We’re Hiring – Events Coordinator

Job Description

With 1800 members, the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce is the leading business association in Waterloo Region. We are a dynamic group of community leaders that act as the voice of business for the betterment and economic prosperity of our region. We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Events Coordinator.

Events Coordinator

The Event Coordinator is responsible for managing selected events in accordance with the predetermined events schedule, managing a number of committees, and providing support to the events team.  As a member of the Chamber team, the Events Coordinator will participate in organizational operational discussions and activities to ensure the successful completion of departmental and organizational goals.

Ideal Applicant Profiles:

  • Post-secondary courses in marketing, event planning and communications
  • 2 to 3 years event managing experience
  • Proficiency in Social Media Management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer services skills
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to fit with current Chamber team

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Reports to Manager, Events
  • Provide member service by communicating Chamber information as requested
  • Coordinate and identify future sponsorship opportunities with Events Manager
  • Manage events assigned by Manager, Events, which includes: managing supplies and equipment needs, venue and vendor liaison, cost control, communication and marketing, event materials, registration requirements, payment requirements
  • Provide support to Manager, Events as needed
  • Provide articles and communications to member services staff for The Advocate
  • Provide events communications to member services for publications as needed
  • Manage committees as assigned to meet budget targets and committee mandates, including preparation of agendas, minutes and communication of concerns
  • Assist with updates to website as needed (as requested by Events Manager)
  • Other duties as assigned

Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted. Please forward your resume by November 4th to Lester Holley, Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce, 80 Queen Street North N2H 6L4 or email to: hr@greaterkwchamber.com