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Event Coordinator, VCC

Vancouver Convention Centre, 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Req #415
Monday, June 10, 2024

At the Vancouver Convention Centre, a division of BC Pavilion Corporation (PavCo), we work to create unforgettable moments, world-class experiences and stronger connections to community, industry and culture.

 

As British Columbia’s flagship convention centre,  we host more than 500 events each year and welcomes hundreds of thousands of global attendees to  premier conferences, trade shows, banquets and more.

ABOUT THE ROLE

  • Do you have a passion for meetings and events?
  • Are you an expert communicator comfortable employing a broad range of communication styles to different audiences and scenarios?
  • Do you thrive in a high-pace teamwork environment working with purpose to see your clients and colleagues succeed?

We’re seeking a proactive and self-motivated Event Coordinator to guide our customers and internal teams seamlessly through planning and event execution. You appreciate the results of purposeful work and building relations with new and existing clients, industry partners, and suppliers. 

Providing proactive, innovative ideas, you align your planning with client goals, to facilitate success for our clients and operational clarity for our staff. In addition, you’re attentive to precision and details when clearly communicating client orders and expectations in our event software.

 

While most of your work will happen in the Convention Centre, this role provides the opportunity for remote work.  Core work happens during Monday-Friday business hours but the ability to work outside these hours based on an event’s schedule is essential.

 

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Build and maintain successful client relationships through event planning and execution.
  • Work with clients in the consumer show, trade show, conference, and day meeting markets.
  • Take responsibility to integrate events into our venue through effective use of time management, negotiation, and innovative solutions.
  • Communicate event requirements to provisioning departments and coordinating logistics with industry suppliers.
  • Manage concurrent events, clients, and business improvement projects.
  • Taking the lead conducting site visits, facilitating planning meetings, and public speaking in front of small and large groups of customers online and in person.

WHAT YOU BRING

  • At least 3 years of experience in event planning, tourism, venue, or hotel management
  • Completion of a 2-year diploma in Hospitality, Tourism, Event Management or 4-year university degree
  • Experience in a client relations role with primary responsibility of their success and outcome
  • Exceptional communication skills, able to clearly express ideas, thoughts, and concepts verbally and in writing.
  • Self-motivation and proven willingness and ability to learn new systems quickly.
  • Proficiency using venue booking software or a CRM database
  • Lived experience demonstrating our core values: trust and respect, accountability, innovation, teamwork, service excellence, diversity, equity & inclusivity.

 

ASSETS

  • Previous experience using an event drawing tool such as Vectorworks, AutoCAD, or AllSeated
  • Functional supervision of staff

 

The salary range for this position is $ 55,744 - $69,680

Offers will be in line with PavCo’s internal pay equity and qualified candidate’s experience and education.

Salary discussion and overall compensation package will be presented during initial phone interviews.

 

WHAT WE OFFER:

• Excellent benefits and a strong government pension plan

• Interesting projects

• Supportive team

• Career growth

 

HOW TO APPLY:  

Our business is to deliver unparalleled, seamless service to our guests. We also strive to create vibrant and highly rewarding careers for people with passion and drive. If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter by clicking on the Apply Now button. We love people who really want to make a difference.

 

Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered

 

 

We are proud to be a diverse organization. We welcome all eligible and qualified applicants to apply to join our team, regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetics, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

 

Please note that we can only consider applicants who are eligible to work in Canada.

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