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Event and Wedding Coordinator and Sales Consultant

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Job Order #: 5601546

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Imagine Wedding and Event Planning
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Imagine Events is a small business under new growth and expansion in Southern Saskatchewan. We provide complete event and wedding planning packages and services making the event planning process easy. Imagine Events is looking for a driven and enthusiastic event planner and sales leader with passion for growing the business in their local area. Looking for someone who wants to work casually on a long term basis, for a fun, fresh company!

Casual, Permanent Position or Subcontract for the right individual.

The event planner is responsible for end-to-end planning and execution, including pre-event consultations, on-site management, and follow-up in the Swift Current and surrounding areas. Job duties can include, but are not limited to: research vendors, oversee contract agreements, assist in marketing materials and promotions, promotional items, logistics planning and on-site execution/coordination of venue, vendors and volunteers, budget creation and management.

The event planner is also responsible for sales and networking in their local area. Event planner will grow brand awareness, introduce services to corporate clients, and close new sales leads. Event Planner will generate new and profitable revenue streams on an ongoing basis. Applicant MUST be comfortable doing sales and cold calling.


Skills and Abilities

Planning and Management Skills
 - Arrange and manage contracts for entertainment, activities and attractions for special events
 - Determine requirements for hospitality services, signage, multi-media equipment, printing and other technical services, and arrange for and manage contracts for these services
 - Develop registration systems and information materials
 - Develop media strategies and public relations activities
 - Develop marketing and communication plans
 - Establish committees
 - Inspect and select sites
 - Plan and arrange for trade shows and exhibits
 - Plan and arrange for accommodation and transportation services
 - Plan schedules, goals and objectives
 - Plan for traffic and crowd control and security
 - Plan for social events and guest programs
 - Plan for required documentation and for pre- and post-distribution of documentation (itineraries, evaluations etc.)
 - Plan for on-site offices
 - Prepare final financial and other reports
 - Prepare, present and manage budgets
 - Promote conference and meeting services or special events
 - Research and develop profiles on speakers and other participants
 - Research and design special events programs
Work Experience
 - Business
 - Community organization
 - Conference centres
 - Conference and meeting planning companies
 - Convention centres
 - Multi-purpose facilities
 - Professional associations
Main Responsibility
 - Co-ordination
 - Planning and management
Business Equipment and Computer Applications
 - Data base software
 - Spreadsheet software
 - Word processing software
 - Windows
Essential Skills
 - Significant use of memory
 - Continuous learning
 - Computer use
 - Finding information
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Critical thinking
 - Decision making
 - Problem solving
 - Working with others
 - Oral communication
 - Writing
 - Numeracy
 - Document use
 - Reading text
Type Of Experience
 - Conferences / meetings
 - Special events
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - Not required
 - Special events manager certification
 - Special events co-ordinator certification
Coordination Skills
 - Assist in budget preparation
 - Assist in site selection and attend to related details
 - Confirm and co-ordinate speakers
 - Coordinate and monitor conference and meeting activities and attend to related details
 - Coordinate set-ups, staging, seating, parking, communication systems and other details for special events
 - Coordinate media services
 - Implement social programs, food and beverage, transportation, and other services
 - Implement registration systems
 - Set up and monitor, or arrange for the setting up and monitoring of multi-media equipment


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