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conference and meeting planner


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Important: We can't guarantee the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of this opportunity because it comes from an external website.

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About this opportunity

Salary

$638.00 weekly

Location

Halifax, NS

Education, Skills and Experience

Number of Participants and Length of Activity

  • 50-99 participants

Operating Systems and Software

  • Google Docs

Area of Work Experience

  • Specification or technical writing

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • MS Excel

  • MS PowerPoint

  • MS Windows

  • MS Word

  • MS Office

  • MS Outlook

Planning and Management Skills

  • Promote conference and meeting services or special events

  • Plan for on-site offices

  • Plan for required documentation and for pre- and post-distribution of documentation (itineraries, evaluations etc.)

  • Plan schedules, goals and objectives

  • Plan and arrange for accommodation and transportation services

  • Inspect and select sites

  • Develop marketing and communication plans

  • Develop and implement business plans

  • Determine requirements for hospitality services, signage, multi-media equipment, printing and other technical services, and arrange for and manage contracts for these services

  • Manage Event Logistics

  • Identify human resources requirements

  • Plan and oversee Webinars

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Cellular phone

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment

  • Work under pressure

  • Attention to detail

  • Tight deadlines

Administrative and Coordination Skills

  • Set up and monitor, or arrange for the setting up and monitoring of multi-media equipment

  • Implement registration systems

  • Implement social programs, food and beverage, transportation, and other services

  • Assist in site selection and attend to related details

  • Arrange for shipping, receiving and storage

  • Arrange for production or purchase of promotional products

  • Co-ordinate set-ups, staging, seating, parking, communication systems and other details for special events

  • Co-ordinate and monitor conference and meeting activities and attend to related details

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Flexibility

  • Accurate

  • Team player

  • Excellent oral communication

  • Excellent written communication

  • Client focus

  • Organized

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?

  • What is your current field of study?

  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?

  • Do you have education in this field of employment?

Application close date

Important: We can't guarantee the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of this opportunity because it comes from an external website.

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