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Events and Special Projects Coordinator @ YES Montreal

September 28, 2019

Founded in 1995, YES (Youth Employment Services Foundation), a non-profit community-based organization dedicated to enriching the community by providing English-language support services to help Quebecers find employment and start and grow businesses, is growing and looking to hire.

Events and Special Projects Coordinator

If you are a talented individual that has a passion for event planning, is highly-organized, enjoys challenges and variety, and is looking for a career opportunity in a tightly-knit non-profit office environment, apply now!

OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES

The Events and Special Projects Coordinator will work with the Director of Marketing and Special Events to plan and manage logistics for all YES events, including conferences, annual fundraiser, and other events as directed. Responsibilities will include:
• Coordinating event details through the entire process – logistics, arranging all vendors and permits needed, coordinating event staffing, and managing event follow-up and evaluation
• Ensure accuracy of the budgets and manage the timelines
• Prepare event-related communications
• Secure silent auction and in-kind donations for the annual fundraiser
• Work with the Director of Communication to solicit and engage with event sponsors
• Sell ad space in the event programs/booklets
• Attend and participate in committee meetings, job fairs and community outreach initiatives
• Engage in other tasks and special projects as assigned by senior management

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

• Degree in event planning/hospitality, business, marketing or a related industry, or experience organizing conferences and events
• Excellent communication skills in English (both verbal and written) and working knowledge of French
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Excellent time management skills with the ability to work under multiple deadlines
• Professional demeanor on phone and in person
• A self-starter with the ability to work independently as well as in a team
• Excellent computer knowledge – Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Ability to work occasional evenings
• Experience working with volunteers at all levels considered an asset

Benefits:
YES is proud of its diverse, committed, focused and respectful staff and volunteers. YES has a dynamic and fast paced work environment and is happy to offer employees:

10 sick days/personal days available per year
A Group Insurance plan (Life Insurance/ Health & Dental/ Disability Insurance)
An Employee Assistance Plan
VRSP (Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan)
Closed between Christmas and New Year
11 statutory holidays

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Details

Date:
September 28, 2019
Event Category:

Venue

Québec Canada

Organizer

YES Montreal
Phone:
5148789788
Email:
info@yesmontreal.ca
Website:
www.yesmontreal.ca

Details

Date:
September 28, 2019
Event Category:

Venue

Québec Canada

Organizer

YES Montreal
Phone:
5148789788
Email:
info@yesmontreal.ca
Website:
www.yesmontreal.ca