Event Specialist

Date: Sep 6, 2021

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize their dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuel us, and moments define us.

 

As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are temporarily working from home.

We are looking for a creative, dynamic and tenacious professional to join our team as an Events Specialist. If you are an achievement-oriented team player who thrives in a fast paced, exciting, and collaborative environment then this could be the role for you.

 

Reporting into the Senior Manager of Communications, Sales & Promotions, the selected candidate will be responsible for the event production of all leadership and sponsorship events, ticketing management for all major sporting games within the Major Accounts team. The successful candidate will possess outstanding interaction, event production, project management, and collaboration skillsets and will bring demonstrated expertise in delivering insightful and innovative experiences with a high standard of excellence.

 

Roles and Accountabilities:

 

  • Manage and execute a diverse portfolio of events, work with a variety of vendors, suppliers, venues and agency partners and internal stakeholders as required.
  • Manage all aspects of event production to meet/exceed the business objectives and financial targets, including, but not limited to event production A/V and staging.
  • Co-ordinate event logistics including venue, catering, travel and transportation.
  • Effectively execute venue and location sourcing, contract negotiations, and budget creation.
  • Co-ordinate event design, including, but not limited to layout, general creative, flow and event décor.
  • Work with stakeholders to develop content and agenda.
  • Create run of show as required and define the attendee journey for all event touch points.
  • Post event review and analysis – PIR or survey.
  • Manage agency relationships as required.
  • Work closely with other internal teams including Creative Services, Brand and Marketing.
  • Foster productive and collaborative relationships with strategic partners and other Rogers business units as opportunities permit – understand each line of business and their key objectives.
  • Provide point of view on venue recommendations/suitability and space for Major Accounts teams.
  • Actively manage any SWAG related requests and ensure that brand guidelines are being met.
  • Troubleshoot and negotiate double bookings, multiple requests and prioritizations.
  • Manage scheduling and administration of Raptors, Blue Jays, Leafs and TFC games for our Rogers clients.
  • Act as point person with Rogers Major Accounts and builder/developer clients.
  • Work on any other ad-hoc related items as needed, while supporting the overall team with any other requests as needed.

 

Skills and Qualifications:

 

  • 5+ years of related events experience with a proven track record of expertise in Events Management and/or Experiential Marketing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to work successfully within various organizational levels, whether that be with colleagues, senior executives, customers, VIP clients or partners.
  • Considerable experience in corporate event management.
  • Superior project management skills and detail orientation with proven ability to manage and prioritize competing projects.
  • Innovative self-starter with a demonstrated ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficient in standard suite of Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Available to work during normal business hours and on evenings / weekends as required for event execution.
  • Valid driver's license and Canadian Passport.
  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, event, communications or related field considered an asset.

 

Schedule: Full time
Shift: No Selection
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 855 York Mills Rd. (022), North York, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Marketing & Promotions / Event
Requisition ID: 246171
 
At Rogers Digital, our team doesn’t shy away from big ideas – we bring them to life. We work tirelessly to deliver the best user experiences (period) and build amazing self-serve experiences that our customers want to use. We are customer-obsessed agents of change and are committed to innovation and creating effortless experiences for customers and frontline employees. We use cutting-edge tools and technologies to solve critical and complex problems with award-winning solutions. Our work impacts millions of customers everyday. At Rogers Digital, we’re looking for people who embrace change, take risks, and push boundaries. Learn more about our team and our work @ https://digital.rogers.com/
 
Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:
 
  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment
 
Posting Notes:  Corporate 

 


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