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Job Posting - Events Manager - United Way Winnipeg


  • United Way Winnipeg 580 Main Street Winnipeg, MB, R3B 1C7 Canada (map)

Amazing events don’t happen without amazing people!

The Events Manager will work as part of a team that is responsible for the overall
conceptualization, development, and execution of United Way activities and events. The
successful candidate will ensure that all events are effectively planned and executed, and that appropriate external and internal support resources are in place. Specifically, s/he will:

-Work with the Vice President, Marketing to determine internal project needs and
requirements.
-Provide leadership and support with respect to event planning to all areas of the
organization.
-Create detailed proposals for all events, including timelines, venues, vendors, staffing,
and budgets.
-Identify and secure speakers, special guests, and/or entertainment for each event.
-Apply a consistent event planning, implementation and evaluation framework that is
focused on financial management and accountability.
-Ensure that all details relating to the event are successfully implemented.
-Provide excellent support of our attendees and guests.
-Consider market, outcome and positioning research, planning related to segmentation,
monitoring of stakeholder supports and ongoing brand evaluation and analysis in the
development of event plans.

You are a detail oriented, hands-on event planner who is proactive and client service oriented and able to work on multiple projects simultaneously. You are a team player and you also possess the following attributes:

-Relevant post-secondary degree/diploma and two-four years of experience supporting
and/or coordinating events. Experience in a fundraising environment would be an asset.
-Strong project management skills combined with excellent attention to detail and problem solving abilities.
-Dynamic and outgoing personality combined with the ability to collaborate closely with
staff and volunteers.
-Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
-Ability to learn and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, changing environment and manage
several tasks simultaneously.

Please forward cover letter (indicating the role and where you saw the position advertised) and résumé by Tuesday, June 20, 2017 directly to:

Cindy Stephenson, Director, Organizational Development
United Way of Winnipeg
580 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1C7
Fax: 204-453-6198
Email: careers@UnitedWayWinnipeg.mb.ca

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