Job Title

Event Manager

Job Description Summary

The Events Manager position is responsible to support, coordinate and manage all special events on the client site reporting into the Sr. Facilities Manager. This will require cross department collaboration and engagement with many different stakeholders and vendors. Duties include but are not limited to special event management and planning from inception to execution, managing vendors, room reservations, meeting set-ups, catering support and liaising with AV, IT, Corp etc.

Job Description

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Serve as the primary Facilities events point-of-contact for all special events

Develop detailed event plans/Run of Show

Standardize event management process and continually refines processes and protocols to deliver a best in class client and event experience

In-person, end to end supervision and execution of events. This may include events outside of typical business hours

Presentation of event plans and communication with all levels of leadership

Foster relationships with key internal client teams, stakeholders, and vendor partners

Ensure responses to requests and inquires occur in a timely, customer-focused, and professional manner

Act as a liaison between vendors and client to quote, order, and manage event specific materials as needed

Analyze challenges, identify alternative solutions, and impacts of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of event objectives, timelines, and client expectations

Track, review, and analyze events and highlighting trends and determine areas for improvement

Train, supervise and manage vendors to maintain high standards

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE

Bachelor's degree preferred

Three or more years' experience managing events

Ability to multitask and manage multiple events, meetings or projects in a fast-paced environment

Strong knowledge of the event planning process, with a focus on logistics and customer service

Strong client satisfaction focus, interpersonal skills, and ability to engage with cross departmental teams

Must be able to negotiate, organize, delegate on various events, meetings or projects, simultaneously

Maintains a high level of professionalism in challenging circumstances, including a flexible schedule

Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to learn and use new technologies

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

Strong organizational skills and detailed oriented

Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local


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York, ON, Canada
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