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Organizer, Special Events Posted on Feb 01, 2018 by Friends of the Ukrainian Village Society

  • Location Tofield, AB
  • Earnings $15.50 hourly
  • Work Hours 37.5 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Mar 03, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Friends of the Ukrainian Village Society

Languages

English

Education

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

Number of Participants and Length of Activity

  • 1 day or less
  • Over 400 participants

Experience

Experience an asset

Area of Work Experience

  • Tourism associations
  • Conference and meeting planning companies
  • Community service organization

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • MS Excel
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Windows
  • MS Word
  • Database software
  • MS Office
  • MS Outlook

Additional Skills

  • Develop risk management plans
  • Recruit, hire and supervise staff and/or volunteers

Planning and Management Skills

  • Promote conference and meeting services or special events
  • Plan for social events and guest programs
  • Plan schedules, goals and objectives
  • Plan and arrange for trade shows and exhibits
  • Develop marketing and communication plans
  • Develop policies and procedures and attend to other management responsibilities
  • Manage Event Logistics
  • Identify human resources requirements
  • Develop sponsorship, partnership or fundraising programs

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

Cellular phone

Transportation/Travel Information

Own transportation

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Tight deadlines
  • Overtime required

Ability to Supervise

  • More than 20 people
  • Staff in various areas of responsibility

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
  • Confirm and co-ordinate speakers
  • Assist in site selection and attend to related details
  • Assist in budget preparation
  • Arrange for production or purchase of promotional products
  • 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

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Mar 03, 2018

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Organizer, Special Events is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Conference and Event Planners
DIRECTIVE

Interest in co-ordinating services such as accommodation, transportation, conference halls and other facilities, catering, signage, displays, translation, special needs requirements, audio-visual equipment, printing and security; in organizing registration of participants; in approving suppliers' invoices; in ensuring compliance with required by-laws; and in hiring, training and supervising support staff

SOCIAL

Interest in speaking with trade and professional associations and other groups to promote and discuss conference, convention and trade show services and to negotiate contracts for services; and in meeting with sponsors and organizing committees to plan scope and format of events

INNOVATIVE

Interest in planning entertainment and social gatherings for participants and in publicizing events

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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