Casual, Permanent Position or Subcontract for the right individual.
The event planner is responsible for end-to-end planning and execution, including pre-event consultations, on-site management, and follow-up in the Weyburn and Estevan areas. Job duties can include, but are not limited to: research vendors, oversee contract agreements, assist in marketing materials and promotions, promotional items, logistics planning and on-site execution/coordination of venue, vendors and volunteers, budget creation and management.
The event planner is also responsible for sales and networking in their local area. Event planner will grow brand awareness, introduce services to corporate clients, and close sales leads. Event Planner will generate new and profitable revenue streams.
Reliable Vehicle and License required
Flexible Schedule to accommodate irregular and extended hours; mostly evenings and weekends
Degree or Diploma in special events/event planning, event management or equivalent experience (Willing to train the right individual)
Working knowledge of word, outlook, and excel
Access to and regular use of computer/laptop
Excellent inter-personal and communication skills, includes written and verbal
Extreme passion for event planning, demonstrating an interest in clients and the company
Ability to meet expected deadlines, working in a high-pressure environment
Organizes and detailed, driven with great leadership skills
Commitment and adherence to brand standards
Ability to sell services, network with new and potential clients
Comfortable cold calling and hitting the pavement
Ability to do some travel needed for out of town events
Directly plan and manages events, operating at the highest possible standards
Grow Brand awareness and business in local area via marketing, and personal sales strategies on a commission basis
Research, Review and Recommend materials and vendors for events
Organize facilities and manage all event details including décor, catering, entertainment, transportation etc.
Liase with clients to identify needs, propose ideas to improve event quality
Monitor and Cultivate vendor/supplier relationships
Event day management
Pro-actively handle arising issues and troubleshoot
Contract dependent- also provide setup and takedown services
Plan and develop programs, budgets, agenda’s
Follow and uphold Imagine Events Professional standards and ethics
Some travel required
Apply by Sept 11th 2017 to [email protected] with resume AND cover letter. Please provide samples of previous work if available.
Job type: Hourly