordinator
Mississauga, ON

The event manager will work in depth with the marketing community and our events agency-of-record to evaluate and execute on industry and sponsored events,…

IFG – International Financial Group is an international boutique that specializes only in the finance, accounting, tax and audit market niche. We are one of the fastest growing firms in this space in North America. We place tremendous value on understanding the specific needs and requirements of our clients and the unique strengths and desires of the professionals we represent. We serve as trusted advisors to build lasting relationships with both our clients and the professionals we represent to ensure overall success.

Title: Int. Event Manager

Location: Mississauga

Compensation: Mid $20/hour

Duration: 12 months

Travel: Within Canada for events (30% of the time)

The Int. Events Manager is responsible for executing strategic events for Canada across all business groups and segment teams nationally. The event manager will work in depth with the marketing community and our events agency-of-record to evaluate and execute on industry and sponsored events, Microsoft customer events, employee and executive events. Audiences include large technical audiences, agencies, mid-tier and small intimate events, partners, influencers, analysts, executives and employees.

The Event Manager also facilitates participation in industry events. He/she is responsible for researching the target audience, recommending specific events to reach that audience and evaluating the effectiveness of participation. He/she works directly with show management, negotiating sponsorships or special programs and handles event logistics including budgeting.

High level responsibilities:
· Create event plans, project scope, and work-back schedules to ensure all event logistics are properly budgeted, estimated, and scheduled.
· Coordinate logistical elements of all events including venue and vendor management, AV, decor, catering, security, transportation, travel logistics, evening events, signage, shipping and temp staffing.
· Take on projects and initiatives that are critical to senior level executive teams.
· Work cross-functionally to support all events.
· Work closely with broader CMO team including Data, IMC and Event vendors
· Manage triage of all marketers event requests providing thought leadership as the on-site event expert and process management with Campaign Desk
· Solely manage all Tier 1 Microsoft Canada events including but not limited to Product Launches, executive engagements and national tours over 5 cities
· Event planning experience (min 3 years)
· Dealing with multiple stakeholders
· Working with ambiguity and intependently
· Resourceful, problem solver, ability to influence good communication skills, project planning/strategy
· BA or equivalent
Note: This is NOT a 9-5 job, and flexibility will be required/ Event planning entails work during evening an weekends and the ability to travel
For consideration, please submit your resume to [email protected] with “int. event manager” in the subject.
Other opportunities can be viewed at www.ifg-global.com

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Mississauga, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-03-21
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