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Event Manager

GWN Events

Event Manager | GWN Events

Event Manager

GWN Events

Apply by 12/15/2022

Posted 14 days ago

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Ontario, CA, USA

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 Job Description

Each year, GWN produces more than 40 events including Major League Dragon Boat, a series of ten premier dragon boat events, and the SuperPower 5k in Canada. GWN offers start-to-finish event management services, corporate team-building experiences, social marketing initiatives, premier training camps. As GWN continues to grow, we are looking to add to our team.

The core responsibility of this position is to work with senior leaders and our clients to ensure the smooth delivery of our events. This will include logistical planning and implementation, budgeting, managing stakeholder relationships, coordination of human resources, and marketing.

If you are a self-starter, results oriented, well organized and sweat the small details then this is the job for you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Play an integral role in the logistical planning and execution of events
  • Develop strong relationships with vendors, suppliers, and venues.
  • Management and scheduling of staff and volunteers
  • Look at external best practices to ensure our events have continued success
  • Positively impact the growth and development of GWN as whole

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Passion for the vision, entrepreneurship, partnerships and accountability
  • Demonstrated strength in project management
  • Demonstrated understanding of event management
  • Strong communication skills
  • Results-oriented, able to set priorities and deliver consistently to a high professional standard
  • Effective organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent decision making skills with the ability to make recommendations and to use good judgment in assessing difficult situations
  • Ability to work effectively and calmly under pressure/stressful conditions and to meet multiple and competing deadlines
  • Manages people and financial resources effectively and efficiently
  • Exercises initiative and good judgment with ability to multi-task
  • Strong analytical, evaluation and assessment skills
  • Flexible and adaptive in a changing work environment
  • Experience in soccer as a coach, official or organizer an asset
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